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# leitrim - Tuesday 7 May, 2019

Concerns raised about fire safety issues at hotel earmarked to house asylum seekers before arson attacks
# Rooskey
# Rooskey

Concerns raised about fire safety issues at hotel earmarked to house asylum seekers before arson attacks

May 7th 2019, 12:05 AM 10,936 Views 0 Comments

Plans to open a Direct Provision centre in Rooskey were scrapped based on legal advice.

# leitrim - Monday 6 May, 2019

Fears over legal challenge 'disrupting' asylum seekers led to Direct Provision centre being scrapped
# Rooskey
# Rooskey

Fears over legal challenge 'disrupting' asylum seekers led to Direct Provision centre being scrapped

May 6th 2019, 12:05 AM 17,213 Views 0 Comments

The proposal was affected by a number of legal and planning issues, as well as suspected arson attacks.

# leitrim - Tuesday 23 April, 2019

'An attack on the most vulnerable': HSE introduces fees for transport to disability day services
# HSE
# HSE

'An attack on the most vulnerable': HSE introduces fees for transport to disability day services

Apr 23rd 2019, 6:00 AM 49,046 Views 43 Comments

One family told their local MEP they were facing a €2,000 annual bill.

# leitrim - Friday 19 April, 2019

Two Lithuanian men due in court after raid of cannabis growhouse in Leitrim
# Manorhamilton
# Manorhamilton

Two Lithuanian men due in court after raid of cannabis growhouse in Leitrim

Apr 19th 2019, 9:43 AM 12,714 Views 0 Comments

The growhouse was discovered during a search of a property.

# leitrim - Saturday 30 March, 2019

Derry complete flawless Division 4 campaign with league final victory over Leitrim
# 100% Record
From The42
# 100% Record

Derry complete flawless Division 4 campaign with league final victory over Leitrim

Mar 30th 2019, 6:17 PM 10,324 Views 4 Comments

Shane McGuigan was the star as the Ulster side ran out four-point winners at Croke Park.

# leitrim - Thursday 21 March, 2019

Plan to open Direct Provision centre in Leitrim scrapped
# Asylum Seekers
# Asylum Seekers

Plan to open Direct Provision centre in Leitrim scrapped

Updated Mar 21st 2019, 1:51 PM 27,113 Views 121 Comments

The Department of Justice said the decision is not related to suspected arson attacks at the former hotel.

# leitrim - Sunday 3 March, 2019

Joy for Leitrim as they clinch league promotion and book first appearance in Croke Park in 13 years
# Going Up
From The42
# Going Up

Joy for Leitrim as they clinch league promotion and book first appearance in Croke Park in 13 years

Mar 3rd 2019, 6:48 PM 9,302 Views 2 Comments

A five-point win at home to London clinched Leitrim’s success.

# leitrim - Saturday 2 March, 2019

Dominant Derry continue their 100% record and seal promotion to Division 3
# Wrap
From The42
# Wrap

Dominant Derry continue their 100% record and seal promotion to Division 3

Mar 2nd 2019, 3:30 PM 5,249 Views 2 Comments

Elsewhere in Division 4, Waterford produced a brilliant comeback and Wexford beat Wicklow.

# leitrim - Sunday 17 February, 2019

Carey goal seals Antrim win while Nesbitt and Grimes keep Royals' promotion push on course
# Roundup
From The42
# Roundup

Carey goal seals Antrim win while Nesbitt and Grimes keep Royals' promotion push on course

Feb 17th 2019, 5:52 PM 3,325 Views 0 Comments

Three rearranged fixtures from Round 1 in the Lidl Ladies National League took place this weekend.

# leitrim - Tuesday 12 February, 2019

'They were not deterred': Three people were in building when fires started at Roosky hotel
# Asylum Seekers
# Asylum Seekers

'They were not deterred': Three people were in building when fires started at Roosky hotel

Feb 12th 2019, 12:02 PM 15,755 Views 93 Comments

The Shannon Key West hotel has been earmarked as a premises for asylum seekers to reside in.

# leitrim - Thursday 31 January, 2019

'Anything's going to be better than last year' - Leitrim back after championship absence
# Fresh Start
From The42
# Fresh Start

'Anything's going to be better than last year' - Leitrim back after championship absence

Jan 31st 2019, 5:12 PM 6,197 Views 1 Comment

The senior ladies team open their league campaign on Sunday under new manager Gavin Cawley.

# leitrim - Sunday 27 January, 2019

Westmeath win with late drama against Maughan's Offaly as Derry nudge past Antrim
# Allianz Leagues
From The42
# Allianz Leagues

Westmeath win with late drama against Maughan's Offaly as Derry nudge past Antrim

Jan 27th 2019, 4:12 PM 8,488 Views 1 Comment

Elsewhere, Carlow made themselves at home in Division Three as Leitrim battered Wexford.

