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Leitrim County Council says a ‘potential’ partnership that would have seen the old Abbey Manor Hotel brought back into commercial use has not come to pass. The derelict building – which is a protected structure – has now fallen into an unsightly and dangerous state. Locals believe it’s a source…

County councillors in Sligo and Leitrim will meet today to decide how to divide up and allocate their budgets for the coming year. The Sligo meeting starts at half past nine this morning and is expected to last the whole day. Leitrim councillors begin their meeting at 11am. Uppermost in…

Leitrim County Council has agreed to ban the use of glyphosate-based weedkillers in public areas. A petition with over 1400 signatures was handed into the Cathaoirleach and the CEO of the Council by the Leitrim Environmental Network group. The ban has come about as a result of a motion put…

Leitrim Councillors hope a new CEO can be appointed to the Local Authority without delay. The current CEO Frank Curran is to finish in the role on Friday and attended his last monthly meeting of the Council yesterday in Carrick-on-Shannon. He will now take up the position as Chief Executive…

Leitrim County Council is expected to approve a site for a new one million euro fire station in Manorhamilton today. The proposed site is located on the Sligo side of Manorhamilton, beside the N16 Sligo/Enniskillen route. Manorhamilton was among 16 locations announced last February by Environment Minister Alan Kelly to…