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Comments from an Electric Ireland executive suggesting those facing difficulties paying their energy bills could avail of St. Vincent de Paul have been described as ‘ludicrous’ and ‘insensitive’ by a Leitrim Councillor following further price hikes. Electric Ireland executive director Marguerite Sayers said such families ‘should contact the company, charity…

A Leitrim Councillor says a fuel poverty strategy is needed as a matter of urgency following 30 price hikes in energy costs since the start of the year. Minister for the Environment, Eamon Ryan says the energy supply in Ireland will be ‘very tight’ for the next few years. Eirgrid…

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…

A Leitrim Councillor has raised concerns over the amount of money being spent by the government on an annual basis to subsidies private landlords. In monetary terms it’s claimed that the amount spent is in excess of 1 billion euro, which represents nearly a third of all government spending on…

A north Leitrim councillor is calling on Bank of Ireland, AIB and the local Credit union to ensure that an ATM machine is retained on the street in Manorhamilton. Sinn Fein Councillor Padraig Fallon has urged the local authority in Leitrim to engage with the financial providers after Bank of…