# leitrim - Thursday 17 January, 2019

Woman (60s) dies in single-vehicle collision in Leitrim

Woman (60s) dies in single-vehicle collision in Leitrim

Jan 17th 2019, 6:01 PM 14,416 Views 1 Comment

The incident happened on the Castlecara Road in Carrick-on-Shannon shortly after midday.

# leitrim - Sunday 13 January, 2019

Anti-racism rally held outside fire-damaged Leitrim hotel earmarked as Direct Provision centre
# Rooskey
# Rooskey

Anti-racism rally held outside fire-damaged Leitrim hotel earmarked as Direct Provision centre

Jan 13th 2019, 4:55 PM 21,153 Views 180 Comments

The hotel was damaged in a suspected arson attack earlier this week.

# leitrim - Friday 11 January, 2019

'This should be treated as a hate crime': Concern expressed after fire at hotel earmarked as Direct Provision centre
# Rooskey
# Rooskey

'This should be treated as a hate crime': Concern expressed after fire at hotel earmarked as Direct Provision centre

Updated Jan 11th 2019, 2:10 PM 42,771 Views 113 Comments

The cause of the fire is not yet known, and an investigation has been launched by gardaí.

# leitrim - Friday 4 January, 2019

New kids on the block! Returning James Horan names first Mayo team for FBD League opener against Leitrim
# Fresh Faces
From The42
# Fresh Faces

New kids on the block! Returning James Horan names first Mayo team for FBD League opener against Leitrim

Jan 4th 2019, 9:34 PM 37,321 Views 20 Comments

Fionn McDonagh, Colm Moran and Brian Reape are all included, while Aidan O’Shea is missing for Sunday’s game.

# leitrim - Friday 21 December, 2018

Tesco 'extremely disappointed' as more workers go on strike today and tomorrow
# Sligo And Leitrim
# Sligo And Leitrim

Tesco 'extremely disappointed' as more workers go on strike today and tomorrow

Dec 21st 2018, 6:00 AM 23,767 Views 29 Comments

Mandate Trade Union said employees have been left with no other option.

# leitrim - Sunday 2 December, 2018

Strikes to take place at two Tesco stores in lead up to Christmas
# Industrial Action
# Industrial Action

Strikes to take place at two Tesco stores in lead up to Christmas

Dec 2nd 2018, 3:25 PM 50,491 Views 35 Comments

Workers at the stores will strike on three dates, and there is a possibility that the strike may spread.

# leitrim - Saturday 1 December, 2018

Plan to remember Leitrim's WWI dead to 'challenge assumptions' about them
# War Dead
# War Dead

Plan to remember Leitrim's WWI dead to 'challenge assumptions' about them

Dec 1st 2018, 7:45 AM 11,635 Views 35 Comments

A tender has been put out for a form of remembrance to be created

# leitrim - Thursday 29 November, 2018

Man (80) dies after his tractor struck a ditch in Leitrim
# Manorhamilton
# Manorhamilton

Man (80) dies after his tractor struck a ditch in Leitrim

Nov 29th 2018, 11:16 PM 15,156 Views 6 Comments

The incident occurred at around 1pm this afternoon.

A hotel to be used for Direct Provision is still in the middle of a sale dispute
# Courts
# Courts

A hotel to be used for Direct Provision is still in the middle of a sale dispute

Nov 29th 2018, 6:19 PM 18,209 Views 0 Comments

The 39-room Shannon Key West Hotel is located in Rooskey on the Co Leitrim/Roscommon.

# leitrim - Saturday 17 November, 2018

Even though it won't bring 'big profits', the Shed Distillery is cracking on with a visitor centre
# Leitrim
# Leitrim

Even though it won't bring 'big profits', the Shed Distillery is cracking on with a visitor centre

Nov 17th 2018, 6:00 PM 10,990 Views 3 Comments

The attraction is expected to be up and running in early 2020 – at nearly double the cost than first expected.

# leitrim - Friday 16 November, 2018

Injunction sought preventing hotel being used as accommodation for asylum seekers
# Leitrim
# Leitrim

Injunction sought preventing hotel being used as accommodation for asylum seekers

Nov 16th 2018, 9:14 AM 22,840 Views 0 Comments

A company wants to develop the Shannon Key West Hotel into a tourist hotel.

# leitrim - Sunday 14 October, 2018

Clann na nGael, Aughawillan and Portlaoise among the big winners in today's GAA county finals
# Review
From The42
# Review

Clann na nGael, Aughawillan and Portlaoise among the big winners in today's GAA county finals

Oct 14th 2018, 9:56 PM 8,434 Views 3 Comments

Meanwhile, the Wexford and Wicklow deciders both went to replays.

# leitrim - Wednesday 26 September, 2018

'Social and friendly': Penelope the Python is looking for a new home
# Rehome
# Rehome

'Social and friendly': Penelope the Python is looking for a new home

Sep 26th 2018, 5:25 PM 13,502 Views 14 Comments

The Python was first spotted by a member of the public in Kinlough Park “sunning herself on the side of a trail” in July.

