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There could be postal disruption in store at Post Offices across the north west.   Postmasters are warning they could stage industrial action over their mounting frustration with An Post and the Government.   They will hold an emergency meeting next Monday to consider balloting for action.   They’re expressing…

With new Covid-19 cases now at their highest level since the pandemic began, many businesses throughout the north west are struggling because of staff absences.   Yesterday evening, 23,817 new cases of the virus were reported, with 941 patients in hospital, and 90 in ICU.   The level of infection,…

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…

A Leitrim councillor is calling for a special fund to be established to help those impacted by weather or road emergencies, such as the events that occurred on Shass Mountain in Drumkeerin last year. Cllr Enda Stenson is calling on the local authority to investigate the possibility of developing a…

Gardaí are investigating a burglary which occurred at a business premises in Drumkeerin, Co Leitrim on Saturday morning last (July 10th 2021)   Gardaí have confirmed that no arrests have been made and investigations are ongoing.   Garda Sergeant Aoife Hayes told the north west today show that a ‘sum…

A Leitrim Councillor has raised concerns over the amount of money being spent by the government on an annual basis to subsidies private landlords. In monetary terms it’s claimed that the amount spent is in excess of 1 billion euro, which represents nearly a third of all government spending on…