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The September meeting of Leitrim County Council will hear calls for the local Authority to establish the situation concerning LIS schemes in the County.   Councillors are due to meet on Monday next.   The waiting list for LIS schemes has grown significantly in recent years.   Manorhamilton Municipal District…

The lack of affordable housing in Leitrim will be one of the biggest challenges to the Local authority’s ambition of growing the population of the County. That’s according to Drumshanbo Councillor Enda McGloin. The Fine Gael Councillor says it has become clear that the supply of affordable housing for first-time…

A Leitrim Councillor has raised concerns that north Leitrim will miss out when it comes to the provision of bins and portable loos to cater for the outdoor summer of 2021.   Funding has been allocated by Government to all County Councils for the provision of portaloos and bins in…

Leitrim Fianna Fáil Councillors Paddy O’ Rourke from the Ballinamore Municipal District will be elected as the new Cathaoirleach of Leitrim County Council today.   The Council AGM will take place at 12.30.   It’s expected that fellow Fianna Fáil Councillor, Paddy Farrell who is based close to Leitrim village…

The effectiveness of many community groups in the North West could be hampered in the coming months due to concerns over their ability to secure state funding.   Community Associations are required to provide matching funding in many cases before they can draw down government aid.   Events such as…

It’s expected that calls will be made at a meeting of the Manorhamilton Municipal District of Leitrim Council later today for Legislation to be introduced which would allow fines to be issued to Banks that fail to maintain and upkeep buildings they have repossessed.   Independent Councillor Felim Gurn says…

A Leitrim Councillor has moved to ease the fears and concerns that many people may have in relation to septic Tank inspections.   Inspections are resuming again in all local Municipal Districts in the coming weeks.   As part of the inspection, treatment systems will be examined to ensure that…