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A Leitrim Councillor has accused the government of ‘floating kites’ in relation to making concrete promises as regards when schools can re-open   Manorhamilton MD Councillor Padraig Fallon says the Government should stop engaging in idle speculation on re-opening schools and colleges without having confirmation from medical experts   Earlier…

Sinn Féin have called for clear and robust criteria to be outlined before any decision is made to reopen schools. The Party was responding to comments made by Health Minister Simon Harris, which suggested that schools could be reopened one day a week on a phased basis. Sinn Féin Councillor,…

North West residents that have applied for the Covid-19 pandemic assistance payment and still have not received any payment have been urged to contact their local Intreo office. There have been reported cases where applicants that have applied and posted applications a number of weeks ago still have not received…

It’s being claimed that there is major concern for those receiving home care in the north west that if their hours are cut during the Covid-19 pandemic they may not be in a position to have the service fully restored.   The concerns have come to light after it was…

The Lack of high speed broadband in many areas across Sligo, Leitrim and Donegal is restricting the preparations of secondary school students for the leaving cert examinations.   That’s according to Manorhamilton Municipal District Councillor Padraig Fallon.   The Sinn Fein Councillor has also raised concerns over the extra cost…

The role of those who work at the coal face of home care will take on even greater significance in the days and weeks ahead as the country braces itself for the spread of Covid-19.   That’s according to Sinn Fein Councillor Padraig Fallon who has called for all elected…