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Leitrim County Council is to contact Health Minister Simon Harris and the Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed to call for a ban on the use of Glyphostate or “Round Up” as a desiccant on the nations crops   The Council will make the representation following a motion which was tabled…

Calls were made on the Minister for Health, Simon Harris to halt the construction at the national Children’s hospital at the St James site at yesterday’s Manorhamilton Municipal District meeting of Leitrim County Council.     The calls were made by Fianna Fáil Councillor Justin Warnock.   Councillor Warnock outlined…

Leitrim County Council are to contact the Minister for Health Simon Harris, and the Minister for Education and skills Joe McHugh to request the respective government departments to work together and provide speech therapy in the county’s primary and post primary for children with special needs. The Council will make…

The HSE is being called on to ensure home care providers are prevented from withdrawing their services from clients in the area until another service provider is in place and the clients have been notified. Councillor Justin Warnock recently tabled the motion at the Manorhamilton Municipal District meeting of Leitrim…

Following a meeting of councillors from the Manorhamilton Municipal District yesterday the decision has been taken for the Council to contact the Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed in relation to what procedures his department have in place for monitoring meat factories as regards the numbers of Sheep from Northern Ireland…

Employers are being urged to hire more people with disabilities. Latest figures show they’re still only half as likely to be in a job than those without a disability. The Government has launched a consultation period with events planned across the country to help people with disabilities secure and retain…

A Leitrim councillor is calling on Donegal County Council to ensure the fire stations in Bundoran and Ballyshannon are not amalgamated. Fianna Fail’s Justin Warnock raised the motion at a meeting of Manorhamilton Municipal District yesterday for Leitrim council to contact Donegal and ensure the service remains for Kinlough and…