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There are fears that post offices and credit unions in the north west may be at a higher security risk due to the increased volume of business they will be conducting following the closure of bank branches.   The concerns were aired at a recent meeting of Leitrim Joint Policing…

It’s expected that holding facilities will soon be available in Manorhamilton Garda Station. At present anybody being detained has to be brought to Garda stations in Carrick-on-Shannon and Ballymote. A recent meeting of the joint policing commission in Leitrim. Cllr Sean McDermott raised concerns with Manorhamilton being the main station…

A Leitrim Councillor has expressed concern over the safety of many local or secondary roads which are being neglected due to repair crews not being deployed by the local authority during the Covid-19 restrictions. Councillor Sean McDermott is highlighting the issue. The Fine Gael Councillor fears that the state of…

A Leitrim councillor is warning that another area in County Leitrim could be facing a situation in the coming years of having to fight to retain teachers in its school. A few years ago, an online ‘KiltyLive’ campaign succeeded in bringing new residents into Kiltyclogher, with the result the local…

A north Leitrim councillor says €38,000 allocated for work on the Glenaniff River near Rossinver will help alleviate flooding in the area in the future. Last October, there was severe flooding during which water came into a house. Fine Gael Councillor Sean McDermott says that he hopes work on the…

There’s growing concern among householders in the north west over the rising cost of waste disposal, with three motions on the issue among items for discussion at this coming Monday’s meeting of Leitrim County Council. Manorhamilton Municipal District Fine Gael Councillor Sean McDermott is to request the Council at Monday’s…

The four recently elected TD’s for the Sligo Leitrim constituency have been urged to meet with local council members to discuss possible solutions to the difficulties that many in Leitrim are facing when it comes to securing once off planning permission.   The calls have been made by the Manorhamilton…