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Sligo county councillors are to call on the Minister for Health to provide the necessary funding for a seven-day respite service for those with disabilities at a centre in Tullaghan in north Leitrim. There is currently a five-day service in Tullaghan, which covers the Sligo/Leitrim area. It replaces a former…

The decision by Failte Ireland to omit Tullaghan from the Wild Atlantic way passport will have a very negative impact on tourism in the region.   That’s according to Fianna Fail Councillor Justin Warnock.  Cllr Warnock has called on the local Authority to raise the issue with the tourism body.…

The closure of a respite service in the region has been described as ‘incompetent’ by a local councillor. Sinn Feinn Cllr, Thomas Healy is making the comments after the Bayview Respite House in Tullghan, Co. Leitrim was recently closed, temporarily, due to non compliance with fire regulations. He says the…

A new respite service for those with disabilities is expected to open in March in Tullaghan in north Leitrim. It follows the closure of the Solas Centre in Ballytivnan in 2017, which affected at least 28 families of people needing respite in the Sligo, Leitrim, Donegal area. Sinn Fein Councillor…

The Quality and supply of water in North Leitrim is to improve over the coming weeks. That’s after confirmation that Irish Water, working in partnership with Leitrim County Council, is set to commence works from Kinlough to Tullaghan on the week commencing 26th November. The renewal works will involve the…

Gardai are continuing investigations into a break in and theft at a filling station in north Leitrim on the night of Storm Ophelia. Thieves forced open a side window in the filling station in Tullaghan and stole a quantity of cigarettes. The burglary occurred between about 10:30pm and 11pm. Gardai…