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# leitrim - Friday 20 January, 2012

Senator says we should allow fracking - to create jobs

Feargal Quinn suggests that companies could be asked to put up a bond equal to the clean-up cost of any possible environmental damage.

# leitrim - Tuesday 17 January, 2012

Donegal and Sligo become latest local authorities to ban fracking

Donegal and Sligo join Clare, Leitrim and Roscommon in clamping down on the controversial practice to extract shale gas.

# leitrim - Sunday 27 November, 2011

From The42 Ill health sees Moran step down as Leitrim boss Vacancy

Ill health sees Moran step down as Leitrim boss

Leitrim will begin the search for a new manager following the departure of Mickey Moran.

# leitrim - Friday 28 October, 2011

Cannabis plants worth €400,000 seized by Gardaí

Two men have been arrested following the raid at a warehouse in Kinlough in Leitrim.

# leitrim - Monday 24 October, 2011

Leitrim to get 79 new jobs with €7million investment

The positions at a medical devices firm were announced by jobs minister Richard Bruton this morning.

# leitrim - Monday 17 October, 2011

Gardaí seek help locating missing Leitrim man, 48

Patrick Heeran, from Aughavas in Co Leitrim, has not been seen in a fortnight.

# leitrim - Tuesday 11 October, 2011

Meadhbh McGivern 'doing quite well' as she returns to Ireland

The teenager whose case sparked controversy earlier this summer when she missed out on a life-saving liver transplant is now recovering from the op in a Dublin hospital.

# leitrim - Monday 12 September, 2011

From The42 Government green light for Leitrim rowing facility Investment

Government green light for Leitrim rowing facility

The international standard facility on Lough Rinn is expected to open next April.

# leitrim - Monday 15 August, 2011

Hundreds of Irish jobs at risk, as US bank plans to cut card business

Bank of America – which owns the MBNA credit card company – is dropping its credit card business, which employs 1,000 here.

# leitrim - Friday 12 August, 2011

Meadhbh McGivern's family tell of 'shock' at HIQA report findings

Joe McGivern said a “complete and utter failure” led to his 14-year-old daughter missing out on a liver transplant.

'Four critical decisions' led to 14-year-old girl's cancelled transplant

Meadhbh McGivern missed the chance for a liver transplant, because a flight bringing her to London was organised too late.

# leitrim - Friday 15 July, 2011

From The42 How the West was won: 6 memorable Connacht SFC finals The Best Of The West This post contains videos

How the West was won: 6 memorable Connacht SFC finals

The countdown continues to Sunday’s showdown between Roscommon and Mayo.

# leitrim - Tuesday 5 July, 2011

Column: Never heard of ‘fracking’? You will soon

Several firms hope to use a controversial new drilling method to tap vast gas deposits under Ireland. This could mean environmental devastation, writes filmmaker Johnny Gogan.

'Serious concerns' over gas drilling in Lough Allen area

Underground gas worth €120billion could be tapped by the controversial ‘fracking’ process, which some have linked to serious environmental damage.

# leitrim - Sunday 3 July, 2011

Irish girl misses out on liver transplant

Coast guard was to due to fly her from Leitrim for London operation last night but medics decided she wouldn’t make it on time.

# leitrim - Sunday 22 May, 2011

Two dead following Derry, Antrim crashes

Two young men have died in separate car crashes in Derry and Antrim, bringing the total number of people to die on the country’s roads today to three.

Young man dies in Leitrim car crash

Gardaí are investigating after a 20-year-old man was pronounced dead on the scene following a single car collision in Co Leitrim overnight. Another 21-year-old man received minor injuries.

# leitrim - Saturday 14 May, 2011

Total cost of forest and gorse fires set to rise above €7 million

The fires which hit various parts of the country earlier this month did €5 million worth of damage to State owned forests with a further €2.4 million worth of damage inflicted on privately owned forests.

# leitrim - Tuesday 29 March, 2011

Device explodes in Ballyfermot

Improvised explosive device exploded beneath a car in the early hours of this morning. Army bomb disposal team had earlier been called to a weapons find in Leitrim.

# leitrim - Friday 25 March, 2011

Two arrested after 400 cannabis plants seized in Leitrim

Gardaí have uncovered cannabis plants with an estimated street value of €160,000 in Carrick-on-Shannon.

# leitrim - Monday 14 February, 2011

Gardaí issue separate appeals for missing man and woman

Caitriona Horan, 22, was last seen at TCD on Wednesday evening, and Shay Prendergast, 51, has been missing from his Arcklow home since Saturday night.

The 9 at 9: Valentine's Day

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Survivors may sue Manx2 over crash; 5-year-olds suffer from eating disorders; and your chance to say ‘I love you’, the Enda way.

# leitrim - Wednesday 9 February, 2011

Video: angry man confronts Enda Kenny at Leitrim meeting Enda This post contains videos

Video: angry man confronts Enda Kenny at Leitrim meeting

Fine Gael leader outlined his party’s five point policy plan and taking questions from the crowd when man became agitated about politicans’ pay and credibility.

# leitrim - Monday 27 September, 2010

A 25-YEAR-OLD woman has died following a car crash in Dromod in Co Leitrim. No other vehicle was involved in the accident, which occurred at about 10pm last night. A post-mortem examination is expected to be carried out at Sligo General Hospital later today.

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