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Leitrim parade has two floats dedicated to local ATM robbery
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# Float On

Leitrim parade has two floats dedicated to local ATM robbery

Mar 17th 2014, 4:56 PM 4,480 Views 1 Comment

Commemorating the great Tubbercurry raid of 2014.

7 of Leitrim's best sporting moments in 2013
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# County Highlights

7 of Leitrim's best sporting moments in 2013

Dec 31st 2013, 6:00 PM 2,839 Views 2 Comments

A first piece of GAA silverware in nearly 20 years was the highlight of 2013.

Five horses rescued from freezing River Shannon
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Five horses rescued from freezing River Shannon

Dec 28th 2013, 2:29 PM 24,035 Views 30 Comments

A local charity has praised Leitrim Civil Defence who helped with the rescue.

Gardaí investigating dissident republicans arrest two in David Black murder probe
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# Dissident Republicans

Gardaí investigating dissident republicans arrest two in David Black murder probe

Dec 2nd 2013, 4:33 PM 10,803 Views 73 Comments

The arrests were made following a number searches in Leitrim and Cavan today.

Pedestrian killed by car in Leitrim
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Pedestrian killed by car in Leitrim

Nov 17th 2013, 7:57 AM 7,859 Views 7 Comments

The pedestrian in her 60s was crossing a road outside Mohill when she was struck with a car.

Calling Leitrim diaspora: Your county needs YOU
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# Lovely Leitrim

Calling Leitrim diaspora: Your county needs YOU

Oct 27th 2013, 2:35 PM 12,730 Views 41 Comments

Tourism board in Leitrim wants natives now living in the UK to be ‘ambassadors’ to drive tourists back to the county.

Irish girl dies after being hit by a car in New York
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# Tragedy

Irish girl dies after being hit by a car in New York

Oct 14th 2013, 8:35 AM 20,001 Views 11 Comments

Kalie Gill had only recently moved back to New York with her parents.

First case of killer tree disease found in native Irish hedgerow
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# Ash Dieback

First case of killer tree disease found in native Irish hedgerow

Oct 7th 2013, 4:21 PM 15,934 Views 59 Comments

A total of 97 cases of the deadly fungus have now been found since the first one in October last year.

Investigation under way after work-related death in Leitrim
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# Aughnasheelin

Investigation under way after work-related death in Leitrim

Sep 16th 2013, 5:42 PM 10,484 Views 6 Comments

It’s believed the man was crushed to death while he towed a trailer on a rural road.

Man killed in Donegal hit-and-run
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# Donegal

Man killed in Donegal hit-and-run

Aug 25th 2013, 9:36 AM 12,218 Views 21 Comments

It is believed the man in his late 40s was struck by a vehicle as he walked home last night.

IKEA to invest in Leitrim wind farm to power Irish stores
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# Green Energy

IKEA to invest in Leitrim wind farm to power Irish stores

Aug 12th 2013, 1:58 PM 7,600 Views 38 Comments

The new facility in Carrickeeny will have the capacity to generate the equivalent electricity for approximately 5,500 houses a year.

Seán Quinn tells supporters he will be vindicated
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# In Pictures

Seán Quinn tells supporters he will be vindicated

Aug 12th 2013, 8:58 AM 13,129 Views 161 Comments

Ireland’s one-time richest man believes the current government is anti-Seán Quinn because it has been “sold a pup”.

Two men airlifted to hospital in serious condition after car driven into ravine
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# Rescue 118

Two men airlifted to hospital in serious condition after car driven into ravine

Aug 8th 2013, 5:08 PM 17,654 Views 18 Comments

The men were rescued from their upturned car after it left the road and plunged into the Arigna river near Drumshanbo in Leitrim.

Pedestrian killed in collision with farming vehicle
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# Leitrim

Pedestrian killed in collision with farming vehicle

Jul 23rd 2013, 6:54 PM 10,721 Views 6 Comments

The 40-year-old was seriously injured in the collision which occurred when the teleporter was loading bales onto a trailer.

