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Leitrim

Public meeting about health services in Leitrim

A public meeting about health services in the northwest will be held in Carrick-on-Shannon next week.A new group, called Our Voices Their Future, is...

No new Garda recruits in Shannonside region

None of the 163 gardaí who passed out at Templemore this week will be stationed in Longford, Leitrim or Roscommon.There are 11 gardaí from...

“Deplorable” – TD hits out after report slams Sligo-Leitrim mental health facility

A local TD has described the management of a Sligo/Leitrim mental health facility as 'deplorable' after a highly critical watchdog report.The Mental Health Commission...

Mental health watchdog report very critical of Sligo/Leitrim facilty

The watchdog has found a Sligo/Leitrim mental health facility had bathrooms in a 'very poor state' and an ongoing 'malodorous smell' in two bedrooms.The...
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Local councils built no houses last year

New figures claim the county councils in Longford, Leitrim, and Roscommon failed to build any houses last year.According to statistics released by the Building...
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Leitrim council spends almost €3m this year on public contracts

Leitrim County Council has spent over €2.7 million on public contracts in the first three months of 2017.New figures released by the local authority...

Tourism Ireland defends promotion of Leitrim since Brexit vote

Tourism Ireland has defended its efforts to counteract the effects of Brexit on tourism in Leitrim.In response to a parliamentary question from TD Tony...

Woman badly injured in Leitrim crash

A woman is receiving treatment in hospital after a serious collision in south Leitrim on Sunday.At about 7am, her car hit a ditch on the R202...
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Single vehicle accident has occurred between Mohill and Fenagh

A single vehicle accident has occurred on the R202 road between Mohill and Fenagh.The road is currently closed and diversions are in place via...

Leitrim branch TUI want HPV vaccine moved from schools

A motion from the Leitrim branch of the TUI about the cervical cancer vaccine has been passed unanimously at its annual congress in Co...

Longford Town Review October 13

Longford Town's SSE Airtricity League first division promotion campaign came to an end on Friday night after a penalty shoot-out defeat to Cabinteely.Aaron Dobbs had...

Roscommon Club Fixtures Weekending October 20

Roscommon club fixtures weekending October 20Tuesday October 15King and Moffatt Building Services Junior B FC Quarter FinalKilbride v Strokestown - Kilbride GAA Park -...

World Cup Over For Bundee Aki

Ireland centre Bundee Aki has been banned for three matches, meaning he will not play again at this Rugby World Cup.The centre received a...

Patrick (Paddy) Morahan

Patrick (Paddy) Morahan. Ardcarne and formerly of Cootehall, Boyle, Co. Roscommon. Tuesday, October, 15th Peacefully at Drumderrig nursing home, Boyle. Funeral will arrive to St....

Sister Josephine BREEN

Sister Josephine BREEN Sisters of Mercy Sligo and San Diego, California and formerly of Carnamadda, Lecarrow, Roscommon. 7th September, peacefully in Nazareth House, San Diego. Sr....

Richie Kenny

Richie Kenny. 62 Teffia Park, Longford and formerly of Foigha, Kenagh, Co. Longford. Richie died peacefully on Monday, 14th October 2019 in St. Joseph's Hospital, Dublin...

Longford Town Review October 13

Longford Town's SSE Airtricity League first division promotion campaign came to an end on Friday night after a penalty shoot-out defeat to Cabinteely.Aaron Dobbs had...

Podcast: Joe McDonagh Talks to the JF Show About Longford Plaza Project

The founder and owner of Supermacs says he's disappointed with the decision of Bord Pleanala to reject the company's application for a development on...

Podcast: Alice Taylor

Renowned author Alice Taylor chats to Joe Finnegan about her new book and about turning eighty.Take a listen here: