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Carrick Councillor calls for immediate safety works at Cloonturk roundabout

A Carrick-on-Shannon councillor has called for urgent action to be taken to replace fence panels at one the biggest roundabouts on the N4Two serious...

Delay in decision on future of Aughavas post office

The future of Aughavas post office in south Leitrim won't be known for at least another two weeks.An Post is considering closing it because...

Large Carrick retail unit for sale for €70,000

A large retail unit in Carrick-on-Shannon could sell for as little as €70,000 at an Allsop auction next month.It's among 11 properties in the...

New survey expected to show large increase in afforestation in Co. Leitrim

It's expected that a new survey of total forest cover being carried out at present will show a large increase in afforestation in county...

Leitrim schools received least amount of funding in the Government’s capital funding plan

Leitrim schools received the least amount of funding in the government's capital funding plan for primary and post - primary schools last year according...

Parades under way across Shannonside to mark St Patrick’s Day

The theme for this year's parade in Ballaghadereeen is ''A town for all'' to showcase a welcome for Syrian refugees coming to the town.There's...

Planning for new restaurant in Drumshanbo

Conditional planning permission has been granted for change of use of the former National Irish Bank on Convent Avenue in Drumshanbo.The bank closed in...

Leitrim ewe gives birth to quintuplets

A Leitrim farmer is keeping a close eye on a special delivery.Kevin Comiskey, from just outside Dromahair, is looking after a quintuplet of lambs...

Identity of Carrick body confirmed

It has been confirmed that the body found in Carrick-on-Shannon yesterday was that of missing person Declan Whyte.A post-mortem examination was conducted in Sligo...

Sligo I.T received eight complaints over student behaviour last year

New documents show a Garda investigation began last year about a complaint that one Sligo Institute of Technology student allegedly assaulted another.Details released to...

Ireland Team To Face Scotland Named

Robbie Henshaw has been left out of the Irish team to face Scotland in the opening game of the Rugby World Cup in Yokohama,...

Longford Town Wrap-Up League With Cobh Visit

Longford Town travel south for their final league game of the season against Cobh Ramblers at Saint Colman’s Park this Saturday evening kick-off is...

Ellen Murphy Signs For Gloucester-Hartpury Women

Dromard’s Ellen Murphy has made the move cross-channel and signed for English Premier Division side Gloucester-Hartpury women.Ireland international Murphy made her international debut in...

Sean Donohoe

Sean Donohoe Sydney Australia and formerly Bridge House, Gortamone, Carrigallen, Co.Leitrim. Thursday September 19th, following a short illness. Eldest Son of the late Frank and Pauline. Sean...

Margaret Rooney (née Callaghan)

Margaret Rooney (née Callaghan) Abbeyshrule, Co Longford. Thursday, 19th September 2019. Peacefully at her residence in the loving care of her son Peter....

Bernadette ( Bernie) Duffy, nee Hill.

Bernadette ( Bernie) Duffy, nee Hill. Fyhora, Moyne, Co. Longford N39 PT32 Late of Stragella, Co. Cavan. Friday, 20th September. Peacefully at home...

Podcast: Paul Fitzpatrick Chats about his Charlie Gallagher Biography

Cavan’s Charlie Gallagher was the George Best of Gaelic football in the swinging sixties — good looking, talented and worshipped by GAA fans all...

What Makes A Leader?

Michael Moriarity is a former General Secretary of Education and Training Boards Ireland  and he has written his first book “Every leader’s reality guide”The...

Minister Creed Talks to the JF Show

Minister Michael Creed has said that he is aware of the complexity of the ongoing beef dispute, but that there is a real danger...