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Concerns have been raised at this month’s meeting of Manorhamilton Municipal District of Leitrim Council on the focus and attention that is being placed on children when it comes to climate change in this country.     The Concerns were raised by Fianna Fail Councillor Justin Warnock who feels that…

There are are calls for all of North Leitrim to be included in the Wild Atlantic Way. Tullaghan which is the only part of Leitrim on the coast has recently been included on the route after objections that it was left out. But Leitrim Councillors say that’s not enough. Fianna…

Manorhamilton Municipal District have selected their new Cathoirleach. Independent councillor Felim Gurn was elected at the meeting yesterday with new council offices being one of his priorities for the year ahead. He is succeeding Fine Gael councillor Frank Dolan. Speaking to Ocean FM, Cllr. Gurn says a main focus for…

Plans are being put in place for the development of a new county council office in Manorhamilton. Municipal District meetings are currently held in the HSE building while the roads department for North Leitrim is also in the town. At a meeting of the council this week a loan of…

Only half the recommended funding is being spent to strengthen and resurface local roads in Leitrim. Senior Roads Engineer at the Council Shay O’Connor confirmed to Councillors in the Manorhamilton Municipal District yesterday that the cut in roads funding is having a severe impact on the longterm state of the…

North Leitrim is being completely forgotten according to a local councillor. Fianna Fail’s Justin Warnock says there is no plan for the development and creation of jobs in Manorhamilton and other towns & villages in the north of the county. Currently there are around 1000 jobs in Manorhamilton according to…

There are concerns that north Leitrim is not getting its fair share of rural development funding. Fianna Fail Councillor Justin Warnock called for the money to be divided equally between the three municipal districts in the county. This would mean the greater north Leitrim area would get around €1.6m. However,…