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Statement regarding the bill on the prohibition of the exploration and extraction of onshore petroleum

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Love Leitrim are proud to be part of the efforts to prevent the process of exploring for and extracting oil and gas from shale rock and tight sands (UGEE – commonly known as Fracking) from taking place in Ireland. We

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Read the Scéalta Dromahair 2016 Magazine on-line here

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We have been asked to share the on-line version of this great magazine Scéalta Dromahair 2016. Read the latest news and opinions from the good people of Dromahair and surrounding areas.    

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Opening of the Dromahair Greenway Saturday 29th October

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  On Saturday 29th of October there will be a celebration of the Greenway – Demonstration stretch – Phase1 in Dromahair from 11am. Be one of the first to experience the trail and the shape of things to come in

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Time to make history -Back the Bill and Ban Fracking!

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Love Leitrim is calling on TDs from across all parties to ‘back the bill’ and support legislation to prohibit fracking in Ireland. The bill to ban fracking will be debated in the Dáil on Thursday 27th October. The legislation prohibits the exploration and

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Manohamilton Flower Festival 2016

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Some photos from the Manorhamilton Flower Festival that took place over the weekend. The Love Leitrim scarecrow got some additional employment at this event.  

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We’re better together! Make sure you vote daily and share Love Leitrim’s video in the #btogether competition

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Note: The system is set up to allow people to vote once every 24 hours on any of your devices. Please give Love Leitrim your support as often as you can between now and December 8th and help us to

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‘Water Pressure’ Event Woodburn Forest 18th June 2016

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Stop The Drill are organising a “family friendly information weekend” called Water Pressure on Saturday June 18th at Woodburn forest. A link to the event page with more information is below. We talked with Stop The Drill today and they

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Climate events on June 8 and 9 in Dublin and Cloughjordan

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We have been asked to share the following events; Three climate-related events that should be of interest are coming up shortly: a briefing on CapGlobalCarbon in Dublin on the afternoon of June 8 (which we already described in an earlier

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Women for Election event in Cavan TUESDAY May 31st 2016

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We have been asked to share the following; Michelle at Women for Election were in touch to say there are still some places on their one day event this Tuesday in Cavan and it’s free!  Aware it’s very short notice

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NOTICE OF LOVE LEITRIM AGM – EVERYONE WELCOME TUESDAY 3rd May 2016

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Hello all I attach the Notice of AGM to be held on Tuesday, 3rd May 2016, at 8pm in the Bee Park Community Centre, Manorhamilton We would love to have a good turn out so please come. It will be

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St. Patrick’s day Kiltyclogher 2016

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Love Leitrim marked the centenary of the 1916 rising with a colourful processional period reenactment of a wedding in Kiltyclogher Leitrim. Under Sean MacDiarmadas gaze LL handed out proclamations and pledges to protect the environment and land of Ireland. Love

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Manorhamilton Christmas Tree Festival

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What creativity at Manorhamilton’s very first Christmas Tree Festival. With no less than 100 trees exhibited in the Bee Park Centre, it was a feast for the eyes for the almost 2,000 visitors who came. Recycling, Reuse and the environment

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Need your Christmas pressies sorted?

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Need your Christmas pressies sorted? Well, we’ll do that for you. Sit back, have a cuppa and a mince pie and choose from our wide variety of fab t shirts from elf sizes to Santa plus sizes. Take the hassle

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Update:Light of hope as campaigners call for end to fracking

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In the run up to climate change talks and a scheduled meeting of TDs and the EPA over its controversial study, a spectacular illuminated heart on a mountain peak in the North West of Ireland is calling on the Irish

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“Stop the Study” rally & briefing, Leinster House, Dublin Nov 05 2015

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“Stop the Study” rally & briefing, Leinster House, Dublin. Many thanks to JustMultiMedia justmultimedia@icloud.com for sharing this footage. Well done to the coalition of groups taking this action today and thank you to all those who attended the event. Thanks

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