Almost 1-in-4 responses to 'life-threatening' 999 calls not meeting HIQA targets
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# Healthcare

Almost 1-in-4 responses to 'life-threatening' 999 calls not meeting HIQA targets

Jul 16th 2013, 7:30 AM 5,452 Views 32 Comments

In 65 per cent of cases, ambulances aren’t arriving at the scene within the 19 minute response time set-out by the health watchdog.

Farmer finds stolen priceless, medieval window frame dumped in Leitrim lake
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# Artefact Found

Farmer finds stolen priceless, medieval window frame dumped in Leitrim lake

Jun 10th 2013, 4:40 PM 22,921 Views 30 Comments

Dry, green moss on the 600-year-old frame suggests it had been stored in a dry location for some time and had only been dumped recently.

15th century window frame stolen from Leitrim church
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# Stolen

15th century window frame stolen from Leitrim church

May 31st 2013, 7:04 PM 8,615 Views 19 Comments

Arts minister Jimmy Deenihan has condemned the removal, and asked the public to keep an eye out for it.

The Beara-Breifne Way means you can now walk with ease* from Cork to Leitrim
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# Boots Made For Walking

The Beara-Breifne Way means you can now walk with ease* from Cork to Leitrim

May 26th 2013, 8:30 AM 15,356 Views 42 Comments

Ireland’s longest walking trail, links counties Cork, Kerry, Limerick, Tipperary, Offaly, Galway, Roscommon, Sligo, Leitrim and Cavan.

Kerry and Leitrim unite to cheer on Rocket Ronnie at The Crucible
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# Kingdom Comes

Kerry and Leitrim unite to cheer on Rocket Ronnie at The Crucible

May 6th 2013, 4:09 PM 3,114 Views 5 Comments

Ronnie O’Sullivan may re-think retiring if these two legends agree to tour the world with him.

Sunshine, sliotars and the subway: How the GAA Championships looked on opening day
# Here Comes The Summer
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# Here Comes The Summer

Sunshine, sliotars and the subway: How the GAA Championships looked on opening day

May 6th 2013, 12:30 PM 2,244 Views 0 Comments

Welcome back, old friend.

Gardaí ask for help tracing Leitrim man missing since 2011
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# Missing

Gardaí ask for help tracing Leitrim man missing since 2011

May 3rd 2013, 12:25 PM 8,651 Views 2 Comments

Patrick Heeran, 48, was last seen in Mohill, Co Leitrim, 578 days ago.

GAA: Leitrim's Mulligan furious as he makes spitting claim
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# Spitting Games

GAA: Leitrim's Mulligan furious as he makes spitting claim

Mar 10th 2013, 6:31 PM 3,418 Views 6 Comments

The Leitrim captain alleged, ‘For a player to spit blood in a fellow player’s face is disgraceful carry on.’

New life for rescued Leitrim dogs as they are rehomed
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New life for rescued Leitrim dogs as they are rehomed

Feb 15th 2013, 5:06 PM 12,435 Views 25 Comments

The dogs were saved during the biggest canine rescue operation in the State.

140 dogs saved in biggest canine rescue in State history
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140 dogs saved in biggest canine rescue in State history

Feb 12th 2013, 6:11 PM 41,541 Views 76 Comments

More than 140 dogs were rescued from a property in rural Leitrim, where they were living “in deplorable conditions”.

€500,000 worth of cannabis plants seized in Leitrim
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# Drugs

€500,000 worth of cannabis plants seized in Leitrim

Feb 5th 2013, 1:00 PM 7,201 Views 20 Comments

Two men have been arrested after Gardaí discovered the plants in two separate raids.

Leitrim take Connacht FBD League crown with victory over Sligo
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# GAA

Leitrim take Connacht FBD League crown with victory over Sligo

Jan 27th 2013, 3:59 PM 5,120 Views 5 Comments

It was a first FBD crown for Leitrim with a battling effort at Markievicz Park.

Age Action: Legal clarity needed on Do Not Resuscitate orders
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# Mulross Nursing Home

Age Action: Legal clarity needed on Do Not Resuscitate orders

Jan 25th 2013, 11:32 AM 5,756 Views 10 Comments

Age Action made the statement after Mulross Nursing Home was found to have DNR orders but without evidence that they had been discussed with residents or their families.

