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Time to start making plans for 2020

We're right in the middle of a packed club championship programme but right now is exactly the right time to start making plans for the future of Leitrim Ladies and Men's GAA!

You can focus all you want on the here and now but if you've not started sketching out plans for 2020, you might

yesterday 20:10
Call out to Beirne’s and O’Beirne’s across the world as unique Roscommon conservation project set to begin

Aughrim Kilmore Development Association is currently undertaking a project in Kilmore Cemetery in North Co Roscommon, to save the old O’Beirne Mausoleum. Mausoleums go back through the ages but were a particularly popular in Victorian times. The development association are looking for

yesterday 15:58
The search is on for the Best Health & Well-Being Tourism Destination in Ireland

Fáilte Ireland is searching for emerging destinations providing a ‘health and well-being’ tourism experience as part of the European Destination of Excellence (EDEN) Awards. Applications are now open to find a destination in Ireland offering a sustainable and well-developed

yesterday 15:58
Leitrim deaths - Sunday, August 25, 2019

The following deaths have occurred in the Leitrim area:

Daniel McCrossan, Derry / Mohill, Leitrim Daniel McCrossan, Academy Road, Derry following a short illness. Predeceased in June by his twin brother Patrick. Sadly missed by his loving parents Paddy and Mary (nee Reynolds), Drumdoo,

yesterday 10:43
Leitrim Mammy Diaries: Are you ready for school?

The Ballinamore Family Festival is over and so summer in Leitrim draws to a close. Autumn is here and so is school.

Big school … first day at school.

Our eldest is heading off to primary school. Is she ready? Are we prepared as a family, for this brand new chapter in our lives? The

yesterday 10:43
Leitrim County Council must examine how new commercial rates system could lower costs for childcare providers

Leitrim County Council must examine how it can use the commercial rates reform introduced by Fine Gael in Government to lower operating costs for childcare providers Fine Gael General Election candidate for Sligo-Leitrim, Cllr Sinéad Maguire, has said.

The Local Government Rates and

yesterday 10:43
Sligo Leitrim Gardai are urging parents not to have any visible names added to your children's schoolbags

Sligo Leitrim gardai are urging parents not to have any visible names added to your children's schoolbags when they head back to school this week.

On the Sligo Leitrim division garda facebook page they note: "When buying a school bag for your child we would advise you not to have any

yesterday 10:43
Mainly dry day today for counties Leitrim, Sligo, Cavan and Roscommon

Today, Sunday, August 25 will be mainly dry with sunny spells. Temperatures will range between 18 and 22 degrees the best in the east, and winds will be light northwest or variable in direction.

TONIGHT

Temperatures will fall to between 7 and 10 degrees on tonight and it'll stay

yesterday 09:40
Leitrim play Compostela heads for The Fringe

Manorhamilton actor Miriam Needham has written a new play Compostela in which she is the sole performer.

Compostela is a tragic comedy set in post appeal time which will perform at Dublin's Fringe Festival. Miriam is an actor and writer originally from Manorhamilton and now based

yesterday 08:37
Aughavas need help as Annaduff and Eslin stay top

Annaduff and Eslin underlined their good form in this year’s Smith Monumentals Intermediate Championship as they scored important wins on Saturday evening while Aughavas have been left needing a lot of help to avoid the relegation series.

With three games in group 2 and just one in group

yesterday 23:10
Melvin Gaels win crucial clash with Fenagh as Ballinamore win big

Melvin Gaels took a major step towards booking their place in the Connacht Gold Senior Championship Quarter-Finals when they had seven points to spare over Fenagh St Caillin’s in a must win encounter in Drumshanbo.

On a weekend when all the qualifiers from Group 2 were decided thanks to

yesterday 22:07
Seamus O'Rourke: Memories of School and the Whitehead Bull

For all those who got their Leaving Cert results last week – well done... and more than likely, you’ll commit to another year or five in the education system and why not. Go for it – stay as long as you can... Ride that education wave, it’ll not do ya a bit of harm... but for those of

2019-08-24 22:01
Survey finds significant increase in third level students skipping lectures in favour of work

As first time third level students prepare for college, new research shows that significant numbers are under significant financial pressure.

A quarter (24%) say finance/debt is their biggest college-related worry. Almost three quarters (74%) say they have to work during the college term

2019-08-24 22:01
Heritage talks on Annaduff’s ancient abbey site this Sunday, August 25

The Annaduff Ancient Abbey Study Group is hosting a heritage day event this Sunday, August 25. The event starts in St Ann’s Church at 2pm and the study group wish to extend their thanks to Rev Linda Frost and the Church of Ireland community for their help. St Ann’s and the two adjoining

2019-08-24 17:49
Take a look at this property gem hidden behind an assuming exterior

Located in peaceful rural setting and yet just 7km from the town of Ballinamore, this 4 bedroom bungalow (circa 175 sq.m.) is of modern design and ready for immediate occupation.

Sited on 0.67 acres of ground the property, at Corraleehan Beg, is ideally suited to a young

2019-08-24 15:43
Toyosi tops as Leitrim athletes mix medals and heartbreak in Limerick

Leitrim's young athletes experienced a mixture of glory and pain last weekend at the Aldi National Community Games Finals at the University of Limerick with medals and near misses dominating the agenda.

