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There’s been a further drop in the quality of Ireland’s rivers lakes, estuaries, and coastal waters. That’s according to a report from the Environmental Protection Agency, which says just half of the nation’s waters are in a satisfactory condition. Standards have fallen by 16 per cent in estuaries, 10 per…

The Minister for Rural and Community Development and Social Protection, Heather Humphreys will be in Leitrim today for a number of public engagements.   Minister Humphreys will visit Ballinamore and Drumshanbo this morning before moving to north Leitirm in the afternoon where she will attend events in Dromahair, Manorhamilton, Glenfarne,…

Almost half a million euro in grants has been awarded for a number of heritage sites across Sligo, Leitrim and Donegal. The funding comes from the Minister of State for Heritage and Electoral Reform, Malcolm Noonan’s department the 2022 Community Monuments Fund. €44,129 will be used for essential repairs at…

The annual Apple Day Harvest will make a return to the Organic Centre in Rossinver this weekend. The event returns after a break of a year due to the pandemic and will run on Sunday from 12 p.m. until 4 p.m. It’s a free family-friendly event and a celebration of…

The Manorhamilton MD of Leitrim County heard requests this week for the the local authority to send Christmas cards to the Garrison Community Group and to the Cashel Community Association. It’s claimed that the gesture would show the Council’s commitment to the respective groups in the years ahead. Kinlough based…

The lack of adequate public sewerage treatments systems in the Leitrim villages of Glenfarne and Rossinver is reducing the number of people that are considering relocating to the area.   That’s the view of Leitrim Fine Gael Councillor Sean McDermott.   The Chair of the Manorhamilton Municipal District voiced his…

A North Leitrim councillor is calling for work to be done in the Rossinver/Glenaniff area to alleviate flooding. Fine Gael Councillor Sean McDermott is making the call after recent heavy rain caused flood damage to one home and threatened others. Cllr McDermott says people are worried about what might happen…