Minister in Rossinver this week to open new community centre

The Minister for Rural and Community Development Michael Ring will be in north Leitrim this Friday to open a new community centre.

But the new centre in Rossinver is more than just a building — it will be a hub for a range of activities, among them efforts help people who are unemployed and those dealing with addiction.

Services coordinated from the centre will serve the north Leitrim and south Donegal area.

Philip Rooney, chairman of the Rossinver Community Youth Programme, has been telling Ocean FM News, how the project evolved from the idea of just a building in the beginning to what it has become today: