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A Sligo councillor says issues around inadequate broadband will continue to negatively impact students in the northwest.   A recent study by Pure Telecom found that 36 percent of parents say their child has been unable to complete online homework due to slow or no broadband at home.   The…

Students are preparing to return to IT Sligo after what has been an unprecedented time of upheaval and uncertainty. Continuing students will be welcomed back to the college on September 15th and 16th while it will be the turn of first-years on September 22nd and 23rd. Dr Perry Share, Head…

A Sligo/Leitrim TD has outlined in graphic detail the struggles now being endured by many students and parents as they strive to deal with Covid-19 restrictions, costs and stresses. Difficulties include little or no on-campus tuition, no training placements, and accommodation companies insisting on payment despite accommodation not being used,…

Primary and secondary school students in the counties of Donegal, Sligo and Leitrim could be set for an extended Christmas break.   It’s being speculated this morning that the Education Minister’s being urged to consider extending school holidays this Christmas.   The Labour Party says it’s needed due to the…

It’s been claimed that many students from the Counties of Donegal, Sligo and Leitrim are struggling to recoup rents paid for student accommodation across the Country.   The issue has been raised by the Sligo Leitrim TD, Martin Kenny.   Speaking earlier to OceanFM News Deputy Kenny says many parents…

The HSE is advising that all first-year secondary school students in Sligo, Leitrim and Donegal receive the HPV vaccine.   It’s as HSE vaccination teams return to schools to offer the second dose of the vaccine and a vaccine dose to first-year students.   The HSE says it is encouraged…