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.

Slane Garda Station Google Maps
Gun Attack

Man shot several times as he answers his front door in Dowth, Co Meath

The 39-year-old man is being treated in hospital in Drogheda.

GARDAÍ IN SLANE are investigating after a man was shot several times in the upper body and leg as he answered his front door in Dowth, Co Meath.

The attack happened at around 9.45pm last night.

The 39-year-old man was taken to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda, where he’s still receiving treatment this morning. 

His injuries which are not thought to be life threatening, gardaí say.

The scene of the shooting has been sealed off as forensic investigations get under way.


Your Voice
Readers Comments
    Submit a report
    Please help us understand how this comment violates our community guidelines.
    Thank you for the feedback
    Your feedback has been sent to our team for review.