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Next Love Leitrim Meeting will be at 7pm on Tues 7th November 2017


Our next meeting will take place on Tuesday 7th November 2017 at 7pm in the Bee Park Community Centre Manorhamilton. Dear All, Time to get the thinking caps on! An advance reminder of our special session to discuss the future

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Jessica Ernst Videos 2017


Despite the onslaught of Hurricane Ophelia, Jessica Ernst spoke in Enniskillen on Tuesday night at Fermanagh House. Jessica also visited The Milton Rooms, Malton, North Yorkshire on the 9th of October. Videos of the events have been uploaded to youtube

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Jessica Ernst visiting the UK October 2017 – The story of how fracking ruined my water


Please note that the talk by Jessica Ernst in Enniskillen schduled for Monday 16th has been changed to Tuesday 17th at 7pm in Fermanagh House, Enniskillen.  Directions to Fermanagh House; Jessica Ernst, a scientist who has previously worked in the

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Let’s celebrate the fracking ban at the Rainbow Ballroom -14th October



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Event for Global Frackdown 2017


On Saturday 14th October Please join Love Leitrim and friends to celebrate the fracking ban, our lovely country and community power. We will be joined by some of our international friends who have helped the campaign including Jessica Ernst, Canada,

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Fracking Bill passes fifth stage in the Dáil

The Leas Ceann Comhairle acknowledging the applause from the gallery

Following an adjournment of the report stage in the Dáil last Wednesday, the Petroleum and Other Minerals Development (Prohibition of Onshore Hydraulic Fracturing) Bill 2016 has now passed the fifth and final stage in the Dáil. The bill will now

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Enniskillen book launch of “Frackopoly” by Wenonah Hauter Sunday June 11th 19:30.

Cover of "Frackopoly" by Wenona Hunter

We have been asked to share the following email message regarding the book launch of “Frackopoly” by Wenonah Hauter. A chara, Although our efforts to date have secured a moratorium on Fracking in Fermanagh, the spectre of a renewed push

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An Taoiseach Enda Kenny in Sligo – Leitrim cycle for charity


The Sligo – Leitrim 60km Charity Cycle took place this morning from IT Sligo. An Taoiseach Enda Kenny took part in the cycle. The cycle took a scenic route around Lough Gill to Dromahair in Leitrim. Members of Love Leitrim

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Minister Denis Naughten on fracking bill -”THIS WILL NOT BE LEFT IN LIMBO”


The Minster for the Department of Communications, Climate action and Environment, Denis Naughten has put the power of his office behind the ban fracking bill. Following a post by Friends of the Earth Ireland on the 9th May Minister Naughten

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Leitrim Energy Group Leader wins ‘Get Involved’ community competition


Congratulations to Séamus Dunbar and North Leitrim Sustainable Energy Group(NLSEC) on winning the ‘Get Involved’ Community Champion award at the finals in Blanchardstown today. The final stage consisted of a ‘Dragons Den’ panel and Séamus suitably impressed the Judges including

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Love Leitrim congratulates Comittee on progress made on the fracking ban


Listen to Eddie Mitchell’s comments on OceanFM below.  In April, the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Communications, Climate Action and the Environment published a report on its scrutiny of Deputy Tony McLoughlin’s Private Members Bill on the ban on fracking. While

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Love Leitrim AGM Thursday 11th May in the Bee Park


Love Leitrim’s Annual General Meeting will take place in the Bee Park Manorhamilton on Thursday 11th May at 8pm. All members, volunteers and interested parties are welcome to attend. An outline of the work carried out by the group during

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‘Atlantic’ – The Model, Sligo, Friday 31st of March, 7pm followed by panel discussion


From the maker of The Pipe, Risteard Ó Domhnaill’s new film Atlantic takes on the powerful interests carving up Ireland’s ocean resources.  Emmy Award-winning actor Brendan Gleeson narrates the film shot across Ireland, Norway and Newfoundland (Canada) by Scannáin Inbhear

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LoveLeitrim Meeting Thurs 2nd March 2017


The Love Leitrim monthly meeting will take place on Thursday 2nd March in the Bee Park Manorhamilton. If you would like to attend please come along and introduce yourself. If you have a particular item to discuss it would be

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Press Conference on the public consultation to the JOC regarding the prohibition of fracking bill.


Hildegarde Naughton, the Chair of Oireachtas Committee on Climate Action, received a petition from anti-fracking groups, signed by over 7000 members of the public, calling for Bill to be passed without delay. Some photographs from the press conference held in

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