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Monday 25 September 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Leitrim

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New York most popular St Patrick's Day trip for councillors
We know that Government ministers are heading far afield to spread green greetings this week – but so too are local councillors…
Capital rule: People from Donegal have lowest income in Ireland
Donegal has the lowest average income in Ireland, while Dubliners earn the most. How does your county’s income fare?
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.
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.
Ill health sees Moran step down as Leitrim boss
Leitrim will begin the search for a new manager following the departure of Mickey Moran.
Cannabis plants worth €400,000 seized by Gardaí
Two men have been arrested following the raid at a warehouse in Kinlough in Leitrim.
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.
Gardaí seek help locating missing Leitrim man, 48
Patrick Heeran, from Aughavas in Co Leitrim, has not been seen in a fortnight.
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.
Government green light for Leitrim rowing facility
The international standard facility on Lough Rinn is expected to open next April.
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.
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.
How the West was won: 6 memorable Connacht SFC finals
The countdown continues to Sunday’s showdown between Roscommon and Mayo.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Woman dies in Leitrim crash