Leitrim

  • A Sinn Féin TD is appealing to a community in County Leitrim to co-operate with a Garda investigation into violent attacks.

    It follows a suspected petrol-bomb attack, an arson attack and a shooting in Mohill recently.

    It's understood the incidents may be linked to drugs.

    Deputy Martin Kenny fears there could be a fatality if the trend doesn't stop

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    There's been slight confrontation at a 'No To Racism' rally in Rooskey Co. Roscommon.

    Videos online show demonstrators and the public having heated engagements.

    This afternoons rally comes in response to the recent fires which have delayed the development of a hotel in the village earmarked for asylum seekers.

     

     

     

     

  • Two Irish boxers must shake off the disappointment of semi final defeats, and fight for bronze medals.

    Sligo flyweight Dean Clancy, who lost his flyweight semio-final to Briitain's Ivan Price last night, will face Brazil's Luiz Chalot de Oliveira in Buenos Aires this evening.

    While Leitrim's Dearbhla Rooney goes up against Kiwi, TeMania Shelford-Edmonds.

     

  • Tedd Webb Academy Day 16th August results

    Group 1

    Sligo 0-10     Galway CW 1-7

    Galway Blue 2-2      Mayo EW 1-15

    Galway CW 0-9       Mayo EW 1-5

    Sligo 3-9         Galway Blue 0-5

     

    Group 2

    Mayo NS    4-7    Leitrim 0-5

    Roscommon 1-3    Galway North 0-10

    Galway North 2-5     Mayo NS  3-10

    Leitrim 0-9     Roscommon 2-10

  • Ten counties had no emergency accommodation for victims of domestic violence last year.

    The Times Ireland edition says many women and children are fleeing abusive situations - only to be told there's no space for them at refuges.

    It also claims the government is still counting beds from a Dublin refuge that was closed in 2017 in its statistics for emergency spaces.

    The counties without emergency accommodation include Galway County, Leitrim and Roscommon.

  • Three candidates were last night selected to run for Fianna Fail in the next election in the Sligo/Leitrim constituency.

    Sitting TDs Eamon Scanlon and Marc MacSharry, along with Leitrim’s Shane Ellis were all selected for the party.

    The convention was held in the Bush Hotel in Carrick-on-Shannon and was chaired by Roscommon/Galway Deputy Eugene Murphy.