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Eurovision winner Charlie McGettigan to get Freedom of Donegal award

Drumshanbo based singer-songwriter Charlie McGettigan is to receive the Freedom of County Donegal in a special ceremony due to take place in April.

A motion proposing the honour was made at last week’s meeting of South Donegal councillors to mark the 25th anniversary of McGettigan and

today 09:43
Leitrim deaths - Tuesday, March 19, 2019

The following deaths have occurred in the Leitrim area:

Ellen (Nellie) Gurney (née Dolan) Moneygold, Grange, Sligo / Kiltyclogher, Leitrim The death has occurred of Ellen (Nellie) Gurney (SRN) nee Dolan in her 86th year, Moneygold, Sligo and formely of Kiltyclogher, Co. Leitrim.

today 09:43
More showers today for Leitrim and surrounding areas

Cloudy, misty and rather damp to begin today with patchy outbreaks of rain and drizzle. Becoming drier this afternoon, with mist and drizzle patches becoming confined to hills and coasts and cloud thinning in places to allow a few bright or sunny spells to develop. Milder than recent days, with

today 09:43
Professor Eddie Murphy: Always Look on the bright side of life

MANY of us we can get stuck with negative habits that are hard to shake off. When you open a bottle of wine, you eat bread and cheese - I speak from experience; when you arrive home from work you crash on the couch instead of a walk. Similarly, many of us have negative mental habits. Do you

yesterday 17:58
Leitrim duo selected for Sligo Super Cup

Two young Leitrim footballers are gearing up to take on some of the best academy soccer players in Ireland and the UK.

Manor Rangers defender, Jack Kelly and Drumsna’s Peter Moran, who plays in midfield for Carrick Town, have been selected in a 16 strong Sligo/Leitrim squad for the

yesterday 15:52
Aughavas out in force for 2nd St Patrick's Day parade

Aughavas hosted its second  parade on St Patrick's Day. Organised by Pauline Harte and sponsored by The Dugout Bar, Aughavas, it was a great success.

The parade was headed by the recently formed Men's Shed.

MC was Anthony Brennan on the viewing stand and local TD Mr Martin Kenny

yesterday 14:49
Coaches sought as Kellogg's Cul Camps dates announced

You know the summer is fast approaching when the dates for Kellogg’s Leitrim GAA Cul Camps are announced.

The dates and venues for the 2019 Cúl Camps have been confirmed. Keep an eye out on our website and social media accounts for details of online registration. Book early to

yesterday 14:49
Leitrim County Council visits Tourism Ireland in New York

Representatives of Leitrim County Council, who are in New York for the St Patrick’s Day period, met with senior executives from Tourism Ireland last week. They were briefed on Tourism Ireland’s extensive promotional programme in the United States for 2019, which is in full

yesterday 14:49
Cloone's Kellegher family to appear on TG4's Réalta agus Gaolta

TG4’s hit Sunday night entertainment series Réalta agus Gaolta is back on screens this month and on the lookout for Ireland’s most talented family.

Episode one airs on Sunday, March 24, featuring the Kellegher family from Cloone, Co Leitrim.

Siblings, Saoirse (16), Tara

yesterday 13:46
Magdalene laundries’ sad tale to be told by Splódar at The Glens Centre

Since first going into rehearsals in 1996 Manorhamilton based theatre company Splódar have been responsible for in excess of 40 productions and are now in the final stages of rehearsal for the upcoming performance of Eclipsed.

The unique company has brought to the stage

yesterday 12:43
Security alert in Derrylin over suspicious object at the weekend

A security alert was called just over the border in Co Fermanagh after a controlled explosion was carried out on a suspicious object at the weekend.

A number of homes were evacuated after the object was found on Main Street in Derrylin on Saturday morning, March 16. Roads around the border

yesterday 11:40
Dark Lies the Island - new film shot in Boyle has been released

A trailer for a new Irish film shot on location in Boyle in September 2017 has gone on release.

