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  With the Country having moved into level 5 restrictions since midnight a local Councillor has expressed concerns that we do not have the adequate resources in mental health to deal with an expected pandemic.   The Concerns have been raised by Manorhamilton MD Councillor Padraig Fallon who says the…

A Leitrim Councillor is calling for the Equality Commission to investigate age discrimination in the Pandemic Payment.   Sinn Fein Councillor Padraig Fallon claims that pensioners were blocked from applying for the payment even though they were working when the first Covid-19 restrictions were imposed back in the spring of…

Calls were made at this week’s meeting of the Manorhamilton Municipal District of Leitrim County Council for cameras to be installed at Creevelea Abbey in Dromahair.   The issue has been complicated over ownership issues surrounding the Abbey between the OPW and the local Authority.   Local Councillor, Padraig Fallon…

On this week’s edition of Agri Week: We follow up on the interview with Kevin Comiskey from last week and the advisory letter he received from the Department of Agriculture in relation to culling animals in his herd – something he decided not to do. We learned recently that the…

The proposed ban on lead ammunition is a move which is disproportionate and discriminatory toward farmers.     That’s according to Leitrim Councillor Padraig Fallon.   The European Commission wants to apply the ban in and around wetlands in member states over wildlife concerns.     The Sinn Fein Councillor…

A Leitrim Councillor has criticised the government for expecting students and their families to pay full fees for partial access to campus and facilities.   Manorhamilton MD Councillor Padraig Fallon says many student and their families are unsure how much time they will have to spend on campus in the…