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For the first time in more than 50 years, the McCartin name will not be on a ballot paper in Leitrim for this May’s local elections. It’s after sitting Fine Gael Councillor John McCartin confirmed he will not be running for reelection, having been a councillor for the past 10…

The economy is loosing out on millions due a lack of skilled tradespeople. One company in Leitrim says it has 15 Engineering jobs which it can’t fill because it can’t find enough people qualified to do the work. Managing Director of Newtowngore Engineering John McCartin says we’re suffering now because…

A Leitrim councillor has called for routes from the Wild Atlantic Way be extended farther south into County Leitrim. Fine Gael Councillor John McCartin says there are only four kilometres of the Wild Atlantic Way in the county. He says greenways and blueways are huge economic drivers that exceed expectations,…