Final gathering for Ballinamore PPS
Deliveries continue to arrive
€300,000 drug seizure from Kinlough growhouse
RTE series to explore River Shannon‘s wildlife
Mohill native elected as RAI President
Rooskey student on the way to Washington D.C.
Gary White Deer event
This is officially the Year of the Gathering, but for the past and present pupils and staff of Ballinamore’s Post Primary Schools, this June Bank Holiday weekend will mark a very special ‘gathering’ of their own, the final chance to tour the school sites and meet up with old friends before the transfer to the new Community School site in early 2014.
Two cars were broken into during a training session for the County Team at Pairc Sean MacDiarmada in Carrick-on-Shannon.
Essential fodder deliveries have continued to arrive in Co Leitrim over the last few days.
Cannabis plants with a street value of approximately €300,000 were seized in a raid on a growhouse in Kinlough by gardai on Friday, May 17.
Maureen Forrest, founder and honourary director of The Hope Foundation, has thrown her support behind the upcoming Bhakti Festival in Battlebridge next month. The Hope Foundation has been instrumental in helping to save the poorest children struggling to survive in the slums and streets of Calcutta, India.
Thanks to Leitrim Development Company, it’s all systems go for talented young garden designer, Leonie Cornelius from Fivemilebourne, Co. Leitrim. Her show garden for the prestigious national gardening show Bloom In The Park, has just received Leader funding to ensure it goes ahead.
A good start is half the battle but an historic early start to the Club Championship season and last year’s successful new Group format means that this year’s Connacht Gold Senior, GWP Intermediate and Pryamid Bookmakers Junior A Championships pose a set of new challenges for clubs.
The MMI Interprovincial Tournament takes place this weekend with the best Ladies Football players in each province coming together to compete in this unique, day-long tournament and it has been announced that four Leitrim players -Michelle Guckian, Mairead Stenson, Deirdre Ward and Aine Tighe have been named on the Connacht panel.
The decision by the Leitrim hurlers not to travel to Birmingham last weekend to fulfil the Lory Meagher Cup fixture with Warwickshire was explained by team manager Martin Cunniffe.
A comprehensive win, a clean sheet and a safe passage into the third round of the EA Sports Cup was as much as Sligo Rovers manager Ian Baraclough could have hoped for as his side registered a comprehensive victory over Mervue United on Monday night last in The Showgrounds.
There was heartbreak for Boyle Celtic on Sunday last as City United defeated them to claim the Sup League title by the narrowest of margins from Boyle who pushed them all the way.
The fixtures for the coming in the Sligo/Leitrim leagues are as follows
The first part of a major new RTÉ television series, ‘The Secret Life of the Shannon’ presented by Colin Stafford Johnson exploring the wildlife of Ireland’s great river will air on RTÉ One next Sunday 26 May on RTÉ One at 6.30pm. This natural history two-part documentary series brings viewers on a truly spectacular journey along the River Shannon, revealing the secret lives of its wild inhabitants.
Music Network presents trio Mick O’Brien (uilleann pipes), Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh (fiddles) and sean nós singer Nell Ní Chróinín at Strokestown Park House, Co. Roscommon next Wednesday, May 22 at 8pm.
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.
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.
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.
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Weather for Carrick-on-Shannon, Ireland
Wednesday 22 May 2013
Temperature: 5 C to 14 C
Wind Speed: 18 mph
Wind direction: North west
Temperature: 6 C to 11 C
Wind Speed: 21 mph
Wind direction: North west