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Leitrim County Council finds 'archaeological remains' when digging up road
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# Caldragh Ring

Leitrim County Council finds 'archaeological remains' when digging up road

Oct 6th 2015, 9:10 AM 23,372 Views 25 Comments

The findings have been reported to gardaí and the National Museum.

Going a month without a shower at HSE-run home is "intolerable"
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# Elderly

Going a month without a shower at HSE-run home is "intolerable"

Jul 22nd 2015, 4:28 PM 9,797 Views 47 Comments

Numerous shortcomings were found by a Hiqa report published yesterday.

Leitrim farmers fear fracking, but researchers deny plan to drill
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# Not On Our Watch

Leitrim farmers fear fracking, but researchers deny plan to drill

Jul 22nd 2015, 3:05 PM 15,829 Views 63 Comments

A local anti-fracking group has vowed to “halt this continuous onslaught on our communities”

Poll: Would you oppose plans for fracking in your area?
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# Your Say

Poll: Would you oppose plans for fracking in your area?

Jul 22nd 2015, 10:19 AM 17,015 Views 125 Comments

Farmers in Leitrim are mounting a campaign to oppose the practice.

‘I walk around in pain nearly every day’ – Ireland’s new world champion makes big sacrifices
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# Interview

‘I walk around in pain nearly every day’ – Ireland’s new world champion makes big sacrifices

Jun 28th 2015, 10:00 AM 39,924 Views 7 Comments

Tommy McCormack chats to The42 about his recent triumph

'Serious injury' avoided after pipe bomb is found in Leitrim
# Carrick-on-Shannon
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# Carrick-on-Shannon

'Serious injury' avoided after pipe bomb is found in Leitrim

Jun 19th 2015, 2:44 PM 13,301 Views 15 Comments

It was found in a woodland area this morning.

Bare chests, grappling and goals: The best images from the weekend's championship From The42

Bare chests, grappling and goals: The best images from the weekend's championship

May 17th 2015, 8:15 PM 5,405 Views 1 Comment

Here’s how the first big Championship weekend looked.

Bomb disposal team deal with four devices just days before Prince Charles visit
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# Explosive

Bomb disposal team deal with four devices just days before Prince Charles visit

May 14th 2015, 9:45 AM 36,185 Views 51 Comments

Gardaí arrested six dissidents as activities by anti-terrorism gardaí step up.

This video of a Leitrim waterfall has lulled millions of people off to sleep
# Chasing Waterfalls
# Chasing Waterfalls

This video of a Leitrim waterfall has lulled millions of people off to sleep

May 5th 2015, 10:00 PM 7,929 Views 3 Comments

I can’t get no sleep. *Faithless’ Insomnia plays*

Young motorcyclist killed in Leitrim crash
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# Fatal

Young motorcyclist killed in Leitrim crash

Mar 18th 2015, 6:01 PM 15,205 Views 19 Comments

This is the third fatal crash since yesterday afternoon.

'Crude' viable bomb made safe by army in Drumshanbo
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# Leitrim

'Crude' viable bomb made safe by army in Drumshanbo

Feb 12th 2015, 10:32 PM 13,300 Views 30 Comments

The device was found by gardaí on approach into the town.

Teenage driver killed in two-car crash
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# Road Death

Teenage driver killed in two-car crash

Feb 9th 2015, 8:27 AM 22,780 Views 4 Comments

Two women were also treated for injuries, but were released from hospital.

How one Irishman went from contemplating suicide to cycling the world
# Inspiration
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# Inspiration

How one Irishman went from contemplating suicide to cycling the world

Feb 8th 2015, 12:00 PM 26,187 Views 30 Comments

Breifne Earley tells The42 about his extraordinary journey.

Leitrim woman's 'one second every day' video will make you smile
# One Second Every Day
# One Second Every Day

Leitrim woman's 'one second every day' video will make you smile

Jan 2nd 2015, 2:30 PM 7,907 Views 3 Comments

Teacher Edwina Guckian filmed one second of every day in 2014 – and the resulting clip is just so lovely.

