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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…

A proposal to have a portion of North Leitrim designated as a national park is to go to the office of the Minister of State for Regional Economic Development. Fianna Fail Councillor Justin Warnock says he is disappointed more progress has not been made on the idea by Leitrim County…

North Leitrim is being completely forgotten according to a local councillor. Fianna Fail’s Justin Warnock says there is no plan for the development and creation of jobs in Manorhamilton and other towns & villages in the north of the county. Currently there are around 1000 jobs in Manorhamilton according to…

The Manorhamilton municipal district is not catching up since the closure of McCormack’s garage saw the loss of 20 jobs earlier this year. A question by councillor Justin Warnock at this week’s meeting of the municipal district saw the equivalent of seven jobs were created in the area in 2015,…

The new Cathaoirleach of Manorhamilton Municipal District is calling for the whole of north Leitrim to be designated a National Park. Fianna Fail Councillor Justin Warnock was elected Cathaoirleach at the AGM of the district yesterday afternoon. He says jobs and what he calls the ‘mass exodus’ of people from…