Just a matter of months after the closure of five Garda stations throughout the county (at the end of January), last month saw another significant change to the policing structures in the county as the Manorhamilton and Carrick-on-Shannon Districts were amalgamated to form the Leitrim District. Having been stationed in Manorhamilton since last July, Supt John Furlong recently moved to Carrick-on-Shannon and last week he took the time to explain what the recent changes mean to policing in the county.
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.
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.
Essential fodder deliveries have continued to arrive in Co Leitrim over the last few days.
Farming organisations, Co-ops, local marts and even banks have now rowed in behind the farming community as the struggle continues to source fodder for animals after the appalling Summer and Winter of 2012.
North Leitrim Independent Cllr.Sean Mc Sharry has called on the department of the Environment to extend the exemption from the property tax to all unfinished housing estates.
This two bedroom property, in need of modernisation, offers excellent development potential as it has the added benefit of having FPP for a new 2-storey house on-site.
We’ve heard it time and time again, but this really is an opportunity not to be missed. DNG Flanagan Ford are very excited to launch the final six remaining homes in this lovely scheme. The design & layout of these properties have been carefully considered resulting in a wonderfully modern external finish incorporating stone work, timber and ample large windows.
This four bedroom detached property is located in a quiet rural area with views of Aghalough Lake.
This large semi-detached house is situated just minutes from the heart of Carrick-on-Shannon and all the lcoal amenities such as local schools, leisure centre, shops and restaurants.
Environment Minister Phil Hogan has blamed a statistical glitch for some beaches losing their coveted blue flag status.
Revenue officials were forced to close its busiest public office when protesters picketed against the controversial household charge.
New laws allowing the Government to cut public sector workers' pay without their agreement have been published.
State investigators charged with probing alleged Garda wrongdoing have accused the force of not co-operating with them.
An exclusive creche probed during an undercover investigation into allegations of mistreatment of children has confirmed it has sacked one worker and suspended three others.
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Weather for Carrick-on-Shannon, Ireland
Friday 24 May 2013
Temperature: 5 C to 13 C
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Wind direction: South