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Saturday 10 June 2023 Dublin: 16°C

# Leitrim

Last month
May 2023
# Leitrim
Gardaí appeal for witnesses after man (50s) dies in motorcycle crash
The incident occurred yesterday morning.
This year
# Empire State of Mind
New York shock Leitrim on penalties for first-ever Connacht Championship win
New York won 2-0 on penalties after a 0-15 draw in the Bronx.
# Empire State of Mind
New York shock Leitrim on penalties for first-ever Connacht Championship win
New York won 2-0 on penalties after a 0-15 draw in the Bronx.
# Farewell
Long-serving Emlyn Mulligan announces Leitrim retirement
Mulligan made more than 100 appearances for Leitrim in a career spanning 17 years.
# Division 4
Wicklow finish strong to stun Leitrim, Sligo and Carlow pick up wins
A round-up of the weekend’s Allianz Football League Division 4 action.
# On the up
'Mixed emotions' - The Leitrim native who has broken into the Dublin team
Eilish O’Dowd: ‘First time playing with Dublin and starting in midfield, there was a bit of pressure.’
# Time to say goodbye
Denis Naughten says he is leaving politics to try his hand at 'something different'
The TD said that he doesn’t have a new gig lined up.
# Wrap
Cavan and Offaly continue winning ways; McEntee's Sligo overcome McConville's Wicklow
In Division 4, Leitrim and Laois lead the way with two wins from two.
Last year
# Manorhamilton
Pensioner dies following crash between tractor and car in Leitrim
Forensic road collision investigators are to examine the scene.
# Luke Bree
Andy Moran adds St Vincent's All-Ireland winner to Leitrim coaching team
Luke Bree will take up a role as coach and selector with the Leitrim footballers.
# Mountain Rescue
Walker (60s) dies after fall in Devil’s Chimney area of Leitrim's Glencar Valley
Authorities were notified of the incident at roughly 19.00pm yesterday evening.
# Extension
Andy Moran set to remain as Leitrim senior football manager for next two seasons
The Mayo great was appointed to the role last October.
# drumshanbo
Gardaí cordon off area of Drumshanbo following death of a man in his 50s
Gardaí responded to an incident in the early hours after reports that a man had collapsed.
# drumlish
Man being treated in hospital after light aircraft crash in Co Leitrim
Gardaí and emergency services attended the scene at around 9.30pm last night.
# Wrap
Sligo advance to Tailteann Cup semi-finals after penalty shootout, Westmeath also prevail
Disappointment for Leitrim and Carlow, who bow out at the quarter-final stage.
# Nailbiter
Andy Moran’s Leitrim win thriller against spirited London
They march on to play the winners of Mayo and Galway in the Connacht semi-final on May 8.
# U20 GAA
Mayo survive late Leitrim fightback to book Connacht final spot against Sligo
Elsewhere, Sligo secured a one-point semi-final victory against Roscommon.
# Drumcong
Man (40s) dies in road collision in Co Leitrim
Carrick-on-Shannon gardaí are investigating the fatal collision.
# Flying the flag
Two Irish stars named in AFLW Team of the Week
Mayo’s Aileen Gilroy and Áine Tighe of Leitrim have really impressed Down Under.
# under one roof
'It's an amazing place' - Leitrim boss Moran impressed by Air Dome after historic indoor occasion
Last night saw Sligo claim a Connacht FBD League victory at the €3.1 million facility in Bekan.
All time
# fivemilebourne
Man in critical condition following Leitrim crash
The incident happened yesterday afternoon.
# Manorhamilton
Gardaí renew appeal to help identify body discovered off Leitrim coast in 1986
The man’s body, which was discovered on 1 May 1986, has gone unidentified for more than three decades.
# Next Weekend
Tipperary hurling double-header on RTÉ while Leitrim and Clare club games on TG4
Four club GAA matches will be televised live next weekend.
# Ballinamore
Man charged over seizure of €55k worth of cannabis herb and cocaine in Leitrim
He will appear before Carrick-on-Shannon District Court on Tuesday.
# Resignation
Terry Hyland steps down as Leitrim manager after three year stint
The Connacht county were hammered last weekend by Mayo at the provincial semi-final stage.
# Kinlough
Man missing from Leitrim for two weeks is found safe and well
Joseph McMorrow had been missing from his home in Kinlough since 17 May.
# Fight Against Racism
Leitrim hurlers to display 'No To Racism' on their jerseys for the 2021 season
The new jersey is a result of a partnership with Migrant Rights Centre Ireland (MRCI).
# poo done it?
Dog poo DNA testing to be launched in Leitrim to find owners who don't clean up
Dog owners will be asked to cooperate in allowing a sample of saliva to be taken from their dog.
# Out Of The Hat
Reigning champions Mayo to face Sligo after Connacht football championship draw made
The winners meet Leitrim in the semi-final, with Galway and Roscommon going head-to-head in the other.
# packy McGarty
'One of the greatest footballers of all time' - tributes paid after death of Leitrim GAA legend
Packy McGarty is widely regarded as the best player ever from the county.
# Cruel
More injury woe as another knee setback rules Leitrim star out in Australia once again
Fremantle are ‘devastated’ for Áine Tighe, who is unlikely to feature in 2021 after suffering a medial meniscus tear.
# Drug seizure
Gardaí seize €360k worth of cannabis and shotgun in Sligo and Leitrim searches
A man in his 40s was arrested in connection with the seizure.
# Ballinamore
Man (70s) dies following single vehicle collision in Co Leitrim
The incident happened at approximately 11am in Killaneen, Ballinamore.
# Dromahair
€58k worth of suspected cannabis seized after gardaí discover grow house in Leitrim
No arrests have been made and enquiries are ongoing.
# Team news
Seven debutants get the nod for Mayo's championship opener
Sunday’s Connacht quarter-final against Leitrim is due to take place at Avantcard Páirc Seán Mac Diarmada.
# Game on
Leitrim to fulfil Sunday's clash with Tipp despite further Covid-19 cases
The Connacht side will have four players unavailable for their Division 3 relegation battle.
# Carrick-on-Shannon
Investigation launched into assault on woman with pickaxe in Leitrim
The incident occurred at Pairc Beag, Lis Cara on Thursday evening.
# fears
Leitrim GAA club suspends all activities as Covid-19 precaution
Kiltubrid has called a halt to all activity for 48 hours.
# High Court
Environmental group challenges decision to allow 'alien species' of tree to be planted in Leitrim
The group claims Sitka Spruce developments can completely obliterate landscapes over a very wide area.
# Garda Appeal
Gardaí issue warning after nearly 50 reports of dogs attacking livestock since March
In total, 47 incidents were reported between 1 March and 29 June.