We need your help now

Support from readers like you keeps The Journal open.

You are visiting us because we have something you value. Independent, unbiased news that tells the truth. Advertising revenue goes some way to support our mission, but this year it has not been enough.

If you've seen value in our reporting, please contribute what you can, so we can continue to produce accurate and meaningful journalism. For everyone who needs it.

The Lia Bhrega estate. Google Maps
Christmas Day

Woman charged over stabbing at Drogheda housing estate

A 40-year-old man was taken to hospital after gardaí were called to the Lia Bhrega estate at around 3am on Christmas Day.

A 26-YEAR-OLD woman is due to appear before court in Drogheda in January, after being charged in connection with the stabbing of a man at a housing estate in the early hours of yesterday morning.

Gardaí were called to the Lia Bhrega estate at around 3am.

A man, aged 40, was taken for treatment to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda.

He was discharged a short time later.

The woman was taken into custody, and released later yesterday.

She’s set to appear before Drogheda District Court on 9 January.

Read: Trial begins of Burmese men accused of killing two British tourists

Readers like you are keeping these stories free for everyone...
A mix of advertising and supporting contributions helps keep paywalls away from valuable information like this article. Over 5,000 readers like you have already stepped up and support us with a monthly payment or a once-off donation.