Pensions are important to us all. The Government is making proposals to change how the contributory state pension is calculated. The total contributions approach is a way of assessing and calculating a person’s eligibility for a full State pension. Government … Continued
The effects of Brexit and are of great concern to us in Leitrim and around the entire Border area and beyond. Dr. Katy Hayward of the Centre for International Borders Research at Queen’s University Belfast (QUB) has written a report … Continued
NOTICE OF PUBLIC CONSULTATION ON DRAFT NOISE ACTION PLAN 2018 IN RESPECT OF COUNTY LEITRIM ENVIRONMENTAL NOISE REGULATIONS, 2006 (S.I. No. 140 of 2006) Leitrim County Council invite submissions from the public on the draft Noise Action Plan 2018, prepared … Continued
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS MEASURING OUTCOMES FOR YOUNG PEOPLE ENGAGED WITH YOUTH SERVICES The Department of Children and Youth Affairs (DCYA) invites submissions from individuals or organisations with an interest in youth, personal or social services in relation to measuring outcomes … Continued
Remembering Leitrim’s War Dead seeks to explore ways to remember and commemorate the men and women of Leitrim who were affected by the First World War. It aims to develop a consensus of ideas around a World War 1 remembrance project.
Facilitated consultations will take the form of public workshops, focus group meetings and one to one meetings.
What is Healthy Leitrim? Healthy Ireland is a government-led initiative which aims to create an Irish society where everyone can enjoy physical and mental health and where well-being is valued and supported at every level. Leitrim County Council through the … Continued
What Do You Think? The Department of Rural and Community Development (DRCD) is taking the lead this year in producing the ‘Be Winter Ready’ leaflet. The focus this year will be on ‘Community Supports’ and DRCD would welcome input from … Continued
Do you think that there is a need for a dedicated Volunteer Centre in Leitrim?
Leitrim Development Company is currently applying for a Volunteer Centre for Leitrim. A Volunteer Centre provides a link between people interested in volunteering and non-profit groups looking for volunteers. These centres advertise for volunteers on behalf of groups and refer interested people to these groups. A volunteer centre would have dedicated staff and facilities to carry out this service and others that would help community groups.
In order to assist with this, Leitrim Development Company would be grateful if your group, could take the time to fill out the questionnaire below and return it to them by the 18th May 2018.