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# Drogheda

This month
July 2024
Plans lodged to extend DART services to Drogheda in 'significant step forward'
Last month
June 2024
Mother died in Drogheda after 'freebirth' at home with no midwife or doctor present
Hospital staff desperately tried to save Naomi’s life after she arrived in the hospital experiencing postpartum hemorrhage.
Naomi James suffered a postpartum hemorrhage after giving birth at home with no medic present.
The doula who was present for Naomi's labour told The Journal she was "a sensational woman and birthed her baby with incredible power."
Medical sources have expressed concern about 'freebirthing', but members of online support groups said birth trauma is forcing women to opt for freebirthing as a 'last resort'.
Malley stars as Sligo defeat Drogheda to claim second win on the spin
Drogheda: Locals say it is on the 'cusp of being brilliant' - it just needs attention
Our reporter Jane Matthews visits her hometown.
This year
Man accused of “disposal” of Keane Mulready Woods body parts and hampering murder probe
Gardaí arrest three men in Louth and seize over €750,000 worth of suspected cannabis
Drogheda battle to hold out St Pat's for draw at home
GSOC investigating after man (40s) killed in hit-and-run incident in Co Louth
Drogheda politicians hit out at Government as dual-use model ruled out for D Hotel
'The best solution': Taoiseach says Government wants to see a dual-use model used for D Hotel
Marquee signing Hoban scores on Derry City debut to secure victory over Drogheda
Drogheda TD says O’Gorman made ‘arrogant decision’ in housing asylum seekers in local hotel
Closure of M&S in Drogheda 'major blow' for town as Dublin store also axed
Last year
Concerns that children will struggle to be seen by Louth mental health service over Christmas
One local GP said they are concerned that young people experiencing mental health issues will be impacted over the holidays.
Fine Gael TD Fergus O'Dowd announces he will stand down after the next General Election
Doherty puts pen to paper for a two-year full-time contract with Drogheda
'The town is at a standstill': Drogheda locals call on Government to axe M1 toll charges
Over €30k raised to bring Irish woman's body home after New York shooting
Woman repeatedly tried to take her life within hours of being discharged from hospital, inquest hears
Drogheda councillors vote to remove freedom of the town from former Christian Brothers leader
Medical inquiry clears well-known Dublin GP of professional misconduct
Three-goal Derry City close in on league leaders after victory over Drogheda
Iarnród Éireann announces revised bank holiday services
Irish Rail proposes using 'shuttle' DART trains to Howth and Sutton
Late Late Show as St Pat's see off gallant Drogheda
Table-toppers Bohemians overcome battling Drogheda United
Drugs worth over €116,000 seized in Co Louth
'Demonised' landlords should get tax breaks if linked to better renters' rights, says Varadkar
Cornelius Price - Drogheda gang leader suspected of multiple murders - dies in Welsh hospital
Two men jailed for assisting in 'disgraceful and inhuman' murder of Keane Mulready-Woods
All time
Investigation continues into death of man in Co Louth in 'unexplained circumstances'
Further protests planned over Navan A&E with Dublin protest not ruled out
Drogheda criminal admits facilitating Keane Mulready-Woods murder
Republic of Ireland's first-ever manager Mick Meagan dies aged 88
Bohs end turbulent season with win over Sligo, Drogheda compound Harps' misery
Two people arrested after infant admitted to hospital in a critical condition
93rd-minute goal sees Drogheda stun 10-man Bohs and seal first win in five games
36-year-old man missing from Drogheda since Tuesday
Have you seen Darren? Gardaí appeal for help in locating 51-year-old from Roscommon
Newborn child in critical condition following incident in Drogheda