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Sinn Fein convention for Leitrim to go ahead tonight

Sligo/Leitrim Sinn Fein Deputy Martin Kenny will be officially ratified as the general election candidate for the new constituency when the party holds in...
Hiqa

Issues raised by HIQA about disabilities service in Leitrim have been addressed

The Health Service Executive says it has addressed many of the issues raised in a recent inspection of a centre in Leitrim.Serious problems were...

Call for government to intensify help for carers

The state's efforts to help carers in the Shannonside region has been described as only a start by a carers' advocacy group.The government announced...

Hiqa: ‘Significant failings’ at Leitrim disabilities centre

The health watchdog has found 'significant failings' at a centre for people with intellectual disabilities in south Leitrim.In a report released today, it found...

Traffic accident reported on M6 at Ballinasloe as new weather warning issued

Met Eireann's warning of more wintry weather on the way, with the northwest most likely to be worst hit with up to three centimetres...

Varadkar defends IDA’s record in Shannonside region

The Taoiseach has defended the lack of funding provided by the IDA to industries to fund employment in Leitrim and Roscommon last year.Earlier this...

Tribunal hearing over €18k rates bill for Pairc Seán

Leitrim GAA's appeal against its €18,000 rates bill for Páirc Seán Mac Diarmada in Carrick-on-Shannon is set to be heard by the Valuation Tribunal.As...

Leitrim councillor says new roads funding isn’t nearly enough

Leitrim councillors have called for significantly more funding to be allocated for Local Improvement Schemes - despite nearly €500,000 being assigned to the council...

Drink driving convictions in Westmeath almost double those in Leitrim

Figures released to an RTE investigation into the operations of District Courts show that there's a major difference in convictions for drink driving across...
Lidl

No decision on Lidl store in Carrick until 2018

An Bord Pleanála has delayed making a decision on the controversial Lidl store planned for Carrick-on-Shannon until the new year.The Supermarket giant wants to...

Glennon Brothers Pearse Park Re-Develop Set For Green Light

Longford GAA’s plans to expand Glennon Brothers Pearse Park have moved a step closer.Longford county board chairman Eamon Reilly told delegates at last night’s...

Longford GAA convention takes place Thursday night

The Longford GAA convention takes place in Glennon Brothers Pearse Park on Thursday night.Longford GAA secretary Peter O'Reilly has been previewing the convention with...

Shefflin enters management

Former Kilkenny hurler Henry Shefflin has taken his first step into management.The ten-time All Ireland winner has taken over as senior hurling manager with his...

George Bruce

George BruceKnock, Taughmaconnell, Ballinasloe, Co Roscommon.Thursday December 14thReposing at Dignity Funeral Home, Main Street, Ballinasloe (adjacent to Gullane’s Hotel) tomorrow (Sat)...

John Fitzmaurice

John FitzmauriceBattery Heights, Athlone.Friday December 15th peacefully.Sadly missed by his loving daughters Sonya and Lorene, relatives and many friends.Reposing at Flynn’s Funeral Home, The...

Liam Murphy

Liam MurphyMullingar Road, Ballymahon, Co Longford.Friday December 15th peacefully in Inis Rea Nursing Home, Ballyleague.Reposing at his son Lloyd’s residence Lissianskey tomorrow afternoon (Sat)...

Targetting abuse at referees in the GAA

Leitrim GAA county board chairman Terence Boyle is vowing to get tough on clubs whose players abuse referees in 2018.He says there's a major...
Rugby

Sportsbeat Podcast: Victor Costello reviews all the rugby action

Former Leinster and Ireland number 8 Victor Costello reviewed the victories for Munster,Leinster,Ulster and Connacht in European competition on sportsbeat and the return fixtures...

Podcast: Ireland’s fascination with the Cheltenham festival

Irish victories at the Cheltenham Festival have risen to new levels in the 21st Century across all the races. Interesting and surprising stories are detailed...