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Leitrim Councillor says Ryanair dispute not just about pilots’ rosters

Leitrim Enda StensonA Leitrim Councillor who missed his early morning flight to Belgium today as a result of Ryanair cancelling his flight says the issue is more complex than is being portrayed. Enda Stenson was due to fly to Brussels this morning for a two-day European event and arrived around five am and proceeded through security. However, […]

Leitrim Councillor describes ‘chaos’ at Dublin Airport following Ryanair cancellations

Dublin AirportA Leitrim councillor has hit out at Ryanair after his scheduled flight to Brussels this morning was cancelled without any prior notice. Enda Stenson is one of thousands of people affected by Ryanair cancelling flights due to a pilot roster issue. The Leitrim councillor arrived at Dublin airport this morning and his flight was scheduled […]

Proposal to develop special bus/taxi lane in Carrick-on-Shannon

TaxiA proposal to develop a specialized bus and taxi lane in Carrick on Shannon is to be submitted to Roscommon County Council. A motion to seek approval from the development of a bus lane at specific times to ease traffic congestion on the Boyle road was brought before this week’s meeting of the Carrick on […]

Over eighty Leitrim people treated for drug and alcohol issues last year

DrugsA total of 86 people from Co Leitrim sought help for drug and alcohol addiction last year. That’s according to the annual report of the Northwest Regional Drug and Alcohol Task Force published this week. The report shows that alcohol continues to be the main problem and accounts for over 70% of referrals. The figures […]

REVEALED: Details of Leitrim company’s bid to secure refugee contract

LeitrimLeitrim Development Company’s tender to secure a contract for catering for refugees has been revealed as being more than €11,000 more expensive than its competitor. Extern Ireland, a UK and Irish charity, was given the deal for providing services to 50 people from war-torn countries.   In July, some of the 14 families who are coming […]

Head of healthcare group hopes more facilities will be developed in Leitrim

Nua healthcareThe head of a healthcare group who provide facilities to the HSE claims it is vital more services are provided in the Shannonside region. A recent HIQA report was completed on the Mount Eslin facility in Mohill, which is due to open later this year, and will accommodate patients with autism, learning difficulties and brain […]

Mohill make it into Leitrim semi-final

leitrim-gaa2015 champions Mohill are into the last four of the Connacht Gold Leitrim Senior football championship quarter final with a 1-17 to 0-11 win over Drumreilly in Cloone yesterday evening.A late surge in the last quarter from Mohill gave them edge in what was a close encounter for long periods. Ronan Kennedy got the goal […]

Leitrim council to consider lowering valuation rate

carrick-on-shannon-2017The Cathaoirleach of Leitrim County Council says she hopes the local authority might be able to lower the Annual Rates Valuation this year. Councillor Finola Armstrong Maguire was speaking as thousands of businesses across the Shannonside region are receiving confirmation of their new rates valuations in the post over the next few days. Some businesses […]

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