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The man who located the sparrowhawk’s nest in the Leitrim forest said he had been a bird watcher for 50 years. File photograph: Rodrigo Buendia/AFP/Getty Images

The discovery of a sparrowhawk’s nest has led to the suspension of a tree felling operation at a 19 hectare Co Leitrim forestry plantation. Coillte h(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar  after voting in Scoil Thomais in Castleknock, Dublin. His Fine Gael party is hoping to make gains in the local elections, although party figures do not expect it to overtake Fianna Fáil as the largest party in local government. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

While much of the attention of the past few weeks has centred on the outcome of the European elections, the local elections are regarded as a more acc(...)

The 18-year-old from north Leitrim sought a quote which would allow him to drive a 2004 1,4 Ford Fiesta

A teenage provisional driver has obtained an insurance quote for €18,693.95, which included a €100 discount, for applying online. The 18-year-old fro(...)

Actors Jim Norton and Cathy Belton during filming of Prisoners of the Moon. Photograph: Brian Farrell

A Leitrim-based film company will mark the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing with a production that the director acknowledges will offer a di(...)

Cannabis resin seized in Co Leitrim. Photograph: An Garda Síochána

Gardaí have seized cannabis resin with an estimated street value of €135,000 from a car in Carrick-on-Shannon, Co Leitrim. Officers discovered the d(...)

A new Repeal the 8th mural, commissioned by the Irish Council for Civil Liberties, was unveiled in Dublin today, as the council said censoring art is (...)

Steph and Tony Booth walking near the house they were renovating near Blacklion Co Cavan. Photograph: Frank Miller

A doctor encounters thousands of patients in a lifetime’s work. Some they remember, while others fade away into the depths of memory. Most of us have (...)

Author and arthritis sufferer Ann Marie Healy at her home in Glenamoy, Co Mayo. Photograph: Keith Heneghan / Phocus

I was born into a family of 16 children, 6 girls and 10 boys (one brother, Thomas Patrick, died when he was seven months old) in the rural village of (...)

Gardaí stopped a car in Glenfarne, Co Leitrim, because of a report that it had driven away from a filling station in Sligo without paying for petrol.

A man has been convicted of possessing explosives in Co Leitrim days before Prince Charles’s 2015 visit to Ireland . In May 2015 during a four-day vi(...)

The Government is expected to stump up about half the cost of the National Broadband Plan here, which could be between €1 billion and €1.5 billion

The Government is expected to finalise the number of homes and businesses covered by the National Broadband Plan (NBP) this week. This follows a repo(...)

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