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# leitrim - Sunday 17 May, 2015

Bare chests, grappling and goals: The best images from the weekend's championship From The42

Bare chests, grappling and goals: The best images from the weekend's championship

May 17th 2015, 8:15 PM 5,398 Views 1 Comment

Here’s how the first big Championship weekend looked.

# leitrim - Thursday 14 May, 2015

Bomb disposal team deal with four devices just days before Prince Charles visit
# Explosive
# Explosive

Bomb disposal team deal with four devices just days before Prince Charles visit

May 14th 2015, 9:45 AM 36,171 Views 51 Comments

Gardaí arrested six dissidents as activities by anti-terrorism gardaí step up.

# leitrim - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

This video of a Leitrim waterfall has lulled millions of people off to sleep
# Chasing Waterfalls
From The Daily Edge
# Chasing Waterfalls

This video of a Leitrim waterfall has lulled millions of people off to sleep

May 5th 2015, 10:00 PM 7,904 Views 3 Comments

I can’t get no sleep. *Faithless’ Insomnia plays*

# leitrim - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

Young motorcyclist killed in Leitrim crash
# Fatal
# Fatal

Young motorcyclist killed in Leitrim crash

Mar 18th 2015, 6:01 PM 15,191 Views 19 Comments

This is the third fatal crash since yesterday afternoon.

# leitrim - Thursday 12 February, 2015

'Crude' viable bomb made safe by army in Drumshanbo
# Leitrim
# Leitrim

'Crude' viable bomb made safe by army in Drumshanbo

Feb 12th 2015, 10:32 PM 13,235 Views 30 Comments

The device was found by gardaí on approach into the town.

# leitrim - Monday 9 February, 2015

Teenage driver killed in two-car crash
# Road Death
# Road Death

Teenage driver killed in two-car crash

Feb 9th 2015, 8:27 AM 22,777 Views 4 Comments

Two women were also treated for injuries, but were released from hospital.

# leitrim - Sunday 8 February, 2015

How one Irishman went from contemplating suicide to cycling the world
# Inspiration
From The42
# Inspiration

How one Irishman went from contemplating suicide to cycling the world

Feb 8th 2015, 12:00 PM 26,129 Views 30 Comments

Breifne Earley tells The42 about his extraordinary journey.

# leitrim - Friday 2 January, 2015

Leitrim woman's 'one second every day' video will make you smile
# One Second Every Day
From The Daily Edge
# One Second Every Day

Leitrim woman's 'one second every day' video will make you smile

Jan 2nd 2015, 2:30 PM 7,877 Views 3 Comments

Teacher Edwina Guckian filmed one second of every day in 2014 – and the resulting clip is just so lovely.

# leitrim - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

Hundreds without power as strong winds batter Ireland
# Careful Now
# Careful Now

Hundreds without power as strong winds batter Ireland

Dec 10th 2014, 9:30 AM 12,505 Views 22 Comments

There is also a chance of sleet and snow in some places so bundle up.

# leitrim - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

€60m is going to be spent improving local roads, did yours make the cut?
# En-tyrely New Look
# En-tyrely New Look

€60m is going to be spent improving local roads, did yours make the cut?

Dec 3rd 2014, 3:46 PM 20,295 Views 43 Comments

Eight counties have been lucky.

# leitrim - Thursday 27 November, 2014

What else could I get for the €95,000 pricetag on this Napoleonic fort in Donegal
# Home Exchange
# Home Exchange

What else could I get for the €95,000 pricetag on this Napoleonic fort in Donegal

Nov 27th 2014, 3:54 PM 3,828 Views 0 Comments

We take a look at what €95,000 could get you around the rest of the country.

# leitrim - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

Leitrim pub has the most insulting bar receipt you'll see today (NSFW)
# Real Talk
From The Daily Edge
# Real Talk

Leitrim pub has the most insulting bar receipt you'll see today (NSFW)

Nov 18th 2014, 8:09 AM 19,451 Views 2 Comments

It’s actually perfect.

# leitrim - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Here's what happened today: Thursday
# Evening Fix
# Evening Fix

Here's what happened today: Thursday

Oct 30th 2014, 8:59 PM 9,968 Views 2 Comments

Everyone’s talking about Enda Kenny meeting with accused republicans, the new Rehab CEO and an Aer Lingus passenger arrested for an Ebola scare.

Man dies and seven others injured in Leitrim pile-up
# N16
# N16

Man dies and seven others injured in Leitrim pile-up

Oct 30th 2014, 5:35 PM 35,270 Views 3 Comments

The collision took place this morning just after 10am in on the N16.

