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Single mum gets a 215k debt wiped clean in deal
A single mother will have almost a 215,000 of her debts wiped clean in the largest reported settlement with a lender to date.
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Fri Mar 14, 2014
Woman tells of her time on a trolley in Our Lady of Lourdes
A Dundalk woman has given an account of her time spent on a trolley at the crisis hit Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda.
McDonald calls for gender audit to address Dail imbalance
Cllr Edel Corrigan Mary Lou McDonald TD and Bernadine Quinn at the visit to the outcomers centre in Dundalk on friday Sinn Fein Vice President Mary-Lou McDonald says that she believes that a quota system is the best tool at the country's disposal to get more women involved in politics.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
Numbers on trollies down to 11 at Our Lady of Lourdes
The HSE released a statement yesterday saying: "Further to the significant surge in attendances and admissions over the last 36 hours, Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda has confirmed that, this morning, there are 15 admitted patients in the Emergency Department waiting for hospital beds.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Up and Running: Sweet six in row for Cleirigh-Buttner
SA ofra ClA©irigh-Buttner of ColA iste A osagA in created a little bit of history on Saturday as she sped to her sixth consecutive Aviva All-Ireland Schools' Cross-Country title on a challenging course at Cork IT.
Minister delays universal health insurance plans
Minister for Health James Reilly has said publication of the White Paper on Universal Health Insurance will not take place for a few weeks, as he wants to give a comprehensive response to many issues raised by various members of the Cabinet.
Her desperate fight to be heard began as a teen in orphanage
CHRISTINE Buckley was the daughter of a 31-year-old separated Dublin woman and a 20-year-old Nigerian medical student.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Woman death probe
A garda spokesman confirmed that they were alerted by medical staff who were concerned about the woman's condition on her admission to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda.
Survivors of Symphysiotomy take campaign to the UN
Most of the operations were carried out between 1940 and the 1960s. But at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda, the practice continued until 1984.
Cunningham joins SF ticket in Ardee area
Sinn Fein has announced that a second candidate has been selected to run for the Ardee electoral area in the local government elections to be held in May this year.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Toddlers' pyjama day a a 700,000 success
Youngsters from Kathy B's Montessori and Afterschool in Tallaght were among those supporting National Pyjamas Day to raise funds for the Irish Hospice Foundation 's Hospital Home Care for Children programme.
Fire death tragedy
AN elderly woman who lost her life in a house fire had managed to activate a panic button to alert her neighbours before the flames took hold.
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Louth and Meath schools come together for 'Musical Extravaganza'
Talented acts from 15 schools across Louth and Meath will take to the stage at the TLT Theatre, Drogheda ,on Thursday night, 13th March, commencing at 7.30pm for the Louth and Meath Education and Training Board musical extravanganza.
Crew uninjured as wheel falls off ambulance
The Health Service Executive has said there was no patient on board an ambulance that lost a wheel in the early hours of yesterday morning.
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Adams backs Elverys workers
Sinn FA©in Louth TD and Party President Gerry Adams has called on the government to make every effort to secure almost 700 jobs in Elverys Sports, including those in its two stores in Dundalk and Drogheda.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Man (60) assaulted in pub a week ago dies
A MAN who was assaulted in a pub a week ago has died after failing to regain consciousness.
Lives at risk as midwife ratio in our maternity units 'unsafe'
MOTHERS and babies are being put at risk in maternity units which are at breaking point as they struggle with a severe lack of midwives.
Mount Everest talk and slide show in Mohill
Everest named after Sir George Everest in 1865 by the royal geographical society on recommendation by Andrew Waugh is known as Sagamatha in Nepal and Chomolungmaa in Tibet.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Gardai renew appeal for witnesses to brutal assault on publican
Gardai are appealing for witnesses to a brutal assault on Dundalk bartender, Lawrence McGeown, who is in a "serious" condition in hospital following the attack on the Castletown Road last Friday.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Ardee fire claims life of thirty-year-old man
The tragic death of a thirty-year-old man in the fire that engulfed Finlay's casket plant at Tierney Street Ardee on Monday evening, has caused widespread shock and sadness in the town.