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Martin Kenny has hit out at Leo Varadkar’s comments this week that he will support ‘people who get up early in the morning’. In a statement today, the Sinn Fein TD says that if he’s chosen as the new leader it represents a further move of the party to the…

A Sligo Leitrim Fianna Fail TD is raising concern about respite services for families of people with disabilities. Speaking in the Dail, Eamon Scanlon has called for clarification on why a Sligo family recently had to travel to Carrickmacross in county Monaghan to avail of respite. He says this is…

A Sligo/Leitrim TD is warning that Irish Water’s intention to close one of two water treatment plants in Sligo will damage the areas ability to attract new business and to promote development. Fianna Fail Deputy Marc MacSharry says the proposed closure of the Cairns Hill water treatment plant and distribution…

A Sligo/Leitrim Fianna Fail TD is claiming that 19 jobs in the PAYE section of Revenue is to move to Dundalk. Deputy Marc MacSharry sas this follows other recent announcement of job losses, including in the Department of Social Welfare and in the ProTek plant, both in Sligo. He has…

Two Killybegs companies have been allocated funding as part of an investment in the seafood industry. Ocean Farm Ltd. and Albatross Seafoods Ltd are two of four Donegal companies that have been included in the grants scheme. They will get €24,000 between them. Two other companies in Fanad are to…

The Tanaiste has failed to give any concrete update on the progress being made on building a new Regional Headquarters for the Gardai in Sligo. The project is on the government’s capital plan and is part of a nationwide refurbishment programme for garda buildings announced by Ministers Frances Fitzgerald and…