Hundreds without power as strong winds batter Ireland
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# Careful Now

Hundreds without power as strong winds batter Ireland

Dec 10th 2014, 9:30 AM 12,515 Views 22 Comments

There is also a chance of sleet and snow in some places so bundle up.

€60m is going to be spent improving local roads, did yours make the cut?
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# En-tyrely New Look

€60m is going to be spent improving local roads, did yours make the cut?

Dec 3rd 2014, 3:46 PM 20,302 Views 43 Comments

Eight counties have been lucky.

What else could I get for the €95,000 pricetag on this Napoleonic fort in Donegal
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# Home Exchange

What else could I get for the €95,000 pricetag on this Napoleonic fort in Donegal

Nov 27th 2014, 3:54 PM 3,897 Views 0 Comments

We take a look at what €95,000 could get you around the rest of the country.

Leitrim pub has the most insulting bar receipt you'll see today (NSFW)
# Real Talk
# Real Talk

Leitrim pub has the most insulting bar receipt you'll see today (NSFW)

Nov 18th 2014, 8:09 AM 19,555 Views 2 Comments

It’s actually perfect.

Here's what happened today: Thursday
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# Evening Fix

Here's what happened today: Thursday

Oct 30th 2014, 8:59 PM 9,970 Views 2 Comments

Everyone’s talking about Enda Kenny meeting with accused republicans, the new Rehab CEO and an Aer Lingus passenger arrested for an Ebola scare.

Man dies and seven others injured in Leitrim pile-up
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# N16

Man dies and seven others injured in Leitrim pile-up

Oct 30th 2014, 5:35 PM 35,284 Views 3 Comments

The collision took place this morning just after 10am in on the N16.

Blind man's family devastated by vicious, fatal stabbing as he listened to World Cup
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# Crimecall

Blind man's family devastated by vicious, fatal stabbing as he listened to World Cup

Oct 20th 2014, 6:45 AM 17,047 Views 9 Comments

Frank Costello passed away two months after being attacked in his home.

Michael Kivlehan: 'Hopefully Dhara is looking down proud'
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# Inquest

Michael Kivlehan: 'Hopefully Dhara is looking down proud'

Sep 30th 2014, 10:00 PM 11,521 Views 18 Comments

The 35-year-old widower also said there was much to be done to protect pregnant women in Ireland.

Broken promises and invisible candidates: Here's what we learned from last night's Prime Time debate
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# By-election Battle

Broken promises and invisible candidates: Here's what we learned from last night's Prime Time debate

Sep 30th 2014, 11:34 AM 9,365 Views 40 Comments

Someone ‘pulled a Ming’ and the issue of Roscommon Hospital just isn’t going away… Here’s what went down in the RTÉ studios last night.

How's the 'Ming' by-election shaping up?... We hit the trail in Roscommon-South Leitrim
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# Eyes On The Prize

How's the 'Ming' by-election shaping up?... We hit the trail in Roscommon-South Leitrim

Sep 29th 2014, 10:26 PM 10,308 Views 26 Comments

The ten candidates are facing-off tonight in the heated atmosphere of an RTÉ studio. We spent the morning at the mart, and the afternoon at the races, to check the temperature on the ground…

Nurse doesn't remember telling Michael Kivlehan to stop 'eavesdropping'
# Inquest
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# Inquest

Nurse doesn't remember telling Michael Kivlehan to stop 'eavesdropping'

Sep 26th 2014, 1:08 PM 22,370 Views 11 Comments

The inquest has heard about a number of angry exchanges between the bereaved and a consultant.

Taxpayers pay hundreds of thousands on field unsuitable for sheltered housing
# Field Of Dreams
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# Field Of Dreams

Taxpayers pay hundreds of thousands on field unsuitable for sheltered housing

Sep 25th 2014, 10:21 PM 12,759 Views 38 Comments

The situation was unveiled on Prime Time tonight.

'Still a small chance' for Dhara Kivlehan after transfer to Belfast hospital
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# Inquest

'Still a small chance' for Dhara Kivlehan after transfer to Belfast hospital

Sep 25th 2014, 5:58 PM 8,162 Views 2 Comments

Dr Paul Glover said his colleagues would not have put the patient through the procedures they did if there was no hope.

