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Campaigning in the election for president of the IFA is heating up with debates running until Nov 21st. Tonight, one of those debates will take place in the Bush Hotel in Carrick on Shannon. The Election Count will take place in Dublin on Tues, December 17th. Sligo IFA Chairperson Kathleen…

The German discount giant Lidl hopes to open a new store in Sligo. But it has ran into planning obstacles in Carrick on Shannon, Co Leitrim, where more people from south and east Sligo areas have recently been doing their shopping. Lidl had hoped to move from its current store…

ANC payments is a huge issue for farmers according to local farming organisations and it’s the subject of a number of meetings taking place in the region in the coming week. The Irish Farmers Organisation is holding what they claim will be a major rally tomorrow in the Bush Hotel…

North West MEPs will be attending a special information evening taking place in Leitrim on Friday to discuss the ANC payments. The payments – formerly the disadvantaged area scheme – have been delayed and there are also concerns about the payments themselves. Farmers from the north west are encouraged to…

Expressions of Interest for applicants to the Leitrim LEADER programme is now open. The Local Development Strategy of the programme was launched by Minister of State Michael Ring in Carrick on Shannon last night. €4.5 million of EU grant funding is now available for communities and small businesses in the…