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New Register in place for construction companies,sole traders and builders

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People in the Northwest can now search for competent, experienced construction companies, sole traders and builders after a new register was launched for the construction sector. The Construction Industry Register Ireland has been set up to help distinguish these builders and construction companies from those who have given the industry a bad name. Members of the public can now go ... Read More »

Concerned Mc Conalogue addresses educational entitlements of Down’s syndrome children

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Donegal TD Charlie McConalogue has called on the Department of Education to put proper resource teaching hours in place for all children with Down’s syndrome returning to school this September. The issue was raised in the Dáil during Education Questions this week. The Fianna Fáil spokesperson on Education & Skills highlighted a situation where more than four hours of dedicated ... Read More »

Growing concern as filthy water drips from Kinlough taps

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Residents in Kinlough Co. Leitrim have expressed concern over the condition of tap water in the area. Speaking this morning, one resident described an oily film over the top of her water, with brown liquid on the bottom, even after boiling. Residents are also annoyed at the reported lack of contact from Irish Water on the condition of their tap ... Read More »

Woman dies in collision in Ballyshannon

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Gardai in Donegal are investigating a fatal collision in Ballyshannon last night, in which a woman in her 70s died. It happened at around twenty past ten on the Ballyshannon to Belleek Road. The woman lost her life when her car hit a ditch. She was pronounced dead at the scene and her body was removed to Sligo General Hospital. Read More »

Drop in unemployment figures for Sligo and North Leitrim

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There has been a drop in the latest unemployment figures in Sligo and North Leitrim The latest figures from the Central Statics Office reveals there has been a decrease of over 6% in the numbers signing on the live register in Sligo in the past year to the end of June. Figures for Leitrim showed an even greater decline with ... Read More »

Sligo/Leitrim Crime prevention officer responds to concerns about robberies in Leitrim

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There has been a Widespread expression of concern for rural communities in Co. Leitrim following a spate of burglaries over the past number of weeks. A number of incidents have been reported, including an armed robbery in McGoldrick’s Shop in Dromahair. Commenting this morning Councillor Mary Bohan said that although the local gardai are doing their best, she believes that ... Read More »