Exodus from Leitrim to find work crippling the county

A Leitrim Councillor says the exodus of people from the county to find work is crippling the county economically.

Fianna Fail Councillor Justin Warnock is calling for the county to get a special designated status under the new National Planning Framework.

He says that if this happened it would open up more funding for the county.

Councillor Warnock is to raise the issue at Monday’s meeting of Leitrim County Council: