A man 'went berserk' aboard last evening's 19.00 train service from Sligo to Dublin, and started a fire inside one of the carriages, Iarnrod Eireann have confirmed. The man was restrained at Boyle rail station, in what has described as a violent incident
Donegal GAA Treasurer Alan Boyd on the 'full-time job' of managing a county board's finances. Miceal Bohan on his new appointment as the Sligo ladies gaelic footballer manager. Olcan Conway on his plans for the Leitrim hurlers in 2020. PLUS - will the provincial councils really buy into the GAA taskforce's new championship proposals? Croke Park's Fergal McGill believes there's a realisation across the countr... Read more
An anti-social behaviour incident on the Sligo train, which was highlighted on the North West Today show on Tuesday, has been raised in the Seanad. Senator Frank Feighan has called on Iarnrod Eireann to act to ensure the safety of its passengers
The Annual Benbulben 5k Road Race takes place on Sunday 29th of December 2019 at 11.40 am for the walk and 12 noon for the run. There is a 5K Walk and Run. For more details search Benbulben 5k Road Race on facebook. Brian McBride spoke to Francie on Outdoor Pursuits.
The decision to ask an organist to step aside from playing in Church of Ireland churches in Drumcliffe and Munninane in North Sligo, because of his same sex marriage, has been condemned. Singer James Nelson of The Celtic Tenors says he's shocked at developments and has described as an unchristian thing to do
The owner of two French Bulldogs which were stolen from his van near Glencar Waterfall last Sunday has made an emotional appeal for help in trying to locate them, Sean says he's heartbroken by the incident, in which someone broke into his vehicle and took the dogs while he was on a walk
Ocean Fm's Weekly Business Show presented by Claire Ronan. Coming up we visit the Quayside Shopping Centre for the Christmas Fair and (11mins 20secs) Emma Mc Hugh talks to us about holidays in 2020.
County Sligo undertaker, David McGowan, is the subject of a documentary to be screened on RTE TV this evening, profiling his work. Ahead of the screening of 'The Funeral Director' David reflects on his 40 years in business, his passion, and on the importance of spirituality
Two French Bulldogs were stolen from a van at Glencar Waterfall on Sunday last, 8th December - they are worth a lot of money, and Gardai are appealing for information in relation to the matter. Garda Joanne Doherty of Donegal Town Gardai is the guest on this week's On the Beat
Sligo solicitor, Barry Creed, has expressed safety concerns for passengers on the Sligo to Dublin train route, after witnessing a number of incidents in recent years. The most recent involved an altercation between a teenager and two drunken men on the train, which led to Gardai boarding the train
The operators of the Go Safe speed vans have been asked not locate vehicles near churches or cemeteries in Co Donegal. The matter was raised at a meeting of the county's Joint Policing Committee, and Cllr Michael McBride says picking such locations to monitor traffic offences is insensitive
Will Seymore has become the latest player to sign with Sligo Rovers for the 2020 season. The US midfielder lined out with former Rovers star Richie Ryan in midfield with Cinncinati in 2018. He arrived in Sligo on Monday and spoke to Ocean FM Sport's Austin O'Callaghan.
Mary Lou McDonald was in Ballisodare on Sunday as the guest speaker at a commemorative event to mark the centenary of the death of local man, Martin Savage. She's been speaking about the need for a national debate on an Irish Unity Referendum, a difficult year as Sinn Fein leader, and their prospects of being in a coalition Government in 2020
Tina Beirne joins Austin O'Callaghan in studio to reflect on a tumultuous week for the FAI - and on the apparent 'disconnect' between the association's top table and the grassroots game.
Shane Smyth caught up with Bundoran's Screaming Orphans who are home from the United States for a few days and doing a small tour of Ireland. Shane met them in the "good room" of their family home!
This week's Friday Panel includes the Labour Party's Nessa Cosgrove, Cllr Donal Gilroy, and Mary White, Issues discussed include the bingo prize fiasco, the ending of home fires, Lisa Smith's deportation, the use of smartphones by children, and the Sligo Council budget row
Mona McSharry's bronze medal swim on the opening day of the 2019 European Shortcourse Swimming Championships takes pride of place. We hear from the Grange girl and her coach Grace Meade. PLUS - Donegal's mountain clmber Jason Black on sport, life & perspective - and Sligo Rovers CEO on 'building the bit o'red wall'.
Ocean Fm's Weekly Business Show. Jenni Timoney tells us how it all works and how to apply for the new Frontiers Programme. (5min 10sec)Jag Quinerodana tells us about his new software Mediplexus. (10min 20sec)Kevin Finn on his new program which will revolutionise how sports clubs deal with injuries. (16min 50sec)Ronan Hunt on carhunt.ie
Sean Gallagher from Seaneey G Fitness (https://www.facebook.com/Seaneeygfitness-161331134481167/) is running outdoor classes at the Astro Pitch in Kinlough, Leitrim. It's to show people how easy and enjoyable a great workout can be just using your body. No need for Gym equipment. If you'd like more details you can call Sean on 086 366 7950. Prices start from €8 pay as you go or €50 for unlimited month long classes.
There's been a call for a ban on the use of all smartphones and tablets for those under the age of 13. Donegal Fianna Fail councillor, Michael Naughton, believes such devices are more dangerous than loaded guns in the hands of young people