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A Leitrim councillor has called for additional roads in the county to be included in the winter maintenance plan. Councillor Padraig Fallon made the calls at today’s monthly meeting of Leitrim County Council. He says it’s vital roads leading to Primary schools are treated and that students can attend school…

Anyone convicted of stealing a family pet could face a 10-month prison sentence. A bill is being introduced in the Dail today to deal with the issue, after a spike in cases during the pandemic. Leitrim Sinn Fein Councillor Padraig Fallon says punishment needs to be handed down to those…

A Leitrim councillor has questioned the decision taken by the local authority in Leitrim to reduce the number of staff working in the roads department section.   Cllr. Padraig Fallon raised the matter at this month’s meeting of the Manorhamilton Municipal District of Leitrim County Council.   The Sinn Fein…

A Leitrim Cllr has called for water services to be returned to public ownership.   Sinn Fein Cllr Padraig Fallon says there have been several issues locally that aren’t being addressed in a timely fashion by Irish Water.   Cllr Fallon also claims that all the while customers are being…

A Leitrim Cllr has described reported plans to jail homeowners for excessive turf burning as ‘madness’.   New regulations on the sale and use of turf came into force yesterday and those who burn turf excessively could face jail terms of up to two years.   According to reports, local…

A Leitrim councillor is warning that any changes to the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland grant scheme will leave lower-income households out in the cold.   Homeowners could be facing costs of up to €4,000 insulation costs upfront rather than having their builder claim back grant for those looking to…