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Kenny coy on McGuinness’s successor

Leitrim Sinn Féin deputy Martin Kenny has said he has no clear preference at this time for who should take Martin McGuinness's place in...

Leitrim council gets nearly €2m in EU funding

Leitrim County Council has been allocated about €1.8 million in funding from the EU.It's under the European Union's Peace IV (4) Programme.The funding will...

Leitrim’s railway line to star in BBC2 show tonight

County Leitrim is set to set to feature on a new BBC 2 show being broadcast tonight.Former British Conservative MP Michael Portillo was in...

Bill Clinton says Leitrim native was “precious” peace asset

Carrick on Shannon native Dermot Gallagher was described by former US President Bill Clinton as a “precious peace asset” in a letter of condolence...

Principal hopes schools won’t miss out on special needs resources

It's hoped that smaller rural schools will not lose out on extra special needs resources brought about as part of a new system of...

Partner of murdered Leitrim man appeals for information

The partner of a Leitrim man murdered in Dublin ten years ago today is urging anyone with any information to come forward.Michael Gallagher from...

MEP says Britain still has questions to answer over Brexit

MEP Marian Harkin says Britain has a number of questions still to answer how Brexit will affect people and businesses in the Shannonside region.The...

Burglaries in Aughavas and Drumshanbo

Gardai in Leitrim are investigating four burglaries that happened in recent days.One took place at a house in Aughavas yesterday and three others were...

Protest planned for Dublin on N4 issue

A protest is set to take place in Dublin next month to try and highlight the need for a motorway through Leitrim.Revive Northwest, who...

Shanonnside counties record lowest building activity in late 2016

A new survey suggests that building activity in the Shannonside region was the lowest recorded of any area in Ireland in the last quarter...

One sub-2 goals and Mayo defeat Roscommon

Roscommon progressed to next Sunday’s Connacht FBD League final despite losing to Mayo by a point in Kiltoom . Roscommon were ahead by eight...

Leitrims second half resurrection not enough to halt defeat

A miraculous comeback that fell just short saw Leitrim end their FBD league campaign with a 3 point defeat to Sligo in Tourlestrane this...

Munster and Leinster progress and Ulster bow out in champions cup

Munster have secured a home quarter final after their win over Racing 92 22-10 in Thomond Park. Munster have only conceded four tries in...

Kathleen McDermott (Nee Armstrong)

Kathleen McDermott (Nee Armstrong)St Etchens Court, Kinnegad, co Westmeath and formerly Croghan, Boyle, Co Roscommon.Saturday January 21st unexpidly at her residence.Reposing at her residence...

Maureen Keary (Nee Kerrigan)

Maureen Keary (Nee Kerrigan)Tinode, Streete, Co Westmeath.Friday January 20th peacefully at Midlands Regional Hospital, Mullingar. Wife of the late Johnny. Sadly missed by her...

Kathleen O’Brien (Nee Hughes)

Kathleen O’Brien (Nee Hughes)Milltown, Kiltoom, Athlone, Co Roscommon and formerly of Arcadia, Athlone.Saturday January 21st peacefully at her residence. Wife of Tom MRCVS and...

Roscommon Roundabout Rage

Elaine Lally of Elaine Lally Photography in Roscommon spoke to Joe Finnegan this morning to explain why her diagram on social media post has been shared online...

The Bishop of Elphin meets a relaxed Pope Francis at the Vatican

The Bishop of Elphin, together with all other Irish Bishops, had an audience with Pope Francis at the Vatican this morning. The meeting, which lasted...

The JF Show Panel 20th Jan 2017

Eugene McGee is a columnist with the Irish Independent newspaper and a former Editor of the Longford Leader; Martin Kenny is the Sinn Féin...