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#Leitrim

# leitrim - Monday 20 October, 2014

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

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

# leitrim - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

Michael Kivlehan: 'Hopefully Dhara is looking down proud'

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

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.

# leitrim - Monday 29 September, 2014

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

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…

# leitrim - Friday 26 September, 2014

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

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

# leitrim - Thursday 25 September, 2014

Taxpayers pay hundreds of thousands on field unsuitable for sheltered housing

The situation was unveiled on Prime Time tonight.

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

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

# leitrim - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

Timeline: Search for answers after death of Dhara Kivlehan

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

# leitrim - Monday 15 September, 2014

Council set to reconsider controversial energy extraction stance

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

# leitrim - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge Enterprising Leitrim farmer selling silage-scented cologne Eau De Silage

Enterprising Leitrim farmer selling silage-scented cologne

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

# leitrim - Monday 18 August, 2014

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

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

# leitrim - Thursday 14 August, 2014

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

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

# leitrim - Friday 1 August, 2014

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

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

# leitrim - Saturday 7 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge Leitrim lad hitchhikes from Berlin for surprise trip... is picked up by his dad! Prodigal Son

# leitrim - Saturday 31 May, 2014

€300,000 worth of cannabis plants seized in Leitrim

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

# leitrim - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

From The42 Leitrim senior footballers kick off potential €1 million penalty competition Nerves Of Steel

Leitrim senior footballers kick off potential €1 million penalty competition

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

# leitrim - Saturday 10 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge Ireland had a starring role on this Japanese TV show broadcast to 36 million Culture Clash

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

We’re now officially big in Japan.

# leitrim - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

Watch: Minister heckled at public meeting

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

# leitrim - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

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

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

# leitrim - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

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

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.

# leitrim - Monday 17 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge Leitrim parade has two floats dedicated to local ATM robbery Float On

Leitrim parade has two floats dedicated to local ATM robbery

Commemorating the great Tubbercurry raid of 2014.

# leitrim - Tuesday 31 December, 2013

From The42 7 of Leitrim's best sporting moments in 2013 County Highlights

7 of Leitrim's best sporting moments in 2013

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

# leitrim - Saturday 28 December, 2013

Five horses rescued from freezing River Shannon

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

# leitrim - Monday 2 December, 2013

Gardaí investigating dissident republicans arrest two in David Black murder probe

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

# leitrim - Sunday 17 November, 2013

Pedestrian killed by car in Leitrim

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

# leitrim - Sunday 27 October, 2013

Calling Leitrim diaspora: Your county needs YOU

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

# leitrim - Monday 14 October, 2013

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

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

# leitrim - Monday 7 October, 2013

First case of killer tree disease found in native Irish hedgerow

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

# leitrim - Monday 16 September, 2013

Investigation under way after work-related death in Leitrim

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

# leitrim - Sunday 25 August, 2013

Man killed in Donegal hit-and-run

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

# leitrim - Monday 12 August, 2013

IKEA to invest in Leitrim wind farm to power Irish stores

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 In Pictures This post contains images

Seán Quinn tells supporters he will be vindicated

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

# leitrim - Thursday 8 August, 2013

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

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

# leitrim - Tuesday 23 July, 2013

Pedestrian killed in collision with farming vehicle

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

# leitrim - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

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

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.

# leitrim - Monday 10 June, 2013

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

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.

# leitrim - Friday 31 May, 2013

15th century window frame stolen from Leitrim church

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

# leitrim - Sunday 26 May, 2013

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

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

# leitrim - Monday 6 May, 2013

From The42 Kerry and Leitrim unite to cheer on Rocket Ronnie at The Crucible Kingdom Comes

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

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