# leitrim - Monday 13 August, 2018

Litter survey finds majority of Irish rivers, beaches and harbours are polluted: here are the biggest blackspots
# What A Load Of Rubbish
# What A Load Of Rubbish

Litter survey finds majority of Irish rivers, beaches and harbours are polluted: here are the biggest blackspots

Aug 13th 2018, 9:34 AM 24,615 Views 45 Comments

Just four out of 50 areas inspected were found to be clean to European standards.

# leitrim - Friday 10 August, 2018

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Leitrim
# Heritage Hotspots
# Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Leitrim

Aug 10th 2018, 10:30 AM 21,265 Views 29 Comments

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

# leitrim - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

Gardaí find cannabis worth €135,000 after stopping man's car in Leitrim
# Carrick-on-Shannon
# Carrick-on-Shannon

Gardaí find cannabis worth €135,000 after stopping man's car in Leitrim

Aug 1st 2018, 5:47 PM 24,327 Views 48 Comments

The driver, a 50-year-old man, was arrested.

# leitrim - Saturday 21 July, 2018

Leitrim on the lookout for new football manager as Guckian's two-year term ends
# The Search Is On
From The42
# The Search Is On

Leitrim on the lookout for new football manager as Guckian's two-year term ends

Jul 21st 2018, 3:12 PM 2,706 Views 3 Comments

He decided against putting his name forward as the application process re-opened.

# leitrim - Monday 16 July, 2018

Man in his 40s killed after van hits tree
# Leitrim
# Leitrim

Man in his 40s killed after van hits tree

Jul 16th 2018, 7:53 AM 13,955 Views 2 Comments

He was the sole occupant of the van.

# leitrim - Sunday 6 May, 2018

As it happened: New York v Leitrim, Connacht SFC quarter-final From The42
Live May 6th 2018, 7:15 PM

As it happened: New York v Leitrim, Connacht SFC quarter-final

# leitrim - Friday 4 May, 2018

Gardaí investigating how pro-life campaign billboard van was allowed to park on Garda property
# Carrick-on-Shannon
# Carrick-on-Shannon

Gardaí investigating how pro-life campaign billboard van was allowed to park on Garda property

May 4th 2018, 12:05 AM 69,205 Views 191 Comments

The parking of the ‘No’ mobile billboard vehicle caused some concern.

# leitrim - Wednesday 2 May, 2018

Turbulent times for Leitrim as they look set for championship absence
# Ladies Football
From The42
# Ladies Football

Turbulent times for Leitrim as they look set for championship absence

May 2nd 2018, 11:40 AM 11,608 Views 3 Comments

It’s understood that they won’t field a team for the Connacht or All-Ireland intermediate championship this summer.

# leitrim - Friday 6 April, 2018

Stolen mountain rescue equipment worth thousands recovered
# Investigation
# Investigation

Stolen mountain rescue equipment worth thousands recovered

Apr 6th 2018, 12:26 PM 32,146 Views 14 Comments

Two men have been arrested following the seizure.

# leitrim - Monday 2 April, 2018

Equipment worth thousands stolen from mountain rescue team's base
# Sligo
# Sligo

Equipment worth thousands stolen from mountain rescue team's base

Apr 2nd 2018, 3:42 PM 22,381 Views 26 Comments

It’s the second incident of its kind in a matter of weeks.

# leitrim - Monday 19 March, 2018

GAA rescheduled fixture plan suffers setback as further postponements announced
# Snow Joke
From The42
# Snow Joke

GAA rescheduled fixture plan suffers setback as further postponements announced

Mar 19th 2018, 9:47 AM 11,363 Views 1 Comment

Three other National League ties are still set to go ahead.

# leitrim - Thursday 22 February, 2018

Gang of armed locals chase burglars through town in Leitrim
# Burglary
# Burglary

Gang of armed locals chase burglars through town in Leitrim

Feb 22nd 2018, 8:25 PM 77,856 Views 67 Comments

An RTÉ Prime Time programme due to air tonight looks into the problem of repeat burglary offenders.

# leitrim - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

Reports of explosive device left in wooded area along Fermanagh/Leitrim border
# PSNI
# PSNI

Reports of explosive device left in wooded area along Fermanagh/Leitrim border

Jan 3rd 2018, 5:06 PM 14,707 Views 16 Comments

Police in Fermanagh are warning members of the public in the Garrison and Belcoo areas to be vigilant.

# leitrim - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

Councillor who said n-word repeatedly at meeting refuses to apologise
# Carrick-on-Shannon
# Carrick-on-Shannon

Councillor who said n-word repeatedly at meeting refuses to apologise

Dec 6th 2017, 2:50 PM 88,293 Views 149 Comments

Guckian refused to withdraw his remarks at the meeting. Contacted today he said he had nothing to add.

# leitrim - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

Waterways Ireland employee killed while carrying out work near canal in Leitrim
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Waterways Ireland employee killed while carrying out work near canal in Leitrim

Nov 28th 2017, 7:34 AM 23,879 Views 7 Comments

Gardaí and the Health and Safety Authority has launched an investigation into the incident.