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Over €100,000 has been allocated to promote biodiversity and tackle invasive species in the north west. As part of the national fund of €1.35m, Sligo will receive €49,000, Donegal €27,000 and Leitrim will benefit from just over €31,000. The government funding will meet 85% of costs of projects with the…

IFA Deputy President Brian Rushe is encouraging farmers to share their views on Bord na Móna’s peatland rehabilitation projects’ at an upcoming IFA meeting. IFA is hosting an online farmer meeting on this matter, via Microsoft Teams this evening at 8 pm. The meeting will allow farmers to share their…

€18,000 in LEADER funding has been approved for the Leitrim Development Company to deliver Biodiversity Action planning and training across the county More than €9,000 in funding has been allocated to deliver and manage a biodiversity training and awareness-raising programme while another €9,000 will go towards the development of a…

Leitrim County Council is being called on to follow the example of their counterparts in Wicklow and declare a biodiversity and climate-change emergency. The calls have been made by local election candidate and Green party member Blaithin Gallagher. The north Leitrim based election candidate claims “it’s not enough to have…