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Yesterday’s News


Monday 27 July, 2020

Man appears in court charged with alleged false imprisonment and assault of female jogger

The offences are alleged to have taken place at Oldbridge, Co Meath yesterday.

Tuesday 21 April, 2020

'The station revolutionised radio for a generation': Ronan O'Rahilly, founder of Radio Caroline, dies aged 79

The station had a listenership of up to 30 million and gave a host of famous presenters their starts in radio.

Monday 30 March, 2020

'The phone is ringing off the hook': SeniorLine reports increase in calls amid cocooning confusion

Third Age says the Covid-19 crisis has created new populations of older people unused to living in isolation.

Sunday 22 March, 2020

Over 1,000 birthday cards for boy (9) with rare disease who had to cancel his birthday party

Ruth Beattie asked people to send cards to her son Jack, who is (9) tomorrow, after his party had to be called off.


Sunday 1 March, 2020

Man arrested over collision that killed three people in Louth yesterday

The crash happened early on Saturday morning on the N1 Dublin-Belfast road.

Monday 24 February, 2020

'We're going to stick it out': Irishman and family in self-imposed quarantine in Italy during coronavirus lockdown

“Myself and my wife are lucky because we can work online most of the time,” Vincent Healy said.

Monday 9 December, 2019

Defibrillator found after being stolen from outside shop in Co Louth over the weekend

The theft by two young men was captured on CCTV footage that has been given to the gardaí.

Wednesday 13 November, 2019

Man (29) remanded in custody over seizure of cocaine and cannabis in Drogheda

Those offences are alleged to have taken place on Monday, 11 November.

Monday 4 November, 2019

Archaeologists say they've discovered what could be Neolithic log boats near Newgrange

The river bed of the Boyne is being searched by archaeologists.

Monday 28 October, 2019

Appeal for witnesses after garda station in Monaghan is extensively damaged by fire

Investigations are continuing to establish the cause of the fire at Emyvale Garda Station.

Thursday 26 September, 2019

Man arrested as Garda hospitalised after being struck in face during assault

A second male has been arrested for public order matters.

Tuesday 17 September, 2019

Knackeries across the country to 'resume operations' following Department of Agriculture talks

Knackeries across the country shut down last week.

Tuesday 10 September, 2019

Around 40 knackeries close down temporarily as losses mount

“The sustainability of knackeries is in question,” a Louth TD said.

Tuesday 3 September, 2019

Gardaí renew appeal for information on shooting in Louth caravan park last week

Gardaí believe the murder was part of the ongoing feud between criminal gangs in Drogheda.

Wednesday 28 August, 2019

'Lot of young children were close': Gardaí make appeal over 'indiscriminate' Louth shooting

Keith Brannigan was shot dead while working on decking at the front a caravan in Clogherhead.

Monday 19 August, 2019

Cross-border gang questioned by gardaí about ATM thefts

The gang is suspected of being involved in the attempted raid on an ATM in Virginia, Co Cavan last week.

Saturday 10 August, 2019

Garda appeal for information after man (80s) stabbed at his home in Louth this afternoon

The man is receiving treatment for serious injuries at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital Drogheda.

Wednesday 7 August, 2019

Dozens of previously unknown monuments discovered at Newgrange

Newgrange is synonymous with the Winter Solstice where the dawn light illuminates its burial chamber.

Tuesday 23 July, 2019

Man charged in connection with incident at Dundalk cemetery

The man was arrested at the scene on Sunday.

Sunday 7 July, 2019

Seven-year-old girl dies in 'tragic accident' in driveway of Louth house

The incident happened this afternoon.

Wednesday 3 July, 2019

Person 'seen running from house' after petrol bomb attack in Drogheda

Two people who were inside the house at the time were uninjured.

Tuesday 30 April, 2019

Man (20s) hospitalised after alleged attack by four males in Drogheda overnight

Gardaí say his injuries are non life-threatening and their investigation is ongoing.

Saturday 27 April, 2019

Two houses attacked with petrol bombs in Drogheda overnight

They come less than 48 hours after a gunman opened fire and sprayed bullets at a house.

Friday 26 April, 2019

Elderly people locked in rooms in separate burglaries in Dundalk

Gardaí said that in each case the victims were left ‘shocked and distressed’.

Wednesday 10 April, 2019

Suspected arson attack on off-duty gardaí cars condemned as investigation launched

The incident has been described as ‘intimidation’ by local Fianna Fáil TD Declan Breathnach.

Wednesday 3 April, 2019

'Myself and the children are devastated': Soldiers due to return to Ireland tomorrow face 'unacceptable' delay

A spokesperson for the Department of Defence said that authorities on the ground haven’t yet been granted approval for transportation.

Tuesday 26 March, 2019

Gardaí investigating after 19-year-old man shot in the leg in Louth

The man presented to hospital at around 11.30pm last night.

Monday 25 March, 2019

Bomb disposal squad called after suspect device thrown at house in Drogheda

It is understood the device was thrown at the front door of the house in the Rathmullen Estate.

Wednesday 6 March, 2019

Gardaí investigate after woman 'physically pulled out of car' during hijacking in Meath this morning

A garda spokesperson said the motorist, “was suddenly confronted by two men”.

Tuesday 12 February, 2019

Man pleads guilty to assaulting 10-week-old baby girl

He pleaded guilty to intentionally or recklessly causing serious harm to the infant at an address in Co Louth on 13 March 2017.

Tuesday 5 February, 2019

Mother of baby who died 12 hours after birth tells inquest it was 'the worst day of our lives'

Last year, the High Court heard the baby suffered a fractured skull and a significant brain injury.

Friday 1 February, 2019

Anti-abortion protesters say they received 'reliable information' on abortions taking place in Drogheda hospital

This is at least the second time this year that people have protested outside the hospital.

Thursday 24 January, 2019

Coca-Cola set to lay off part of its workforce in Drogheda

Around 200 people are employed at the location at Southgate just off the M1.

Thursday 10 January, 2019

Man (32) appears in court charged with the murder of his mother Elzbieta Piotrowska

The case has been adjourned until 17 January.

Monday 7 January, 2019

'Hospitals need to be places of care': Anti-abortion protest held outside Drogheda hospital

The group is holding placards saying ‘abortion is murder’.

Monday 10 December, 2018

Saturday 1 December, 2018

Hundreds of mourners attend funeral of 47 year-old Stephen Marron in Co Monaghan

The father-of-two was killed following a two-car collision in Castleblayney on Tuesday night.

Thursday 29 November, 2018

Man charged over fatal Monaghan crash on Tuesday night

Stephen Marron (47) was killed when the Skoda Octavia he was sitting in was struck by a silver Audi on Main Street in Castleblayney, Co. Monaghan.

Friday 23 November, 2018

Three men appear in Drogheda court accused of false imprisonment and assault

The men were in court over an alleged incident earlier this month.

Saturday 10 November, 2018

Gardaí in Drogheda probe five separate violent incidents over six hour period

Three of the six incidents took place in the Cement road area of the town.

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