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Plan to open Direct Provision centre in Leitrim scrapped
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Plan to open Direct Provision centre in Leitrim scrapped

Updated Mar 21st 2019, 1:51 PM 27,101 Views 121 Comments

The Department of Justice said the decision is not related to suspected arson attacks at the former hotel.

Joy for Leitrim as they clinch league promotion and book first appearance in Croke Park in 13 years
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Joy for Leitrim as they clinch league promotion and book first appearance in Croke Park in 13 years

Mar 3rd 2019, 6:48 PM 9,296 Views 2 Comments

A five-point win at home to London clinched Leitrim’s success.

Dominant Derry continue their 100% record and seal promotion to Division 3
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Dominant Derry continue their 100% record and seal promotion to Division 3

Mar 2nd 2019, 3:30 PM 5,245 Views 2 Comments

Elsewhere in Division 4, Waterford produced a brilliant comeback and Wexford beat Wicklow.

Carey goal seals Antrim win while Nesbitt and Grimes keep Royals' promotion push on course
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Carey goal seals Antrim win while Nesbitt and Grimes keep Royals' promotion push on course

Feb 17th 2019, 5:52 PM 3,319 Views 0 Comments

Three rearranged fixtures from Round 1 in the Lidl Ladies National League took place this weekend.

'They were not deterred': Three people were in building when fires started at Roosky hotel
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'They were not deterred': Three people were in building when fires started at Roosky hotel

Feb 12th 2019, 12:02 PM 15,741 Views 93 Comments

The Shannon Key West hotel has been earmarked as a premises for asylum seekers to reside in.

'Anything's going to be better than last year' - Leitrim back after championship absence
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'Anything's going to be better than last year' - Leitrim back after championship absence

Jan 31st 2019, 5:12 PM 6,184 Views 1 Comment

The senior ladies team open their league campaign on Sunday under new manager Gavin Cawley.

Westmeath win with late drama against Maughan's Offaly as Derry nudge past Antrim
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Westmeath win with late drama against Maughan's Offaly as Derry nudge past Antrim

Jan 27th 2019, 4:12 PM 8,486 Views 1 Comment

Elsewhere, Carlow made themselves at home in Division Three as Leitrim battered Wexford.

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Woman (60s) dies in single-vehicle collision in Leitrim

Jan 17th 2019, 6:01 PM 14,413 Views 1 Comment

The incident happened on the Castlecara Road in Carrick-on-Shannon shortly after midday.

Anti-racism rally held outside fire-damaged Leitrim hotel earmarked as Direct Provision centre
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Anti-racism rally held outside fire-damaged Leitrim hotel earmarked as Direct Provision centre

Jan 13th 2019, 4:55 PM 21,146 Views 214 Comments

The hotel was damaged in a suspected arson attack earlier this week.

'This should be treated as a hate crime': Concern expressed after fire at hotel earmarked as Direct Provision centre
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'This should be treated as a hate crime': Concern expressed after fire at hotel earmarked as Direct Provision centre

Updated Jan 11th 2019, 2:10 PM 42,764 Views 113 Comments

The cause of the fire is not yet known, and an investigation has been launched by gardaí.

New kids on the block! Returning James Horan names first Mayo team for FBD League opener against Leitrim
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New kids on the block! Returning James Horan names first Mayo team for FBD League opener against Leitrim

Jan 4th 2019, 9:34 PM 37,311 Views 20 Comments

Fionn McDonagh, Colm Moran and Brian Reape are all included, while Aidan O’Shea is missing for Sunday’s game.

Tesco 'extremely disappointed' as more workers go on strike today and tomorrow
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Tesco 'extremely disappointed' as more workers go on strike today and tomorrow

Dec 21st 2018, 6:00 AM 23,753 Views 29 Comments

Mandate Trade Union said employees have been left with no other option.

Strikes to take place at two Tesco stores in lead up to Christmas
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Strikes to take place at two Tesco stores in lead up to Christmas

Dec 2nd 2018, 3:25 PM 50,478 Views 35 Comments

Workers at the stores will strike on three dates, and there is a possibility that the strike may spread.

Plan to remember Leitrim's WWI dead to 'challenge assumptions' about them
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Plan to remember Leitrim's WWI dead to 'challenge assumptions' about them

Dec 1st 2018, 7:45 AM 11,626 Views 35 Comments

A tender has been put out for a form of remembrance to be created

Man (80) dies after his tractor struck a ditch in Leitrim
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Man (80) dies after his tractor struck a ditch in Leitrim

Nov 29th 2018, 11:16 PM 15,148 Views 6 Comments

The incident occurred at around 1pm this afternoon.

A hotel to be used for Direct Provision is still in the middle of a sale dispute
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A hotel to be used for Direct Provision is still in the middle of a sale dispute

Nov 29th 2018, 6:19 PM 18,207 Views 0 Comments

The 39-room Shannon Key West Hotel is located in Rooskey on the Co Leitrim/Roscommon.

Even though it won't bring 'big profits', the Shed Distillery is cracking on with a visitor centre
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Even though it won't bring 'big profits', the Shed Distillery is cracking on with a visitor centre

Nov 17th 2018, 6:00 PM 10,989 Views 3 Comments

The attraction is expected to be up and running in early 2020 – at nearly double the cost than first expected.

Injunction sought preventing hotel being used as accommodation for asylum seekers
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Injunction sought preventing hotel being used as accommodation for asylum seekers

Nov 16th 2018, 9:14 AM 22,834 Views 0 Comments

A company wants to develop the Shannon Key West Hotel into a tourist hotel.

Clann na nGael, Aughawillan and Portlaoise among the big winners in today's GAA county finals
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Clann na nGael, Aughawillan and Portlaoise among the big winners in today's GAA county finals

Oct 14th 2018, 9:56 PM 8,420 Views 3 Comments

Meanwhile, the Wexford and Wicklow deciders both went to replays.