Timeline: Search for answers after death of Dhara Kivlehan
# Tragedy
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# Tragedy

Timeline: Search for answers after death of Dhara Kivlehan

Sep 23rd 2014, 9:50 AM 10,284 Views 5 Comments

The 29 year old died four years ago after giving birth to a baby boy.

Council set to reconsider controversial energy extraction stance
# Fracking
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# Fracking

Council set to reconsider controversial energy extraction stance

Sep 15th 2014, 11:08 AM 6,215 Views 65 Comments

The introduction of hydraulic fracturing (fracking) has been criticised for its potential environmental damage.

Enterprising Leitrim farmer selling silage-scented cologne
# Eau De Silage
# Eau De Silage

Enterprising Leitrim farmer selling silage-scented cologne

Aug 19th 2014, 9:00 PM 2,674 Views 0 Comments

“You’ll be beating them off with a sprong”.

Tipp's Local Enterprise Office spent €4k on its opening event... Leitrim spent €30
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# LEOs

Tipp's Local Enterprise Office spent €4k on its opening event... Leitrim spent €30

Aug 18th 2014, 6:45 AM 13,983 Views 13 Comments

Scones and brown bread were supplied to the event free of charge. Yum.

160 jobs to go as MBNA closes Carrick-on-Shannon call centre
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# Job Losses

160 jobs to go as MBNA closes Carrick-on-Shannon call centre

Aug 14th 2014, 10:51 PM 23,599 Views 59 Comments

Attempts to sell the call centre were not possible according to the company.

Emergency Leitrim Council meeting calls a halt to mining firm drilling in Belcoo
# Fracking
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# Fracking

Emergency Leitrim Council meeting calls a halt to mining firm drilling in Belcoo

Aug 1st 2014, 10:43 AM 7,692 Views 52 Comments

Communities claim that the drilling in Fermanagh is the first stage in the fracking process.

Leitrim lad hitchhikes from Berlin for surprise trip... is picked up by his dad!
# Prodigal Son
# Prodigal Son

Leitrim lad hitchhikes from Berlin for surprise trip... is picked up by his dad!

Jun 7th 2014, 9:10 AM 4,177 Views 1 Comment

God bless us, everyone.

€300,000 worth of cannabis plants seized in Leitrim
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# Drug Crime

€300,000 worth of cannabis plants seized in Leitrim

May 31st 2014, 7:44 PM 10,196 Views 29 Comments

A 43-year-old man has been arrested and is being held at Carrick-on-Shannon Garda Station.

Leitrim senior footballers kick off potential €1 million penalty competition
# Nerves Of Steel
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# Nerves Of Steel

Leitrim senior footballers kick off potential €1 million penalty competition

May 13th 2014, 4:05 PM 7,583 Views 8 Comments

The competition is part of a charity initiative from the NCBI.

Ireland had a starring role on this Japanese TV show broadcast to 36 million
# Culture Clash
# Culture Clash

Ireland had a starring role on this Japanese TV show broadcast to 36 million

May 10th 2014, 3:29 PM 12,369 Views 8 Comments

We’re now officially big in Japan.

Watch: Minister heckled at public meeting
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# John Perry

Watch: Minister heckled at public meeting

Apr 30th 2014, 2:03 PM 9,066 Views 49 Comments

An angry property developer confronted Junior Minister for Small Business at a business networking meeting.

Two men arrested in connection with €4 million investment fraud operation
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# Money Laundering

Two men arrested in connection with €4 million investment fraud operation

Apr 8th 2014, 3:16 PM 13,633 Views 16 Comments

The men have since been released and a file is being prepared for the DPP.

Column: 'I felt an immediate kinship' – my journey of discovery in Ireland
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# Home And Away

Column: 'I felt an immediate kinship' – my journey of discovery in Ireland

Apr 1st 2014, 1:00 PM 254 Views 24 Comments

My father often mentioned that I might go to visit Ireland, the land of our ancestors one day. It never occurred to me that I actually would, writes Kathleen Maloney.