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Covid-19 County Response Team

30th June: Taking business to a new online audience. Click for more.

The restrictions and lockdown due to Covid 19 were very tough on many small businesses throughout the Shannonside region. However, rather than just leave a...

26th June: Leitrim Library buildings reopening plans and other library services during lockdown. ...

Libraries are looking to re-open to allow members view and take out books for themselves, albeit under very clear guidelines. MaryClaire Grealy has been...

23rd June: Coding for young people at Longford Library goes online

As the country moves beyond restrictions into a post Covid new normal, there are many initatives that were rolled out during lockdown that have...

22nd June: Scheme to help community groups and not for profit organisations.

 As well as a range of supports for businesses to get back on their feet following Covid 19 restrictions, a scheme to help community...

19th June: Leitrim Citizens Information Service preparing to reopen

Leitrim's Citizens Information Services are preparing to re-open again with all physician restrictions in place to prevent a further spread of Covid 19. While staff have been working...

17th June: How will Men’s Sheds work from now on? Click for more.

Men's sheds have provided a key space for men across the Shannonside region to meet, work and share information.But how will they work from...

16th June: Local Link services through the pandemic and how they had to adapt....

While deemed as an essential service, Local Link transport services continued to operate through the pandemic lockdown  - as shops are now almost fully open and...

12th June: Supports available through the Leitrim Development Company. Click for more

Anna Mc Tiernan is the Older Persons Services Co-ordinator with the Leitrim Development Company - she has been outlining the overall range of support available...

12th June: Kiltyclogher Feel Good Club

Older people have been one of the groups most affected by Covid 19, between being most at risk of developing serious symptoms of the...

12th June: 5 things for families to do in Leitrim

Leitrim tourism Officer Sinead McDermott spoke to the Joe Finnegan show about things to do in Leitrim.Take a listen here:

Marie Raftery

Marie Raftery. St Ciaran’s Park, Roscommon Town and formerly of Cloverhill, Co Roscommon. June 30th, peacefully in the devoted care of the staff...

Eileen Kennedy (nee O’Boy)

Eileen Kennedy (nee O’Boy) Ohill, Mohill, Co. Leitrim and formerly of Druminga, Keshcarrigan, Tuesday 30th June suddenly at her residence.Pre-deceased by her husband...

Jason Donohoe.

Jason Donohoe. Drumlish Hill, Drumlish, Co. Longford and formerly Tinahely, Co. Wicklow and Enniscorthy, Co Wexford. Monday, 29th June, at his home in Drumlish. It's...

1st July: WITH some support; Well-being In The Home. Click below to listen

It is estimated that between 15 and 20% of children and young people in Ireland will at some point have the experience of living...
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Podcast: Connaught Rangers Mutiny of 1920

Danny Tiernan and Ronan McGreevy  spoke about the Connaught Rangers Mutiny of 1920Take a listen here:

1st July: What you can do with an old sink!! Click below for more

This week Jonny found an old sink in his garden and put it to use.  Click below to listen....