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Leitrim

670 extra Leitrim people sign up for abortion vote

Leitrim has seen the largest increase in people added to the supplementary register for this week's vote on the Eighth Amendment. Figures issued to Shannonside...

20pc no-show rate among Leitrim jurors

Twenty per cent of people summonsed for jury service in Leitrim last year failed to attend. New figures also show that almost €9,000 was spent...

New Carrick bridge to open in 2020

A senior official in Leitrim County Council is confident a replacement bridge near Carrick-on-Shannon will be entirely complete within two years. Hartley Bridge is located...

Harkin may quit European politics

Local MEP Marian Harkin is considering retirement from the European parliament. In an interview with The Sunday Times, the Sligo woman said her 15-county Midlands/Northwest...

Calls for anomalies in the Tenant Purchase Scheme to be addressed

Sligo Leitrim Deputy Eamon Scanlon is calling again on the Minister for Housing to address the anomalies in the Tenant Purchase Scheme. The Fianna Fail...

Leitrim anti-abortion group lodges complaint with U.N over Supreme Court ruling

A Leitrim anti-abortion group has lodged a complaint with the UN over a Supreme Court ruling concerning an article in the Irish constitution. Carrick-on-Shannon and...
School

Shannonside schools get fewest new SNA posts

Schools across counties Longford and Leitrim are in the bottom three when it comes to extra SNA allocations announced today. Minister Richard Bruton announced today...

Blueway between Jamestown and Drumsna and Hartley bridge to be discussed at joint meeting...

A joint meeting will take place today between Boyle Municipal District in Roscommon and Carrick-on-Shannon Municipal District in Leitrim. This is the third such meeting...

Leitrim community groups invited to apply for creative funding

Creative Ireland is calling on community groups on Leitrim to apply for funding to enhance their areas. The organisation is holding workshops in the county...

TD Tony McLoughlin urges people seeking urgent passports to renew online

A Sligo/Leitrim TD is encouraging people to apply for passport renewal online if they want to avoid delays. Fine Gaels Tony McLoughlin says he's been...

Mohill to appeal to Connacht Council

Mohill chairman Padraig McLaughlin has revealed that Mohill will appeal to the Connacht council the result of last week’s league game against Ballinamore Sean...

Longford Town held by Shelbourne

Longford Town 1 Shelbourne 1 Report Compiled by Tony Ghee Dylan McGlade’s 61st minute strike ensured a share of the spoils between Longford Town and Shelbourne, the...

Longford seal Nicky Rackard Cup Win

Longford 0-19 Louth 0-12 Longford got back to winning ways with a seven point victory over Louth in their second round Nicky Rackard Cup tie. Longford was...

David Fletcher

David Fletcher. Cloghanboy Lodge, Ballymahon Road, Athlone. Monday, May, 21st peacefully. Reposing at Flynn's funeral home, the Strand, Athlone tomorrow evening (Wed) from six...

Joe Gately

Joe Gately. Cullawinna, Mount Talbot, Co. Roscommon. Monday, May, 21st peacefully at the Galway clinic. Joe will be sadly missed by his loving wife Bridie,son Aidan,daughter Lorraine,sisters...

Micheal McGann

Micheal McGann. Granlahan, Ballinlough, Co. Roscommon and formerly of Frenchlawn, Ballintubber, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon. Monday, May, 21st peacefully at Oakwood Nursing Home Roscommon. Reposing at McDonagh’s...

Referendum debate

This Friday 25th May, you will be asked to vote on a proposal to change the Constitution of Ireland. The proposed change to the...

PODCAST: Longford Distillery to prepare gin for Lakelands festival

The developer behind a whiskey distillery in Longford hopes to also produce gin from the facility. A special ambassador program was launched by the Lough...

PODCAST: Abbey Community College receive special award at SEAI finals

Abbey Community College from Boyle, Co Roscommon received the 10 Year Special Merit Award at the 2018 SEAI One Good Idea National Final for...