Gary White Deer event
Words & Music at Carrick Water Music Festival
Contract signed for redevelopment of Rainbow
More big acts announced for Sea Sessions
Jimmy’s Hall to be filmed in North Leitrim
Carrick student named Connacht Gold Junior Chef 2013
Dromahair native Daniel Connolly has teamed up with the Rosses Point Shanty Festival to offer a new service for those seeking to learn more about the festival as he has developed a smart phone app that will bring the festival into new, unchartered waters.
Local councillor, John McCartin has called for an additional chip surface to be applied to two stretches of road in the Ballinamore area. Describing the two locations as ‘treacherous’, Cllr McCartin said that “the existing surface has become polished and, in anything other than the driest of conditions, these sections are hardly fit for public use.
With so many practitioners all saying they do the same thing, I constantly get asked, who do I go to for what? How many visits do I need? What is the best value for money?
She has led Leitrim County Council for the last seven years but last Monday, County Manager, Jackie Maguire sat in on her last monthly Council meeting.
Agri Aware, the independent Irish agri-food educational body, four new members to its Board of Directors: Professor Patrick Wall, Professor of Public Health at University College Dublin; Alan Jagoe, outgoing president of the Irish rural youth organisation, Macra na Feirme; Roscommon’s Seamus Killoran of Connacht Gold and Dr Edmond Harty, CEO, founder and technical director of Kerry based company, Dairymaster.
The Minister for Education and Skills has announced funding for emergency works and additional accommodation facilities in two vocational schools in Co Leitrim.
On April 23-24, over 170 students from ten Leitrim and Fermanagh schools descended on Leitrim village for two fun filled sports days.
Team P W L D For Ag +/- Pts
New York got a lot quieter this week following the departure of the Leitrim brigade. I hung on for the remainder of the week and caught up with some old friends and got reacquainted with that wonderful city.
This Sporting Life - Colin Regan
Tag Rugby: The Tag Rugby season will be returning to Carrick on Shannon Rugby Club Training Ground on the Castlecara Rd on May 30, at 7:30. A registration evening will take place on May 16, in Murtagh’s Bar from 7:30 and on May 23, at the training ground on Castlecara Rd at 7:30. €240 per team of 12 or €20 per person.
Carrick Hurling Club produced a superb performance to outclass Gortletteragh last Wednesday to qualify for the national Feile na nGael hurling finals to be held in Co Limerick on July 5, 6 and 7.
The Glens Centre, Manorhamilton will host a book launch and exhbition of Gary White Deer Author and Artist on Wednesday, May 22.
One of the highlights of the Carrick-on-Shannon cultural & social calender, the Carrick Water Music Festival, now in its ninth year, is sure to be one of the greatest events this summer.
Sea Sessions Surf and Music Festival is delighted to announce that Beardyman, Normal Jay, Walking on Cars, Hot Sprockets, Raglans, The Dead Prezidents and many more will be added to the already brilliant line up of Sea Sessions this year. The epic weekend of multi-stages, sporting activities and the gorgeous beach and backdrop of the beautiful West takes place from 21st – 23rd June 2013. The new acts will be joined by Fat Freddy’s Drop, Bastille, Xavier Rudd as well as a host of other international and Irish acts including The Strypes, Soak, The Milk, The Original Rudeboys, Mr Scruff, DJ Yoda, Therapy?, Gilles Peterson and Mud Morganfield, Muddy Waters son.
Tom Crean, the intrepid Antarctic explorer and one of Ireland’s unsung heroes, is brought to life in this dramatic and humorous solo performance by Aidan Dooley in The Dock Theatre, Carrick-on-Shannon on Tuesday, May 21 and Wednesday May 22.
Canal Studio Productions at Backstage Theatre, Longford is looking for actors from across the region to audition for roles in their upcoming production of “Arragh na Pogue.”
An exciting new storytelling project called ‘Border Lives’ will get underway this month, which will create six short films capturing people’s life and experiences along the border region of Northern Ireland during the conflict years to the present day. The ‘Border Lives’ project team will be holding an information evening in The Glens Centre, Manorhamilton on Thursday, May 16 at 7pm for anyone who may be interested in coming forward to share and tell their story.
Women Together - Sharing Skills
Deadline looms for Fantasy Race For Sam
“Men Get It Off”
“Men Get It Off”
Search for a job
Weather for Carrick-on-Shannon, Ireland
Tuesday 21 May 2013
Temperature: 9 C to 15 C
Wind Speed: 14 mph
Wind direction: North west
Temperature: 5 C to 13 C
Wind Speed: 18 mph
Wind direction: North west