# leitrim - Monday 20 October, 2014

Blind man's family devastated by vicious, fatal stabbing as he listened to World Cup
# Crimecall
# Crimecall

Blind man's family devastated by vicious, fatal stabbing as he listened to World Cup

Oct 20th 2014, 6:45 AM 17,027 Views 9 Comments

Frank Costello passed away two months after being attacked in his home.

# leitrim - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

Michael Kivlehan: 'Hopefully Dhara is looking down proud'
# Inquest
# Inquest

Michael Kivlehan: 'Hopefully Dhara is looking down proud'

Sep 30th 2014, 10:00 PM 11,490 Views 18 Comments

The 35-year-old widower also said there was much to be done to protect pregnant women in Ireland.

Broken promises and invisible candidates: Here's what we learned from last night's Prime Time debate
# By-election Battle
# By-election Battle

Broken promises and invisible candidates: Here's what we learned from last night's Prime Time debate

Sep 30th 2014, 11:34 AM 9,357 Views 40 Comments

Someone ‘pulled a Ming’ and the issue of Roscommon Hospital just isn’t going away… Here’s what went down in the RTÉ studios last night.

# leitrim - Monday 29 September, 2014

How's the 'Ming' by-election shaping up?... We hit the trail in Roscommon-South Leitrim
# Eyes On The Prize
# Eyes On The Prize

How's the 'Ming' by-election shaping up?... We hit the trail in Roscommon-South Leitrim

Sep 29th 2014, 10:26 PM 10,299 Views 26 Comments

The ten candidates are facing-off tonight in the heated atmosphere of an RTÉ studio. We spent the morning at the mart, and the afternoon at the races, to check the temperature on the ground…

# leitrim - Friday 26 September, 2014

Nurse doesn't remember telling Michael Kivlehan to stop 'eavesdropping'
# Inquest
# Inquest

Nurse doesn't remember telling Michael Kivlehan to stop 'eavesdropping'

Sep 26th 2014, 1:08 PM 22,343 Views 11 Comments

The inquest has heard about a number of angry exchanges between the bereaved and a consultant.

# leitrim - Thursday 25 September, 2014

Taxpayers pay hundreds of thousands on field unsuitable for sheltered housing
# Field Of Dreams
# Field Of Dreams

Taxpayers pay hundreds of thousands on field unsuitable for sheltered housing

Sep 25th 2014, 10:21 PM 12,731 Views 38 Comments

The situation was unveiled on Prime Time tonight.

'Still a small chance' for Dhara Kivlehan after transfer to Belfast hospital
# Inquest
# Inquest

'Still a small chance' for Dhara Kivlehan after transfer to Belfast hospital

Sep 25th 2014, 5:58 PM 8,154 Views 2 Comments

Dr Paul Glover said his colleagues would not have put the patient through the procedures they did if there was no hope.

# leitrim - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

Timeline: Search for answers after death of Dhara Kivlehan
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Timeline: Search for answers after death of Dhara Kivlehan

Sep 23rd 2014, 9:50 AM 10,274 Views 5 Comments

The 29 year old died four years ago after giving birth to a baby boy.

# leitrim - Monday 15 September, 2014

Council set to reconsider controversial energy extraction stance
# Fracking
# Fracking

Council set to reconsider controversial energy extraction stance

Sep 15th 2014, 11:08 AM 6,212 Views 65 Comments

The introduction of hydraulic fracturing (fracking) has been criticised for its potential environmental damage.

# leitrim - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

Enterprising Leitrim farmer selling silage-scented cologne
# Eau De Silage
From The Daily Edge
# Eau De Silage

Enterprising Leitrim farmer selling silage-scented cologne

Aug 19th 2014, 9:00 PM 2,659 Views 0 Comments

“You’ll be beating them off with a sprong”.

# leitrim - Monday 18 August, 2014

Tipp's Local Enterprise Office spent €4k on its opening event... Leitrim spent €30
# LEOs
# LEOs

Tipp's Local Enterprise Office spent €4k on its opening event... Leitrim spent €30

Aug 18th 2014, 6:45 AM 13,983 Views 13 Comments

Scones and brown bread were supplied to the event free of charge. Yum.

# leitrim - Thursday 14 August, 2014

160 jobs to go as MBNA closes Carrick-on-Shannon call centre
# Job Losses
# Job Losses

160 jobs to go as MBNA closes Carrick-on-Shannon call centre

Aug 14th 2014, 10:51 PM 23,530 Views 59 Comments

Attempts to sell the call centre were not possible according to the company.

# leitrim - Friday 1 August, 2014

Emergency Leitrim Council meeting calls a halt to mining firm drilling in Belcoo
# Fracking
# Fracking

Emergency Leitrim Council meeting calls a halt to mining firm drilling in Belcoo

Aug 1st 2014, 10:43 AM 7,685 Views 52 Comments

Communities claim that the drilling in Fermanagh is the first stage in the fracking process.

