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A daily show about life in County Leitrim, featuring current affairs, sport, entertainment, business, politics and personalities from Ireland's loveliest county with Breifne Earley.

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A daily show about life in County Leitrim, featuring current affairs, sport, entertainment, business, politics and personalities from Ireland's loveliest county with Breifne Earley.

    Club Championships: Leitrim GAA Podcast

    Club Championships: Leitrim GAA Podcast

    As the Leitrim Club Championships heat up Derek Kelleher joins Breifne Earley to look back over all the action of last weekend and preview the upcoming games in the Connacht Gold Senior and Smith Monumentals Intermediate Football Championships as well as the looking back at the opening weekend of the Gotham Drywall Ladies Senior Football Championships.
    As well as rounding up the games played across the county we get post match reaction from some of the players and managers involved in games across the weekend. That includes Paul McGuire (6:22) of Gortletteragh who spoke to Deniese O'Flaherty after their victory over Leitrim Gaels.
    Seamus Gallagher caught up with Seamus Mallon (48:50) of Bornacoola and Richard McTiernan (46:59) of Drumkeeran after their clash as well as JP Kane (38:21), manager of Ballinaglera after their defeat to Dromahair.
    Peter O'Reilly spoke to St. Mary's manager Dennis Connerton (15:50) after they defeated Melvin Gaels in Kinlough last Saturday evening.
    After Kiltubrid's victory over neighbours Aughnasheelin, goalkeeper Noel Gill (27:04) spoke to Breifne Earley about his late match winning save.
    Finally in the Ladies Football Championship, St. Francis manager Paul Martin (55:55) spoke to Seamus Gallagher after their opening day victory over Mohill.

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Martin McGowan & Ladies Football Championships: Leitrim GAA Podcast - Episode 13

    Martin McGowan & Ladies Football Championships: Leitrim GAA Podcast - Episode 13

    This week Allen Gaels manager Martin McGowan discusses his side's challenging start to the Senior Championship as well as profiling the sides starting the Ladies Football Championships at all levels this Sunday.
    We also feature reaction from JP Kane (25:44) and Martin McHugh () react to the clash between Ballinaglera and Aughnasheelin in the Intermediate Championship last weekend.
    Martin McGowan (32:16) enjoyed a welcome relief to the games for Allen Gaels after two heavy defeats for the side in the opening rounds. He was on commentary duty for Ocean FM at the weekend covering the Leitrim Gaels V Melvin Gaels clash and he gives his views on the championship campaigns so far.
    Aidan Rooney who's co-hosting with show with Breifne this week gives his thoughts on the games played last weekend having been at the Glencar / Manor game and previewing the games ahead for this weekend.
    Finally we hear from some of the teams preparing for the first round of games in the Gotham Drywall Ladies Football Championships this Sunday morning with County Board Secretary, PJ Ryan (63:27) outlining the slight change to the Senior Football Championship.
    We hear from Mellissa Hewitt (68:28) of Glencar Manorhamilton, Katie Duignan (71:01) of Ballinamore Sean O'Heslins, Elaine McGovern (74:15) of St. Josephs, Stephanie Reynolds (76:17) of St. Francis, Charleen Tyrrell (79:08) of Mohill, Shaylyn Ward (82:54) of Keeldra Gaels and Roisin Smith (86:09) of Fenagh St. Caillins.

    • 1 hr 29 min
    Adrian Dockery & 2020 Championship Finals: Leitrim GAA Podcast

    Adrian Dockery & 2020 Championship Finals: Leitrim GAA Podcast

    This week we're looking back at the 2020 Intermediate and Junior Finals with the respective managers and the man of the match winners from both games which were played last weekend while we also speak to Leitrim minor manager Adrian Dockery ahead of his side's Connacht Semi Final this evening.
    Derek Kelleher caught up with Paul Maguire and Jack Heslin after Gortletteragh secured the Intermediate Championship on Sunday and confirmed their promotion to the Senior grade for this years Senior Championship. Derek also spoke to Annaduff manager Joe Cox after the game.
    Seamus Gallagher is joined by Aughavas player Seamus Sweeney and manager Fintan McBrien as well as Cloone manager Enda McGann after Aughavas lifted the Junior Championship trophy after the neighbours clashed on Saturday evening.
    Adrian Dockery joins Aidan Rooney and Breifne Earley for a chat ahead of the Leitrim minor's campaign which starts this evening in Sligo with the reward of a Connacht Final ahead for the victors.
    Aidan, himself a former Sligo minor manager, gets in depth with Adrian about how preparations have been going in the Leitrim camp, with covid issues dominating the headlines.
    We finish the show with a sneaky look forward to the opening rounds of the Senior Championship with throw-in in just over a week's time.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Hugh Donnelly & 2020 Championship Finals: Leitrim GAA Podcast

    Hugh Donnelly & 2020 Championship Finals: Leitrim GAA Podcast

    This week on the Leitrim GAA Podcast we're excited about the return of Championship football with the refixed finals from last year at Intermediate, Junior and Junior 'B' grades taking the focus of attention for the next two weeks as the Leitrim Ladies secure their Quarter Final slot.
    Derek Kelleher is proudly waving his Gortletteragh colours on the show this week as he previews the 2020 Intermediate and Junior Championship Finals which take place this weekend.
    Leitrim Ladies manager Hugh Donnelly discusses the season so far for the ladies county senior side with their group top spot confirmed with their comeback victory over Clare last weekend. He discusses the impact of positional changes and the top scoring of former county goalkeeper Michelle Guckian, late sending off incidents against Clare and how the Ladies turned around their Championship form after a hugely disappointing 2020 campaign.
    Derek chats about the Intermediate final with the rumours and mind games circulating both camps ahead of the Annaduff V Gortletteragh rematch from last years championship as well as taking a sneak peak at the Junior final and the club league finals scheduled for this weekend.

    • 42 min
    Sarah Searson of The Dock: Kiss My Arts

    Sarah Searson of The Dock: Kiss My Arts

    We welcome back "Kiss My Arts" to the Leitrim Daily schedule as Mary Blake is joined by the Director of The Dock Arts Centre in Carrick on Shannon, Sarah Searson.
    They chat about the planning and plotting for new performances in the centre after the cancellations of most of their programme for the last 16 months. Sarah discusses their focus for the last year or so during lockdown with investing in artists, commissioning work and remote collaborations with some local talent.
    Sarah also discusses the development in the old courthouse building to accommodate the arts long into the future in the town and the new outdoor space which has been added to the facility.
    Sarah and Mary also chat through the upcoming schedule of events for the next few weeks in the venue.

    • 39 min
    Noel McPartland - Tommy Talks: Episode 3

    Noel McPartland - Tommy Talks: Episode 3

    This week's guest is a previous winner of the Leitrim Person of the Year award, hailing from Drumshanbo Noel McPartland has played a large part in the development of the food hub from the premises he spend decades working with Bo Peep Jams and Lairds Foods.
    They chat about his experience of growing up in rural Ireland, making inroads in the food export in the middle east, far east and North America and dealing with the wonders of the communication technology in the 1970's and 1980's.
    Noel discusses his experience of being drafted into the US Army and almost getting dragged into the Cuban Missile Crisis a matter of weeks before his scheduled discharge after his two years of service.
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