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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 13,972 Views 2 Comments

He was the sole occupant of the van.

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

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 69,271 Views 194 Comments

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

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 11,629 Views 3 Comments

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

Stolen mountain rescue equipment worth thousands recovered
# Investigation
# Investigation

Stolen mountain rescue equipment worth thousands recovered

Apr 6th 2018, 12:26 PM 32,159 Views 14 Comments

Two men have been arrested following the seizure.

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 22,397 Views 26 Comments

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

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 11,390 Views 1 Comment

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

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 77,904 Views 67 Comments

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

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 14,733 Views 16 Comments

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

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 88,424 Views 158 Comments

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

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 23,906 Views 7 Comments

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

Some western counties have nearly twice as many gardaí on the streets as those in Leinster - but why?
# Blue Lines
# Blue Lines

Some western counties have nearly twice as many gardaí on the streets as those in Leinster - but why?

Nov 12th 2017, 4:00 PM 24,953 Views 46 Comments

The spread of gardaí around the country displays a clear imbalance according to new figures.

A Dublin man who was out in Carrick-on-Shannon on Saturday hasn't been seen since
# Leitrim
# Leitrim

A Dublin man who was out in Carrick-on-Shannon on Saturday hasn't been seen since

Oct 2nd 2017, 9:12 AM 48,249 Views 4 Comments

Janusz Jasicki is 30 years old.

Two status yellow rainfall warnings in place for five counties
# Weather
# Weather

Two status yellow rainfall warnings in place for five counties

Aug 24th 2017, 6:06 PM 63,173 Views 26 Comments

It comes after torrential rain caused significant flooding and damage to hundreds of homes across the country this week.

Gardaí investigate alleged assault of girl at Carrick-on-Shannon
# Leitrim
# Leitrim

Gardaí investigate alleged assault of girl at Carrick-on-Shannon

Aug 8th 2017, 1:28 PM 22,189 Views 10 Comments

The incident occurred on Friday 28 July.

Man killed after his motorbike crashed with car in Leitrim
# Fatal
# Fatal

Man killed after his motorbike crashed with car in Leitrim

Aug 5th 2017, 6:54 PM 14,025 Views 17 Comments

It happened at Clooncahir in Mohill at around 11.20am.

A town in Leitrim wants you to go live there
# Kiltyclogher
# Kiltyclogher

A town in Leitrim wants you to go live there

Aug 1st 2017, 12:05 AM 45,136 Views 78 Comments

‘It’s a very special, beautiful place.’

The story of the only Irishman deported from Ireland is hitting the stage
# Jimmy's Hall
# Jimmy's Hall

The story of the only Irishman deported from Ireland is hitting the stage

Jul 22nd 2017, 7:30 AM 27,168 Views 63 Comments

The story of Jimmy Gralton is being told in the play, which had its debut in Letrim.

Why did it take five years for a controversial missing person case to be upgraded to murder?
# Pat Heeran
# Pat Heeran

Why did it take five years for a controversial missing person case to be upgraded to murder?

Jul 7th 2017, 12:05 AM 24,376 Views 14 Comments

The case of Pat Heeran, who disappeared in 2011, was raised in the Dáil last year as an example of alleged garda malpractice.

Missing Leitrim man 'didn't realise how violent' people he befriended were
# Leitrim
# Leitrim

Missing Leitrim man 'didn't realise how violent' people he befriended were

Jul 6th 2017, 3:29 PM 39,075 Views 9 Comments

Gardaí have said they believe Pat Heeran, who went missing in 2011, died as a result of foul play.

Six years later, gardaí now treating case of missing Leitrim man Pat Heeran as murder
# Renewed Appeal
# Renewed Appeal

Six years later, gardaí now treating case of missing Leitrim man Pat Heeran as murder

Jul 5th 2017, 7:14 PM 13,407 Views 5 Comments

A Sinn Féin TD alleged that senior gardaí had said Heeran “would just turn up drunk somewhere”.

A festival in Leitrim are holding a 'stylish silage' competition and the entries are brilliant
# Stylish Silage
From The Daily Edge
# Stylish Silage

A festival in Leitrim are holding a 'stylish silage' competition and the entries are brilliant

Jun 28th 2017, 3:58 PM 16,125 Views 6 Comments

Entrants have made everything from John Deere tractors to pints.

Kennedy's brace from the bench the difference as Leitrim come out on top in Ruislip
# Connacht SFC
From The42
# Connacht SFC

Kennedy's brace from the bench the difference as Leitrim come out on top in Ruislip

May 28th 2017, 5:58 PM 10,347 Views 0 Comments

They now face Roscommon in the semi-final of the Connacht championship.

Ant and Dec were out gallivanting and posing for photos around Co. Leitrim yesterday
# Lads On Tour
From The Daily Edge
# Lads On Tour

Ant and Dec were out gallivanting and posing for photos around Co. Leitrim yesterday

May 19th 2017, 10:25 AM 6,242 Views 0 Comments

So now.

Savvy Leitrim 13-year-old making waves with portable study aid for children with ADHD
# Happy Homework Hut
# Happy Homework Hut

Savvy Leitrim 13-year-old making waves with portable study aid for children with ADHD

Apr 29th 2017, 10:00 PM 29,978 Views 13 Comments

Zack Dolan now hopes to roll out the Happy Homework Hut nationwide.

