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Thursday 19 November, 2020

Louth violinist invited to play at Joe Biden's presidential inauguration
# Patricia Treacy
# Patricia Treacy

Louth violinist invited to play at Joe Biden's presidential inauguration

Nov 19th 2020, 6:40 PM 43,847 Views 29 Comments

Patricia Treacy says she feels both “honoured and privileged” to play at the event.

Tuesday 15 September, 2020

TD condemns 'evil' attack on family home in Drogheda
# Louth
# Louth

TD condemns 'evil' attack on family home in Drogheda

Updated Sep 15th 2020, 7:53 PM 50,622 Views 2 Comments

A woman (30) and her young children were safely removed from the house.

Sunday 23 August, 2020

Two men arrested after Garda car rammed on M1 in Co Louth
# Arrests
# Arrests

Two men arrested after Garda car rammed on M1 in Co Louth

Aug 23rd 2020, 7:26 PM 31,057 Views 16 Comments

Investigations are ongoing. No gardaí were injured.

Thursday 13 August, 2020

Teenager hailed for rescuing two boys who got into difficulty in the Boyne River yesterday
# Callum Keane
# Callum Keane

Teenager hailed for rescuing two boys who got into difficulty in the Boyne River yesterday

Aug 13th 2020, 8:01 AM 39,791 Views 41 Comments

Callum Keane’s mother said she was delighted the two boys were safe and that she was very proud of her son.

Monday 27 July, 2020

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

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

Jul 27th 2020, 2:54 PM 28,587 Views 0 Comments

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
# PIRATE RADIO
# PIRATE RADIO

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

Apr 21st 2020, 10:24 AM 19,790 Views 12 Comments

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
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

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

Mar 30th 2020, 6:00 AM 21,430 Views 15 Comments

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
# Good News
# Good News

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

Mar 22nd 2020, 5:16 PM 36,357 Views 21 Comments

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
# Carrickcarnon
# Carrickcarnon

Man arrested over collision that killed three people in Louth yesterday

Mar 1st 2020, 2:54 PM 36,417 Views 0 Comments

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
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

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

Feb 24th 2020, 10:39 PM 33,226 Views 7 Comments

“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
# Defibrillator
# Defibrillator

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

Dec 9th 2019, 12:49 PM 13,668 Views 12 Comments

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
# Drogheda
# Drogheda

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

Updated Nov 13th 2019, 2:23 PM 15,192 Views 0 Comments

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
# Brú Na Bóinne
# Brú Na Bóinne

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

Nov 4th 2019, 9:12 AM 68,928 Views 32 Comments

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
# Emyvale
# Emyvale

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

Updated Oct 28th 2019, 3:05 PM 31,559 Views 22 Comments

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
# Dundalk
# Dundalk

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

Sep 26th 2019, 8:31 PM 31,990 Views 22 Comments

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
# Knackeries

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

Sep 17th 2019, 7:10 PM 14,867 Views 14 Comments

Knackeries across the country shut down last week.

Tuesday 10 September, 2019

Around 40 knackeries close down temporarily as losses mount
# Animals
# Animals

Around 40 knackeries close down temporarily as losses mount

Sep 10th 2019, 1:59 PM 29,166 Views 25 Comments

“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
# Drogheda Feud
# Drogheda Feud

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

Sep 3rd 2019, 4:54 PM 6,554 Views 4 Comments

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
# Clogherhead
# Clogherhead

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

Aug 28th 2019, 1:32 PM 9,121 Views 6 Comments

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
# Atm Thefts
# Atm Thefts

Cross-border gang questioned by gardaí about ATM thefts

Aug 19th 2019, 7:58 PM 14,158 Views 0 Comments

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
# Garda Probe
# Garda Probe

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

Updated Aug 10th 2019, 5:34 PM 38,275 Views 23 Comments

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
# Brú Na Bóinne
# Brú Na Bóinne

Dozens of previously unknown monuments discovered at Newgrange

Aug 7th 2019, 12:26 PM 34,022 Views 17 Comments

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
# Drogheda District Court
# Drogheda District Court

Man charged in connection with incident at Dundalk cemetery

Updated Jul 23rd 2019, 11:29 AM 27,957 Views 0 Comments

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
# Drogheda
# Drogheda

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

Jul 7th 2019, 5:05 PM 87,490 Views 14 Comments

The incident happened this afternoon.

Wednesday 3 July, 2019

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

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

Updated Jul 3rd 2019, 9:04 PM 24,550 Views 19 Comments

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
# Moneymore
# Moneymore

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

Apr 30th 2019, 11:04 AM 31,946 Views 10 Comments

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
# Drogheda
# Drogheda

Two houses attacked with petrol bombs in Drogheda overnight

Apr 27th 2019, 12:45 PM 23,871 Views 23 Comments

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
# Louth
# Louth

Elderly people locked in rooms in separate burglaries in Dundalk

Apr 26th 2019, 10:37 PM 18,670 Views 14 Comments

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
# Knockbridge
# Knockbridge

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

Updated Apr 10th 2019, 10:34 PM 34,100 Views 22 Comments

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
# Golan Heights
# Golan Heights

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

Apr 3rd 2019, 7:59 PM 46,532 Views 31 Comments

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
# Drogheda
# Drogheda

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

Mar 26th 2019, 8:12 AM 16,761 Views 11 Comments

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
# Rathmullen
# Rathmullen

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

Mar 25th 2019, 2:45 PM 13,997 Views 2 Comments

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
# Enfield
# Enfield

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

Mar 6th 2019, 11:48 AM 31,281 Views 11 Comments

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
# Louth
# Louth

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

Feb 12th 2019, 2:15 PM 26,642 Views 0 Comments

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'
# Inquest
# Inquest

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

Feb 5th 2019, 5:35 PM 20,022 Views 8 Comments

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
# Our Lady Of Lourdes
# Our Lady Of Lourdes

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

Feb 1st 2019, 4:37 PM 73,803 Views 208 Comments

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
# Southgate
# Southgate

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

Jan 24th 2019, 3:11 PM 23,701 Views 30 Comments

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
# Ardee
# Ardee

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

Jan 10th 2019, 11:00 AM 29,820 Views 0 Comments

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
# Our Lady Of Lourdes Hospital
# Our Lady Of Lourdes Hospital

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

Jan 7th 2019, 11:56 AM 39,046 Views 266 Comments

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

Monday 10 December, 2018

Houses evacuated after suspected pipe bomb is found by gardaí carrying out drugs search
# Drogheda
# Drogheda

Houses evacuated after suspected pipe bomb is found by gardaí carrying out drugs search

Dec 10th 2018, 9:40 PM 21,233 Views 13 Comments

A man and a woman have been arrested.

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