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Unquiet Graves with director Q&A in The Glens this weekend

Unquiet Graves is the documentary story of the Glenanne Gang details how members of the RUC and UDR (a British Army regiment) were centrally involved in the murder of over 120 innocent civilians during the recent conflict in Ireland.

It reveals how state collusion accommodated the

yesterday 15:19
Ballinamore GAA club could face sanctions after letter to Croke Park

Ballinamore Sean O'Heslin's GAA club, the most successful club in Leitrim GAA history, could be facing a 24 week ban after a complaint was made to the GAA authorities over the club's support for the campaign against a Direct Provision Centre in Ballinamore.

The Leitrim Observer has

yesterday 14:16
Renowned comedian and actor Niall Tóibín dies

Renowned comedian and actor Niall Tóibín has died after a long illness. He was 89.  The Cork native was one of the best known comedians in Ireland with generations of people growing up to his performances on TV and stage. His Cavan man jokes became part of of the Irish lexicon

yesterday 14:16
Leitrim school compile book on the history of Ballinaglera Parish - ‘Fire on the Mountain’

Looking for the perfect gift for friends and family this Christmas? St Hugh’s National School have it all wrapped up. They have compiled a local history of Ballinaglera Parish entitled ‘Fire on The Mountain’.

The book, a 266 page, full colour production, chronicles the key

yesterday 13:13
Ballinamore Asylum Seekers Welcoming Committee launched

Last Saturday the new Ballinamore Asylum Seekers Welcoming Committee was launched in the Scout's Den, Ballinamore.

Deputy Martin Kenny attended the event and a spokesperson said it was a positive meeting with speakers from other groups, questions and answers and some ideas put forward to

yesterday 12:10
Two Leitrim men convicted of raping woman after she blacked out at a party

A jury has convicted two Leitrim men of raping a woman after she blacked out at a party.

After an eleven day trial at the Central Criminal Court, the jury of nine men and three women spent just over six hours in deliberations.

On Monday last, the jury foreman told Justice Eileen

yesterday 11:07
More rain as cold conditions continue across the North West

Cold and cloudy today with outbreaks of showery rain through the day, persistent and heavy at times with a risk of hail and thunder. Highs of 4 to 8 degrees. Light southerly winds to start, then towards afternoon a fresh westerly wind will develop over western areas.

TONIGHT The rain will

yesterday 10:04
Leitrim deaths - Wednesday, November 13, 2019

The following deaths have occurred in the Leitrim area:

Mary Ann Forde (née Shortt), Kiltyfea, Cloone, Leitrim / Mohill, Leitrim The death has occurred of Mary Ann Forde née Shortt, Kiltyfea, Cloone, Co. Leitrim and Cloonboney, Mohill peacefully at Sligo University

yesterday 10:04
Jury convicts two Leitrim men of raping woman at party
They had pleaded not guilty to rape in a flat in a town in the county on a date in 2017.
yesterday 22:01
John McCartin: "The threat remains" following the death of Dublin Jimmy

While the directors of Quinn Industrial Holdings are happy with the new progress into investigations north and south, local man John McCartin is adamant “the threat remains as was.”

Newtowngore businessman John McCartin said the directors were happy with their recent meetings with

2019-11-12 19:16
No arrest into arson attack on Deputy Martin Kenny's car

No one has been arrested in connection with the arson attack on Sinn Féin Deputy Martin Kenny's car at his home in Aughavas on October 28.

A man was arrested and questioned on November 4 outside Thurles, Tipperary in relation to death threats and text messages the Sinn Féin

2019-11-12 17:10
Burglary reported in Ballinamore yesterday

Gardai are investigating a burglary of a house in the Ballinamore area on Monday, November 11. Thieves forced their way into the house in Tully, Ballinamore via a window at the rear of the property. The break-in occurred some time between 4pm and 5.30pm.

It is understood another house

2019-11-12 17:10
‘Dublin Jimmy’ had close links to Leitrim

The shock death of Cyril McGuinness (54) a.k.a. Dublin Jimmy following a police raid at his house in Derbyshire, England last Friday morning, at the same time as Gardai and PSNI swooped in on properties in Cavan, Fermanagh, Longford and Dublin reverberated around the region at the

2019-11-12 14:01
Leitrim deaths - Tuesday, November 12, 2019

The following deaths have occurred in the Leitrim area:

Patrick (Paddy) McHugh, Coolegraine, Dowra, Leitrim The death has occurred of Patrick (Paddy) McHugh, Coolegraine, Dowra, Co. Leitrim peacefully at the North West Hospice, Sligo. Predeceased by his parents Patrick John, his

2019-11-12 12:58
Anger as Wild Atlantic Way passport fails to include Leitrim sites

Cllr Justin Warnock has expressed his anger and disappointment at the failure of those behind the Wild Atlantic Way passport to include locations within Co Leitrim.