Carrick Area's Toyosi Fagbo was the top medal winner with a silver in the U16 Boys 100m

2019-08-24 14:40
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Time to start making plans for 2020

We're right in the middle of a packed club championship programme but right now is exactly the right time to start making plans for the future of Leitrim Ladies and Men's GAA!

You can focus all you want on the here and now but if you've not started sketching out plans for 2020, you might

yesterday 20:10
Call out to Beirne’s and O’Beirne’s across the world as unique Roscommon conservation project set to begin

Aughrim Kilmore Development Association is currently undertaking a project in Kilmore Cemetery in North Co Roscommon, to save the old O’Beirne Mausoleum. Mausoleums go back through the ages but were a particularly popular in Victorian times. The development association are looking for

yesterday 15:58
The search is on for the Best Health & Well-Being Tourism Destination in Ireland

Fáilte Ireland is searching for emerging destinations providing a ‘health and well-being’ tourism experience as part of the European Destination of Excellence (EDEN) Awards. Applications are now open to find a destination in Ireland offering a sustainable and well-developed

yesterday 15:58
Leitrim deaths - Sunday, August 25, 2019

The following deaths have occurred in the Leitrim area:

Daniel McCrossan, Derry / Mohill, Leitrim Daniel McCrossan, Academy Road, Derry following a short illness. Predeceased in June by his twin brother Patrick. Sadly missed by his loving parents Paddy and Mary (nee Reynolds), Drumdoo,

yesterday 10:43
Leitrim Mammy Diaries: Are you ready for school?

The Ballinamore Family Festival is over and so summer in Leitrim draws to a close. Autumn is here and so is school.

Big school … first day at school.

Our eldest is heading off to primary school. Is she ready? Are we prepared as a family, for this brand new chapter in our lives? The

yesterday 10:43
Leitrim County Council must examine how new commercial rates system could lower costs for childcare providers

Leitrim County Council must examine how it can use the commercial rates reform introduced by Fine Gael in Government to lower operating costs for childcare providers Fine Gael General Election candidate for Sligo-Leitrim, Cllr Sinéad Maguire, has said.

The Local Government Rates and

yesterday 10:43
Sligo Leitrim Gardai are urging parents not to have any visible names added to your children's schoolbags

Sligo Leitrim gardai are urging parents not to have any visible names added to your children's schoolbags when they head back to school this week.

On the Sligo Leitrim division garda facebook page they note: "When buying a school bag for your child we would advise you not to have any

yesterday 10:43
Mainly dry day today for counties Leitrim, Sligo, Cavan and Roscommon

Today, Sunday, August 25 will be mainly dry with sunny spells. Temperatures will range between 18 and 22 degrees the best in the east, and winds will be light northwest or variable in direction.

TONIGHT

Temperatures will fall to between 7 and 10 degrees on tonight and it'll stay

yesterday 09:40
Leitrim play Compostela heads for The Fringe

Manorhamilton actor Miriam Needham has written a new play Compostela in which she is the sole performer.

Compostela is a tragic comedy set in post appeal time which will perform at Dublin's Fringe Festival. Miriam is an actor and writer originally from Manorhamilton and now based

yesterday 08:37
Aughavas need help as Annaduff and Eslin stay top

Annaduff and Eslin underlined their good form in this year’s Smith Monumentals Intermediate Championship as they scored important wins on Saturday evening while Aughavas have been left needing a lot of help to avoid the relegation series.

With three games in group 2 and just one in group

yesterday 23:10
Melvin Gaels win crucial clash with Fenagh as Ballinamore win big

Melvin Gaels took a major step towards booking their place in the Connacht Gold Senior Championship Quarter-Finals when they had seven points to spare over Fenagh St Caillin’s in a must win encounter in Drumshanbo.

On a weekend when all the qualifiers from Group 2 were decided thanks to

yesterday 22:07
Seamus O'Rourke: Memories of School and the Whitehead Bull

For all those who got their Leaving Cert results last week – well done... and more than likely, you’ll commit to another year or five in the education system and why not. Go for it – stay as long as you can... Ride that education wave, it’ll not do ya a bit of harm... but for those of

2019-08-24 22:01
Survey finds significant increase in third level students skipping lectures in favour of work

As first time third level students prepare for college, new research shows that significant numbers are under significant financial pressure.

A quarter (24%) say finance/debt is their biggest college-related worry. Almost three quarters (74%) say they have to work during the college term

2019-08-24 22:01
Heritage talks on Annaduff’s ancient abbey site this Sunday, August 25

The Annaduff Ancient Abbey Study Group is hosting a heritage day event this Sunday, August 25. The event starts in St Ann’s Church at 2pm and the study group wish to extend their thanks to Rev Linda Frost and the Church of Ireland community for their help. St Ann’s and the two adjoining

2019-08-24 17:49
Take a look at this property gem hidden behind an assuming exterior

Located in peaceful rural setting and yet just 7km from the town of Ballinamore, this 4 bedroom bungalow (circa 175 sq.m.) is of modern design and ready for immediate occupation.

