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A North Leitrim Councillor believes a Primary Care Centre should be built to cater for Kinlough and areas in South Donegal. Fianna Fáil Councillor, Justin Warnock claims the pandemic has highlighted inefficiencies in health care in the region and a centre is needed to address concerns. He is tabling a…

There has been an increase in the 14 day incidence rate per 100,000 people in Co. Leitrim while one local electoral area in the north west remains above the national average of 226.1. The latest daily figures show less than 5 new cases were recorded in Sligo, 23 in Donegal…

Irish Water and Donegal County Council are working to restore water supply to customers in the Glencolmcille and surrounding areas of south Donegal. It follows reduced water output at Owentskna Water Treatment Plant and increased water demand in the area. The reduced water output and increased demand were first noticed…

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 current model of industrialised single exotic species of trees is damaging our rural societies. That’s according to Sligo/Leitrim/South Donegal and North Roscommon general election candidate, Green Party candidate Dr. Bláithin Gallagher. Speaking after a Green Party North West meeting in the Glasshouse Hotel in Sligo, Gallagher called for a…

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…

A Donegal TD has cautiously welcomed the recent announcement of over €32m for regional and local roads for Donegal for 2020. Pat the Cope Gallagher says that although the allocation of funds for the repair of these roads are needed, there is a lack of ambition to deal with the…