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The lack of childcare facilities in the Manorhamilton and the north Leitrim area is proving to be a major issue for many families as workers return to offices with the easing of Covid-19 restrictions.   Local Councillor Felim Gurn has tabled a motion on the issue for next Monday’s meeting…

Councillors from the Manorhamilton Municipal District of Leitrim County Council are calling on the local authority to confirm what graveyards they currently have in their control.   The Councillors are also key to explore the possibility of utilising community schemes in maintaining cemeteries across North Leitrim.   The issue arose…

A Leitrim Councillor and Publican is claiming that the Government’s ‘stay and spend scheme’ which was aimed at kick-starting the hospitality sector between October last year and April this year has failed miserably in providing assistance to the sector.   Over 10,800 claims were made under the scheme.   Latest…

This week’s meeting of the joint policing committee in Leitrim heard calls for changes in the legislation when it comes to dealing with those found guilty of anti- social behaviour in housing estates and apartment complex’s   The issue was raised by Manorhamilton MD Councillor. Felim Gurn.   Cllr Gurn…

A Leitrim councillor says people in rural Ireland need alternatives when it comes to heating their homes.   Independent Councillor, Felim Gurn, was responding to a section of the new Climate Change Bill that would not allow chimneys to be constructed on to new houses.   The Manorhamilton businessman and…

A new car park to cater for people attending Manorhamilton Primary Care Centre and Our Lady’s Hospital is to be built. Works are due to begin on Monday the 26th of October while there will be a road closure from Monday the 2nd of November until Friday the 13th. Diversions…

A local Publicans says the decision to move to level three in the Covid-19 restrictions is effectively a closure order for many pubs.   The Vintners Federation says 50,000 jobs will be lost as indoor sittings will be banned for the next three weeks.     Manorhamilton Publican and Leitrim…