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#Leitrim

# leitrim - Thursday 28 November, 2019

Asylum seekers to move into Leitrim apartments after 'constructive' meeting between Minister and locals

Ballinamore Community Group had held protests over the plans in recent months.

# leitrim - Thursday 21 November, 2019

From The42 Mulligan takes on role with Leitrim minors as hurlers still on hunt for new boss Star Name

Mulligan takes on role with Leitrim minors as hurlers still on hunt for new boss

Emlyn Mulligan joins Benny Guckian’s backroom team as a selector.

# leitrim - Saturday 16 November, 2019

Leitrim direct provision protest stood down after High Court injunction

Ballinamore Community Group have agreed to stand down their demonstration in the town.

# leitrim - Friday 15 November, 2019

Man whose dangerous driving left friend in vegetative state jailed for 40 months

Mark Kelly sustained serious injuries in the crash and has not regained consciousness.

# leitrim - Thursday 14 November, 2019

Man and woman arrested in connection with murder of Leitrim man missing since 2011

Pat Heeran was 48 at the time of his disappearance.

# leitrim - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

Jury convicts two Leitrim men of raping woman at party

They had pleaded not guilty to rape in a flat in a town in the county on a date in 2017.

# leitrim - Wednesday 6 November, 2019

Leitrim woman tells rape trial she awoke twice from a drunken blackout to find two men raping her

The alleged rapes took place at the end of a party in a flat in a Co Leitrim town.

# leitrim - Tuesday 5 November, 2019

Minister has 'constructive' meeting with locals about Direct Provision centre in Ballinamore

Plans to house over 100 asylum seekers in the town have been postponed amid protests.

# leitrim - Tuesday 29 October, 2019

Martin Kenny describes 'traumatic and difficult' experience after car set alight outside home

The Sinn Féin TD’s car was set alight outside his home yesterday morning.

# leitrim - Monday 28 October, 2019

Car of Sinn Féin TD who received death threats last week set on fire outside his home

The Leitrim TD reported receiving death threats following a speech on asylum seekers in the Dáil.

# leitrim - Friday 18 October, 2019

From The42 New faces at the helm in Armagh, Laois and Leitrim ahead of 2020 season Ladies Football

New faces at the helm in Armagh, Laois and Leitrim ahead of 2020 season

The Orchard county become the latest to appoint new management, while former underage prodigy Donie Brennan takes over in Laois.

# leitrim - Wednesday 4 September, 2019

Motorcyclist (20) dies following collision with school bus in Leitrim

The driver of the bus, aged in his 60s, received minor injuries.

# leitrim - Thursday 16 May, 2019

Leitrim man on trial for allegedly deceiving five men into giving him almost €1.8 million

Simon Gold is alleged to have used a false ESB bill to open a bank account.

# leitrim - Sunday 12 May, 2019

From The42 Two Killoran goals power Cunningham's Roscommon past Leitrim once again Connacht Clash

Two Killoran goals power Cunningham's Roscommon past Leitrim once again

The Rossies face Mayo in the Connacht semi-final next.

# leitrim - Tuesday 7 May, 2019

Concerns raised about fire safety issues at hotel earmarked to house asylum seekers before arson attacks

Plans to open a Direct Provision centre in Rooskey were scrapped based on legal advice.

# leitrim - Monday 6 May, 2019

Fears over legal challenge 'disrupting' asylum seekers led to Direct Provision centre being scrapped

The proposal was affected by a number of legal and planning issues, as well as suspected arson attacks.

# leitrim - Tuesday 23 April, 2019

'An attack on the most vulnerable': HSE introduces fees for transport to disability day services HSE

'An attack on the most vulnerable': HSE introduces fees for transport to disability day services

One family told their local MEP they were facing a €2,000 annual bill.

# leitrim - Friday 19 April, 2019

Two Lithuanian men due in court after raid of cannabis growhouse in Leitrim

The growhouse was discovered during a search of a property.

# leitrim - Saturday 30 March, 2019

From The42 Derry complete flawless Division 4 campaign with league final victory over Leitrim 100% Record

Derry complete flawless Division 4 campaign with league final victory over Leitrim

Shane McGuigan was the star as the Ulster side ran out four-point winners at Croke Park.

# leitrim - Thursday 21 March, 2019

Plan to open Direct Provision centre in Leitrim scrapped

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

# leitrim - Sunday 3 March, 2019

From The42 Joy for Leitrim as they clinch league promotion and book first appearance in Croke Park in 13 years Going Up

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

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

# leitrim - Saturday 2 March, 2019

From The42 Dominant Derry continue their 100% record and seal promotion to Division 3 Wrap

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

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

# leitrim - Sunday 17 February, 2019

From The42 Carey goal seals Antrim win while Nesbitt and Grimes keep Royals' promotion push on course Roundup

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

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

# leitrim - Tuesday 12 February, 2019

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

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

# leitrim - Thursday 31 January, 2019

From The42 'Anything's going to be better than last year' - Leitrim back after championship absence Fresh Start

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

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

# leitrim - Sunday 27 January, 2019

From The42 Westmeath win with late drama against Maughan's Offaly as Derry nudge past Antrim Allianz Leagues

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

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

# leitrim - Thursday 17 January, 2019

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

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

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

# leitrim - Sunday 13 January, 2019

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

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

# leitrim - Friday 11 January, 2019

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

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

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

# leitrim - Friday 4 January, 2019

From The42 New kids on the block! Returning James Horan names first Mayo team for FBD League opener against Leitrim Fresh Faces

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

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

# leitrim - Friday 21 December, 2018

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

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

# leitrim - Sunday 2 December, 2018

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

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

# leitrim - Saturday 1 December, 2018

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

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

# leitrim - Thursday 29 November, 2018

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

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

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

# leitrim - Saturday 17 November, 2018

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

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

# leitrim - Friday 16 November, 2018

Injunction sought preventing hotel being used as accommodation for asylum seekers

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

# leitrim - Sunday 14 October, 2018

From The42 Clann na nGael, Aughawillan and Portlaoise among the big winners in today's GAA county finals Review

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

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

# leitrim - Wednesday 26 September, 2018

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

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

# leitrim - Monday 13 August, 2018

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

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

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