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A Leitrim Councillor has criticised the gradual return to school policy that will be implemented from next week.   It’s expected to be confirmed today that junior and senior infants along with children in first and second classes will be allowed to return to school on Monday next.   The…

It’s being claimed that peat earth and debris from the landslide at the Dawn of Hope in North Leitrim has been placed on turf banks in the area.   A number of local residents with turbary rights have been impacted by the development.   The local Authority had spread some…

A Leitrim Councillor has hit out at the government’s failure to meet its statutory obligations in providing Assessment of Needs to children.   Sinn Fein Councillor Padraig Fallon says €700,000 of taxpayers money was spent to defend the state against families whose children have not had Assessment of Needs provided…

A Leitrim Councillor has criticised a member of the Green Party for suggesting the subject of water charges should be re-visited. Junior Minister Malcom Noonan says the possibility of reintroducing water charges should be looked at in order to enhance infrastructure and water quality. Leitrim Councillor has been a long…

Concerns were raised at this month’s meeting of the Manorhamilton Municipal District of Leitrim County in relation to the lack of information from central government to the local authority when it comes to be preparing for the possibility of a ‘no deal Brexit.   The concerns were aired by Sinn…

Calls have been made on the local authority in Leitrim to explore the possibility of returning to providing water to the residents of the County as an alternative to Irish Water.   The suggestion was made at this week’s annual budget meeting by Sinn Fein Councillor Padraig Fallon.   Cllr…

A Leitrim Councillor says the recent increase in the maximum funding available under the Repair and Leasing Scheme will have little or no impact on the level of available housing in the north west.   The Repair and Leasing Scheme’s limit was increased from €40,000 to a maximum of €60,000…