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The Minister for Agriculture, Charlie McConalouge will visit Drumkeerin later today where he is expected to meet with local farmers and landowners impacted by the landslide which took place on Shass Mountain in June of last year.   Minister McConalogue will be accompanied by the Minister of State at the…

Another Major landslide on the side of a mountain in Co Leitrim is highly likely according to the latest report into the incident by the EPA.   Thousands of tonnes of peat was dislodged on to local roads and farms on the Dawn of Hope Bridge near Shass Mountain in…

The six elected Fianna Fáil Councillors in Leitrim have written to the Party leader, Michael Martin urging him not to enter into government with Fine Gael and the Green Party.   The councillors have raised concerns about Green policies and how it will impact rural Ireland.   The Councillors collectively…

An Post customers across the north west have been assured that in the current Covid-19 pandemic Post Offices are remaining open as an essential service to local communities.   Drumkeerin Post Mistress Mary Bohan says “Social distancing will require Postmasters to limit the number of customers in the premises at…

A Donegal TD has cautiously welcomed the recent announcement of over €32m for regional and local roads for Donegal for 2020. Pat the Cope Gallagher says that although the allocation of funds for the repair of these roads are needed, there is a lack of ambition to deal with the…

Coillte has agreed to address a number of concerns that were raised by Leitrim Council officials over their operation practices in the North Leitrim area.   Members of the forestry attended yesterday’s monthly Meeting of Manorhamilton Municipal District of Leitrim Councillors.   Local councillors requested the meeting as they wanted…