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Leitrim

Fears Aughavas Post Office could close

The post office at Aughavas could be set to close after serving the community for generations.McCaffrey's bar and grocery shop in the south Leitrim...

HSE identify 12 ‘risks’ in flexitime scheme at Sligo University Hospital

An internal HSE audit has strongly criticised how the flexitime scheme is being operated at Sligo University Hospital.A total of 12 'risks' were identified...

HSE audit reveals four risks over income collection at St Patrick’s Hospital

An audit of cash-management at St Patrick's Hospital in Carrick-on-Shannon has found that it received more than €500,000 in lodgements during a one-year period.The...

Man remanded in custody again after Leitrim drugs seizure

A Polish man, charged in connection with a major drugs seizure in Leitrim earlier this month, has once again been remanded in custody.55-year-old Jaroslaw...

Minister confirms rate alleviation scheme could help hard-pressed traders

A government Minister has confirmed that it is considering implementing a rates alleviations scheme to help business cope with the ongoing valuation process.Business owners...

Uncertainty over Ballinamore new fire station

The government has admitted that they have no idea when work on building a new fire station in Ballinamore will begin.Last year it was...
Valuations

€1500 commercial rates increase angers Carrick businessman

A Carrick-on-Shannon businessman is hitting out about a proposal to increase his commercial rates by about €1,500 next year.As part of the Valuation Office's...

Kenny coy on McGuinness’s successor

Leitrim Sinn Féin deputy Martin Kenny has said he has no clear preference at this time for who should take Martin McGuinness's place in...

Leitrim council gets nearly €2m in EU funding

Leitrim County Council has been allocated about €1.8 million in funding from the EU.It's under the European Union's Peace IV (4) Programme.The funding will...

Leitrim’s railway line to star in BBC2 show tonight

County Leitrim is set to set to feature on a new BBC 2 show being broadcast tonight.Former British Conservative MP Michael Portillo was in...

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...