Dark Lies the Island received its world premiere at the Dublin International Film Festival at the end of February.

Written by Irish author Kevin Barry and based around characters he

yesterday 11:40
RTE's Ciaran Mullooly for Bornacoola GAA Club Late Late Show

RTE’s Ciaran Mullooly will be among the special guests for Bornacoola GAA Club’s unique Late Late Show fundraiser in Lough Rynn Hotel on Friday March 22.

The well-known RTE correspondent and Longford native will be joined by GAA pundit Joe Brolly, former Dragon’s Den and media

yesterday 11:40
Pedestrian in serious condition following road traffic accident in Drumlish, Co Longford

Gardaí in Dumlish, Co Longford are investigating a serious road traffic collison which occurred at Mary Street, Drumlish  at approximately 8.35pm last night 17th March 2019.

A 24 year old male pedestrian was struck by a car. The injured man was removed to the Midland Regional

yesterday 10:37
Leitrim deaths - Monday, March 18, 2019

The following deaths have occurred in the Leitrim area:

Kevin Simpson, Dromahair, Leitrim / Ballygawley, Sligo Formerly of Ballygawley, Co. Sligo. (Ex Garda Siochana, Ballymote, Co. Sligo.) Unexpectedly. Sadly missed by his wife Sally, sons Ciaran and Cathal, daughter Evanna, relatives

yesterday 09:34
The weather forecast for Leitrim and surrounding areas on Bank Holiday Monday

Cloudy and misty today. Some persistent rain and drizzle this morning, but some dry spells in places this afternoon, as the precipitation should become more scattered. Top temperatures 7 to 10 C. Moderate west to southwest breezes will be fresh in exposed places.

TONIGHT A few clear

yesterday 09:34
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Eurovision winner Charlie McGettigan to get Freedom of Donegal award

Drumshanbo based singer-songwriter Charlie McGettigan is to receive the Freedom of County Donegal in a special ceremony due to take place in April.

A motion proposing the honour was made at last week’s meeting of South Donegal councillors to mark the 25th anniversary of McGettigan and

today 09:43
Leitrim deaths - Tuesday, March 19, 2019

The following deaths have occurred in the Leitrim area:

Ellen (Nellie) Gurney (née Dolan) Moneygold, Grange, Sligo / Kiltyclogher, Leitrim The death has occurred of Ellen (Nellie) Gurney (SRN) nee Dolan in her 86th year, Moneygold, Sligo and formely of Kiltyclogher, Co. Leitrim.

today 09:43
More showers today for Leitrim and surrounding areas

Cloudy, misty and rather damp to begin today with patchy outbreaks of rain and drizzle. Becoming drier this afternoon, with mist and drizzle patches becoming confined to hills and coasts and cloud thinning in places to allow a few bright or sunny spells to develop. Milder than recent days, with

today 09:43
Professor Eddie Murphy: Always Look on the bright side of life

MANY of us we can get stuck with negative habits that are hard to shake off. When you open a bottle of wine, you eat bread and cheese - I speak from experience; when you arrive home from work you crash on the couch instead of a walk. Similarly, many of us have negative mental habits. Do you

yesterday 17:58
Leitrim duo selected for Sligo Super Cup

Two young Leitrim footballers are gearing up to take on some of the best academy soccer players in Ireland and the UK.

Manor Rangers defender, Jack Kelly and Drumsna’s Peter Moran, who plays in midfield for Carrick Town, have been selected in a 16 strong Sligo/Leitrim squad for the

yesterday 15:52
Aughavas out in force for 2nd St Patrick's Day parade

Aughavas hosted its second  parade on St Patrick's Day. Organised by Pauline Harte and sponsored by The Dugout Bar, Aughavas, it was a great success.

The parade was headed by the recently formed Men's Shed.

MC was Anthony Brennan on the viewing stand and local TD Mr Martin Kenny

yesterday 14:49
Coaches sought as Kellogg's Cul Camps dates announced

You know the summer is fast approaching when the dates for Kellogg’s Leitrim GAA Cul Camps are announced.