FBD League: Leitrim, Sligo and Galway maintain winning runs
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# Connacht

FBD League: Leitrim, Sligo and Galway maintain winning runs

Jan 14th 2013, 7:50 AM 1,068 Views 0 Comments

Sligo and Galway will fight it out for top spot in Section A while Leitrim lead the way in Section B.

FBD League: Galway, Sligo and Leitrim triumph
# Connacht
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# Connacht

FBD League: Galway, Sligo and Leitrim triumph

Jan 7th 2013, 6:30 AM 1,116 Views 0 Comments

Micheal Meehan was to the fore as the Tribesmen got their 2013 campaign off to a winning start in Tuam yesterday.

HSE takes control of Mullross Nursing Home
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# Health

HSE takes control of Mullross Nursing Home

Jan 4th 2013, 5:31 PM 5,675 Views 16 Comments

The move comes after HIQA cancelled the provider’s registration.

2012 Reflections: Gaelic Football Part 3
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# Looking Back

2012 Reflections: Gaelic Football Part 3

Dec 28th 2012, 10:00 AM 1,089 Views 0 Comments

In the third of a six-part series, we look back on the football fortunes this year of Galway, Kerry, Kildare, Laois and Leitrim.

Two women and man die in Leitrim house fire
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# House Fire

Two women and man die in Leitrim house fire

Dec 8th 2012, 9:16 AM 8,213 Views 6 Comments

The fire broke out in the early hours of this morning at house near Manorhamilton.

Map, table: Ireland's 16,881 vacant homes
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# Housing

Map, table: Ireland's 16,881 vacant homes

Nov 29th 2012, 8:32 AM 27,224 Views 45 Comments

Ireland’s problems with unfinished housing developments have improved but new figures from the National Housing Development Survey outline just how many vacant dwellings there are and where the problem is worst.

Two men arrested in David Black murder probe released without charge
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# David Black

Two men arrested in David Black murder probe released without charge

Nov 5th 2012, 7:35 AM 2,757 Views 0 Comments

The two men were arrested last week in connection with the killing of the 52-year-old prison officer last Thursday morning.

Third arrest over murder of prison officer David Black
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# Northern Ireland

Third arrest over murder of prison officer David Black

Nov 2nd 2012, 9:07 PM 6,730 Views 16 Comments

Gardaí arrested a man in Leitrim this evening in connection with the killing of 52-year-old prison officer David Black.

Club football round-up from Connacht and Ulster
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# GAA

Club football round-up from Connacht and Ulster

Oct 8th 2012, 12:37 PM 1,040 Views 0 Comments

There were county title wins yesterday for Mullahoran, Melvin Gaels and Curry while the SFC finalists are now known in Mayo and Down.

Expenses, insurance and fire engines: The week in numbers
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# Prime Numbers

Expenses, insurance and fire engines: The week in numbers

Oct 6th 2012, 7:30 PM 7,474 Views 7 Comments

Which Irish county has the fewest same-sex civil partners? And how many times could Facebook fill Croke Park?

Less than a fifth of homes register for septic tank inspections in €5 window
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# Septic Tanks

Less than a fifth of homes register for septic tank inspections in €5 window

Sep 24th 2012, 7:15 AM 6,417 Views 53 Comments

The discount registration window shuts next Friday – with only a fraction of the 437,000 tanks registered at the lower rate.

In pictures: today's bizarre weather
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# Unpredictable

In pictures: today's bizarre weather

Aug 21st 2012, 7:30 PM 15,254 Views 11 Comments

Forget about four seasons a year. We’re getting four seasons a day, it seems.

More than 1 in 10 business properties are lying empty
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# Sitting Vacant

More than 1 in 10 business properties are lying empty

Aug 21st 2012, 12:38 PM 4,393 Views 32 Comments

Almost 24,000 commercial properties in Ireland are vacant, with the highest rates found in Sligo and Leitrim.