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#Leitrim

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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 22,433 Views 11 Comments

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

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 12,802 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 8,185 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.

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 10,324 Views 5 Comments

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

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

Council set to reconsider controversial energy extraction stance

Sep 15th 2014, 11:08 AM 6,224 Views 65 Comments

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

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 2,711 Views 0 Comments

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

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 13,997 Views 13 Comments

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

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 23,713 Views 59 Comments

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

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 7,728 Views 52 Comments

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

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 4,206 Views 1 Comment

God bless us, everyone.

€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 10,211 Views 29 Comments

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

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 7,602 Views 8 Comments

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

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 12,482 Views 8 Comments

We’re now officially big in Japan.

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

Watch: Minister heckled at public meeting

Apr 30th 2014, 2:03 PM 9,090 Views 49 Comments

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

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 13,650 Views 16 Comments

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

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 287 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 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 4,506 Views 1 Comment

Commemorating the great Tubbercurry raid of 2014.

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 2,881 Views 2 Comments

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

Five horses rescued from freezing River Shannon
# Rescue
# Rescue

Five horses rescued from freezing River Shannon

Dec 28th 2013, 2:29 PM 24,060 Views 30 Comments

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

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 10,834 Views 73 Comments

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

Pedestrian killed by car in Leitrim
# Leitrim
# Leitrim

Pedestrian killed by car in Leitrim

Nov 17th 2013, 7:57 AM 7,878 Views 7 Comments

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

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

Calling Leitrim diaspora: Your county needs YOU

Oct 27th 2013, 2:35 PM 12,756 Views 41 Comments

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

Irish girl dies after being hit by a car in New York
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Irish girl dies after being hit by a car in New York

Oct 14th 2013, 8:35 AM 20,040 Views 11 Comments

Kalie Gill had only recently moved back to New York with her parents.

First case of killer tree disease found in native Irish hedgerow
# Ash Dieback
# Ash Dieback

First case of killer tree disease found in native Irish hedgerow

Oct 7th 2013, 4:21 PM 15,980 Views 59 Comments

A total of 97 cases of the deadly fungus have now been found since the first one in October last year.

Investigation under way after work-related death in Leitrim
# Aughnasheelin
# Aughnasheelin

Investigation under way after work-related death in Leitrim

Sep 16th 2013, 5:42 PM 10,520 Views 6 Comments

It’s believed the man was crushed to death while he towed a trailer on a rural road.

Man killed in Donegal hit-and-run
# Donegal
# Donegal

Man killed in Donegal hit-and-run

Aug 25th 2013, 9:36 AM 12,237 Views 21 Comments

It is believed the man in his late 40s was struck by a vehicle as he walked home last night.

IKEA to invest in Leitrim wind farm to power Irish stores
# Green Energy
# Green Energy

IKEA to invest in Leitrim wind farm to power Irish stores

Aug 12th 2013, 1:58 PM 7,628 Views 38 Comments

The new facility in Carrickeeny will have the capacity to generate the equivalent electricity for approximately 5,500 houses a year.

Seán Quinn tells supporters he will be vindicated
# In Pictures
# In Pictures

Seán Quinn tells supporters he will be vindicated

Aug 12th 2013, 8:58 AM 13,172 Views 161 Comments

Ireland’s one-time richest man believes the current government is anti-Seán Quinn because it has been “sold a pup”.

Two men airlifted to hospital in serious condition after car driven into ravine
# Rescue 118
# Rescue 118

Two men airlifted to hospital in serious condition after car driven into ravine

Aug 8th 2013, 5:08 PM 17,726 Views 18 Comments

The men were rescued from their upturned car after it left the road and plunged into the Arigna river near Drumshanbo in Leitrim.

Pedestrian killed in collision with farming vehicle
# Leitrim
# Leitrim

Pedestrian killed in collision with farming vehicle

Jul 23rd 2013, 6:54 PM 10,766 Views 6 Comments

The 40-year-old was seriously injured in the collision which occurred when the teleporter was loading bales onto a trailer.

Almost 1-in-4 responses to 'life-threatening' 999 calls not meeting HIQA targets
# Healthcare
# Healthcare

Almost 1-in-4 responses to 'life-threatening' 999 calls not meeting HIQA targets

Jul 16th 2013, 7:30 AM 5,471 Views 32 Comments

In 65 per cent of cases, ambulances aren’t arriving at the scene within the 19 minute response time set-out by the health watchdog.

Farmer finds stolen priceless, medieval window frame dumped in Leitrim lake
# Artefact Found
# Artefact Found

Farmer finds stolen priceless, medieval window frame dumped in Leitrim lake

Jun 10th 2013, 4:40 PM 22,970 Views 30 Comments

Dry, green moss on the 600-year-old frame suggests it had been stored in a dry location for some time and had only been dumped recently.

15th century window frame stolen from Leitrim church
# Stolen
# Stolen

15th century window frame stolen from Leitrim church

May 31st 2013, 7:04 PM 8,633 Views 19 Comments

Arts minister Jimmy Deenihan has condemned the removal, and asked the public to keep an eye out for it.

The Beara-Breifne Way means you can now walk with ease* from Cork to Leitrim
# Boots Made For Walking
# Boots Made For Walking

The Beara-Breifne Way means you can now walk with ease* from Cork to Leitrim

May 26th 2013, 8:30 AM 15,454 Views 42 Comments

Ireland’s longest walking trail, links counties Cork, Kerry, Limerick, Tipperary, Offaly, Galway, Roscommon, Sligo, Leitrim and Cavan.

Kerry and Leitrim unite to cheer on Rocket Ronnie at The Crucible
# Kingdom Comes
From The42
# Kingdom Comes

Kerry and Leitrim unite to cheer on Rocket Ronnie at The Crucible

May 6th 2013, 4:09 PM 3,140 Views 5 Comments

Ronnie O’Sullivan may re-think retiring if these two legends agree to tour the world with him.

Sunshine, sliotars and the subway: How the GAA Championships looked on opening day
# Here Comes The Summer
From The42
# Here Comes The Summer

Sunshine, sliotars and the subway: How the GAA Championships looked on opening day

May 6th 2013, 12:30 PM 2,253 Views 0 Comments

Welcome back, old friend.

Gardaí ask for help tracing Leitrim man missing since 2011
# Missing
# Missing

Gardaí ask for help tracing Leitrim man missing since 2011

May 3rd 2013, 12:25 PM 8,667 Views 2 Comments

Patrick Heeran, 48, was last seen in Mohill, Co Leitrim, 578 days ago.

GAA: Leitrim's Mulligan furious as he makes spitting claim
# Spitting Games
From The42
# Spitting Games

GAA: Leitrim's Mulligan furious as he makes spitting claim

Mar 10th 2013, 6:31 PM 3,428 Views 6 Comments

The Leitrim captain alleged, ‘For a player to spit blood in a fellow player’s face is disgraceful carry on.’

New life for rescued Leitrim dogs as they are rehomed
# Rescue
# Rescue

New life for rescued Leitrim dogs as they are rehomed

Feb 15th 2013, 5:06 PM 12,453 Views 25 Comments

The dogs were saved during the biggest canine rescue operation in the State.

140 dogs saved in biggest canine rescue in State history
# Rescue
# Rescue

140 dogs saved in biggest canine rescue in State history

Feb 12th 2013, 6:11 PM 41,603 Views 77 Comments

More than 140 dogs were rescued from a property in rural Leitrim, where they were living “in deplorable conditions”.