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A Sligo/Leitrim TD has voiced concern over plans to change the structure of the Money Advice and Budgeting Service, otherwise known as MABS. The service is currently operated by individual boards across the country. However, it is now proposed that these boards be regionalised into eight structures, with managers in…

The government is refuting claims that it is not doing enough to protect rural services after coming under fire this week in the Dail over ongoing threats to post offices in the North West. Sligo/Leitrim TD Martin Kenny hit out at the government’s new rural reinvigoration plan launched this week…

A Sligo/Leitrim TD says the future of another post office in the North West has come under threat this week. Sinn Fein’s Martin Kenny says that An Post are undecided about renewing the contract at Aughavas Post Office in county Leitrim after the business was sold. It comes as the…

There was a good turnout to a meeting organised by the IFA in Leitrim last night to discuss Areas of Natural Constraints. Previously called the disadvantaged area payments, which over 70% of farmers in Ireland qualify for – they are now up for review. The Department is assessing the areas…