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Leitrim GAA chief admits Humphries case raises concerns over child protection

The chairman of Leitrim GAA's county board has sought to reassure parents about child safety after a coach was jailed yesterday for child sex...
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Leitrim TD hits out at finance minister over farm stamp duty tax hike

Leitirim Sinn Fein TD Martin Kenny has accused the government of hamstringing farmers who wish to expand their lands under new stamp duty rules.Martin...
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Hiqa report calls for review of hygiene at Sligo University Hospital

The health watchdog has called for a review of hygiene at Sligo University Hospital after a number of concerns were raised in a recent...
John McCartin Leitrim Councillor

Leitrim Councillor confirms intention to run in next General Election

A Leitrim County Councillor has declared his interest in running in the next General Election.Fine Gael's John Mc Cartin previously expressed an interest in...
Pesticide

“No Plan B” if Glyphosate banned – Pesticide expert

A senior Department of Agriculture official says alternatives to Glyphosate could actually turn out be more harmful than the chemical itself.Earlier this year Leitrim...
Digital

Three Shannonside schools chosen for Digital Framework trial

Three schools in the Shannonside region have been selected by the Department of Education to participate in the Digital Learning Framework trial.St. Bernard's National...
Sewerage

Leitrim Council admits trial sewerage scheme may never become permanent

Leitrim County Council has insisted the controversial sewerage treatment systems on trial may not become permanent.There were concerns this week that people looking to...
Bravery

Leitrim man to receive bravery award after stopping fire at petrol station

15 people will be honoured for their bravery today.The National Bravery Awards were established in 1947 to recognise heroic acts by the State.Mark O'Hara...
Forum

HSE says good progress made on new €11m Sligo University Hospital mental health unit

The HSE says significant progress has been made on the €11-million mental-health unit to be built at Sligo University Hospital.Planning permission has been granted...

LISTEN: Boyle looks set for another jobs boost

Vention Medical is one of the biggest employers in Boyle, currently employing 140 people.The company specialises in developing interventional and surgical technologies and single-use...
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Leitrim Intermediate Final Postponed

The Leitrim Intermediate final for 2020 has been postponed, Shannonside sport believes this is due to close contact with a positive covid-19 case.A statement...
Allianz-League

Roscommon To Travel To Armagh On October 17

Roscommon will resume their Allianz league division two campaign against Armagh in the Athletic Grounds on October 17at 5:30pm.The GAA have today confirmed the...
Nicholas-Roche

Roche Leads Ireland At Road World Championship

Fresh from the Tour de France, Dan Martin and Nicholas Roche have been selected for the UCI Road World Championships as have Ryan Mullen...

Brian O’Rourke.

Brian O'Rourke. Ballinaboy, Leitrim PO, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co Leitrim, at University Hospital, Sligo.Predeceased by his brothers Sean and Gerard, sister Helen Mahon and Carmel Boles. Deeply...

Mary Kelly (nee Fitzgerald)

Mary Kelly (nee Fitzgerald) Castledaly, Moate, Co. Westmeath. Tuesday, 22nd September. Mary will repose at her home on Thursday.A private funeral Mass for Mary will take...

Angela Macken (nee Prunty)

Angela Macken (nee Prunty) New York formerly Ballincurry Drumlish and Ballymahon, Co. Longford. peacefully in the arms of her loving family, following a long illness, on...

Podcast: Panel

On the JF Show weekly panel- Deputy Matt Carthy, Tara Farrell and Mairead Lavery.Take a listen here:
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Podcast: Francis Brennan

Hotelier Francis Brennan spoke to the Joe Finnegan Show on Friday Morning.Take a listen here:

Podcast: Hedgehog Time

Des Smith in Cavan spoke to the Joe Finnegan Show about four hedgehogs that are visiting every evening between 8.30 and 9 for a...