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# 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.

# 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 6,217 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 2,689 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 13,986 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 23,675 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 7,710 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 4,187 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 10,201 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 7,593 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 12,440 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 9,082 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 13,642 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 273 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 4,497 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 2,861 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 24,046 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 10,818 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 7,864 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 12,747 Views 41 Comments

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

# leitrim - Monday 14 October, 2013

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 20,025 Views 11 Comments

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

# leitrim - Monday 7 October, 2013

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 15,957 Views 59 Comments

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

# leitrim - Monday 16 September, 2013

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 10,506 Views 6 Comments

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

# leitrim - Sunday 25 August, 2013

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

Man killed in Donegal hit-and-run

Aug 25th 2013, 9:36 AM 12,227 Views 21 Comments

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

# leitrim - Monday 12 August, 2013

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 7,613 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 13,156 Views 161 Comments

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

# leitrim - Thursday 8 August, 2013

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 17,707 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.

# leitrim - Tuesday 23 July, 2013

Pedestrian killed in collision with farming vehicle
# Leitrim
# Leitrim

Pedestrian killed in collision with farming vehicle

Jul 23rd 2013, 6:54 PM 10,744 Views 6 Comments

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

# leitrim - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

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 5,456 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.

# leitrim - Monday 10 June, 2013

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 22,951 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.

# leitrim - Friday 31 May, 2013

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

15th century window frame stolen from Leitrim church

May 31st 2013, 7:04 PM 8,620 Views 19 Comments

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

# leitrim - Sunday 26 May, 2013

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 15,427 Views 42 Comments

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

# leitrim - Monday 6 May, 2013

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 3,126 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 2,248 Views 0 Comments

Welcome back, old friend.

# leitrim - Friday 3 May, 2013

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 8,657 Views 2 Comments

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

# leitrim - Sunday 10 March, 2013

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 3,420 Views 6 Comments

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

# leitrim - Friday 15 February, 2013

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 12,442 Views 25 Comments

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

# leitrim - Tuesday 12 February, 2013

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 41,578 Views 76 Comments

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

# leitrim - Tuesday 5 February, 2013

€500,000 worth of cannabis plants seized in Leitrim
# Drugs
# Drugs

€500,000 worth of cannabis plants seized in Leitrim

Feb 5th 2013, 1:00 PM 7,207 Views 20 Comments

Two men have been arrested after Gardaí discovered the plants in two separate raids.

# leitrim - Sunday 27 January, 2013

Leitrim take Connacht FBD League crown with victory over Sligo
# GAA
From The42
# GAA

Leitrim take Connacht FBD League crown with victory over Sligo

Jan 27th 2013, 3:59 PM 5,127 Views 5 Comments

It was a first FBD crown for Leitrim with a battling effort at Markievicz Park.

# leitrim - Friday 25 January, 2013

Age Action: Legal clarity needed on Do Not Resuscitate orders
# Mulross Nursing Home
# Mulross Nursing Home

Age Action: Legal clarity needed on Do Not Resuscitate orders

Jan 25th 2013, 11:32 AM 5,832 Views 10 Comments

Age Action made the statement after Mulross Nursing Home was found to have DNR orders but without evidence that they had been discussed with residents or their families.