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Call for councils to increase rural-resettlement efforts

A Leitrim resident is calling on rural areas to get together and ask their local councils to see if they can help attract more...

Leitrim council responds to criticism of refugee contract

Leitrim County Council claims it was bound by public-procurement procedures when refusing a local company the contract to cater for refugees coming to the...

LISTEN: Politicians under fire at Castlerea public meeting

There were heated exchanges at Thursday night's public meeting in Castlerea about the ongoing closure of the town's fire station.Local councillors and Independent TD...

Leitrim children face 18-month wait for psychologist

A lobby group claims children in the northwest face an 18-month wait for psychology services because of recent staff shortages.Our Voices Their Future recently...

Fire station closure puts Castlerea prison is danger – prison officer

A member of staff from Castlerea Prison has raised major concerns about what could happen at the facility if a blaze breaks out, due...

Plans to increase Lanesboro substation capacity unveiled

Proposals to increase the capacity of the Lanesboro substation on the Longford-Roscommon border were outlined to members of the Ballymahon Municipal District yesterday.A team...

Huge Ballagh property sells for only €111,000

A 4,000-square-foot premises in Ballaghaderreen town centre, including a takeaway, has sold for only €111,000.It was one of nine lots sold in an Allsop...
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Roscommon road reopens after two crashes

Part of the Boyle Road at Fourmilehouse in Roscommon has reopened after being closed for a time this morning after two road accidents.Two cars...

Local millionaire sells landmark building in Castlerea

Successful west Roscommon businessman John Murphy has sold a 35,000-square-foot building in Castlerea to a community organisation.John Murphy bought the Hub premises from the...

Leitrim body fails to secure refugee contract

Leitrim Development Company unsuccessfully sought the €100,000 contract to cater for the refugees coming to the county.A total of 50 people are arriving to...
Covid-19-Test

League Of Ireland Players Test Negative For Covid-19

All league of Ireland players have tested negative for Covid-19 in the first batch of test’s carried out on four SSE Airtricity League clubs.FAI...
Ireland-Women

Irish Women’s Teams Qualifiers Rescheduled for 2020

The Republic of Ireland Women's Senior Team will finish out their UEFA Women's EURO 2021 qualifiers this year with three Group I games.Vera Pauw's...
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League of Ireland Players Begin Covid-19 Testing Programme

League of Ireland players have begun their Covid-19 testing programme as they aim to return to training on June 8.Players and staff from four...

Michael Edward Heeran

Michael Edward Heeran. Aughaboneil, Foxfield, Co. Leitrim. Wednesday, May 27th peacefully at Sligo University Hospital.Private Funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Mary’s church, Foxfield tomorrow...

Freda Ethel Den Hertog

Freda Ethel Den Hertog, Sancurry, Drumshanbo, Leitrim. Sadly missed by daughter Alison, son in law Brian. Peacefully after a brief illness at Sligo general.Removal to family...

Frank Caulfield

Frank Caulfield. Harrow, London and formerly Kilcorkey, Ballinagare, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon. May 20th, peacefully.Sadly missed and remembered with love by his brother Tom...

Podcast: Normal People

Youth Worker Caoilean Faux spoke to the Joe Finnegan show about Normal People.Take a listen here: 

Podcast: Sarah Costello

Sarah Costello from Costello's Nursing Home in Lanesborough spoke to Tuesday morning's JF Show.Take a listen here: 

Podcast: Hairdresser Plea

Margaret Mulvihill is the owner of Zara Exclusive hair design in Longford and a member of the Executive council of the national hairdressing federation.Take...