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Not a single euro spent on FDI employment by IDA in Roscommon or Leitrim in 2016

IDALeitrim and Roscommon were two of three counties in Ireland last year where not a single euro was spent on supporting jobs in foreign direct investment enterprises. According to figures from the IDA, given to the Public Accounts Committee 93 million euro was handed out to companies to support employment at FDIs. However, just over […]

Warning issued after attempted break-in in Leitrim

burglar-1216195_960_720Gardaí have issued a warning to householders after an attempted break-in in south Leitrim today. According to a text alert, a man and woman were disturbed at the rear of a house in the Gortletteragh-Drumlish area this morning. Their mode of transport isn’t known. Carrick-on-Shannon gardaí are urging people to check unoccupied vehicles and look […]

Independent councillor slams Leitrim council’s €35m budget

Leitrim CEAn Independent councillor has described Leitrim County Council’s budget allocation for 2018 as ‘totally inadequate’ and believes it should be doubled. The local authority had a budget of just over €33 million for this year but, according to the new draft budget, this is set to rise to nearly €35 million next year. This includes […]

Leitrim council set for €2m funding boost in 2018

leitrim-budgetLeitrim County Council is set for a nearly €2-million increase in its budget next year. More than €888,500 is set to be spent on payments to local councillors and other local-representation fees. Leitrim County Council had a budget of just over €33 million this year but, according to the new draft budget, this is set […]

Leitrim waterway fully reopens after water pollution

pollutionA section of the Shannon Erne waterway in south Leitrim has reopened after a water-pollution incident. The canal, from Lock 5 at Ardrum in Ballinamore to Lock 7 Ballyduff, had been closed since November 3 due to a hydraulic leak at the in the mechanism of Lock Seven. However, this afternoon it has been confirmed the Shannon-Erne […]

Bridie Coggins (Nee Rynn)

obits_image_12Bridie Coggins Drumderig, Drumshanbo, Co. Leitrim. Thursday, November, 16th peacefully surrounded by her family at Melmount Manor Nursing Home, Strabane. Wife of the late James Coggins and loving mother of Pauric (Leitrim Village), Seamus, Mary and Bernie. Reposing at her home, 1 Cnoc an Luir, Carrick Road, Drumshanbo tomorrow (Sat) from four o’clock. Funeral Mass […]

Brigid Reynolds

obits_image_10Brigid Reynolds. Cleaghranmore, Ballinaglera, Co. Leitrim, Thursday, November, 16th Remains will repose at her residence today (Fri) from two o’clock until ten o’clock tonight and tomorrow (Sat) from eleven o’clock until four o’clock. House private at all other times please. Removal to St Hugh’s Church Ballinaglera, tomorrow evening (Sat) arriving at half past seven. Funeral Mass on […]

Leitrim carer counts herself fortunate to get allowance

care-child-pix-2017A mother of three whose daughter has Downs Syndrome and is battling leukemia has been announced as Leitrim’s Carer of the Year. Mary Doherty from Drumkeerin gave up full-time work earlier this year to care for her 12 year-old daughter  Niamh after she was diagnosed with the blood disease. She now brings Niamh to Dublin […]

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