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Leitrim County Council have agreed to proposed developments between 2022 and 2027 in the local authority’s Capital Programme. The proposed developments are expected to cost in excess of €370m over the next number of years. It covers a range of measures such as maintenance and repair on existing projects, such…

A Leitrim Councillor says many rural communities are struggling to survive due to planning regulations. Fine Gael Councillor Sean McDermott fears the rules will prevent the likes of Leitrim from seeing a population increase as more people move out of urban centres due to remote working becoming more common place.…

Progress is being made on the Sligo Leitrim Northern Counties Railway Greenway as Leitrim County Council are to hire a Design Consultant for the next stage project. €500,000 was recently allocated for the local authority from the Department of Transport to design and plan the section from Collooney to Blacklion.…

A Leitrim Fine Gael councillor used his recent party Ard Fheis to raise concerns over the impact of changes to the Environmental Protection Agency’s code of practice and how it has negatively impacted on Leitrim. Manorhamilton Municipal District Councillor Sean McDermott spoke on the issue at the party Ard Fheis,…

The effectiveness of many community groups in the North West could be hampered in the coming months due to concerns over their ability to secure state funding.   Community Associations are required to provide matching funding in many cases before they can draw down government aid.   Events such as…