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Five RNLI volunteers from the north west have been honoured at the charity’s annual presentation of awards. The event recognises volunteers dedication and commitment to volunteering over long periods of time in a bid to raise funds and awareness and to help save lives at sea. Two members of the…

The count for the position of Regional Chairperson for Connacht will be postponed for at least a week. It follows the sudden death of the county secretary in Sligo Marie Kenny. The late Mrs. Kenny was from the Rathlee Easkey area of west Sligo and was a retired teacher and…

The selection of cathaoirleachs, mayors and their deputies have as much to do with politics — and political dealmaking — as with democracy. And with this in mind, most eyes this afternoon will be on who will become the new mayor of Sligo. Although it’s now a largely symbolic role…

Gardaí are expected to examine five sites in Sligo and Dublin in the investigation into the disappearance of Philip Cairns. It’s understood the properties were owned by the late sex offender Eamon Cooke. Cooke is now the chief suspect in Philip’s disappearance in 1986 after a woman came forward with…

The new pay-by weight system will come into effect for all housholders in the north west in exactly two weeks on the first of July. The idea of it is similar to that of the water charges – it aims to reduce the amount of waste going to landfill and…