The Wild Atlantic Way passes through the northern most tip of Co Leitrim and Cllr Warnock said that despite this, no part of

2019-11-12 12:58
Another showery and blustery day for the North West

Tomorrow will be another showery and blustery day. Fresh to strong west to northwest winds will ease through the day and the showers will become more isolated. Highest temperatures of 7 to 8 degrees.

TONIGHT

Cold and mainly clear at first with some showers affect northwestern and

2019-11-12 11:55
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Unquiet Graves with director Q&A in The Glens this weekend

Unquiet Graves is the documentary story of the Glenanne Gang details how members of the RUC and UDR (a British Army regiment) were centrally involved in the murder of over 120 innocent civilians during the recent conflict in Ireland.

It reveals how state collusion accommodated the

yesterday 15:19
Ballinamore GAA club could face sanctions after letter to Croke Park

Ballinamore Sean O'Heslin's GAA club, the most successful club in Leitrim GAA history, could be facing a 24 week ban after a complaint was made to the GAA authorities over the club's support for the campaign against a Direct Provision Centre in Ballinamore.

The Leitrim Observer has

yesterday 14:16
Renowned comedian and actor Niall Tóibín dies

Renowned comedian and actor Niall Tóibín has died after a long illness. He was 89.  The Cork native was one of the best known comedians in Ireland with generations of people growing up to his performances on TV and stage. His Cavan man jokes became part of of the Irish lexicon

yesterday 14:16
Leitrim school compile book on the history of Ballinaglera Parish - ‘Fire on the Mountain’

Looking for the perfect gift for friends and family this Christmas? St Hugh’s National School have it all wrapped up. They have compiled a local history of Ballinaglera Parish entitled ‘Fire on The Mountain’.

The book, a 266 page, full colour production, chronicles the key

yesterday 13:13
Ballinamore Asylum Seekers Welcoming Committee launched

Last Saturday the new Ballinamore Asylum Seekers Welcoming Committee was launched in the Scout's Den, Ballinamore.

Deputy Martin Kenny attended the event and a spokesperson said it was a positive meeting with speakers from other groups, questions and answers and some ideas put forward to

yesterday 12:10
Two Leitrim men convicted of raping woman after she blacked out at a party

A jury has convicted two Leitrim men of raping a woman after she blacked out at a party.

After an eleven day trial at the Central Criminal Court, the jury of nine men and three women spent just over six hours in deliberations.

On Monday last, the jury foreman told Justice Eileen

yesterday 11:07
More rain as cold conditions continue across the North West

Cold and cloudy today with outbreaks of showery rain through the day, persistent and heavy at times with a risk of hail and thunder. Highs of 4 to 8 degrees. Light southerly winds to start, then towards afternoon a fresh westerly wind will develop over western areas.

TONIGHT The rain will

yesterday 10:04
Leitrim deaths - Wednesday, November 13, 2019

The following deaths have occurred in the Leitrim area:

Mary Ann Forde (née Shortt), Kiltyfea, Cloone, Leitrim / Mohill, Leitrim The death has occurred of Mary Ann Forde née Shortt, Kiltyfea, Cloone, Co. Leitrim and Cloonboney, Mohill peacefully at Sligo University

yesterday 10:04
Jury convicts two Leitrim men of raping woman at party
They had pleaded not guilty to rape in a flat in a town in the county on a date in 2017.
yesterday 22:01
John McCartin: "The threat remains" following the death of Dublin Jimmy

While the directors of Quinn Industrial Holdings are happy with the new progress into investigations north and south, local man John McCartin is adamant “the threat remains as was.”

Newtowngore businessman John McCartin said the directors were happy with their recent meetings with

2019-11-12 19:16
No arrest into arson attack on Deputy Martin Kenny's car

No one has been arrested in connection with the arson attack on Sinn Féin Deputy Martin Kenny's car at his home in Aughavas on October 28.

A man was arrested and questioned on November 4 outside Thurles, Tipperary in relation to death threats and text messages the Sinn Féin

2019-11-12 17:10
Burglary reported in Ballinamore yesterday

Gardai are investigating a burglary of a house in the Ballinamore area on Monday, November 11. Thieves forced their way into the house in Tully, Ballinamore via a window at the rear of the property. The break-in occurred some time between 4pm and 5.30pm.

It is understood another house

2019-11-12 17:10
‘Dublin Jimmy’ had close links to Leitrim

The shock death of Cyril McGuinness (54) a.k.a. Dublin Jimmy following a police raid at his house in Derbyshire, England last Friday morning, at the same time as Gardai and PSNI swooped in on properties in Cavan, Fermanagh, Longford and Dublin reverberated around the region at the

2019-11-12 14:01
Leitrim deaths - Tuesday, November 12, 2019

The following deaths have occurred in the Leitrim area:

Patrick (Paddy) McHugh, Coolegraine, Dowra, Leitrim The death has occurred of Patrick (Paddy) McHugh, Coolegraine, Dowra, Co. Leitrim peacefully at the North West Hospice, Sligo. Predeceased by his parents Patrick John, his

2019-11-12 12:58
Anger as Wild Atlantic Way passport fails to include Leitrim sites

Cllr Justin Warnock has expressed his anger and disappointment at the failure of those behind the Wild Atlantic Way passport to include locations within Co Leitrim.

