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Caution advised on Leitrim's roads following snowfall

Motorists travelling on the county's roads tonight and tomorrow morning are advised to exercise caution with many roads in a poor state following the earlier snowfall. Met Eireann have issued a status yellow ice warning for the entire country saying: "Hazardous conditions will be in places

today 22:22
Heavy snow fall results in Ireland West Airport flights being diverted and cancelled

Ireland West Airport are advising anyone intending to travel to the airport this afternoon to check the live updates on their website as a number of inbound flights have been diverted to Dublin while several outgoing flights have been cancelled.

Anyone intending on driving to or from the

yesterday 18:10
Seamus O'Rourke nominated for Best Actor in Irish Theatre awards

Congratulations to our very own Seamus O'Rourke on his nomination for Best Actor at The Irish Times Theatre Awards for his part as Thomas/Son in Livin' Dred Theatre Company production of Trad.

Seamus is nominated for this massive award along with big names

yesterday 18:10
Leitrim's hurlers begin league campaign with defeat in Fermanagh

Leitrim's hurlers began life under the managerial reign of Olcan Conway with a slender defeat in Enniskillen yesterday as Fermanagh began their National Hurling League Division 3B campaign with a two point win.

The traffic chaos in Enniskillen led to the game being delayed by 15 minutes

yesterday 16:04
Saorview’s frequencies are changing in County Leitrim

Saorview customers in Leitrim may notice a change in service as the frequency is changing. Customers in Leitrim are likely to be affected by the frequency change and should take action now to avoid any disruption in service.

To find out if you are affected and what you need to do

yesterday 15:01
Two Leitrim pubs feature on Sunday Times top 100 restaurants

Two Leitrim venues, The Courthouse, Kinlough and The Cottage, Jamestown, have made it into The Sunday Times 100 Best Restaurants.

Now in its 5th year, The Sunday Times 100 Best Restaurants is the definitive guide to eating out in Ireland featuring a wide

yesterday 15:01
121 people have cancer diagnosis delayed with devastating implications - Naughten

A delayed cancer diagnosis could be facing 121 people, with potentially devastating implications for their survival, because the HSE is refusing to fund an innovative rapid urology model developed at Roscommon Hospital, states Denis Naughten.

“Approximately 1,350 patients of the 9,000

yesterday 13:58
Gardai to host Community Engagement Day at Leitrim venues

This Friday, January 31, An Garda Síochána are inviting local communities to a ‘meet and greet’ opportunity at over 300 venues across Ireland. Local gardaí, IFA branch representatives and representatives from community groups involved in the National Rural Safety Forum

yesterday 12:55
Decision to expel Jude Perry from Fine Gael has been suspended

The decision to expel Independent general election candidate John Perry's son, Jude, from being a member of Fine Gael has been suspended according to general election FG candidate Cllr Thomas Walsh.

Mr Perry had earlier described the move as “an attack on his family”.

He

yesterday 12:55
Deaths in Leitrim, Monday, January 27, 2020

The following deaths have occurred in the Leitrim area:

Kathleen Clarke (née Neary) 4 Stoneyvale, Rooskey, Roscommon

Kathleen Clarke (nee Neary), 4 Stoneyvale, Rooskey, Co Roscommon and formerly of Slatta, Kilglass. Friday, January 24th, 2020 peacefully in Mullingar Regional

yesterday 09:46
It is snowing in Leitrim!

Snow has arrived in Leitrim, it started this morning and if you have not seen it yet, just wait it is coming your way soon!

There'll be frequent showers today, wintry in nature. There'll be accumulations of snow over the hills and mountains with lower levels seeing mainly wet snow or

yesterday 09:46
John Perry's son expelled from Fine Gael Party

Independent General Election Candidate for Sligo, Leitrim, South Donegal and North Roscommon  John Perry has condemned Fine Gael for what he has described as “an attack on his family”.

Mr Perry has reacted angrily after Fine Gael moved to expel his son, Jude Perry, from being a

yesterday 09:46
Sligo/Leitrim candidate profile: Frank Feighan (Fine Gael)

What do you think will be the main issues coming up on the door steps in Sligo-Leitrim now that the election campaign is under way? A: There are many issues coming up on the doorsteps, key among them are jobs; the supply of suitable adequate and affordable housing; provision of affordable

2020-01-26 21:04
Leitrim Mammy Diaries: New baby visiting restrictions at home

A number of babies have been born into my close family and friend circle recently, it really does feel like a baby boom with my house once again filled with tiny baby clothes tied up in ribbons of pink and blue (no gender fluid babies yet!)

