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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…

The official opening of the new sports and recreational facilities in The Park Dormahair is set to take place at 2 pm next Monday, 28th October. The facilities include: an outdoor gym, a large playground and large AstroTurf pitch among others. There is also a 1 km walk around the…

Manorhamilton Gardaí arrested a man at the weekend following a chase through North Leitrim that ended in Glenfarne village. Gardaí on an anti crime patrol around Dromahair attempted to stop a car around Dromahair at 1.41am, yet the driver failed to stop. He was pursued for about 24km with a…

The closure of Garda stations in rural areas is leading to an increase in crime and is encouraging more to engage in criminal activities such as incidents that were witnessed in north Leitrim recently. Drumkeerin Based Leitrim Councillor Mary Bohan has condemned recent incidents where eggs have been thrown at…

Torrential rain has caused serious flooding in many parts of the north west over night.   In Sligo, the R287 Sligo to Dromahair Rd, known as the ‘long stretch, is flooded and is not passable to traffic.   In the north of the county, the N15 Sligo to Bundoran Road…