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Garda investigating after two major security alerts at Leitrim supermarkets in 24 hours

Gardai in Leitrim are investigating after a second large supermarket in the county was evacuated following an alleged bomb scare in just 24 hours.Staff...

Leitrim woman feels ‘abandoned’ by county’s health care system following husband’s stroke

A Leitrim women says she and her husband feel abandoned by the health care system due to a lack of local services.Mary Mulvey from...

BREAKING: Tesco in Carrick re-opens following alleged ‘bomb scare’

Tesco has confirmed that its shop in Carrick-on-Shannon has re-opened this afternoon following what has been described locally as a 'bomb' scare'.The store was...

BREAKING: Tesco store in Carrick-on-Shannon evacuated

The Tesco store in Carrick-on-Shannon has been evacuated in the past half an hour, with the staff and customers moved to the car park.The...

Commission on future of policing to visit Carrick-on-Shannon tonight

The Commission on the Future of Policing will host an 'open evening' in Carrick-on-Shannon tonight.The commission was established by government in last May to...

Anger no new psychologist for Leitrim

There is anger in Leitrim at the news that none of the additional psychology posts set to come on steam have been allocated to...

Councillor slams lack of speech therapy in Leitrim

A Leitrim Fianna Fail councillor is condemning the HSE for its failure to provide speech therapy for people in the county.Councillor Caillian Ellis says...

Leitrim farmers paid €2.4m in forestry premiums in 2016

A Leitrim councillor has voiced support for continued forestry plantation in the county.At a Leitrim County Council meeting today, Department of Agriculture officials revealed...

Landmark Hotel closes some facilities for major refurbishment

The Landmark hotel in Carrick-on-Shannon is closing some of its facilities for the next ten days to facilitate a major refurbishment.The well known establishment...
Hartley Bridge

Council allocates €1.6 million for replacement of Hartley Bridge

Leitrim County Council has allocated €1.6 million for the replacement of Hartley Bridge, near Carrick-on-Shannon, in its new capital programme.It has also allocated €600,000...

RDFL Challenge cup draws

The draws for the Preliminary Round and Round 1 of the RDFL Challenge Cup were made  at the League Headquarters in Lecarrow under the...

Longford Towns Aodh Devlin featured for the under 19 side

The Republic of Ireland Under-19s defeated an ETB FAI Select XI 3-0  at the AUL Complex, Clonshaugh on Thursday afternoon. The side featured Longford...

Donie Shine senior to be given hall of fame award posthumously

Its been announced that the Hall of Fame award for 2017 at the Roscommon sports star of the year awards  is being posthumously given...

Josie Walsh (nee Maguire)

Josie Walsh (nee Maguire).Mariemount Grove Church Street, Ballinamore and formerly of Drumdiffer, Drumreilly, Co Leitrim.Saturday, January, 20th.Reposing at her residence tomorrow (Sun) from two...

Peter Brennan

Peter Brennan.Ballymore, Boyle, Co Roscommon.Friday, January, 19th peacefully at Drumderrig Nursing Home, Boyle.Sadly, missed by his sister Kathleen Keavney (Ballinameen), brother Thomas (England),...

Kathleen Brennan (née McDermott)

Kathleen Brennan (née McDermott).Grove, Kilteevan, Co Roscommon.Saturday, January, 19th peacefully in the devoted care of the staff at the Sacred Heart Home, Roscommon.Beloved...

SPECSAVERS ITEM

 What type of glasses would suit a square or a round face?Fiona Ferguson from Specsavers opticians in Longford joined us on the show to...

Should B and B’s charge a booking deposit?

 You heard it here last week – the Restaurants association of Ireland is calling on its members to request non - refundable deposits to...

SLURRY SPREADING AND THE FODDER CRISIS

Slurry spreading will begin on farms across the region in the coming weeks when the closed period comes to an end.Counties in Zone B...