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Leitrim

REVEALED: 2016’s most popular Shannonside baby names

The CSO has revealed its list of the most popular baby names for last year with James once again topping the list for boys,...

Fracking Bill success described as ‘victory for Leitrim community groups’

The passing of a Dail bill to ban all onshore fracking has been described as a victory for community groups in Leitrim.The bill, sponsored...
Ballinamore

Work to begin on Ballinamore Courthouse

The Courts Service intends starting remedial work on the historic Ballinamore Courthouse after a structural engineers' report is complete.The building, built in the early...

Fracking bill enters final Dail debate

A bill to ban fracking on the island of Ireland is set to go through its final Dail debate this morning.The adoption of the...
House

50 people apply to use Help-to-Buy scheme in Shannonside region

Just 50 home-buyers in the Shannonside region are using the help to buy scheme.Figures released by Revenue reveal that 10 claims were made in...

UK climate-change expert backs fracking

The chairman of the UK climate-change committee has revealed its independent inquiry found that fracking could proceed, subject to certain conditions.A Bill, brought forward...

Mystery of Ant and Dec’s Leitrim visit finally solved

The mystery behind why two of TV's biggest stars were in Leitrim has finally been revealed.Ant and Dec caused a huge social media storm...

Cortober residents lodge opposition to Lidl’s Carrick relocation plans

Cortober Residents' Association is strongly objecting to the Lidl store planned for the Leitrim side of Carrick-on-Shannon.It claims the loss of the supermarket in...

Ballinamore celebrates as it wins bid to stage 2018 Connacht Fleadh

Leitrim's traditional music scene is set for a major boost after confirmation Ballinamore will host next year's Connacht FleadhLeitrim County Council earlier this...

Protest against health cuts in Sligo this morning

A protest is being held in Sligo this morning to highlight issues with health services in the northwest.A number of parents are partly campaigning...

Buccaneers Host UL Bohemian

Buccaneers host UL Bohemian on Saturday when the sides meet in the Energian All-Ireland League Division 2A at Dubarry Park. Kick off is 2.30pm.This...

Head Of Shannon Set For Decemeber 7

Carrick-on-Shannon Rowing Club have announced that the 2019 Head of the Shannon will take place on December seventh.The annual winter event will be the...

Roscommon Club Fixtures Weekending November 17

Roscommon club fixtures weekending November 17Friday November 15AFL5 FinalSt Croan's V Oran (Football) - Ballyforan - 20:30King and Moffatt Building Services Junior B FC...

Pat (Patrick) Nugent.

Pat Nugent. Formerly of 46 Anally Park, Longford. Who died in London on Monday, 11th November. Funeral and burial will take place in London

Mary Ann Forde (née Shortt)

Mary Ann Forde (née Shortt) Kiltyfea, Cloone, Co. Leitrim and Cloonboney, Mohill Tuesday, 12th November peacefully at Sligo University hospital surrounded by her loving family....

Michael (Micksey) Carley

Michael (Micksey) Carley. Lislea, Kenagh, Co. Longford. Tuesday, November, 12th suddenly at his residence. Reposing at his residence tomorrow (Wed) from five o’clock until eight o’clock....

Podcast: Seamus Darby ‘About That Goal’

Seamus Darby has written a book ‘about that goal’ telling his life story and chatting about the goal he scored which won the 1982...

Cookery Corner: Mince Pie Recipe

On Cookery corner with Chef Sham from the Cottage restaurant, Jamestown this week. Mince pies was the recipe.Take a listen to Chef Sham talking...

Podcast: An Update on the Ducks

Sean Neary spoke to Joe Finnegan about the Elphin ducks and gave us an update..He also asked about the search for a hedgehog..Take a...