These are the most expensive and cheapest areas for renting in Ireland
# Rent Index
# Rent Index

These are the most expensive and cheapest areas for renting in Ireland

Apr 1st 2017, 6:00 AM 83,250 Views 30 Comments

The top five areas with the most expensive rents are all located in on the southern side of Dublin.

Galway hold on to reach Connacht semi-final despite Leitrim's stunning comeback
# Tribe March On
From The42
# Tribe March On

Galway hold on to reach Connacht semi-final despite Leitrim's stunning comeback

Mar 11th 2017, 4:50 PM 10,555 Views 5 Comments

The Tribesmen were outscored by 2-10 to 0-2 in the second half of a thrilling game in Tuam.

Declan Whyte has been missing from Leitrim for almost a month
# Appeal
# Appeal

Declan Whyte has been missing from Leitrim for almost a month

Mar 7th 2017, 7:48 PM 29,671 Views 12 Comments

The 30-year-old went missing from Carrick-on-Shannon on 11 February.

Man who came to aid of crash victim has own car cut to pieces by emergency services
# Good Samaritan
# Good Samaritan

Man who came to aid of crash victim has own car cut to pieces by emergency services

Feb 11th 2017, 1:52 PM 73,836 Views 93 Comments

Paul Egan’s car was destroyed in the process, but now a fundraising campaign has been set up to aid his compensation.

Gardaí seize 175 cannabis plants from Leitrim growhouse
# Carraigallen
# Carraigallen

Gardaí seize 175 cannabis plants from Leitrim growhouse

Jan 26th 2017, 12:06 PM 14,103 Views 63 Comments

Nobody was arrested as the house was unoccupied.

Leitrim man jailed for abusing boy from the age of nine
# Courts
# Courts

Leitrim man jailed for abusing boy from the age of nine

Jan 11th 2017, 5:50 PM 24,253 Views 8 Comments

The abuse lasted for eight years.

Growhouse raided in Leitrim as gardaí seize €200,000 of cannabis
# Growhouse
# Growhouse

Growhouse raided in Leitrim as gardaí seize €200,000 of cannabis

Jan 7th 2017, 1:13 PM 19,145 Views 46 Comments

A man in his 50s has been arrested.

15 gorgeous shots of Carrick-on-Shannon that prove it's more than just hens and stags
# More Than The Session
From The Daily Edge
# More Than The Session

15 gorgeous shots of Carrick-on-Shannon that prove it's more than just hens and stags

Dec 22nd 2016, 9:30 PM 5,290 Views 0 Comments

Beaut.

A male stripper called the 'G-String King' got everyone talking on RTÉ's Carrick-On-Stag
# Carrick On Stag
From The Daily Edge
# Carrick On Stag

A male stripper called the 'G-String King' got everyone talking on RTÉ's Carrick-On-Stag

Dec 22nd 2016, 9:48 AM 6,707 Views 0 Comments

Oh God.

Corbyn's Labour are dead against it, but what's the up-to-date situation with fracking in Ireland?
# Fracking Hell
# Fracking Hell

Corbyn's Labour are dead against it, but what's the up-to-date situation with fracking in Ireland?

Sep 27th 2016, 6:01 AM 7,960 Views 23 Comments

The controversial gas-extraction technique tends to inspire strong emotions in people living in areas affected by it.

Three status yellow wind warnings issued for seven counties
# On The Way
# On The Way

Three status yellow wind warnings issued for seven counties

Sep 9th 2016, 7:49 AM 29,134 Views 15 Comments

All three of the warnings are valid for at least eight hours, with wind gusts expected to reach 100 km/h in some areas.

Frank Feighan wants the European Medicines Agency to move from Canary Wharf to Leitrim
# Carrick-on-Shannon
# Carrick-on-Shannon

Frank Feighan wants the European Medicines Agency to move from Canary Wharf to Leitrim

Aug 21st 2016, 6:45 AM 16,882 Views 37 Comments

Earlier this month the Department of Health confirmed that they are preparing for a bid to bring the EMA to Ireland.

Two Sligo men charged with IRA membership appear before Special Criminal Court
# Dissident Republicans
# Dissident Republicans

Two Sligo men charged with IRA membership appear before Special Criminal Court

Aug 17th 2016, 9:30 AM 26,902 Views 0 Comments

The men, aged 27 and 35, made no comment when they were arrested by gardaí.

Two arrested over assault in Carrick-on-Shannon as victim remains critical
# Leitrim
# Leitrim

Two arrested over assault in Carrick-on-Shannon as victim remains critical

Jul 29th 2016, 12:34 PM 20,177 Views 26 Comments

Gardaí have said there was an altercation between the man and a group of people on 17 July.

Figures used to tackle housing crisis were five years out of date
# Homeless Crisis
# Homeless Crisis

Figures used to tackle housing crisis were five years out of date

Jul 15th 2016, 6:05 AM 16,543 Views 37 Comments

In May, the Housing Agency told the Dáil there were 230,000 vacant houses in Ireland – it’s actually 198,000.