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The first deacon in the north Leitrim part of the Diocese of Kilmore will be ordained on Sunday. Padraig Kelly a native of Glencar in county Leitrim is well known in both Sligo and Leitrim. He will be ordained deacon by Bishop of Kilmore Leo O’Reilly in St. Clare’s in…

A North Leitrim councillor is appealing to people to use new transport services that will be rolled out in the area. Transport provider Local Link is increasing its services in North Leitrim, with links to various towns and villages, including from Manorhamilton to Carrick on Shannon. They will particulatly benefit…

There has been a broad welcome for the news that a new bus service is to be provided from the North Leitrim area to the county’s capital town, Carrick on Shannon. At yesterday’s meeting of the Manorhamilton Municipal District of Leitrim County Council, Independent Councillor Felim Gurn proposed that the…

A sod-turning ceremony will take place tomorrow to mark the start of construction of the North Leitrim Regional Water Supply Scheme. The work will involvement expenditure of almost eight and a half million euro and will benefit about 9,000 people. Tomorrow’s event, to be attended by Minister for Housing and…

A proposal to have a portion of North Leitrim designated as a national park is to go to the office of the Minister of State for Regional Economic Development. Fianna Fail Councillor Justin Warnock says he is disappointed more progress has not been made on the idea by Leitrim County…

A higher garda presence is needed to put a stop to the recent spate of robberies in north Leitrim. That’s according to Fine Gael councillor Sean McDermott. Three tractors, a quad bike and log splitter were stolen in the Glenfarne and Dromahair areas of north Leitrim last weekend. One of…