A new baby is so exciting: the smell, the soft

2020-01-26 18:58
Early Childhood Ireland highlights three vital initiatives for next Government

Early Childhood Ireland, the membership organisation for the early years sector, has written to general election candidates in every constituency this week, asking them to support three vital initiatives in the next Programme for Government. “Now that we know who is standing for election

2020-01-26 17:55
Abbott & IT Sligo Excellence Awards Scores a Job for Leitrim Student

A student from Leitrim Village is one of two graduates from IT Sligo who received The Abbott Donegal Science and Engineering Graduate Excellence Awards at the Institutes recent graduation ceremony.  The award recognise those students who encompass the core values on which Abbott Donegal’s

2020-01-26 17:55
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Caution advised on Leitrim's roads following snowfall

Motorists travelling on the county's roads tonight and tomorrow morning are advised to exercise caution with many roads in a poor state following the earlier snowfall. Met Eireann have issued a status yellow ice warning for the entire country saying: "Hazardous conditions will be in places

today 22:22
Heavy snow fall results in Ireland West Airport flights being diverted and cancelled

Ireland West Airport are advising anyone intending to travel to the airport this afternoon to check the live updates on their website as a number of inbound flights have been diverted to Dublin while several outgoing flights have been cancelled.

Anyone intending on driving to or from the

yesterday 18:10
Seamus O'Rourke nominated for Best Actor in Irish Theatre awards

Congratulations to our very own Seamus O'Rourke on his nomination for Best Actor at The Irish Times Theatre Awards for his part as Thomas/Son in Livin' Dred Theatre Company production of Trad.

Seamus is nominated for this massive award along with big names

yesterday 18:10
Leitrim's hurlers begin league campaign with defeat in Fermanagh

Leitrim's hurlers began life under the managerial reign of Olcan Conway with a slender defeat in Enniskillen yesterday as Fermanagh began their National Hurling League Division 3B campaign with a two point win.

The traffic chaos in Enniskillen led to the game being delayed by 15 minutes

yesterday 16:04
Saorview’s frequencies are changing in County Leitrim

Saorview customers in Leitrim may notice a change in service as the frequency is changing. Customers in Leitrim are likely to be affected by the frequency change and should take action now to avoid any disruption in service.

To find out if you are affected and what you need to do

yesterday 15:01
Two Leitrim pubs feature on Sunday Times top 100 restaurants

Two Leitrim venues, The Courthouse, Kinlough and The Cottage, Jamestown, have made it into The Sunday Times 100 Best Restaurants.

Now in its 5th year, The Sunday Times 100 Best Restaurants is the definitive guide to eating out in Ireland featuring a wide

yesterday 15:01
121 people have cancer diagnosis delayed with devastating implications - Naughten

A delayed cancer diagnosis could be facing 121 people, with potentially devastating implications for their survival, because the HSE is refusing to fund an innovative rapid urology model developed at Roscommon Hospital, states Denis Naughten.

“Approximately 1,350 patients of the 9,000

yesterday 13:58
Gardai to host Community Engagement Day at Leitrim venues

This Friday, January 31, An Garda Síochána are inviting local communities to a ‘meet and greet’ opportunity at over 300 venues across Ireland. Local gardaí, IFA branch representatives and representatives from community groups involved in the National Rural Safety Forum

yesterday 12:55
Decision to expel Jude Perry from Fine Gael has been suspended

The decision to expel Independent general election candidate John Perry's son, Jude, from being a member of Fine Gael has been suspended according to general election FG candidate Cllr Thomas Walsh.

Mr Perry had earlier described the move as “an attack on his family”.

He

yesterday 12:55
Deaths in Leitrim, Monday, January 27, 2020

The following deaths have occurred in the Leitrim area:

Kathleen Clarke (née Neary) 4 Stoneyvale, Rooskey, Roscommon

Kathleen Clarke (nee Neary), 4 Stoneyvale, Rooskey, Co Roscommon and formerly of Slatta, Kilglass. Friday, January 24th, 2020 peacefully in Mullingar Regional

yesterday 09:46
It is snowing in Leitrim!

Snow has arrived in Leitrim, it started this morning and if you have not seen it yet, just wait it is coming your way soon!

There'll be frequent showers today, wintry in nature. There'll be accumulations of snow over the hills and mountains with lower levels seeing mainly wet snow or

yesterday 09:46
John Perry's son expelled from Fine Gael Party

Independent General Election Candidate for Sligo, Leitrim, South Donegal and North Roscommon  John Perry has condemned Fine Gael for what he has described as “an attack on his family”.

Mr Perry has reacted angrily after Fine Gael moved to expel his son, Jude Perry, from being a

yesterday 09:46
Sligo/Leitrim candidate profile: Frank Feighan (Fine Gael)

What do you think will be the main issues coming up on the door steps in Sligo-Leitrim now that the election campaign is under way? A: There are many issues coming up on the doorsteps, key among them are jobs; the supply of suitable adequate and affordable housing; provision of affordable

2020-01-26 21:04
Leitrim Mammy Diaries: New baby visiting restrictions at home

A number of babies have been born into my close family and friend circle recently, it really does feel like a baby boom with my house once again filled with tiny baby clothes tied up in ribbons of pink and blue (no gender fluid babies yet!)

