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There are calls for urgent clarity as to what stage the rollout of broadband is at in County Leitrim.   There’s concern that some local roads were dug up to install high speed broadband but nearby towns and villages are not availing of the service.   Fianna Fail Cllr Mary…

A Leitrim Councillor says hospital waiting lists across the region, especially for children, need to be addressed as a matter of urgency. Latest figures from the national Treatment Purchase Fund show 35,769 outpatients appoints in total waiting to go ahead in Sligo and Letterkenny University Hospitals. 9,482 of these, across…

Leitrim Councillors have asked the local authority to explore the possibility of installing CCTV in Drumkeeran. A join motion is being submitted by Sinn Fein Councillor Padraig Fallon and Fianna Fail Councillor, Mary Bohan. Councillor Fallon says residents have raised concerns over security following two separate break ins at the…

Gardaí are investigating a burglary which occurred at a business premises in Drumkeerin, Co Leitrim on Saturday morning last (July 10th 2021)   Gardaí have confirmed that no arrests have been made and investigations are ongoing.   Garda Sergeant Aoife Hayes told the north west today show that a ‘sum…

The Cathaoirleach of Leitrim County Council says that Leitrim can be used as an example when it comes to showing that if the right precautions are taken the spread of Covid-19 can be curtailed. Despite clusters of Covid-19 cases in September the County of Leitrim has noticed a reduction in…

A warning has been issued by postmasters that the future of many rural post offices could be at risk  unless the Department of Social Protection brings all social welfare payments back to a weekly collection. Manorhamilton Municipal District County Councillor Mary Bohan runs the local post office in Drumkeeran in…

Leitrim councillors are seeking a meeting between the Office of Public Works, Leitrim County Council and others involved in the maintenance of the River Bonet outside Dromahair. It’s after recent flooding in which a house was flooded and a woman had to be rescued from her car. Several councillors, including…