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Sligo-Leitrim TD calls for better safety net for farming community

Sligo-Leitrim TD Marian Harkin is calling for a better safety net for the farming community and small business.Addressing Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe in the...
kevin

Charges upgraded for four men in Kevin Lunney abduction case

Four men facing offences in relation to the abduction and false imprisonment of Kevin Lunney are also now charged with assault causing serious harm.The...
cases

Covid-19 test centre to be established in Carrick-on-Shannon

It’s understood that a premises in Carrick-on-Shannon in Co Leitrim is being readied for use as a Covid-19 testing centre from early next week.No...
Newspaper

Staff to be laid-off for up to six weeks at two local newspapers

The National Union of Journalists is calling on newspaper groups in the Shannonside region to reconsider laying off staff due to the Coronavirus crisis.It's...
Shannon

Public urged to view plans for River Shannon online rather than in person

Anyone who wishes to view plans for the River Shannon masterplan from Waterways Ireland is being urged to do so online.The consultation, announced...

Domestic violence services urge people living at home in fear to contact them

The Domestic Violence Advocacy Service for Sligo, Leitrim and West Cavan is reassuring people that they are still there to help despite some restrictions...

Closure of businesses will be costly but necessary – Feighan

Hundreds of thousands of people aren’t going to their place of work this morning after new coronavirus restrictions came into force.Theatres, clubs, marts and...
expiry

Sligo-Leitrim TD calls for extension of driving licence renewals for health staff

A Sligo-Leitrim TD is calling for an extension on driving licence renewals for frontline healthcare staff whose licences are close to expiry.Deputy Marc MacSharry...
unusual

Leitrim man surprised by his ‘trailer trip’ from airport going global on social media

A Leitrim man has expressed his surprise at how his 'unusual journey' home from the airport this week has gone global on social media.Conor...
Tesco

Tesco in Carrick-on-Shannon limiting number of customers in store

Tesco in Carrick-on-Shannon is now limiting the number of people that can enter its store.The company has confirmed that stores across the country, including...
Golf

The 2020 British Open Is Cancelled

The Open Championship has been  cancelled for the first time since the Second World War.The Open becomes the first of this year’s majors to...
Golf

Further European Tour Date Postponements

The European Tour have announced the postponement of two further tour dates in June, following the postponement of the Irish Open.The postponement of Trophée...
Nigel-Benn

Nigel Benn Announces Brothers Death Of Covid-19

Former World boxing champion Nigel Benn has revealed on Instagram that one of his brother's has died of Covid-19.Benn posted the news on his...

Noel Sweeney

Noel Sweeney Tara House, Burntwood , founder of Chasetown Civil engineering and a Knight of the Pontifical Order of St Gregory the Great. Wednesday, April...

Henry Kenny

Henry Kenny Cloontuskert, Lanesboro, Co. Roscommon. Monday, 6th April. Peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family. Formerly of Ballinahinch, Newtowncashel. Predeceased by his parents Johny and Brigid., Sadly missed...

Conor (Joseph) Campbell

Conor (Joseph) Campbell (aged 5) Drumshanbo, Co. Leitrim. Sunday, April 5th tragically. Much loved son of heartbroken parents Joseph and Emma. Lovingly remembered...
Italian

Podcast: Cystic Fibrosis

Cavan woman Niamh Meehan has Cystic Fibrosis and Gerry Johnston from Athlone is a father of a person with Cystic Fibrosis and they spoke...
Italian

Podcast: Decluttering

Sarah Reynolds, owner of Organised Chaos (organisedchaos.ie) and author of Organised: Simple Tips To Declutter Your House, Your Schedule And Your Mind, spoke to...
Appeal

LISTEN: Urgent appeal made for shut Longford firms to double-check for any supplies of...

An urgent appeal has been made to businesses in Longford to check if they have any unused or available PPE equipment which could be...