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# leitrim - Wednesday 15 June, 2016

Over 200 jobs lost across four counties as family business goes into receivership
# Mccormacks Oil
# Mccormacks Oil

Over 200 jobs lost across four counties as family business goes into receivership

Jun 15th 2016, 7:00 PM 40,611 Views 35 Comments

Excol Oil Limited has gone into receivership, with the immediate closure of all its interests.

# leitrim - Tuesday 31 May, 2016

Martin Kenny has met GSOC over his Garda malpractice allegations
# Whistleblowers
# Whistleblowers

Martin Kenny has met GSOC over his Garda malpractice allegations

May 31st 2016, 8:04 PM 9,803 Views 21 Comments

Last week, Martin Kenny put forward a number of claims in the Dáil over alleged Garda malpractice in the Sligo-Leitrim district.

# leitrim - Thursday 26 May, 2016

This Leitrim GAA club came up with an excellent way of promoting their lotto
# GAA
From The42
# GAA

This Leitrim GAA club came up with an excellent way of promoting their lotto

May 26th 2016, 8:19 AM 8,969 Views 3 Comments

They got the digger out.

# leitrim - Wednesday 25 May, 2016

This Leitrim GAA club came up with an excellent way of promoting their lotto
# It Could Be You
From The Daily Edge
# It Could Be You

This Leitrim GAA club came up with an excellent way of promoting their lotto

May 25th 2016, 8:35 AM 5,113 Views 0 Comments

They got the digger out.

# leitrim - Friday 26 February, 2016

14 of the most Leitrim things that have ever happened
# Lovely Leitrim
From The Daily Edge
# Lovely Leitrim

14 of the most Leitrim things that have ever happened

Feb 26th 2016, 9:28 PM 11,992 Views 2 Comments

H’on.

# leitrim - Sunday 13 December, 2015

Mother of nine takes first steps in 21 years after being diagnosed with MS
# Leitrim
# Leitrim

Mother of nine takes first steps in 21 years after being diagnosed with MS

Dec 13th 2015, 5:30 PM 37,291 Views 11 Comments

“I thought this can’t be real, I just have to keep this up … I walked 100 steps, that’s like a marathon to me.”

# leitrim - Saturday 12 December, 2015

Elderly man dies after being struck by jeep in Leitrim
# Leitrim
# Leitrim

Elderly man dies after being struck by jeep in Leitrim

Dec 12th 2015, 5:31 PM 19,901 Views 2 Comments

The man in his 80s was hit by the car this morning.

# leitrim - Friday 4 December, 2015

Emlyn Mulligan says a transfer to Dublin or Donegal 'was never going to happen'
# Staying Put
From The42
# Staying Put

Emlyn Mulligan says a transfer to Dublin or Donegal 'was never going to happen'

Dec 4th 2015, 6:30 AM 9,547 Views 13 Comments

The Leitrim star plays down talk of a move.

# leitrim - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

This Fine Gael TD is taking his own party to court
# Last Throw Of The Dice
# Last Throw Of The Dice

This Fine Gael TD is taking his own party to court

Nov 25th 2015, 4:03 PM 13,053 Views 72 Comments

John Perry is still trying to get his name on the Fine Gael election ticket in Sligo-Leitrim.

# leitrim - Friday 30 October, 2015

Appeal for information about bomb found outside garda's home
# Leitrim
# Leitrim

Appeal for information about bomb found outside garda's home

Oct 30th 2015, 2:45 PM 26,322 Views 35 Comments

The under-vehicle improvised explosive device was found outside a Garda’s front door in Co Leitrim.

# leitrim - Friday 23 October, 2015

Take a look inside two of Ireland's swankiest castles as they go up for sale
# Lavish
# Lavish

Take a look inside two of Ireland's swankiest castles as they go up for sale

Oct 23rd 2015, 7:10 AM 24,456 Views 14 Comments

Kilronan Castle in Roscommon and Lough Rynn Castle in Leitrim are up for grabs.

# leitrim - Tuesday 6 October, 2015

Leitrim County Council finds 'archaeological remains' when digging up road
# Caldragh Ring
# Caldragh Ring

Leitrim County Council finds 'archaeological remains' when digging up road

Oct 6th 2015, 9:10 AM 23,394 Views 25 Comments

The findings have been reported to gardaí and the National Museum.

# leitrim - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

Going a month without a shower at HSE-run home is "intolerable"
# Elderly
# Elderly

Going a month without a shower at HSE-run home is "intolerable"

Jul 22nd 2015, 4:28 PM 9,811 Views 47 Comments

Numerous shortcomings were found by a Hiqa report published yesterday.

Leitrim farmers fear fracking, but researchers deny plan to drill
# Not On Our Watch
# Not On Our Watch

Leitrim farmers fear fracking, but researchers deny plan to drill

Jul 22nd 2015, 3:05 PM 15,857 Views 63 Comments

A local anti-fracking group has vowed to “halt this continuous onslaught on our communities”

Poll: Would you oppose plans for fracking in your area?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you oppose plans for fracking in your area?

Jul 22nd 2015, 10:19 AM 17,019 Views 125 Comments

Farmers in Leitrim are mounting a campaign to oppose the practice.

# leitrim - Sunday 28 June, 2015

‘I walk around in pain nearly every day’ – Ireland’s new world champion makes big sacrifices
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

‘I walk around in pain nearly every day’ – Ireland’s new world champion makes big sacrifices

Jun 28th 2015, 10:00 AM 39,970 Views 7 Comments

Tommy McCormack chats to The42 about his recent triumph

# leitrim - Friday 19 June, 2015

'Serious injury' avoided after pipe bomb is found in Leitrim
# Carrick-on-Shannon
# Carrick-on-Shannon

'Serious injury' avoided after pipe bomb is found in Leitrim

Jun 19th 2015, 2:44 PM 13,316 Views 15 Comments

It was found in a woodland area this morning.

# 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 5,417 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 36,201 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 7,958 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 15,212 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 13,350 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 22,780 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 26,222 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 7,940 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 12,529 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 20,304 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 3,918 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 19,702 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 9,977 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 35,300 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 17,072 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 11,541 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 9,372 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 10,313 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 22,406 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 12,792 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 8,174 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 10,307 Views 5 Comments

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