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The flooding of Glenfarne River on the Manorhamilton side is an issue that needs to be addressed before we enter into the wintertime of the year. Calls will be made on the local authority to engage with the OPW on the issue at next Monday’s meeting of Councillors of the…

The local Authority in Leitrim  have been requested to establish clarification from the Department of communications if connections can be ran from 51 schools across the county that have been provided with broadband to neighbouring houses.   Leitrim Councillor Sean McDermott says that this service should be available to the…

A Leitrim Councillor is calling for consideration to be given to a Labour initiative aimed at tackling the housing crisis that is currently impacting local authorities right across the country. The Labour Party’s proposing new legislation which it says could knock tens of thousands of euro off house prices. The…

The readiness of the local tourism and hospitality sector to cater for the influx of people taking staycations in the north west has been raised by a local councillor.   With Covid-19 restrictions likely to reduce the number of those considering holidaying abroad this year, large numbers are expected to…

Fears have been expressed that the North West and Border Regions may have its funding significantly reduced in the 2021-2027 Peace Plus programme.   The concerns were expressed at a recent meeting of the Irish Central Border Area Network where it was reviled that the Belfast to Dublin corridor is…

Community workers are threatening to stop working on the upkeep of Public walks ways over health and safety concerns they have in relation to dog fouling.   With more and more people using these facilities since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic the issue of dog fouling has become a…

An options report for Glenfarne Wood was presented to the council members of Manorhamilton Municipal at their monthly meeting which took place this week. Over a period of time from March, to May over 90 organisations and individuals contributing to the project. It’s now hope that the report will provide…