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Leitrim

New owner: Huge interest in iconic Carrick building

The new owner of a landmark building in Carrick-on-Shannon says there's significant interest from businessmen looking to lease the premises.Gartlan's newsagents in Bridge Street...

€75,000 funding boost for Shannonside outdoor facilities

Funding of €75,000 has been announced for improvements works at several outdoor attractions in the Shannonside region.The funding, announced by Michael Ring, Minister for Rural...

37pc refusal rate for Leitrim council houses

Almost 40 per cent of offers of social housing made by Leitrim County Council this year have been refused.According to the chief executive's monthly...

Yellow weather warning issued for Leitrim

The Shannonside region is getting ready for up to 40 millimetres of rain overnight as ex-hurricane Helene passes over the country.A yellow rain weather...

€2.4m spent on Leitrim leaks in 17 months

Irish Water has spent over €1 million this year so far on trying to find and fix leaks in Co Leitrim.New figures show that...

Local pharmacist buys historic Carrick building

A landmark building in Carrick-on-Shannon has sold to a local businessman.Gartlan’s newsagents in Bridge Street closed recently after serving the town for 80 years.The...

Carrick Deputy Principal hopes teachers will be supported in new investment

It hoped that today's announcement of an investment in education will help more teachers return to Ireland to work and retain those already working...
Live Register

Shannonside unemployment drops by 200 in a month

There was a significant drop in the number of people on the live register in the Shannonside region last month.In total, more than 200...

Carrick gardaí insist youths getting no-drink message

The inspector in charge of last night's safety operation at a major youth disco in Carrick-on-Shannon says the no alcohol message is getting through.More...

PICS: Leitrim Gardai seize alcohol from teenagers before attending Junior Cert disco

Gardai in Carrick on Shannon seized alcohol from teenagers who were due to attend a Junior Cert results disco in the town last night.Hundreds...

Roscommon Quarter-Finals: Five Things To Watch

Five things to watch out for in this Weekend’s Hodson Bay Hotel Roscommon Senior Football Quarter-FinalsThe Weather newsSo we’ve had storm Ali and...

Connacht Start With Buckley For Scarlets Vist

Robin Copeland is set for his Connacht debut as Andy Friend’s side take on Scarlets in the Guinness PRO14 in the Sportsground on Saturday.Copeland’s...

Toner Returns For Leinster Against Edinburgh

Fergus McFadden, Cian Healy and Devin Toner all return to the Leinster team for tomorrow night’s clash with Edinburgh.Leo Cullen has made a positional...

Michael (Mickie) Sharkey

Michael (Mickie) Sharkey.Felton Road, Boyle, Co. Roscommon.Thursday, September, 20th 2018.Husband of June, father of the late Paddy Sharkey.Sadly missed by his...

Kathleen (Kathy) Farrell

Kathleen (Kathy) Farrell.Dromad, Aughacashel, Co. Leitrim.Thursday, September, 20th peacefully at her home.She will be sadly missed by her relatives, neighbours and...

Ciaran Farrell

Ciaran Farrell , Derrygeel,Lanesboro,Co.Longford. unexpectedly at his residence.18th September 2018.Ciaran will be sadly missed and remembered with love by his family ,father Patrick,mother Pamela,...

LISTEN: Interview with new owner of iconic Carrick premises

A landmark building in Carrick-on-Shannon has sold to a local businessman.Gartlan’s newsagents in Bridge Street closed recently after serving the town for 80 years.The...

PODCAST: Focus on Carrick coffee roastery

One of the many businesses based in Leitrim’s technology enterprise centre, called the Hive in Carrick-on-Shannon, is a successful coffee roastery.Art of Coffee was...

PODCAST: Special focus on adult literacy

September is National Adult Literacy Month and the National Adult Literacy Agency has launched an information campaign called 'Take the First Step'.To find out...