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Leitrim

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,...
Rugby

Longford Women Grind Out Draw in Dublin’s Wind and Rain.

Longford Women secured a 10 points a piece draw with Wanderers in the Dublin wind and rain on Sunday.Longford immediately applied lots of pressure...
Buccaneers

Buccaneers Club Notes – 18 February

Buccaneers J1’s are also in search of precious points as they square up to fellow strugglers Sligo in their Connacht Junior 1A clash that...

Roscommon District League Fixtures – 23 Feb

Roscommon & District Football League Fixtures weekending Sunday February 23rd.Fixtures Friday 21st February 2020Premier DivisionBoyle Celtic v  Rovers - 8.15pmFixtures Sunday 23rd February 2020CFA...

Brian Greene.

Brian Greene. No.6 Midara Gardens, Dublin Road, Longford. Sunday, 16th February, suddenly at Saint James Hospital, Dublin. Reposing at Saint Joseph's Hospital Chapel, Dublin...

Tony Hicks

Tony Hicks. Ballymacurley South, Ballinaheglish, Co. Roscommon and formerly of Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, UK. Saturday, 15th February suddenly. Funeral arriving to Oran Cemetery...

Bernadette (Bernie) Walsh

Bernadette (Bernie) Walsh, Cregg House, Sligo and formally of Curnaseer, Kiltoom, Athlone, Co. Roscommon, peacefully on Monday February 17th 2020. Predeceased by her parents...

Podcast: Tijana Milosevic from the Anti-Bullying Centre

Tijana Milosevic is a postdoctoral researcher at Dublin City University’s Anti-Bullying Centre. She spoke to the Joe Finnegan Show about online bullying.Take a listen...

PODCAST: Roscommon Beef Plan elect new officers

Over 100 people attended the AGM of Roscommon Beef Plan at the weekend.Padraig O'Connor gave a run down of the election of officers to...

PODCAST: Lough Key Forest Park basks in glory after winning national award

Lough Key Forest park took gold in Best Public park category at the annual All Ireland Community and Council Awards at the weekend.The development of...