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Leitrim

38pc refusal-rate of social housing offers in Leitrim

New figures show seventeen households in Leitrim rejected offers of social housing this year because they felt the property wasn't suitable.Details released under the...

Gardaí raid major growhouse in Carrick-on-Shannon

Gardaí have discovered €35,000’s worth of cannabis in a growhouse in Carrick-on-Shannon.As part of an ongoing drugs operation in the region, which also saw...
Temperatures

Snow and ice alert for Shannonside region ahead of low temperatures overnight

Met Eireann's warning of low temperatures overnight with a snow and ice alert in place for parts of the country from tomorrow.The weather forecaster's...
Funding

Sligo-Leitrim TD critical of HSE’s failure to provide funding breakdown for mental health services

The HSE has been criticised for not providing a breakdown of the type of mental health services, and their cost, to a Dail committee...
IDA

Not a single euro spent on FDI employment by IDA in Roscommon or Leitrim...

Leitrim and Roscommon were two of three counties in Ireland last year where not a single euro was spent on supporting jobs in foreign...

Warning issued after attempted break-in in Leitrim

Gardaí have issued a warning to householders after an attempted break-in in south Leitrim today.According to a text alert, a man and woman were...
offices

Independent councillor slams Leitrim council’s €35m budget

An Independent councillor has described Leitrim County Council's budget allocation for 2018 as 'totally inadequate' and believes it should be doubled.The local authority had...

Leitrim council set for €2m funding boost in 2018

Leitrim County Council is set for a nearly €2-million increase in its budget next year.More than €888,500 is set to be spent on payments...

Leitrim waterway fully reopens after water pollution

A section of the Shannon Erne waterway in south Leitrim has reopened after a water-pollution incident.The canal, from Lock 5 at Ardrum in Ballinamore...
water leaks

South Leitrim water repairs finally get under way

Long-awaited works to replace one of the most troublesome water mains in the Shannonside region is due to begin later this month.Irish Water has...

Can the GAA avoid bursting the “Covid” Bubble

Mid-January, 10 months into restrictions, lockdowns, opening up, locking down again, level 5 back to 2 up to 3 over to Level 5 plus...
Longford

Gareth Johnston Takes Over Longford Minors

Gareth Johnston has been named as the new Longford minor manager for 2021.Former Rathcline manager Johnston previously managed the county minor side in 2014...
GAA

Seven Cavan Players Get All-Star Nomination

Cavan’s Ulster championship winning season has resulted in seven nominations for the PwC All-stars.Raymond Galligan, Ciarán Brady, Padraig Faulkner, Gerry Smith, Gearóid McKiernan, Martin...

Vincent Waters

Vincent Waters Mullaun, Keadue, Boyle, Co. Roscommon. Thursday, January 14th 2021, peacefully in the tender care of the staff at Abbey Haven Nursing Home,...

Linda Frawley

Linda Frawley Darogue, Ballymahon, Co. Longford. Suddenly at No 5 Hazel Grove Clonbalt woods (St Christophers) Thursday, 14th January.Remains leaving Stephen and Amy’s House Darogue...

Kathleen (Katie) Brady,

Kathleen (Katie) Brady, Lisorty, Aughnacliffe Co. Longford JThursday, anuary 14th 2021 Peacefully after a short illness at the Mullingar General Hospital.Predeceased by her husband Francie and brothers...
Italian

Podcast: JF Show Panel 15th January

On the JF Show Panel this week, Senator Eugene Murphy, Luke Casserly from the Irish Secondary School students Union and Anglo Celt Editor Linda...
Italian

Podcast: Mary Garavan

Mary Garavan-A retired member of staff at Esker House Refuge Centre in Athlone talks to Joe about her work in the Centre after JF...
Italian

Podcast: Streaming services and how they are changing our viewing habits

Irish Daily Star Entertainment editor Rachel Beresford and Milton C Hardcastle spoke about streaming services and how they've changed our viewing habits.Take a listen...