"The Junction" in Ballinamore is now the home base for three distinct companies providing youth, art, and remote working services. The project had an estimated cost of €2.4 million.

The Cavan to Leitrim line connected to the railway station, which was first built on the site in 1887. The route ceased in 1959.

From 1962 to 2014, St Felim's Secondary School was housed in this building.

Leitrim County Council was given the site and station buildings by the diocese of Kilmore, and they undertook to renovate and reuse the structure to make room for community-beneficial projects.

The Leitrim Enterprise fund's remote working space hub, North Connacht Youth and Community Services, and the Leitrim School of Art are currently housed there thanks to funding from the Rural Regeneration Development fund.

Minister for Rural and Community Development Heather Humphreys declared the project to be officially inaugurated today, highlighting its significance for Ballinamore and its environs, 'especially because it repurposes a decrepit and unused property for community use'.

The repair of a derelict site and two protected structures, according to Ms. Humphreys, "preserves local heritage assets for future generations to enjoy and improves the public realm space in Ballinamore".

"It offers employment, digital technology, arts, culture, and youth services," the speaker stated.

"The Junction is fully operational with the hosting of youth services by the North Connaught Youth and Community Services, by the provision of arts programmes by the Leitrim School of Art and in the Junction hub, flexible hot desking and office space for enterprises."

Councillor Justin Warnock, the council's cathaoirleach, said that the Junction is an excellent illustration of how the people and the council can collaborate to create a project that actually benefits the community.