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UPDATE 1:35pm: The old Dublin road from Sligo town between Carraroe and Balladrehid, has reopened. Motorists are being advised to be cautious of accident which has occurred on the N16 road near Glenfarne village, in County Leitrim. A lorry has overturned and the road is currently blocked. Meanwhile, traffic is…

A commitment to progressing the Sligo-Enniskillen Greenway is included in the text of the deal aimed at restoring devolved government to Northern Ireland. It’s in a document entitled ‘The New Decade, New Approach Deal’ that has been published by the Northern Ireland Secretary Julian Smith and Tanaiste Simon Coveney. It’s…

Manorhamilton Gardaí arrested a man at the weekend following a chase through North Leitrim that ended in Glenfarne village. Gardaí on an anti crime patrol around Dromahair attempted to stop a car around Dromahair at 1.41am, yet the driver failed to stop. He was pursued for about 24km with a…

Famed Kerry footballer and pundit Pat Spillane has praised a north Leitrim community for setting an example by its the efforts to keep its rural area alive. Spillane was the special guest on Saturday night at the annual Glenfarne/Kiltyclogher GAA Club dinner, where he said the GAA is often the…

There are five games this evening in the Leitrim Senior Leagues. In Division Two, three games take place with Mohill facing Bornacoola at 8pm, followed by the meetings of Drumreilly and Allen Gaels, and Annaduff and Carrigallen from 8.30pm. In Division Three, Glencar/Manorhamilton host neighbours Glenfarne/Kiltyclogher in Boggaun at 8pm,…

The N16 between Manorhamilton and Glenfarne is down to one lane following a road traffic collision. The incident happened just after 3pm today in the townland of Kilmakerrill just outside of Manorhamilton. Gardaí and Fire Brigade are at the scene where it is not believed to be serious. Motorists are…