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Campaigners from Leitrim joined around 800 people in a ‘G8 Not Welcome’ march around Enniskillen on Monday, June 17.
A spokesperson for Leitrim County Council has said staff have “no option” but to continue the fluoridation of water supplies in the county.
Mimar Media has been named Bronze Winner in both the ‘Online Promo’ and ‘People’s Telly’ categories in the 34th Annual Telly Awards.
The Minister for State at the Department of Transport, Alan Kelly, has announced details of €30,000 seed-funding for the development of a Co Leitrim Greenway.
Deputy Frank Feighan, has received confirmation that the Air Ambulance service will continue pending the Minister of Health’s receipt of a review of the pilot service.
A Connacht Final is a rare occurrence for a Leitrim football but Kevin Conlan stresses that minds will be very firmly on London next Sunday.
The controversy over the dropping of four players is well and firmly behind Leitrim according to George Dugdale.
London may be surprise opponents but Alan Wynne insists that Leitrim have had their eyes fixed on the Connacht Semi-Final for a long time.
We had expected a very busy weekend with trips to both Athlone and Galway as the build up to next month’s Irish National Rowing Championships in Cork continues apace.
Carrick RFC are hosting a Lions Breakfast in Murtagh’s Bar for each of the forthcoming test matches against Australia.
A seven race card is sure to draw the crowds to Sligo Racecourse next Tueday, June 18, with the first race at 5.45
The Art Department at the Institute of Technology, Sligo are delighted to be returning to The Dock this week with an exhibition of selected works from this year’s graduating art students.
Wednesday 19: Events and activities galore at Craic Cois nh’Abhann, Aughawillan GAA grounds until June 21.
Join Michael Harding will give a special reading at The Dock, Carrick-on-Shannon, tonight Wednesday 19th June.
Kiltyclogher hosts the fourth Seán Mac Diarmada Summer School on June 22.
GTD – these three letters say it all, they stand for “Gran Turismo Diesel” – the long-distance express car of the Golf range and now there is a new Golf GTD.
Due to popular demand, Action School of Film have added an extra filmmaking course to their Summer schedule in Carrick-on-Shannon.
County Leitrim Community Forum is hosting a one-day conference for representatives of the County Community Forums, which make up the Border Forum Network.
I Once Knew a Girl: ‘I Once Knew a Girl’ - ordinary women living in extraordinary times. Moving and inspirational stories from Northern Ireland as part of the 3CAP women’s project. In Larganess Centre on Tuesday 25th June at 7.30pm. Refreshments served and all women welcome. Help with transport from Ballinaglera area. For further details contact Isobel on 087 3741817 or 071 9643117 or email email@example.com The 3CAP project is supported by the International Fund for Ireland.
Night: Did you live close to a Border Road which was closed during the troubles? Was your life affected by these road closures? Have you any stories of times gone by along these roads? If so, come along and share your stories of life along the border on Wednesday 12th June 2013 in The New Ballagh Centre, Rossinver from 7.30pm – 9.30pm, with refreshments provided. To confirm attendance please contact Ciara/Bronagh on 00353 429742003 or email firstname.lastname@example.org If you have any photographs, newspaper articles or video/audio footage relating to the border roads closures, please bring them along on the night.
Recent Birth: Congratulations to Sandra Guckian and partner Pat Rehill, Annaghakennta on the birth of their son Jimmy Rea.
The Gathering: This weekend after months of hard work and planning the people of the parish of Aughrim/Kilmore will celebrate their Gathering weekend festival. The weekend gets underway with an insomniacs shotgun start golf outing at 6am in Carrick-on-Shannon golf course on Friday morning. Then at 2pm on Friday in the Community Centre Dangan the senior citizens of the parish will come together for 2 hours of partying and entertainment with music, storytelling, dancing and lots of food on the agenda.
I Once Knew a Girl: ‘I Once Knew a Girl’ - ordinary women living in extraordinary times. Moving and inspirational stories from Northern Ireland as part of the 3CAP women’s project. In Larganess Centre on Tuesday, 25th June at 7.30pm. Refreshments served and all women welcome. Help with transport from Ballinaglera area. For further details contact Isobel on 087 3741817 or 071 9643117 or email email@example.com The 3CAP project is supported by the International Fund for Ireland.
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Weather for Carrick-on-Shannon, Ireland
Thursday 20 June 2013
Temperature: 11 C to 18 C
Wind Speed: 12 mph
Wind direction: South
Temperature: 11 C to 16 C
Wind Speed: 13 mph
Wind direction: West