'Social and friendly': Penelope the Python is looking for a new home
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'Social and friendly': Penelope the Python is looking for a new home

Sep 26th 2018, 5:25 PM 13,492 Views 14 Comments

The Python was first spotted by a member of the public in Kinlough Park “sunning herself on the side of a trail” in July.

Litter survey finds majority of Irish rivers, beaches and harbours are polluted: here are the biggest blackspots
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Litter survey finds majority of Irish rivers, beaches and harbours are polluted: here are the biggest blackspots

Aug 13th 2018, 9:34 AM 24,589 Views 45 Comments

Just four out of 50 areas inspected were found to be clean to European standards.

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Leitrim
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Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Leitrim

Aug 10th 2018, 10:30 AM 21,247 Views 29 Comments

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

Gardaí find cannabis worth €135,000 after stopping man's car in Leitrim
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Gardaí find cannabis worth €135,000 after stopping man's car in Leitrim

Aug 1st 2018, 5:47 PM 24,314 Views 48 Comments

The driver, a 50-year-old man, was arrested.

Leitrim on the lookout for new football manager as Guckian's two-year term ends
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Leitrim on the lookout for new football manager as Guckian's two-year term ends

Jul 21st 2018, 3:12 PM 2,702 Views 3 Comments

He decided against putting his name forward as the application process re-opened.

Man in his 40s killed after van hits tree
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Man in his 40s killed after van hits tree

Jul 16th 2018, 7:53 AM 13,955 Views 2 Comments

He was the sole occupant of the van.

As it happened: New York v Leitrim, Connacht SFC quarter-final From The42
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As it happened: New York v Leitrim, Connacht SFC quarter-final

Gardaí investigating how pro-life campaign billboard van was allowed to park on Garda property
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Gardaí investigating how pro-life campaign billboard van was allowed to park on Garda property

May 4th 2018, 12:05 AM 69,192 Views 191 Comments

The parking of the ‘No’ mobile billboard vehicle caused some concern.

Turbulent times for Leitrim as they look set for championship absence
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Turbulent times for Leitrim as they look set for championship absence

May 2nd 2018, 11:40 AM 11,604 Views 3 Comments

It’s understood that they won’t field a team for the Connacht or All-Ireland intermediate championship this summer.

Stolen mountain rescue equipment worth thousands recovered
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Stolen mountain rescue equipment worth thousands recovered

Apr 6th 2018, 12:26 PM 32,144 Views 16 Comments

Two men have been arrested following the seizure.

Equipment worth thousands stolen from mountain rescue team's base
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Equipment worth thousands stolen from mountain rescue team's base

Apr 2nd 2018, 3:42 PM 22,379 Views 26 Comments

It’s the second incident of its kind in a matter of weeks.

GAA rescheduled fixture plan suffers setback as further postponements announced
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GAA rescheduled fixture plan suffers setback as further postponements announced

Mar 19th 2018, 9:47 AM 11,356 Views 1 Comment

Three other National League ties are still set to go ahead.

Gang of armed locals chase burglars through town in Leitrim
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Gang of armed locals chase burglars through town in Leitrim

Feb 22nd 2018, 8:25 PM 77,789 Views 67 Comments

An RTÉ Prime Time programme due to air tonight looks into the problem of repeat burglary offenders.

Reports of explosive device left in wooded area along Fermanagh/Leitrim border
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Reports of explosive device left in wooded area along Fermanagh/Leitrim border

Jan 3rd 2018, 5:06 PM 14,706 Views 16 Comments

Police in Fermanagh are warning members of the public in the Garrison and Belcoo areas to be vigilant.

Councillor who said n-word repeatedly at meeting refuses to apologise
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Councillor who said n-word repeatedly at meeting refuses to apologise

Dec 6th 2017, 2:50 PM 88,251 Views 149 Comments

Guckian refused to withdraw his remarks at the meeting. Contacted today he said he had nothing to add.

Waterways Ireland employee killed while carrying out work near canal in Leitrim
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Waterways Ireland employee killed while carrying out work near canal in Leitrim

Nov 28th 2017, 7:34 AM 23,877 Views 7 Comments

Gardaí and the Health and Safety Authority has launched an investigation into the incident.

Some western counties have nearly twice as many gardaí on the streets as those in Leinster - but why?
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Some western counties have nearly twice as many gardaí on the streets as those in Leinster - but why?

Nov 12th 2017, 4:00 PM 24,814 Views 46 Comments

The spread of gardaí around the country displays a clear imbalance according to new figures.

A Dublin man who was out in Carrick-on-Shannon on Saturday hasn't been seen since
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A Dublin man who was out in Carrick-on-Shannon on Saturday hasn't been seen since

Oct 2nd 2017, 9:12 AM 48,218 Views 4 Comments

Janusz Jasicki is 30 years old.

Two status yellow rainfall warnings in place for five counties
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Two status yellow rainfall warnings in place for five counties

Aug 24th 2017, 6:06 PM 63,138 Views 26 Comments

It comes after torrential rain caused significant flooding and damage to hundreds of homes across the country this week.

Gardaí investigate alleged assault of girl at Carrick-on-Shannon
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Gardaí investigate alleged assault of girl at Carrick-on-Shannon

Aug 8th 2017, 1:28 PM 22,159 Views 10 Comments

The incident occurred on Friday 28 July.

Man killed after his motorbike crashed with car in Leitrim
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Man killed after his motorbike crashed with car in Leitrim

Aug 5th 2017, 6:54 PM 13,997 Views 17 Comments

It happened at Clooncahir in Mohill at around 11.20am.