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Kiltoghert Creamery to become museum and visitor centre

A new museum and visitor centre is planned for part of the old Kiltoghert Creamery in Carrick-on-Shannon.Despite a strong campaign from a local community...

Thieves target tidy towns material in Carrick

Carrick-on-Shannon Tidy Towns is slamming a series of thefts of flowers and hanging baskets in the area.The judging season for the Supervalu TidyTowns competition...
TV

Very low rate of electrical recycling in Leitrim

Householders in Leitrim recycled the least amount of electrical and electronic waste per person in 2016.According to figures revealed in the annual report of...

Junior health Minister ‘shocked’ at Leitrim respite services

Junior Health Minister Finian McGrath told a northwest campaign group yesterday he's 'shocked' at the problems with respite care in the Leitrim region.'Our Voices...

McLoughlin’s anti-fracking bill passes Seanad

Sligo-Leitrim TD Tony McLoughlin's Private Members bill to ban on-shore fracking has passed through the Seanad this afternoon and moved done step closer to...

Brown bins to be rolled out to rural communities

Brown bins that hold organic food waste will be rolled out to communities with a population of over five hundred in the coming months.The...
Building

Construction to start this Summer on Dromod Rooskey bypass

Construction is hoped to start on lay-bys at either side of the Dromod Rooskey bypass later this summer.Leitrim County Council has received funding from...
Garda

Garda recruits considered for training in Carrick on Shannon

Talks are taking place about sending Garda recruits to Carrick on Shannon as a part of their training in the future.That's according to Sligo/Leitrim...
Garda

JPC reports spike in Leitrim burglaries

Public order offences, assaults, and road fatalities in Leitrim are down year on year up to the 18th of June, but there has been...

Gardai appealing for information after Audi car stolen in Mohill

Gardai are appealing for information following the theft of two Audi A4s in separate incidents in counties Leitrim and Longford.A 2003 red Audi A4...

Dubarry Park Hosts Connacht Eagles and Ospreys

Connacht Eagles take on their Ospreys counterparts in Round three of the Celtic Cup under the Dubarry Park floodlights on Friday night.There has been...

Party of Five in Leitrim Senior Championship

Five teams remain in the Connacht Gold Leitrim Senior football championship.Leitrim P.R.O Declan Bohan says after a busy fixture list, the strongest teams in...

Study on Life of Inter-County Players

GAA players spend up to 31-hours a week on inter-county commitments - that's according to a new study from the E-S-R-I.The study was commissioned...

Irene Lee (nee O’Reilly)

Irene Lee (nee O’Reilly)Aughagreagh, Aughnacliffe, Co. Longford.Tuesday, 18th September peacefully after a short illness at the Regional Hospital, Mullingar.Loving wife of Peter and sister...

Michael (Mick) O’Roarke

Michael (Mick) O’RoarkeCreggs, Co. Galway.Wednesday, September, 19th, peacefully in his 96th year.Beloved husband of the late Sarah and loving father of...

Thomas (Tom) Smith

Thomas (Tom) Smith.Knockroe, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon.Tuesday, 18th, September peacefully surrounded by his family in the loving care of the nurses and staff of...

LISTEN: Iceland boss reveals plans for more local stores

Major food retailer Iceland intends to open a store in Carrick-on-Shannon.The chain, which specialises in frozen food, opened a supermarket in Roscommon town last...

LISTEN: Michael Harding joins JF live in studio

On Tuesday’s I’m A Buddhist Cavan native and Leitrim local Michael Harding joins Joe Finnegan in studio to discuss his new book and his...

LISTEN: Fianna Fáil Leader Micheál Martin on The Joe Finnegan Show

Leader of Fianna Fail Micheál Martin talks seats in the Shannonside Northern Sound region and all the challenges that lie ahead for the opposition...