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An anti forestry protest is due to take place this afternoon organised by the IFA. Concerns have been raised over the last number of weeks in relation to the amount of forestry that is currently happening in County Leitrim with reports suggesting that this could increase. Councillor Mary Bohan highlighted…

Hundreds of people turned out to a protest against the closure of post offices in the region today. Groups came from all over the region including Cliffoney, Gurteen and Dunkinely in Co. Donegal. The protest made it’s way from Connaughton Road down to the GPO on O’Connell Street in Sligo…

A new group has been established in Leitrim to further highlight the effects of forestry in the county. The Save Leitrim Community Activist Group is made up of a broad range of people living throughout Leitrim. This Wednesday, it is holding a protest in Claremorris during a meeting on the…

Teachers held a lunchtime protest at schools and colleges across the Northwest this afternoon. The action by the Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI) was in protest at lower pay rates for newly qualified teachers. The union claims pay inequality in the profession means schools are finding it hard to recruit…