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30th November 2020

Dromahair

Dromahair  meaning “ridge of the two demons” is locacted  10 kms (6 mi) from Manorh...
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29th November 2020

Effrinagh Village

Effrinagh is a small village about five miles east of Carrick on Shannon, and isdotted with lak...
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28th November 2020

Ballinamore Lock

Running between Leitrim Village and just north of Belturbet, the Shannon-Erne Waterway links th...
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27th November 2020

Robert Strawbridge

Robert Strawbridge was born in  Gortconnellan, Drumsna, Co.Leitrim in 1732. The town’s n...
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26th November 2020

Telephone Kiosks

The first Irish Telephone Box was installed on Dawson Street, Dublin in 1925. It helped create ...
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25th November 2020

Surgeon Thomas Heazle Parke’s Grave

Surgeon Major Thomas Heazle Parke (1857–1893) was a doctor from Drumsna, Co. Leitrim, who after...
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24th November 2020

Great Famine Garden of Remembrance

The Great Famine Garden of Remembrance is located in Carrick-On-Shannon and was officially open...
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23rd November 2020

Great Famine Workhouse

Just a short walk from the centre of town up Summerhill, formerly known as Gallows Hill is the ...
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19th November 2020

Leitrim Village’s Cow tail roadside pump

 The cow tail roadside pump is an iconic image from a bygone era, when households had to draw w...
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17th November 2020

Kilclare Lock

From Leitrim Village, the Shannon-Erne Blueway stretches out to allow you to go off the beaten ...
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