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Leitrim

Planning

Leitrim planning permissions lowest in country

Leitrim has recorded the lowest level of planning permissions granted for dwelling units in the country during the second quarter of this year.According to...
Leitrim Enda Stenson

Leitrim Councillor says Ryanair dispute not just about pilots’ rosters

A Leitrim Councillor who missed his early morning flight to Belgium today as a result of Ryanair cancelling his flight says the issue is...
Dublin Airport

Leitrim Councillor describes ‘chaos’ at Dublin Airport following Ryanair cancellations

A Leitrim councillor has hit out at Ryanair after his scheduled flight to Brussels this morning was cancelled without any prior notice.Enda Stenson is...
Taxi

Proposal to develop special bus/taxi lane in Carrick-on-Shannon

A proposal to develop a specialized bus and taxi lane in Carrick on Shannon is to be submitted to Roscommon County Council.A motion to...
Drugs

Over eighty Leitrim people treated for drug and alcohol issues last year

A total of 86 people from Co Leitrim sought help for drug and alcohol addiction last year.That's according to the annual report of the...
Leitrim

REVEALED: Details of Leitrim company’s bid to secure refugee contract

Leitrim Development Company's tender to secure a contract for catering for refugees has been revealed as being more than €11,000 more expensive than its competitor.Extern...

Leitrim council still sceptical about Lidl plans for county town

Leitrim County Council remains strongly opposed to Lidl's proposed new store in Carrick-on-Shannon - despite new assurances from the supermarket giant.In a submission to...
Stabbing

Road reopens in Carrick-on-Shannon after accident

The Leitrim road outside Carrick on Shannon is open again this morning following a an incident at the Hartley junction yesterday evening in which...

Road closure after pedestrian knocked down in Carrick

A pedestrian has been taken taken to Sligo University Hospital after being knocked down in Carrick-on-Shannon on Thursday evening.The female was hit by a vehicle...

Shannonside farmers need extra Government support due to weather conditions

Farmers in the Shannonside region fear the worst if they don't get government support to help deal with the current weather conditions.Up to 550...

Castlerea’s Aoife O’Rourke Makes World Last-16

Castlerea middleweight Aoife O’Rourke made it three wins from three for Ireland at the World Women’s Championships in New Delhi, India this morning.O’Rourke, making...

Defender Jimmy Dunne called upto Ireland Squad

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill has been forced to alter this squad for the UEFA Nations League game away to Denmark on Monday,...

Michael Obafemi Commits To Republic Of Ireland

Michael Obafemi has committed his international future to the Republic of Ireland. The Dublin-born Southampton striker trained with the squad this week, but also...

William Hoey

William Hoey Arden, Tullamore, Co. Offaly and late of Mullolagher, Longford. Saturday, November 17th, peacefully at the Regional Hospital, Tullamore. Reposing at O’Reilly’s Funeral Home, Harbour...

Bridget Rogers (nee Mahon)

Bridget Rogers (nee Mahon) Cullyfad, Killoe, Co. Longford. Peacefully in her 95th year in the excellent care of the staff at Lissadell Lodge, Laurel Lodge...

John Gaffey

John Gaffey, Birchgrove, Ballinasloe, Co. Roscommon. Thursday, November 15th , peacefully in the care of the wonderful staff of University Hospital, Galway and...
White House Hotel

LISTEN: Sadness as west Roscommon hotel shuts

A west Roscommon hotel has closed.Padraic Whelan has run the White House Hotel at Ballinlough since May of last year. He was renting...

LISTEN: Interview with major local employer

One of the midlands’ biggest employers is Grant Engineering in Birr, Co Offaly.The company was established in 1977 and is one of the...

PODCAST: Phase two of Castlerea food hub begins

The tendering process is under way for the second phase of the food hub in Castlerea.A total of €500,000 of state funding has...