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Carrick body confirmed as that of missing Polishman

photoGardaí  have confirmed that the body found in Carrick-on-Shannon last night was that of missing man Janusz Jasicki. The remains were taken from the Shannon near Hartley bridge at about 8.45pm. The body was taken to Sligo University Hospital, where a post-mortem examination is being carried out. A formal identification of the body has now taken […]

Planning refused for €3-million Carrick poultry unit

poultry-farm-pix-2017An Bord Pleanála has refused planning permission for a €2.8-million poultry development in Carrick-on-Shannon because of environmental concerns. Roscommon County Council’s approval of the application was overturned after a local resident lodged a lengthy appeal against it. In January, Roscommon County Council gave Catherine O’Beirne, of 4 Ros na hInse, Attyrory, Carrick-on-Shannon, permission to develop […]

TII raises concerns over proposed Carrick-on-Shannon nursing home

A sketch of the nursing home planned for Carrick-on-Shannon, drawn by O'Grady Healthcare Design Consultants, and submitted with the planning file to Leitrim County CouncilTransport Infrastructure Ireland has raised concerns about the €10-million nursing home planned for Carrick-on-Shannon. In a submission lodged with Leitrim County Council, it claims the 135-bed facility could have an adverse effect on road safety. Last month, Castlecarra Healthcare applied for planning permission for a three-storey nursing home, measuring 8,400 square metres, at Aghameeney in […]

Proposal to develop special bus/taxi lane in Carrick-on-Shannon

TaxiA proposal to develop a specialized bus and taxi lane in Carrick on Shannon is to be submitted to Roscommon County Council. A motion to seek approval from the development of a bus lane at specific times to ease traffic congestion on the Boyle road was brought before this week’s meeting of the Carrick on […]

Carrick-on Shannon to get 24 new social houses

buildingThe government has announced funding of €3.75 million for social housing in Carrick-on-Shannon. It will enable Leitrim County Council to build 24 houses under the Rebuilding Ireland programme. They will comprise 16 two-bedroom and eight three-bedroom homes at Attyrory. The news has been welcomed by Sligo-Leitrim Fine Gael TD Tony McLoughlin.

Flood Minister Boxer Moran to visit Leitrim tomorrow

carrick-on-shannon-marina-2017The Minister with responsibility for the OPW will discuss flood protection and prevention measures with council officials and local representatives in Leitrim tomorrow. The proposals for the county include a flood defence wall along the banks of the River Shannon as well as new embankments in Carrick on Shannon and Leitrim village. Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran […]

€70,000 needed for new Carrick CCTV system

Carrick on Shannon could have CCTV installed around the townA fundraising campaign is being launched to meet the costs of a state of the art community-based CCTV system for Carrick-on-Shannon. The initiative is aimed at helping maintain the town’s reputation as a safe place to live work and visit, and last November work began on the necessary data protection, consent and technical requirements. The […]

Work under way on €2m Carrick school

Galway firm JJ Rhatigan recently began work on the new primary school in CarrickConstruction work on a new €2-million primary school in Carrick-on-Shannon has begun. Last year, the Department of Education got planning permission to build a new school building for Gaelscoil Liatroma at the Castlecarra Road. Galway firm JJ Rhatigan & Co has now started work on the development, which will include 12 classrooms, a general-purpose hall […]

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