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Call for more volunteers in Leitrim

The Leitrim Guardian Person of the Year has called on more young people to volunteer in their communities.Hubert McHugh is hoping to launch a...

Further progress on St Patrick’s Hospital

The Minister of State for Mental Health has confirmed that a large section of remedial work at St Patrick's Hospital in Carrick-on-Shannon is due...

Enforcing ban on drinking outside pubs ‘unreasonable’ – Carrick Chamber

The Chamber of Commerce in Carrick on Shannon is criticising a move by the Garda Superintendent to clamp down on drinking outside pubs and...

11 million euro to be spent on Shannonside roads

Over 11 million euro is to be spent on National primary and secondary roads this year in the Shannonside region.Six-point-nine million euro has been...

LISTEN: New owner of Aughavas Post Office speaks out over possible closure

Aughavas post office in south Leitrim is in danger of closure, prompting controversy in the community.McCaffrey’s bar and grocery, where it’s currently based, has...

Significant increase in Leitrim drugs seizures – English

The Leitrim Superintendent has revealed that there was a significant increase in the number of drugs seizures in the county last year.At yesterday's meeting...

Sharp rise in Carrick assaults – Superintendent

The Leitrim Superintendent has revealed that the number of assaults recorded in Carrick-on-Shannon last year rose by 60 per cent.Speaking at a Joint Policing...

Public meeting seeking support for Aughavas P.O planned

A public meeting is to take place to gather support to prevent Aughavas post office from permanent closure.McCaffrey's bar and grocery shop is the...

Leitrim girl injured in accident recovering well

The local girl who was seriously injured in a single-vehicle collision in Keshcarrigan is improving in hospital.The female, aged in her late teens, was...

Jobs Minister believes Shannonside businesses fear Brexit currency issues

The Minister for Jobs believes fluctuating currency markets is the biggest challenge facing Shannonside businesses in light of Brexit.Fears have been expressed recently that...

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...

Local teams all set for All Ireland volleyball finals

Three schools in the region are all set for the All-Ireland schools volleyball finals which take place in UCD on Thursday.There's a unique all...

Mathews feels O’Neill club rumours unhelpful to international side

Stoke City appointed Paul Lambert as the club’s new manager after a week of speculation linking republic of Ireland boss Martin O’Neill to the...

Coillte agrees to review forestry work in Mote Park

Coillte has agreed to suspend all harvesting works in Mote Park until a new forest-management plan is agreed.Planned tree-felling at the Roscommon town facility...

James (Jimmy) Rabbitte

James (Jimmy) RabbitteBoher, Streamstown, Mullingar, Co Westmeath.Monday January 15th suddenly at his home.Reposing in Rooney’s Funeral Home Ballymore tomorrow (Thurs) from five o’clock until...

Nuala Sheeran (Nee Conlon)

Nuala Sheeran (Nee Conlon)Alderford, Ballyfarnon, Boyle, Co. Roscommon.January 16th peacefully (in her 92nd year) surrounded by and in the tender care of her...

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...

Social media and young people’s moods

Over one thousand secondary school students have entered the competition and previous winners have gone on to become billionaires.Students from St Bricin's college, Belturbet...