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Sligo Rovers duo Niall Morahan and Luke McNicholas included in Ireland's 30 man training camp

Ahead of the UEFA U-19 Championships which are set to be held in Armenia next month, Ireland manager Tom Mohan invited 30 players to a three day training camp at Abbotstown including Sligo Rovers duo Niall Morahan and Luke McNicholas.

The Ireland U-19 Head Coach must select a 20-man ...

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Wild Rose Festival launch in Manorhamilton this week

The launch of the revived Manorhamilton’s Wild Rose Festival takes places in Biddy’s Bar Beer Garden, Main Street on this Thursday evening, June 27 at 6pm.

The festival takes place in Manorhamilton from Sunday, July 21 to Sunday, July 28. The return of the festival is eagerly awaited ...

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Deaths in Leitrim - Wednesday June 26, 2019

The following deaths have occurred in the Leitrim area:

Mary (Maureen) Quigley (née McLoughlin), Main Street, Drumsna, Leitrim

QUIGLEY (née McLoughlin) (Main Street, Drumsna, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim), Mary (Maureen) - June 23, 2019, at Sligo University Hospital, ...

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Leitrim name team to take on Roscommon in Connacht U20 Championship

Manager Joe Cox has named a strong Leitrim team to face Roscommon in the opening round of the Connacht U20 Championship in Avantcard Pairc Sean Mac Diarmada on Wednesday, June 26, with two members of the county senior team starting.

Both Jack Gilheaney, who came on as a sub, and Riordan ...

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Boyle singer & songwriter plays in Gurteen centre

Pete Higgins will perform in the Coleman Music Centre, Gurteen this Saturday June 29 at 8.30pm.

Pete Higgins writes music because he has to. Once a melody materialises in his head, he has to capture it and mould it or it will consume his thoughts for the entire day. The results of this ...

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Mohill instructor a winner at fitness industry awards

Huge congratulations to Paul Kilgannon, FitKicks Functional Fitness, Mohill, for winning Best Group Fitness Instructor at the Irish Fitness Industry Awards 2019 which were held in the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Dublin Airport on Saturday, 22nd June.  

This was a huge achievement for ...

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MacSharry joins Fianna Fail front bench

Following the successful election of Billy Kelleher to the European Parliament, Fianna Fail Leader Micheál Martin has announced the following changes to the responsibilities and composition of the party's frontbench.

TD for Longford-Westmeath Robert Troy will take responsibility for ...

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Three bed house on one acre of landscaped grounds

This two-storey three bedroom property (circa 190 sqm) comes to market sited on approx one acre of landscaped gardens.

The site at Kildoagh, Bawnboy, Co Cavan offers endless potential for any purchaser with a number of outbuildings included which could be used for a home business. ...

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Water supply restored to properties impacted by water main burst in Carrick-on-Shannon

Water supply has been restored to all customers affected by a burst on a water main on the Leitrim Road, Carrick-on-Shannon in recent days.

A spokesperson for Irish Water said that customers should now be receiving a normal water supply to their properties. If a customer is not receiving ...

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Approval sought for new law to allow gardaí to wear body cams

Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan is today seeking Cabinet approval to draft new legislation to allow gardaí wear body-worn cameras.

The proposal for body-worn cameras is part of the implementation of the report of the Commission on the Future of Policing in Ireland. Front-line ...

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Leitrim deaths - Tuesday, June 25, 2019

The following deaths have occurred in the Leitrim area:

Mary (Maureen) QUIGLEY (née McLoughlin), Main Street, Drumsna, Leitrim QUIGLEY (née McLoughlin) (Main Street, Drumsna, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim), Mary (Maureen) - June 23, 2019, at Sligo University Hospital, ...

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Trident Swim Team going strong in Castlebar

A fantastic meet for Trident Swim Team at the weekend resulted in a host of medals, ‘A’ times and personal bests when the squad travelled to Castlebar for their last regional meet of the season.

Ella McKeon took gold in the Girls’ 12-13 years 100m butterfly in a time of 1:32.00 as ...

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Countdown on for Carrick Waster Music Festival

The countdown is on for Carrick Water Music Festival, taking place  July 10-14, with a mix of music, culture, family events, fringe activities and lots more! 

Legendary folk-trad group Stockton’s Wing perform  July 12 at The Landmark Hotel as part of their very special ...

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Conditions proving difficult for work on repairs to new burst water main in Carrick-on-Shannon

Irish Water and its contractors in partnership with Leitrim County Council are working hard to repair a burst water main on the Leitrim Road, Carrick on Shannon.

Repairs to the burst are proving difficult due to heavy rain over the past number of days which have made boggy ground ...

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Ballinamore launch of new book: Leitrim Echoes of the Great War

Cathaoirleach of Leirim County Council Enda McGloin will officially launch a new book on Leitrim involvement in the First World War in Ballinamore Library on Monday July 1, at 8pm.

The book is titled Leitrim Echoes of the Great War and is written by Ballinamore author Padraig Griffin and ...

2019-06-24 14:28 open_in_new
Ballinamore man has been selected as one of the Rose Of Tralee Escorts for 2019

A Ballinamore man has been selected to be one of the Rose Escorts at the Rose of Tralee International Festival which celebrates 60 years from 23 to 27 August 2019.

Broadcaster, John Fanning (25) took park in the annual Boot Camp along the Wild Atlantic Way in Kerry, after which 32 men were ...

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It will be a very cloudy but mostly dry day today in Leitrim, Sligo, Cavan and Roscommon according to Met Éireann

Early morning mist will clear and there will be good sunshine during the day. Many places will continue to remain dry for the day but there is a chance of thundery downpours. Becoming warm with highs of 18 to 22 degrees in light breezes.

TONIGHT The last of any showers will die out by ...

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Action needed to get more young drivers on the road warns AA Ireland

Government delays in tackling the motor insurance crisis is directly impacting the ability of young drivers to get on the road in a timely manner, AA Ireland has warned.

Having first highlighted the need for motor insurance reform in 2015, the organisation has highlighted that the delays ...

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Average Leitrim house prices rise 15% in past year – REA survey

The price of the average three-bed semi in County Leitrim rose by 4.3% in the last three months, according to a national survey carried out by Real Estate Alliance.

Leitrim prices rose by 15.6% to €122,500 in the past year, the REA Average House Price Survey found.

The survey ...

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Leitrim deaths - Monday, June 24, 2019

The following deaths have occurred in the Leitrim area:

John Tierney, Callanagh, Kilcogy, Cavan John Tierney, Callanagh, Kilcogy, Co. Cavan. Sunday, 23rd June, (peacefully) at Cavan General Hospital following a short illness. Deeply regretted by the Baxter Family, Clonoose, friends and ...

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Thinking of buying an electric car? Here's 10 things you should know

More an more people are moving towards - or at least considering the move towards - electric vehicles (EV's). Here are some things you need to consider first.

1.Range – is it a reason to be anxious?

The infamous range anxiety is a much talked-about topic for electric vehicles (EV). ...

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