Ballinamore

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Nathan and his Nana, the weekend she passed away.

As he rolled on to his side and cuddled up to Yogi, his hand-knitted teddy bear, Nathan spied the tears welling in my eyes. “Don’t cry Daddy, think o(...)

Merit Group founder Con Conlon. The UCD graduate first came to prominence when Dyna Software, a company he founded in Dublin in 1994, was acquired by Tas Software four years later

Irishman Con Conlon has sold the technology company he founded in India 15 years ago to the London-listed Dods Group for £22.4 million (€25 million). (...)

Padraig Griffin at the launch online of his research, and that of other local historians,  marking the centenary of the signing of the Treaty of Versailles.

For almost 40 years, retired schoolteacher Padraig Griffin has been documenting and researching those from Leitrim who died in the first World War. W(...)

Former Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams arrives at Laganside Court in Belfast to give evidence in the Ballymurphy inquest. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA

The former Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams has again insisted he was never in the IRA, despite acknowledging that he was in a car crash in west Belfast i(...)

Séamus O’Rourke starring in the Quare Land. Photo: Leitrim Observer

We are bottom of division four. The only thing we are good at is smuggling and sayin’ nothing. Well one of them is going to stop. Help a Leitri(...)

Pictured is the Monaghan Way, near the border with south Armagh.

The extent to which the Army was unprepared for the outbreak of the Troubles in Northern Ireland has been revealed in a recent book by a former office(...)

The latest Hiqa reports warned that in six of the 14 centres examined, older people’s needs were not always met. File Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Unsuitable staffing, overcrowded rooms and a lack of respect for residents’ dignity and privacy have been highlighted in reports on a number of centre(...)

Caroline Williams: “There are companies that need my expertise but can’t afford somebody like me,” she says of her firm,  CFO Lean. Photograph: Jason Clarke

“I think the accountancy profession needs to jazz up the image of accountants. We’re all stereotyped as dull and boring.” That’s the view of London-ba(...)

Howth RNLI chairman Russell Rafter (left) presenting station mechanic Ian Sheridan with 30-year service medal. Photograph: Noel Davidson

Leitrim County Council has awarded Ballinamore in Leitrim a grant of €100,000 as a result of a funding submission to assist in development of an angli(...)

Flimflam man: Kevin McGeever shows off his Hummer.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

My guess is that there are a great many people who need to talk to Kevin McGeever – those many people whom the 71-year-old scammed out of money in a l(...)

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