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Leitrim defeated by Kerry in All Ireland Junior semi final

leitrim-threeConnacht champions Leitrims journey is over in the All Ireland Junior football championship after defeat to Kerry in the Gaelic Grounds in Limerick in the Semi final this afternoon. The Kingdom won out by 1-16 to 1-09 but the underdogs put up a great account of themselves especially considering Seamus Quinns side were missing ten […]

Drummer with Irish band Kodaline set to tie the knot today

(Photo: Google Maps)If you’re out and about in Leitrim today, you might bump into some of Irish pop royalty. Drummer with Irish band Kodaline, Vinny May, is set to tie the knot with Carina Elliot this afternoon and the couple’s reception is to be held in Lough Rynn castle in Mohill. Aughavas Church is set to host […]

Leitrim v Kerry: Revisit Leitrims Journey to the semi final

leitrim-gaaLeitrim will face Kerry today at 3pm in the Gaelic Grounds in Limerick in the All Ireland Junior Semi final in a game you can hear live on Shannonside FM The Leitrim Junior football team defeated Galway in Carrick-on-Shannon by 3-16 to 2-15 in a thrilling Provincial semi-final played on the 5th of Marcy in […]

Kerry v Leitrim: The Kerry Perspective

kerryKerry are bidding to edge themselves closer to completing an All Ireland three-in-a-row of junior football titles this Saturday as they face Leitrim in the last four. KERRY won A fourth consecutive Munster junior football final with a 4-24 to 3-20 win over Cork Páirc Uí Rinn in June. The Kingdom first needed to overcome […]

Businesses asked to invest €60k in Carrick CCTV scheme

cctvBusinesses in Carrick-on-Shannon are being asked to raise €60,000 for a new CCTV system. Last year it was decided not to introduce a controversial bylaw on drinking on the streets of the town because of the effect it could have on its hen and stag-party industry. Instead it was agreed to develop a new CCTV […]

Abbey Theatre world premiére in Leitrim

abbey-theatre-jimmys-hallThe world premiére of an Abbey Theatre production about Jimmy Gralton will take place in Carrick-on-Shannon tomorrow. Jimmy’s Hall is a new stage-adaptation of the critically acclaimed Ken Loach film on the Effernagh farmer who was the only Irishman deported from his own country. He built a dance hall where organised free events and expounded […]

Longford has highest number of PIAB awards locally

injury-bandagePeople living in Leitrim and Roscommon received the lowest number of awards in the country last year from the Personal Injuries Assessment Board. New figures show that just 84 awards were made to people in Leitrim and 124 awards were made to those in Roscommon in 2016. By far the highest number of awards locally […]

Forestry boss ‘sympathetic’ to Shannonside residents

tree-2017The Director of the Irish Forestry and Forest Products Association says he is ‘very sympathetic’ to Shannonside residents who feel overwhelmed by the volume of trees in their region. Much of the land across Leitrim, Longford and Roscommon has been switched to forestry because of significant funding incentives, but also because it is deemed unusitable […]

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