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€10,500 for local Culture Night events

Dozens of free events across the region for all ages and tastes are to be staged in this year's free national Culture Night. The event,...
Live Register

Unemployment up by 320 last month in local counties

There was an increase of almost 320 people on the live register in the Shannonside region last month compared to May according to new...

Homeware goods store planned for Carrick

Planning permission is being sought for a new homeware goods store at a renowned business premises in Carrick-on-Shannon. About five years ago, Joe Simon Building...
irish

Almost ten Irish language complaints recorded in Leitrim last year

Leitrim was one of nine counties last year in which issues relating to the Irish language were reported to an official government complaints body According...

New Carrick-Drumshanbo walkway will cost over €1million to develop

An extensive new walkway to link Carrick-on-Shannon to Drumshanbo will cost more than €1 million to develop. Leitrim County Councillors have heard that funding for...

Vistamed expansion shows confidence in Carrick

Expansions such as the one opened at the Vistamed plant in Carrick-on-Shannon today, are a vital sign of confidence in the Leitrim town. That's according...

PODCAST: The Bottom Line speaks to Ray Gannon about the poultry industry and its...

The poultry industry is one of the few in Ireland where sun or rain, people still love to eat chicken. One of the best-known poultry...

Man pleads guilty to Leitrim cannabis charge

A 55-year-old Polish man has pleaded guilty to the cultivation of cannabis in south Leitrim earlier this year. At an arraignment hearing in Carrick-on-Shannon Circuit...
Sewerage

Pilot wastewater scheme should ease problems with Leitrim one-off housing plans

Hopes of progress on the problems of planning permisison for one-off houses in County Leitrim have grown following a breakthrough on a pilot wastewater...

Carrick medical company opens €9m plant

The €9-million extension to a medical-device plant in Carrick-on-Shannon will open today. The 45,000-square-foot building is part of VistaMed's plan to increase its workforce by...

Kildare end Longford dreams

Longford 1-13 Kildare 1-16 Longford bowed out of the 2018 championship after a heart-breaking defeat to Kildare. Kildare only led with two of normal time remaining thanks...

Leitrim shock Louth in qualifiers

Leitrim 0-25 Louth 1-12 Leitrim recorded their third ever All-Ireland qualifiers win with a thumbing 10 point win over Louth. Leitrim blitzed Louth in the second half...

Roscommon aim for ladies intermediate title

TG4 Connacht ladies intermediate football final Sunday June 24: Sligo v Roscommon, Elvery’s MacHale Park, Castlebar, 2pm. Sligo, the holders, put their TG4 Connacht intermediate title...

Luke Padian

Luke Padian Knockhall, Rooskey, Co. Roscommon June 23rd, peacefully at Mullingar regional hospital. Reposing at his residence today (Sun) from four o’clock until eight o’clock. Funeral mass...

Maura McMorrow

Maura McMorrow Carnamarve, Killargue, Dromahair, Co. Leitrim. Friday, 22nd June, at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital Drogheda.  sister of Sean McMorrow (Keadue) and Frank McMorrow (Killargue) Reposing at...

Packie McCormack

Packie McCormack Rathnagly, Tulsk, Co. Roscommon and Farnbeg, Strokestown, Co. Roscommon. Friday, June 22nd, suddenly at Roscommon University Hospital. He will be sadly missed by his loving...

LISTEN BACK: Friday’s JF Show panel

The rise and fall of David Drumm, the forthcoming Budget and the imminent heatwave: these were just some of the topics discussed by our...

Life in the fast lane

How comfortable are you taking directions from your other half while driving? On today's Joe Finnegan Show we caught up with Leitrim based couple Katjua...

LISTEN BACK: Halting the decline of rural communities

Rural communities in our region are doing all they can to put a halt on depopulation. Social-media campaigns are shining a light on all there...