# leitrim - Saturday 7 June, 2014

Leitrim lad hitchhikes from Berlin for surprise trip... is picked up by his dad!
# Prodigal Son
From The Daily Edge
# Prodigal Son

Leitrim lad hitchhikes from Berlin for surprise trip... is picked up by his dad!

Jun 7th 2014, 9:10 AM 4,169 Views 1 Comment

God bless us, everyone.

# leitrim - Saturday 31 May, 2014

€300,000 worth of cannabis plants seized in Leitrim
# Drug Crime
# Drug Crime

€300,000 worth of cannabis plants seized in Leitrim

May 31st 2014, 7:44 PM 10,188 Views 29 Comments

A 43-year-old man has been arrested and is being held at Carrick-on-Shannon Garda Station.

# leitrim - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Leitrim senior footballers kick off potential €1 million penalty competition
# Nerves Of Steel
From The42
# Nerves Of Steel

Leitrim senior footballers kick off potential €1 million penalty competition

May 13th 2014, 4:05 PM 7,582 Views 8 Comments

The competition is part of a charity initiative from the NCBI.

# leitrim - Saturday 10 May, 2014

Ireland had a starring role on this Japanese TV show broadcast to 36 million
# Culture Clash
From The Daily Edge
# Culture Clash

Ireland had a starring role on this Japanese TV show broadcast to 36 million

May 10th 2014, 3:29 PM 12,305 Views 8 Comments

We’re now officially big in Japan.

# leitrim - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

Watch: Minister heckled at public meeting
# John Perry
# John Perry

Watch: Minister heckled at public meeting

Apr 30th 2014, 2:03 PM 9,054 Views 49 Comments

An angry property developer confronted Junior Minister for Small Business at a business networking meeting.

# leitrim - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Two men arrested in connection with €4 million investment fraud operation
# Money Laundering
# Money Laundering

Two men arrested in connection with €4 million investment fraud operation

Apr 8th 2014, 3:16 PM 13,629 Views 16 Comments

The men have since been released and a file is being prepared for the DPP.

# leitrim - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

Column: 'I felt an immediate kinship' – my journey of discovery in Ireland
# Home And Away
# Home And Away

Column: 'I felt an immediate kinship' – my journey of discovery in Ireland

Apr 1st 2014, 1:00 PM 233 Views 24 Comments

My father often mentioned that I might go to visit Ireland, the land of our ancestors one day. It never occurred to me that I actually would, writes Kathleen Maloney.

# leitrim - Monday 17 March, 2014

Leitrim parade has two floats dedicated to local ATM robbery
# Float On
From The Daily Edge
# Float On

Leitrim parade has two floats dedicated to local ATM robbery

Mar 17th 2014, 4:56 PM 4,470 Views 1 Comment

Commemorating the great Tubbercurry raid of 2014.

# leitrim - Tuesday 31 December, 2013

7 of Leitrim's best sporting moments in 2013
# County Highlights
From The42
# County Highlights

7 of Leitrim's best sporting moments in 2013

Dec 31st 2013, 6:00 PM 2,831 Views 2 Comments

A first piece of GAA silverware in nearly 20 years was the highlight of 2013.

# leitrim - Saturday 28 December, 2013

Five horses rescued from freezing River Shannon
# Rescue
# Rescue

Five horses rescued from freezing River Shannon

Dec 28th 2013, 2:29 PM 24,027 Views 30 Comments

A local charity has praised Leitrim Civil Defence who helped with the rescue.

# leitrim - Monday 2 December, 2013

Gardaí investigating dissident republicans arrest two in David Black murder probe
# Dissident Republicans
# Dissident Republicans

Gardaí investigating dissident republicans arrest two in David Black murder probe

Dec 2nd 2013, 4:33 PM 10,794 Views 73 Comments

The arrests were made following a number searches in Leitrim and Cavan today.

# leitrim - Sunday 17 November, 2013

Pedestrian killed by car in Leitrim
# Leitrim
# Leitrim

Pedestrian killed by car in Leitrim

Nov 17th 2013, 7:57 AM 7,856 Views 7 Comments

The pedestrian in her 60s was crossing a road outside Mohill when she was struck with a car.

# leitrim - Sunday 27 October, 2013

Calling Leitrim diaspora: Your county needs YOU
# Lovely Leitrim
# Lovely Leitrim

Calling Leitrim diaspora: Your county needs YOU

Oct 27th 2013, 2:35 PM 12,703 Views 41 Comments

Tourism board in Leitrim wants natives now living in the UK to be ‘ambassadors’ to drive tourists back to the county.