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Leitrim councillor concerned about effect of Vacant Site Levy

A Leitrim councillor says she's concerned about local authorities having to change their County Development plans in order to meet obligations under the Vacant...

Concern that new environmental scheme will badly affect Leitrim

A Leitrim county councillor says he's concerned about the number of people who are likely to be successful in applying to take part in...

Leitrim man jailed for eight years for rape

A Leitrim man who was still a teenager when he began abusing a nine year old boy has been jailed for eight years.The victim...

Leitrim to be worst affected by wintry weather

Higher ground in county Leitrim looks set to be the worst affected by the forthcoming coming wintry weather.Met Eireann says the North West will bear...

Taxi rank to be put in place at Carrick on Shannon railway station

Carrick on Shannon train station is finally to get an appointed taxi rank.The development comes as a result of a joint meeting between Carrick...

Polish man refused bail after arrest at cannabis growhouse in Leitrim

A Polish man charged in connection with a drugs seizure in Leitrim last weekend has been refused bail.The man appeared at a special sitting...

Leitrim Councillor defends expansion of forestry in Leitrim

Leitrim Fine Gael Councillor John Mc Cartin is defending the place of the forestry industry in Ireland and says it doesn't deserve to be...

Hopes that ANC review could lead to increased payments for Leitrim farmers

Leitrim IFA Chairman James Gallagher says he's hopeful the review of the ANC scheme for farmers could result in an increase in payments.The scheme...

Leitrim and Roscommon see rise in unemployment figures

Longford was the only county last month in the Shannonside region to record a drop in numbers on the Live RegisterBoth Leitrim and Roscommon...

No vacant site levy for residental sites in Leitrim for now

Leitrim County Council is not to impose any levy on undeveloped residential land in the county at present, but will impose a levy on...

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...