Sited on 0.67 acres of ground the property, at Corraleehan Beg, is ideally suited to a young

2019-08-24 15:43
Toyosi tops as Leitrim athletes mix medals and heartbreak in Limerick

Leitrim's young athletes experienced a mixture of glory and pain last weekend at the Aldi National Community Games Finals at the University of Limerick with medals and near misses dominating the agenda.

Carrick Area's Toyosi Fagbo was the top medal winner with a silver in the U16 Boys 100m

2019-08-24 14:40
Latest news from Leitrim
yesterday 20:10 Time to start making plans for 2020
yesterday 15:58 Call out to Beirne’s and O’Beirne’s across the world as unique Roscommon conservation project set to begin
yesterday 15:58 The search is on for the Best Health & Well-Being Tourism Destination in Ireland
yesterday 10:43 Leitrim deaths - Sunday, August 25, 2019
yesterday 10:43 Leitrim Mammy Diaries: Are you ready for school?
yesterday 10:43 Leitrim County Council must examine how new commercial rates system could lower costs for childcare providers
yesterday 10:43 Sligo Leitrim Gardai are urging parents not to have any visible names added to your children's schoolbags
yesterday 09:40 Mainly dry day today for counties Leitrim, Sligo, Cavan and Roscommon
yesterday 08:37 Leitrim play Compostela heads for The Fringe
yesterday 23:10 Aughavas need help as Annaduff and Eslin stay top
yesterday 22:07 Melvin Gaels win crucial clash with Fenagh as Ballinamore win big
2019-08-24 22:01 Seamus O'Rourke: Memories of School and the Whitehead Bull
2019-08-24 22:01 Survey finds significant increase in third level students skipping lectures in favour of work
2019-08-24 17:49 Heritage talks on Annaduff’s ancient abbey site this Sunday, August 25
2019-08-24 15:43 Take a look at this property gem hidden behind an assuming exterior
2019-08-24 14:40 Toyosi tops as Leitrim athletes mix medals and heartbreak in Limerick
2019-08-24 12:34 Leitrim deaths - Saturday, August 24, 2019
2019-08-24 11:31 Cloudier conditions for Saturday, August 24
2019-08-24 03:34 Plan to open Direct Provision centre in Leitrim scrapped
2019-08-24 02:04 Aughawillan leave it late to deny St Mary's victory
2019-08-23 22:55 Anger as water supply problems leave families "without even enough water to shower" in Ballinamore
2019-08-23 20:49 Time to get moving in Intermediate grade
2019-08-23 18:43 Latest information says Irish drivers won't need insurance Green Cards in the event of a no-deal Brexit
2019-08-23 16:37 Road closures to be put in place to facilitate Longford marathon and Granard Harp Festival
2019-08-23 16:37 Ten weeks until Brexit - is your business ready?
2019-08-23 12:25 Deaths in Leitrim, Friday, August 23, 2019
2019-08-23 12:25 Here comes the sun!
2019-08-23 12:25 Three Carrick businesses named in Ireland's Top 100 stores
2019-08-23 11:22 Ireland’s first Woodland Festival in Killegar this Sunday, August 25
2019-08-22 22:46 Leitrim athletes shine at Aldi National Finals in Limerick - GALLERY
2019-08-22 22:46 Great fun at Kellogg's Cul Camp in Bornacoola - GALLERY
2019-08-22 17:31 Leitrim's commercial vacancy rate rises to 16.7%
2019-08-22 15:25 Bus Éireann should immediately assess safety of fleet as door falls off on Sligo-Galway route MacSharry
2019-08-22 15:25 Meeting in Arigna between locals and windmill company
2019-08-22 15:25 Countdown gathers pace as battle for Leitrim SFC hots up
2019-08-22 15:25 Archive Picture of the Week: Cheque presentation to Eslin GAA club
2019-08-22 12:16 Deaths in Leitrim - Thursday August 22, 2019
2019-08-22 12:16 Hennesy Award winner returns to Leitrim
2019-08-22 12:16 Stop/go system could in place until November on N16 from Sligo to Manorhamilton
2019-08-22 12:16 Ballinamore writer Jane Gilheaney Barry launches new book
2019-08-22 12:16 Leitrim to be announced in new Garda division today
2019-08-21 23:40 Leitrim Jobs Round-Up: Who's hiring in the county this week?
2019-08-21 22:37 All the action from Ladies Club Championship games - GALLERY
2019-08-21 21:34 Spot yourself in the crowd at the Ladies games in Ballinamore - GALLERY
2019-08-21 17:22 Gardai issue warning about text message scam
2019-08-21 16:19 Pub closures continue as revenue figures show 71 rural pubs closed in 2018
2019-08-21 15:16 Ireland West Airport welcome news that Ryanair flights will continue as scheduled this week
2019-08-21 15:16 UPDATED: Further arrests and searches following attempted ATM theft last week
2019-08-21 15:16 Last chance saloon as Clubs look to future
2019-08-21 15:16 Campaign for a bus shelter in Ballinamore
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