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Fine Gael Director of Elections for Sligo/Leitrim, Enda Candon, has defended his party’s strategy in the Sligo/Leitrim constituency. Speaking to the OceanFM team during the live General Election coverage, Fine Gael candidate, Thomas Walsh, raised issue with the way the constituency was split during the campaign. Walsh, who is also…

After two long, exciting and historic days, the north west has got it’s new representatives for the 33rd Dail.   Sinn Fein’s popularity is clear all over the Sligo/Leitrim and Donegal Constituencies. Pearse Doherty and Padraig MacLochlainn were elected on the first count in Donegal, with Deputy Doherty topping the…

A number of ballot papers were spoiled through no fault of the voter in the Sligo/Leitrim Constituency. It appears about 80 votes were not counted because the presiding officer did not stamp the paper. Analyst for OceanFM’s live coverage, Keith Henry, says there were a ‘considerable’ number of spoiled votes…

Recorded Monday 27th January. It’s been the most dramatic lead-in ever to a General Election in Sligo-Leitrim. 2 Fine Gael candidate withdrawing, a former Minister standing against his own party, Sinn Fein dropping one of their two candidates, Marian Harkin returning to domestic politics after 18 years. But when all…

The Green Party’s general election candidate in Sligo/Leitrim has defended her use of election posters and leaflets. Blaithin Gallagher says it’s not a level playing field, adding that other parties did not support a Green Party proposal to limit the use of posters. She says she has only 46 posters…

A Independent general election candidate says the new government will have to urgently address the issue of pay and allowances for members of the Defence Forces. Sligo/Leitrim, South Donegal, North Roscommon candidate John Perry says he has met families of Defence Forces members and they had told him how they…

Two new candidates have joined the election race in the north west. They are Oisin O’Dwyer, from Drumshanbo, who is running for Renua in the Sligo/Leitrim, North Roscommon, South Donegal constituency. In the 2019 local elections, O’Dwyer received 43 first preference votes when he ran in the Ballinamore electoral area.…