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# Leitrim

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Leitrim GAA club suspends all activities as Covid-19 precaution
Kiltubrid has called a halt to all activity for 48 hours.
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.
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.
'It's like something you'd see in a movie': Thousands of tonnes of bog slide down mountain in Leitrim
Farmland and roads are covered with peat, and some families have evacuated their homes as a precaution.
Woman released after arrest over 'threats to kill' made at conclusion of rape trial
The woman was arrested yesterday and questioned at a garda station in Leitrim.
Woman (20s) arrested by gardaí investigating 'threats to kill' made at conclusion of rape trial
The men were jailed for seven years on Monday.
Victim verbally abused in courtroom after two Leitrim men jailed for seven years for rape
“This will haunt me for the rest of my life, knowing that they chose to do this to me,” the victim said in an impact statement.
Emlyn Mulligan left out of Leitrim squad for 2020
The long-serving forward has vowed not to retire.
Asylum seekers to move into Leitrim apartments after 'constructive' meeting between Minister and locals
Ballinamore Community Group had held protests over the plans in recent months.
Mulligan takes on role with Leitrim minors as hurlers still on hunt for new boss
Emlyn Mulligan joins Benny Guckian’s backroom team as a selector.
Leitrim direct provision protest stood down after High Court injunction
Ballinamore Community Group have agreed to stand down their demonstration in the town.
Man whose dangerous driving left friend in vegetative state jailed for 40 months
Mark Kelly sustained serious injuries in the crash and has not regained consciousness.
Man and woman arrested in connection with murder of Leitrim man missing since 2011
Pat Heeran was 48 at the time of his disappearance.
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.
Leitrim woman tells rape trial she awoke twice from a drunken blackout to find two men raping her
The alleged rapes took place at the end of a party in a flat in a Co Leitrim town.
Minister has 'constructive' meeting with locals about Direct Provision centre in Ballinamore
Plans to house over 100 asylum seekers in the town have been postponed amid protests.
Martin Kenny describes 'traumatic and difficult' experience after car set alight outside home
The Sinn Féin TD’s car was set alight outside his home yesterday morning.
Car of Sinn Féin TD who received death threats last week set on fire outside his home
The Leitrim TD reported receiving death threats following a speech on asylum seekers in the Dáil.
New faces at the helm in Armagh, Laois and Leitrim ahead of 2020 season
The Orchard county become the latest to appoint new management, while former underage prodigy Donie Brennan takes over in Laois.
Motorcyclist (20) dies following collision with school bus in Leitrim
The driver of the bus, aged in his 60s, received minor injuries.
Leitrim man on trial for allegedly deceiving five men into giving him almost €1.8 million
Simon Gold is alleged to have used a false ESB bill to open a bank account.
Two Killoran goals power Cunningham's Roscommon past Leitrim once again
The Rossies face Mayo in the Connacht semi-final next.
Concerns raised about fire safety issues at hotel earmarked to house asylum seekers before arson attacks
Plans to open a Direct Provision centre in Rooskey were scrapped based on legal advice.
Fears over legal challenge 'disrupting' asylum seekers led to Direct Provision centre being scrapped
The proposal was affected by a number of legal and planning issues, as well as suspected arson attacks.
'An attack on the most vulnerable': HSE introduces fees for transport to disability day services
One family told their local MEP they were facing a €2,000 annual bill.
Two Lithuanian men due in court after raid of cannabis growhouse in Leitrim
The growhouse was discovered during a search of a property.
Derry complete flawless Division 4 campaign with league final victory over Leitrim
Shane McGuigan was the star as the Ulster side ran out four-point winners at Croke Park.
Plan to open Direct Provision centre in Leitrim scrapped
The Department of Justice said the decision is not related to suspected arson attacks at the former hotel.
Joy for Leitrim as they clinch league promotion and book first appearance in Croke Park in 13 years
A five-point win at home to London clinched Leitrim’s success.
Dominant Derry continue their 100% record and seal promotion to Division 3
Elsewhere in Division 4, Waterford produced a brilliant comeback and Wexford beat Wicklow.
Carey goal seals Antrim win while Nesbitt and Grimes keep Royals' promotion push on course
Three rearranged fixtures from Round 1 in the Lidl Ladies National League took place this weekend.
'They were not deterred': Three people were in building when fires started at Roosky hotel
The Shannon Key West hotel has been earmarked as a premises for asylum seekers to reside in.
'Anything's going to be better than last year' - Leitrim back after championship absence
The senior ladies team open their league campaign on Sunday under new manager Gavin Cawley.
Westmeath win with late drama against Maughan's Offaly as Derry nudge past Antrim
Elsewhere, Carlow made themselves at home in Division Three as Leitrim battered Wexford.
Woman (60s) dies in single-vehicle collision in Leitrim
The incident happened on the Castlecara Road in Carrick-on-Shannon shortly after midday.
Anti-racism rally held outside fire-damaged Leitrim hotel earmarked as Direct Provision centre
The hotel was damaged in a suspected arson attack earlier this week.
'This should be treated as a hate crime': Concern expressed after fire at hotel earmarked as Direct Provision centre
The cause of the fire is not yet known, and an investigation has been launched by gardaí.
New kids on the block! Returning James Horan names first Mayo team for FBD League opener against Leitrim
Fionn McDonagh, Colm Moran and Brian Reape are all included, while Aidan O’Shea is missing for Sunday’s game.
Tesco 'extremely disappointed' as more workers go on strike today and tomorrow
Mandate Trade Union said employees have been left with no other option.
Strikes to take place at two Tesco stores in lead up to Christmas
Workers at the stores will strike on three dates, and there is a possibility that the strike may spread.