Cllr McDermott – Jobs need to be created in North Leitrim as population increases

A Leitrim Cllr says “more needs to be done” to bring jobs to the North Leitrim as the population of some towns continues to increase.

Some towns have saw population inreases of over 25% in the past ten years.

Manorhamiltons population has grown by 27% since 2006, while Kinlough saw an increase of 49%. The population of Dromahair has grown by 60%.

Cllr Seán McDermott says these areas have not seen job growth as their populations continues to grow: