New farmers market to be launched in Ballinamore

A new farmers market is to be launched din the town of Ballinamore on this Friday.

The market has been held informally in the centre of the town on Fridays since August when it was established as part of the family festival.

It is now planned though to hold the market each Friday from 11 am until 3pm.

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The venture is being supported by the town’s festival committee and the Leitrim Enterprise Office among others.

The market also has the support of the local business sin the town who see it as creating a focal point for the revitalisation of the town centre.

James Maguire is one of the stallholders involved in the project.