Leitrim Councillor calls for equality on LIS funding

A Leitrim Councillor is calling on Minister Heather Humphreys to address the large waiting list of those looking to avail of LIS schemes in the County.


It’s been reported that one fifth of a national fund has been given to the rural and community development in Minister Humpreys own constituency.


1.9 million euro is going to Cavan and Monaghan from a fund to resurface rural lane ways.


Manorhamilton MD Councillor Padraig Fallon says that there are 110 applications on the LIS Waiting  List in Leitrim


He’s calling on the Minister with responsibility for Community and Rural Development to ensure that funds are distributed fairly.