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Leitrim County Council grants planning permission to complete seven houses

Leitrim County Council has granted planning permission for seven houses to be completed at Rooskey.In 2006, the local authority gave the go-ahead for the...

Christmas Market in Carrick-on-Shannon continuing this weekend

The Christmas Market in Carrick-on-Shannon is continuing this weekend, with a range of items on sale for the entire family.These are being held in...

Kenny hopes for quick progress on new Sligo-Leitrim mental health unit

Sinn Fein TD Martin Kenny is hopeful that a new mental health unit to cover the Sligo Leitrim area will be on stream by...

HSE has major issues to address over Sligo-Leitrim unit – TD

Sinn Féin TD Martin Kenny admits concerns raised about sufficient training at a mental health facility for Sligo-Leitrim is very concerning.A report from the...

Watchdog slams Sligo-Leitrim mental health unit

An annual report into the Sligo-Leitrim Mental Health inpatient unit has found 19 areas of noncompliance.Seven were deemed to be a high-risk, while one,...

Hiqa claims staff at Ballinamore unit need more training

The Health Information and Quality Authority has claimed that staff at Ballinamore Community Nursing Unit aren't well enough trained in a number of areas.The...

No applied leaving cert courses available in county Leitrim

Students at secondary school level in county Leitrim are losing out.That's according to Fianna Fail TD Eamon Scanlon who says he's shocked to discover...

Court hears distressing testimonies at Longford kidnap and rape trial

A Longford man has told a jury how he answered his door to a woman in the middle of the night who claimed she...

Axe current Carrick bypass plans – Stenson

The current plans for a bypass of Carrick on Shannon should be shelved.According to Councillor Enda Stenson, plans developed for the extension of...

Tributes paid to Leitrim resident who died in landslide

Tributes are being paid to the north Leitrim resident who died in a landslide on the Roscommon/Sligo border last night.At about 6.30 yesterday evening,...

Podcast: Rock Nominated by Roscommon to Contest Presidency

Roscommon GAA has nominated Mick Rock to contest the election for the position of Uachtaran cumann Lutchleas Gael, 2020.The Elphin Clubman is Chairperson of...

New Handicap System Set for November 2020

The governing bodies of amateur golf in Ireland, England, Scotland and Wales have signed the licence for the new World Handicap System (WHS) which...

GAA Announce Championship Tier 2 Proposal

The GAA have outlined the two-tier Championship proposal they will put to a Special Congress next month.Provincial championships will continue in their current form,...

Annie Mc. Kenna (nee tully)

Annie Mc. Kenna (nee tully) Soran, Ballinalee, Co. Longford. Sunday, 15th September, at the General Hospital Mullingar. ...

Denise Ganley (nee Dowling)

Denise Ganley (nee Dowling) St. Ruth's Park and late of Parnell Square, Athlone. Suddenly on the 15th September 2019. She will be deeply missed by her Children...

Gerard Walsh

Gerard Walsh. Curnaseer, Kiltoom, Athlone Co. Roscommon. Monda,y September 16th 2019. Peacefully after an illness bravely borne surrounded by his loving family at home....

The Longford Town Review September 16

Longford Town’s hope of a second placed finish all but disappeared after Saturday night’s 2-1 defeat to Bray Wanderers in City Calling Stadium.Town finished...

Podcast: JF Show Oscar Wilde’s Half-Sisters

“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken”“To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all”"I can resist everything...

Podcast: Downtown Abbey the Film Reviewed

Downtown Abbey is cultural phenenomon.  It was An Upstairs Downstairs period drama that ran for six seasons and captivated worldwide audiences.It moved from the...