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A protest has been arranged to coincide with Monday’s monthly meeting of Sligo County Council.   The protest is being organised by the Sligo Traveller Support Group.   They are calling on those who are concerned about the accommodation and homeless crisis in Sligo to join them for the protest…

A group from Leitrim is planning to travel to a mining site in Tyrone this Sunday to tell a company that’s seeking a prospecting licence for gold in Leitrim that it’s not welcome in the county. The group Treasure Leitrim says the trip is in solidarity with people in Cavanacaw…

Events are taking place in Sligo and Leitrim today with the aim of raising awareness around climate change. A demonstration is getting underway from 12pm at Wine Street Car Park in Sligo and members of Treasure Leitrim are meeting for a socially distanced event at Manorhamilton Castle from 3pm. Jamie…

Communities in North Leitrim are reacting in shock to the news that Minister Eamon Ryan has declared his intention to issue prospecting license for base metals such as gold and silver to mining company, Flintridge Resources to engage in mining in a number of areas throughout the county.   A…

A report by the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) has found the Traveller community is ‘by far’ the most disadvantaged minority group in Ireland. It found that the community experience higher levels of discrimination and are left behind when it comes to education, employment and health. It found that…

An anti-fracking group in the north west is voicing its concerns over a new Climate Action and Biodiversity Bill that’s expected to be discussed by the cabinet later today.   The ‘Love Leitrim movement’ says it fears that there might be no reference to ‘liquefied natural gas’ or ‘fracked gas’ …

The Sligo Traveller Support Group is marking International Women’s Day with a number of events that include an online discussion, music and song.   At 3pm today on the Traveller Group’s Facebook page, there will be a discussion with a number of guests on what International Women’s Day means to…