Brendan Barry

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Leitrim County Councillors condemned an arson attack on Sinn Féin TD Martin Kenny’s car last week. Photograph: supplied by Brian Farrell

Leitrim county councillors have unanimously agreed to ask the Department of Justice to amend its plan to accommodate 130 asylum seekers at one locatio(...)

The Department of Justice said it was working to secure new accommodation centres for International Protection applicants, and had reached agreement with a provider in Ballinamore. Image: Google Streetview.

A “crisis meeting” took place in Ballinamore, Co Leitrim on Sunday night over Department of Justice plans to accommodate asylum seekers in the town. (...)

Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael are likely to lose  seats in Leitrim County Council. Photograph: The Irish Times

The composition of Leitrim County Council has changed more at this election than in all the elections since Independence. The success of four Sinn Féi(...)

Full list of candidates Election after election, Leitrim voters support the big two, Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael, to an extent not seen in other (...)