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The Sligo/Leitrim Garda Division are set to officially launch Garda Victim Information Packs to support victims of crime along with families affected by suicide. In partnership with local and national victim support organisations, the Gardaí in Sligo and Leitrim have developed victim information packs that will be provided by Gardaí…

Former Sligo-Leitrim Fine Gael TD and Minister, John Perry, has called for a new party convention to be held, as a result of Cllr Maguire’s withdrawal from the race. Cllr Maguires decision not to contest the next general election in the Sligo/Leitrim – South Donegal – North Roscommon constituency due…

Fine Gael Senator Frank Feighan has asked the party that he be added as a third candidate for the party in the Sligo/Leitrim constituency in the next general election. The party held its selection convention for the constituency last week. Fine Gael is to go with a two candidate strategy,…

Nine Fine Gael members in Sligo/Leitrim are seeking the party’s nomination to run as Dail candidates in the next general election. At the close of nominations yesterday (Friday) evening, the nine included Eddie Mitchell, from Manorhamilton, who was prominent in the Love Leitrim anti-fracking campaign. A nomination was NOT received…

Fianna Fail has selected its three candidates to contest the next general election in Sligo/Leitrim. Outgoing TDs Marc MacSharry and Eamon Scanlon, both from Sligo, as well as Shane Ellis from Leitrim, were chosen at the party’s selection convention in Carrick on Shannon on Friday. Shane Ellis is the son…

The HSE has refuted a claim by a Sligo/Leitrim TD that home help hours have been ‘slashed’ by almost 10,000 hours over the past year. In a statement to Ocean FM, the HSE says budgeted home help hours for Sligo/Leitrim have actually increased this year. Fianna Fail Deputy Eamon Scanlon…

Irish Water is to replace the pipes on a water supply scheme on the Sligo/Leitrim border where householders have had to put up with poor quality for years. About 30 homes in the Fivemilebourne, Calry area have had to do with a supply of water that was brown, murky and…