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A Drumshanbo based councillor has expressed concerns over the damage that a recent oil spill at Acres Lake will have on marine life and the tourism potential of the town.   The concerns have been raised by local Fine Gael Councillor, Enda McGloin.   Cllr McGloin says the popular tourist…

The Cathaoirleach of Leitrim Co Council, Councillor Enda McGloin has confirmed he has voted in favour of the proposed programme for Government. Cllr McGloin who’s term as Cathaoirleach finishes tomorrow says the Country needs a strong government to help the Country navigate it’s way through the pandemic and ensure that…

A Drumshanbo based Councillor has called on Bank of Ireland to think carefully before closing any rural branches in the eventuality of further restrictions having to be implemented due to Covid-19. A number of branches throughout the North West were closed due to the pandemic restrictions. Most offices including the…

Fire Services from the North West were among a large number of fire brigade personnel attending a major forest fire near Ballinamore in Co. Leitrim yesterday.   The fire broke out on ‘Dun Mountain’ near Aughnasheelin on Sliabh an Iarainn.   A helicopter was also assisting at the scene using…

A Leitrim Community Response Forum has been established to assist citizens during Covid- 19.   The response will be coordinated by Leitrim Council and will include a dedicated community support helpline which will be available seven days per week.   The support helpline will assist at risk members of the…

Calls are being made on Irish water to attend the next meeting of Leitrim County Council to discuss the charges that are currently being issued for commercial connections.   The costs have been described as over expensive and bordering on extortionate by the Cathaoirleach of Leitrim Council, Cllr Enda McGloin.…