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Several roads still remain impassable this lunch time in the North Leitrim area.  The road at Socks line is totally impassable and there are reports of houses being flooded in the area.   There are also reports of a numbers of commuters of having to be rescued from floods at…

Overnight rain has led to a number of Roads being flooded in the North Leitrim area.   The Kinlough road to Manorhamilton at Mullies is currently flooded.   There is heavy water crossing the main N16 close to the Council depot before entering Manorhamilton on the Sligo side.   The,…

A number of restrictions due to Covid-19 are coming into affect Sligo’s Credit unions. Collooney and Dromahair will be closed from Friday the 20th of March for the foreseeable future. No new members can apply for membership during this time and all loans will be handled by phone or email.…

Brookfield Renewable Ireland Ltd have applied for planning permission to Leitrim County Council for a battery park development at Corderry, Co Leitrim.   The site is situated between Drumkeerin and Dromahair.   Brookfield Renewable operates one of the world’s largest publicly traded, renewable power platforms, and have operations across Europe,…

Irish Farmers Association members around Dromahair in County Leitrim will vote for the next president of their organisation at a meeting tonight. The meeting, in The Clubhouse, will start at 8:30pm. Dromahair IFA branch member Kevin Comiskey, who is also vice chairman of the IFA’s national sheep committee, says it’s…

The Government is set to introduce new laws to stop local groups and environmental organisations challenging controversial developments in court. Under the planned changes, groups that plan to oppose a development of any kind will have to have be in existence in for a least 3 years, have 100 signed…

Almost €1m in funding is to benefit numerous community projects in the North West. The investment comes from the Department of Rural and Community Development under the Town and Village Renewal Scheme 2019. The scheme is part of the Action Plan for Rural Development with the aim being to enhance…