The dates and venues for the 2019 Cúl Camps have been confirmed. Keep an eye out on our website and social media accounts for details of online registration. Book early to

yesterday 14:49
Leitrim County Council visits Tourism Ireland in New York

Representatives of Leitrim County Council, who are in New York for the St Patrick’s Day period, met with senior executives from Tourism Ireland last week. They were briefed on Tourism Ireland’s extensive promotional programme in the United States for 2019, which is in full

yesterday 14:49
Cloone's Kellegher family to appear on TG4's Réalta agus Gaolta

TG4’s hit Sunday night entertainment series Réalta agus Gaolta is back on screens this month and on the lookout for Ireland’s most talented family.

Episode one airs on Sunday, March 24, featuring the Kellegher family from Cloone, Co Leitrim.

Siblings, Saoirse (16), Tara

yesterday 13:46
Magdalene laundries’ sad tale to be told by Splódar at The Glens Centre

Since first going into rehearsals in 1996 Manorhamilton based theatre company Splódar have been responsible for in excess of 40 productions and are now in the final stages of rehearsal for the upcoming performance of Eclipsed.

The unique company has brought to the stage

yesterday 12:43
Security alert in Derrylin over suspicious object at the weekend

A security alert was called just over the border in Co Fermanagh after a controlled explosion was carried out on a suspicious object at the weekend.

A number of homes were evacuated after the object was found on Main Street in Derrylin on Saturday morning, March 16. Roads around the border

yesterday 11:40
Dark Lies the Island - new film shot in Boyle has been released

A trailer for a new Irish film shot on location in Boyle in September 2017 has gone on release.

Dark Lies the Island received its world premiere at the Dublin International Film Festival at the end of February.

Written by Irish author Kevin Barry and based around characters he

yesterday 11:40
RTE's Ciaran Mullooly for Bornacoola GAA Club Late Late Show

RTE’s Ciaran Mullooly will be among the special guests for Bornacoola GAA Club’s unique Late Late Show fundraiser in Lough Rynn Hotel on Friday March 22.

The well-known RTE correspondent and Longford native will be joined by GAA pundit Joe Brolly, former Dragon’s Den and media

yesterday 11:40
Pedestrian in serious condition following road traffic accident in Drumlish, Co Longford

Gardaí in Dumlish, Co Longford are investigating a serious road traffic collison which occurred at Mary Street, Drumlish  at approximately 8.35pm last night 17th March 2019.

A 24 year old male pedestrian was struck by a car. The injured man was removed to the Midland Regional

yesterday 10:37
Leitrim deaths - Monday, March 18, 2019

The following deaths have occurred in the Leitrim area:

Kevin Simpson, Dromahair, Leitrim / Ballygawley, Sligo Formerly of Ballygawley, Co. Sligo. (Ex Garda Siochana, Ballymote, Co. Sligo.) Unexpectedly. Sadly missed by his wife Sally, sons Ciaran and Cathal, daughter Evanna, relatives

yesterday 09:34
The weather forecast for Leitrim and surrounding areas on Bank Holiday Monday

Cloudy and misty today. Some persistent rain and drizzle this morning, but some dry spells in places this afternoon, as the precipitation should become more scattered. Top temperatures 7 to 10 C. Moderate west to southwest breezes will be fresh in exposed places.

