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Carphone Warehouse are closing all their standalone shops and outlets with immediate effect which is expected to lead to 486 job losses nationally. Curry’s PC World, which is a part of Dixons Carphone group, will not be affected but the stores in Sligo, Letterkenny and Carrick on Shannon will close.…

A large crowd attended a Traveller funeral in Carrick on Shannon yesterday. Gardaí say they carried out a policing plan around the funeral and liaised with the relevant parties in advance and is not investigating any breaches in respect of the church element of this funeral. They further stated that…

Gardai have confirmed that two people were arrested and more than 80 fines issued over a funeral attended by hundreds of people this week. It’s estimated that over 300 people gathered for a traveller funeral in Carrick-on-Shannon. The two individuals were arrested under the Public Order Act and over 80…

It’s been reported that up to 300 mourners attended the funeral of a member of the travelling community in Carrick-on-Shannon yesterday.   Garda say strict travel restrictions were breached at the burial. Dozens of British and Northern-registered cars were also reported in the area and a marquee was erected for…

A new Covid-19 testing centre is opening in Carrick on Shannon, Co. Leitrim from tomorrow,  Wednesday. It will be located at the North West Business and Technology Park, Castlecara Road, in the town. The centre will provide free testing for residents of County Leitrim, with the HSE currently able to…

Leitrim County Council has approved a planning application from the HSE for a new 90-bed community nursing unit and hospital in Carrick on Shannon. It will include a mix of long and short stay care, as well as rehabilitation, convalesence, respite and dementia care. There will be resident accommodation, dining…

Gardaí are investigating a burglary of a premises in Carrick on Shannon. The incident occurred on the Boyle Road at around 2.15am this morning. Gardaí say nothing has been reported stolen but some damage was caused to the property during the break-in. No arrests have been made at this time…