The Wild Atlantic Way passes through the northern most tip of Co Leitrim and Cllr Warnock said that despite this, no part of

2019-11-12 12:58
Another showery and blustery day for the North West

Tomorrow will be another showery and blustery day. Fresh to strong west to northwest winds will ease through the day and the showers will become more isolated. Highest temperatures of 7 to 8 degrees.

TONIGHT

Cold and mainly clear at first with some showers affect northwestern and

2019-11-12 11:55
Latest news from Leitrim
yesterday 15:19 Unquiet Graves with director Q&A in The Glens this weekend
yesterday 14:16 Ballinamore GAA club could face sanctions after letter to Croke Park
yesterday 14:16 Renowned comedian and actor Niall Tóibín dies
yesterday 13:13 Leitrim school compile book on the history of Ballinaglera Parish - ‘Fire on the Mountain’
yesterday 12:10 Ballinamore Asylum Seekers Welcoming Committee launched
yesterday 11:07 Two Leitrim men convicted of raping woman after she blacked out at a party
yesterday 10:04 More rain as cold conditions continue across the North West
yesterday 10:04 Leitrim deaths - Wednesday, November 13, 2019
yesterday 22:01 Jury convicts two Leitrim men of raping woman at party
2019-11-12 19:16 John McCartin: "The threat remains" following the death of Dublin Jimmy
2019-11-12 17:10 No arrest into arson attack on Deputy Martin Kenny's car
2019-11-12 17:10 Burglary reported in Ballinamore yesterday
2019-11-12 14:01 ‘Dublin Jimmy’ had close links to Leitrim
2019-11-12 12:58 Leitrim deaths - Tuesday, November 12, 2019
2019-11-12 12:58 Anger as Wild Atlantic Way passport fails to include Leitrim sites
2019-11-12 11:55 Another showery and blustery day for the North West
2019-11-11 22:16 No money in Leitrim budget to extend civic amenity site opening hours
2019-11-11 19:07 Sligo Leitrim has more gardai proportionally that the greater Dublin area
2019-11-11 18:04 Steps to avoid accidents during the coming cold snap
2019-11-11 17:01 Leitrim County Council approves 5% increase in commercial rates
2019-11-11 17:01 Warning issued over elaborate scam targeting Irish gay community
2019-11-11 17:01 New laws set to come into force to protect cyclists
2019-11-11 15:58 Warning issued over elaborate scam targeting Irish gay community
2019-11-11 14:55 Watch: Ant McPartlin is related to half the population of Drumkeerin
2019-11-11 13:52 Taoiseach met with diectors of Quinn Industrial Holdings last night
2019-11-11 12:49 Leitrim deaths - Monday, November 11, 2019
2019-11-11 12:19 Strikes to take place at two Tesco stores in lead up to Christmas
2019-11-11 11:46 Cold and blustery weather for Leitrim, Roscommon, Sligo and Cavan
2019-11-10 20:01 Offaly man failed to provide Carrick-on-Shannon gardaí with breath sample
2019-11-10 18:58 Roscommon man discovered with traces of cocaine in Carrick-on-Shannon told what he must do to avoid conviction
2019-11-10 17:55 Roscommon man who told Carrick-on-Shannon gardaí to ‘f**k off’ given a chance
2019-11-10 14:46 Delegation to Leitrim County Council calls for moratorium on wind farm developments
2019-11-10 13:43 Gardai issue warning about latest phone scam targeting Leitrim
2019-11-10 12:40 Leitrim County Council calls for amendment to Ballinamore asylum plan
2019-11-10 11:37 Mind the frost this morning in Leitrim
2019-11-10 11:37 Deaths in Leitrim, Sunday November 10, 2019
2019-11-10 11:37 Taoiseach in Enniskillen today for Remembrance Sunday
2019-11-09 18:49 Ten year ban for fifth no insurance conviction
2019-11-09 17:46 Carrick-on-Shannon woman convicted of calling garda a dog in courthouse
2019-11-09 11:28 Sunshine and showers in Leitrim today
2019-11-09 11:28 Deaths in Leitrim, Saturday November 9, 2019
2019-11-09 11:28 Christmas is coming to Carrick-on-Shannon on December 7
2019-11-09 09:22 Sligo and Leitrim collaborate on music 'Both sides of the Lough'
2019-11-09 09:22 Ballinamore welcoming committee to launch tonight
2019-11-08 22:52 Funding approved for three group sewerage schemes in Co Leitrim
2019-11-08 21:49 Learning in defeat is key to next step for Leitrim's footballers
2019-11-08 17:37 Work begins on mural recognising Carrick-on-Shannon's literary heritage
2019-11-08 17:37 Gardai and PSNI annoucne new cross-border Joint Investigation Team
2019-11-08 15:31 Ireland weather forecast for the weekend from Met Eireann
2019-11-08 15:31 €9,000 funding for two Leitrim organisations to improve services for older persons
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