Leitrim councillor expresses disappointment as number of outdoor staff to be laid-off

A Leitrim councillor has expressed his disappointment with the decision by the local authority in Leitrim to end the employment of a number of outdoor staff this month.


It’s understood that a number of temporary outdoor staff at Leitrim County Council will be laid off this week.


Local Councillors says that there still remains work to be carried out by the Council, but the temporary staff will still be let go in advance of the Christmas Holidays.


Speaking to Ocean FM News, Leitrim Councillor Seán McDermott said he was disappointed with this outcome, and questioned the timing of the decision: