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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…

  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…