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A yellow wind and rain warning is in place for the counties of Sligo, Leitrim and Donegal.   The alert also covers Clare, Galway, and Mayo.   It came into effect at 2am this morning and will remain in place until 2pm this afternoon.

Over-75’s waited an average of almost 10 hours at emergency departments in the first seven months of this year. Locally the average waiting time at Sligo University Hospital was above the national average with patients having to wait 11.7 hours, while in Letterkenny the time was 7.3 hours. According to…

A psychiatrist’s report is to be prepared for a man charged with a double murder and attempted murder in Sligo. Yousef Palani appeared in Sligo District Court via video link from Castlerea Prison, where it was agreed to extend his legal aid certificate to include the psychiatrist’s report. The accused…

A Sligo-Strandhill councillor is fearing the worst for a number of businesses this winter due to rising energy costs. Speaking at a Cost-of-Living Coalition protest in Sligo, Councillor Gino O’Boyle says local businesses are struggling to cope with the rising costs.   https://filedn.com/lglCaxamfnlV2gaMY6rU7tH/News%20Clips%202022/Gino%20Protest%20Long.mp3

The new Drumcliffe Primary Care centre is fully operational today. The centre has been operational for a number of HSE services since July, however the Drumcliffe GP Family Practice are also moving to the centre and will be operating from there today. Other services in the centre include Physiotherapy, and…