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Leitrim is to hold its first ever festival to celebrate the heritage and culture of the Boxty. As part of Failte Irelands ‘Taste the Island’ Carrick On Shannon will hold the the inaugural Leitrim Boxty Festival on the 19th of October. This is not to dissimlar to a festival that…

Posters will be unveiled at six border crossings this evening to highlight the importance of keeping open borders on the anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement. This week marks the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Good Friday Agreement but it comes at a time when Brexit places a…

Work is to start on Monday to upgrade the water supply in Blacklion, Co Cavan. It will include the replacement of damaged water mains as well as repairs to connections to some houses. More than a kilometre of old pipes will be replaced as well as old and damaged connections,…

There are fears that there may never again be a post office in Blacklion in County Cavan. It’s after the post office there has closed, with the nearest mail service now Royal Mail in Northern Ireland, across the bridge in Belcoo, Co Fermanagh. In the Republic, the nearest An Post…

The CEO of An Post has admitted there will be closures – but says no decision has yet been made on how many. Weekend reports suggested the company could be considering shutting 200 outlets across the country in a bid to cut costs. Two post offices in this region –…