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Almost €2m has been allocated for group water schemes for 2019 in counties Sligo, Leitrim and Donegal. More than €664,000 is going to Donegal, Leitrim is getting almost €693,000 while Sligo will receive €552,000. Between now and 2021 under a multi-annual programme, more than €2.7m will go to schemes in…

A status Yellow warning has been issued for counties Sligo and Leitrim. Heavy rainfall with a risk of flooding has been forecast for today, with the notice in place until midnight tonight. The full list of areas affected is Connacht, Longford, Offaly, Westmeath, Clare, Cork, Limerick, Tipperary and Waterford

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…

Sligo will face Offaly in their final group game of next year’s Christy Ring Cup. The Yeats County are competing in the Christy Ring Cup for the first time after winning the 2019 Nicky Rackard Cup. Offaly, on the other hand, were relegated from the Joe McDonagh Cup last year…

An Garda Síochana are set to benefit considerably for this year’s Budget outlined by The Minister of Finance, Pascal Donohoe. 700 new Gardai with an extra Garda budget of €81 million euro is what was promised in the last night’s speech by Mr.Donohoe. In addition, the employment of civilian and…

The Environmental Department of Leitrim Council have engaged in a major clean-up of two illegal dumping sites on Dough Mountain in North Leitrim. The mountain, which is part of the Natural Heritage Area and is an important location to main bird species including Hen Harriers, Red Grouse and Sand Martins.…