50th edition of Leitrim Guardian to be launched in November

The Leitrim Guardian committee is getting ready to publish the 50th edition of the iconic magazine.

It’s Ireland’s only county magazine and has been published annuallly since Christmas 1968.

It contains a mixture of a roundup of the year’s happenings, reports, stories, profiles, as well as photographs and illustrations.

It’s particularly popular with Leitrim people abroad.

A major celebration is being planned for the launch of this year’s special magazine on November 10th in the Bush Hotel in Carrick on Shannon.

Leitrim Guardian Committee Chairman Hubert McMorrow has been telling Ocean FM News why he thinks it has survived over the past five decades: