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Thieves raid Carrick café again

esquiresGardaí in Carrick-on-Shannon are investigating yet another burglary at a well-known coffee shop in the town. Between 4 o’clock and 7 o’clock this morning, Esquires at the Dublin Road was broken into, with entry gained by smashing a side door. A quantity of cash was stolen and gardaí are appealing for witnesses. No arrests have […]

Commission on future of policing to visit Carrick-on-Shannon tonight

garda-june-2017The Commission on the Future of Policing will host an ‘open evening’ in Carrick-on-Shannon tonight. The commission was established by government in last May to develop a blueprint for policing in Ireland. Tonight’s open evening is the latest event of this type being held by the Commission, and will take place in the Hive Enterprise […]

Planning granted for €1m goods store in Carrick

joe-simonPlanning permission has been granted for a new homeware goods store at a renowned business premises in Carrick-on-Shannon. About five years ago, Joe Simon Building Supplies, from Boyle, was given approval to change the use of Gilmartin’s Cash and Carry in the Dublin Road to a hardware retail store. However, after deciding it was too […]

Tribunal hearing over €18k rates bill for Pairc Seán

The Valuation Office wants €18,000 a year in commercial rates from the GAA for Páirc Seán Mac Diarmada (Photo: Google Maps)Leitrim GAA’s appeal against its €18,000 rates bill for Páirc Seán Mac Diarmada in Carrick-on-Shannon is set to be heard by the Valuation Tribunal. As part of the revaluation of commercial rates countrywide, the Valuation Office initially claimed the county board owed €28,000 a year for the GAA ground, but this was later reduced to […]

Sinn Féin to host Sligo-Leitrim convention next week

Sinn Féin's Sligo-Leitrim convention is taking place in the Bush Hotel in Carrick-on-Shannon on Friday weekSinn Féin has announced the details of its selection process for candidates for the next general election in the Sligo-Leitrim constituency. It’s holding two selection conventions – one for the Sligo-south Donegal region and another for Leitrim-north Roscommon. The latter convention will be held in the Bush Hotel in Carrick-on-Shannon on Friday, December 15, at […]

Gardaí raid major growhouse in Carrick-on-Shannon

cannabis-2016Gardaí have discovered €35,000’s worth of cannabis in a growhouse in Carrick-on-Shannon. As part of an ongoing drugs operation in the region, which also saw €87,000’s worth of cannabis seized at Knockvicar last weekend, gardaí from Mohill and Carrick carried out follow-up searches last night. They discovered the extensive growhouse in rented accommodation in Carrick […]

€87,000 cannabis growhouse raided near Boyle

CannabisThree people are appearing in court this evening in connection with a seizure of drugs worth €87,000 in north Roscommon. On Saturday at about 4pm, Carrick-on-Shannon gardaí and officers from the Roscommon/Longford divisional drugs unit raided a property at Knockvicar. They uncovered a significant cannabis-growing facility, including cannabis plants and herb. Three men – two […]

Travellers group: Carrick halting site an ‘eyesore’

Shannonside View halting site in Carrick-on-Shannon has 14 units and numerous baysLeitrim Travellers Development Group has called on the council to urgently upgrade the halting site in Carrick-on-Shannon, claiming it’s an ‘eyesore’. Leitrim County Council is spending nearly €99,000 on Traveller accommodation this year, including €10,000 on fire-safety works at Shannonside View Halting Site in Carrick. The remaining money is being spent on the delivery of […]

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