TONIGHT A few clear

yesterday 09:34
Latest news from Leitrim
today 09:43 Eurovision winner Charlie McGettigan to get Freedom of Donegal award
today 09:43 Leitrim deaths - Tuesday, March 19, 2019
today 09:43 More showers today for Leitrim and surrounding areas
yesterday 17:58 Professor Eddie Murphy: Always Look on the bright side of life
yesterday 15:52 Leitrim duo selected for Sligo Super Cup
yesterday 14:49 Aughavas out in force for 2nd St Patrick's Day parade
yesterday 14:49 Coaches sought as Kellogg's Cul Camps dates announced
yesterday 14:49 Leitrim County Council visits Tourism Ireland in New York
yesterday 13:46 Cloone's Kellegher family to appear on TG4's Réalta agus Gaolta
yesterday 12:43 Magdalene laundries’ sad tale to be told by Splódar at The Glens Centre
yesterday 11:40 Security alert in Derrylin over suspicious object at the weekend
yesterday 11:40 Dark Lies the Island - new film shot in Boyle has been released
yesterday 11:40 RTE's Ciaran Mullooly for Bornacoola GAA Club Late Late Show
yesterday 10:37 Pedestrian in serious condition following road traffic accident in Drumlish, Co Longford
yesterday 09:34 Leitrim deaths - Monday, March 18, 2019
yesterday 09:34 The weather forecast for Leitrim and surrounding areas on Bank Holiday Monday
yesterday 08:31 Heartbreak for St Clare's as Moate finish strongest - GALLERY
yesterday 07:28 Drama revival in Aughnasheelin with comedy Wake in the West
yesterday 22:01 Staff members raise funds for buddy bed in paediatric ward
2019-03-17 20:52 Leitrim Life: Hubert McHugh
2019-03-17 18:46 Medal for Michelle as Breege & Colin run fast half-marathons
2019-03-17 13:31 Mental strength is aiding young Leitrim guns
2019-03-17 11:25 Mixed bag of weather expected for St Patrick's Day
2019-03-17 11:25 Deaths in Leitrim, Sunday, March 17, 2019
2019-03-17 11:25 Fianna Fáil select new candidate for MEP race in the Midlands and North West
2019-03-17 10:22 Call for new pedestrian crossing in Ballinamore
2019-03-17 09:19 Leitrim Mammy Diaries: rnPreparing for big school with jabs, ABCs and velcro rn
2019-03-17 00:55 Leitrim Ladies part company with manager Gavin Cawley
2019-03-16 23:52 Student chef Daniel Lambert wins gold, silver and bronze awards
2019-03-16 20:43 Derry end Leitrim's unbeaten run with powerful second half display
2019-03-16 19:40 Kinlough Community Development raises €100,000 for pitch
2019-03-16 16:31 Brave St Clare's effort pipped at the finish
2019-03-16 15:28 Getting fit is killing me!
2019-03-16 14:25 Colours rowing success for Leitrim's Thomas Earley
2019-03-16 13:22 Work set to commence on Ballinamore hall
2019-03-16 11:16 Football mad Micheal won't take the foot off the pedal
2019-03-16 11:16 Deaths in Leitrim, Saturday, March 16, 2019
2019-03-16 09:10 From baroque to modern classical at The Glens Centre
2019-03-16 00:46 Micheal McGoldrick to lead Dromahair St Patrick's Day parade
2019-03-15 21:37 Dress rehearsal or phoney war, pressure is off Leitrim for Saturday's Derry clash
2019-03-15 18:28 Met Eireann issues Status Yellow Rainfall warning for much of Ireland
2019-03-15 17:25 Cavan driver charged with dangerous driving after car was clocked at 156km/hour in a 100km zone
2019-03-15 17:25 Ballinamore Community School are looking for a new principal
2019-03-15 17:25 RSA and Gardai issue St Patrick’s Weekend Bank Holiday appeal
2019-03-15 15:19 One Connacht Scór title for Leitrim and Aughnasheelin
2019-03-15 15:19 Leitrim's own Carrig Brewing Company has scooped four awardsat the Alltech Craft Brews Awards in Dublin
2019-03-15 14:16 Leitrim's Niall Morahan selected for Ireland U19 squad after impressing for Sligo Rovers
2019-03-15 14:16 Leitrim's Drumshanbo Gunpowder Gin wins 'Gin Oscar' in New York
2019-03-15 13:13 What's happening with the weather for Leitrim today?
2019-03-15 13:13 Leitrim deaths - Friday, March 15, 2019
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