A new baby is so exciting: the smell, the soft

2020-01-26 18:58
Early Childhood Ireland highlights three vital initiatives for next Government

Early Childhood Ireland, the membership organisation for the early years sector, has written to general election candidates in every constituency this week, asking them to support three vital initiatives in the next Programme for Government. “Now that we know who is standing for election

2020-01-26 17:55
Abbott & IT Sligo Excellence Awards Scores a Job for Leitrim Student

A student from Leitrim Village is one of two graduates from IT Sligo who received The Abbott Donegal Science and Engineering Graduate Excellence Awards at the Institutes recent graduation ceremony.  The award recognise those students who encompass the core values on which Abbott Donegal’s

2020-01-26 17:55
Latest news from Leitrim
today 22:22 Caution advised on Leitrim's roads following snowfall
yesterday 18:10 Heavy snow fall results in Ireland West Airport flights being diverted and cancelled
yesterday 18:10 Seamus O'Rourke nominated for Best Actor in Irish Theatre awards
yesterday 16:04 Leitrim's hurlers begin league campaign with defeat in Fermanagh
yesterday 15:01 Saorview’s frequencies are changing in County Leitrim
yesterday 15:01 Two Leitrim pubs feature on Sunday Times top 100 restaurants
yesterday 13:58 121 people have cancer diagnosis delayed with devastating implications - Naughten
yesterday 12:55 Gardai to host Community Engagement Day at Leitrim venues
yesterday 12:55 Decision to expel Jude Perry from Fine Gael has been suspended
yesterday 09:46 Deaths in Leitrim, Monday, January 27, 2020
yesterday 09:46 It is snowing in Leitrim!
yesterday 09:46 John Perry's son expelled from Fine Gael Party
2020-01-26 21:04 Sligo/Leitrim candidate profile: Frank Feighan (Fine Gael)
2020-01-26 18:58 Leitrim Mammy Diaries: New baby visiting restrictions at home
2020-01-26 17:55 Early Childhood Ireland highlights three vital initiatives for next Government
2020-01-26 17:55 Abbott & IT Sligo Excellence Awards Scores a Job for Leitrim Student
2020-01-26 17:55 Leitrim/Sligo IFA to host election debate at the Sligo Park Hotel on January 29
2020-01-26 13:43 Sligo/Leitrim candidate profile: Bernie O'Hara (Independent)
2020-01-26 11:37 Leitrim deaths - Sunday, January 26, 2020
2020-01-26 11:37 Very cold and frosty conditions for Sunday, January 26 with sleet and snow tonight
2020-01-26 09:31 Leitrim Observer Snapshots: An iconic picture of an Arigna miner
2020-01-26 00:04 Leitrim and Derry draw pulsating encounter in Celtic Park
2020-01-25 21:58 Hunger drives hurlers and new Leitrim boss Olcan Conway
2020-01-25 20:55 Sligo/Leitrim candidate profile: Gino O'Boyle (People Before Profit)
2020-01-25 20:55 Focus firmly on the future as Hugh plots Leitrim Ladies return to the top
2020-01-25 20:55 Gallery | Glencar/ Manorhamilton celebrate another successful at their golden jubilee celebrations
2020-01-25 17:46  HSE offers free dose of MMR vaccine to 11-30 year olds as cases of mumps continue to rise 
2020-01-25 15:40 Can you tell the difference between a real and fake €20 note?
2020-01-25 14:37 Innocent and GIY ‘Big Grow’ Kits now available for primary schools across Ireland
2020-01-25 13:34 Go Red for Women in Leitrim this February
2020-01-25 11:28 What has the weather in store for us today, Saturday, January 25?
2020-01-25 10:25 Leitrim deaths - Saturday, January 25, 2020
2020-01-25 09:22 Go Red and support the women of Leitrim this February
2020-01-25 09:22 Local Link routes could change again after tender
2020-01-25 02:49 Plan to open Direct Provision centre in Leitrim scrapped
2020-01-25 00:58 Leitrim name team to face Derry in Division 3 League opener
2020-01-24 23:55 A quick guide and predictions for all the teams in the Allianz NFL Division 3
2020-01-24 22:52 Leitrim's trip to Derry's Celtic Park to set the tone for 2020
2020-01-24 21:49 Turning the GAA world on its head
2020-01-24 18:40 Leitrim Observer Snapshots: Glory days for Leitrim were on the horizon
2020-01-24 17:37 Gallery | Croke Park launch of Leitrim Supporter's Club a Leitrim celebration in every sense
2020-01-24 17:37 New league campaigns dawn for three Leitrim teams
2020-01-24 15:31 Night time bus service in Kinlough has been a "game changer"
2020-01-24 15:31 Local band Late Nite Radio named Best Wedding Entertainment in Connaught
2020-01-24 14:28 Pay & Display to come into operation at Dromod station from Feb 3
2020-01-24 12:22 Foggy conditions around the North West this morning so please slow down
2020-01-24 12:22 Leitrim deaths - Friday, January 24, 2020
2020-01-24 12:22 One week to Brexit: Concerns over Lough Melvin water quality
2020-01-23 21:40 24 residential buildings under construction in in Leitrim in December 2019
2020-01-23 20:37 Fears that dogs deaths may be caused by poison in south Donegal
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