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The decision has been taken to cancel the staging of this year’s All Ireland One Act Drama festivals.   The hugely popular competition which includes annual events in Tubbercurry and Manorhamilton will see no further events being staged in 2020.   Hubert McMorrow, the Connacht REP for the All Ireland…

The high winds over the past day have caused a number of power outages in the region. 178 premises in counties Sligo and Leitrim are without electricity this morning. 62 buildings are affected around Tubbercurry and a further 65 in the townland of Aghgad, power is hoped to be restored…

This Week: (2 mins) Rossa O’Snodaigh, Musician (9 mins) Louise Kennedy, Writer (17 mins 35) Philip Delamere, Leitrim Arts Office Arts North West is a weekly, magazine arts show that covers everything creative in the region. Featuring the best of music, theatre, storytelling, with the best of talent from Sligo,…

It’s been claimed that only one out of ten restaurants may re-open after the Covid-19 restrictions are lifted.   That’s according to Manorhamilton based Councillor and business man Felim Gurn.   The Independent Councillor who also runs a Bar in Manorhamilton expressed his concerns at this week’s information meeting of…

A north Leitrim councillor is calling on the county council to find a solution to a problem with slippery streets and roads that he says exits in Manorhamilton. Areas of particular concern are located at The Commons entrance and old Church Street, known locally as Monkey Row. The matter was…

Calls were made at this month’s meeting of Manorhamilton Municipal District for Leitrim County Council to provide ducting and lighting on the section of new demonstration stretch of the SLNCR from Ramooney over the railway bridge onto Boggaun Community Pitch.   The calls were made by independent Councillor Felim Gurn.…

A Sligo/Leitrim general election candidate is calling for the x-ray facilities to restored at Our Lady’s Hospital in Manorhamiliton. Sinn Fein TD Martin Kenny is calling on the HSE to stop putting the X-Ray facilities on hold and setting planned reopening dates without the service materialising. Deputy Kenny believes the…