Lanesboro determined to become a thriving community once again

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Save our jobs: Hundreds turn out for Bord na Móna protest in Lanesboro

A new collaboration group is to host a brainstorming session in support of affected Bord na Mona workers

A recently formed collaboration group set up in the wake of ongoing fears over the long term futures of both Bord na Mona and the ESB in Lanesboro are to hold a brainstorming session at the end of the month.

The gathering, which will be held on September 21 in St Mary’s Hall, Lanesboro (2-6pm), is aimed at fostering increased support for affected workers and their families.

“We are seeking feasible, innovative and creative ideas from you to help get us in Lanesboro/Ballyleague back as a thriving working community,” said Joe O'Brien this week.

“This must come with a frankness that ensures we plan our pathway creatively.

“We are seeking to create our area with a niche that can prosper and grow.”

Those intent on attending are asked to do so by contacting with others unable to attend but who may have ideas to do likewise by sending suggestions to the above email address.