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Drogheda, Ireland News

Local news for Drogheda, Ireland continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

11 hrs ago | Independent.ie

A quarter of all addicts are outside the capital

The spread of heroin abuse to provincial towns has meant that no county has escaped the ravages of the deadly drug.

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22 hrs ago | The Meath Chronicle

Riders wanted for Down Syndrome Tour de Leinster

Down Syndrome Ireland is calling on amateur cyclists from Meath to saddle up for the inaugural Tour de Leinster charity challenge.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Independent.ie

Paddling schoolboy drowns after slipping in reservoir

THE devastated family of a schoolboy who went missing while in a reservoir with other children watched in agony as his lifeless body was retrieved by divers.

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RTE.ie

13-year-old boy drowns in Drogheda

He was one of three youths who went for a swim in the lake at Rosehall on the northside of the town.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Dundalk Today

Big demand for cancer support service

The Cara Cancer Support Centre is located in the former Sinn Fein offices at Williamson Place, Dundalk, just off Park Street.

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Business World

AIB's HQ is buzzing with new initiative

Rooftop apiaries have become a fixture in cities such as London and Tokyo in recent years and today Dublin welcomed the first bee colony to be housed on a commercial building.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Sinn Fein Newsroom

Full speech delivered by Pearse Doherty TD to the MacGill Summer School

In the South, the idealism and vision of the republican revolutionaries of 1916 was replaced by the narrow interests of a conservative elite in business and politics.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Dundalk Today

Ambulance breaks down and takes an hour to reach Lourdes

Two Dundalk ambulances broke down at the weekend. This is the third breakdown in two weeks.

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RTE.ie

18-year-old held at gunpoint in Co Louth

An 18-year-old man was held at gunpoint at a disused farmhouse in Newtownstalaban in Co Louth last night after he arranged to meet a man to sell his car.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Jersey Journal

'No Country' for those away from home

Every so often, I read something that elevates the soul. If fiction can do that, if the writing and story are so exceptional, it should be classified as literature.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Irish Republican News

End the war on Gaza

The Israeli assault on Gaza has killed 200 people. Most of whom are civilians and children.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Dundalk Today

Bus operators count cost of the cancelled Garth Brooks shows

Paddy Matthews and Noel Matthews of Matthews Coach Hire who have become the first passenger transport company in Ireland and the UK, and only the second in the world, to achieve the coveted new ISO 50001 Energy Management Systems Award.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

BBC News

Thousands expected at 'Sham Fight'

The Catholic King James II is put to the sword by William III of Orange every year in the village of Scarva during the Sham Fight spectacle The event is a theatrical re-enactment of the victory of William III of Orange over the Catholic King James II at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690.

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Independent.ie

Video: Sarah Jane, a woman who travels light

She is the first Traveller entry in Miss Ireland. On the eve of the pageant, Sarah Jane Dunne tells Barry Egan about the racism she suffered, her love life, her late father Pecker and her famous godfather Pecker Dunne, legend has it, was born in a horse-drawn wagon in Castlebar, Co Mayo, on April 1, 1933.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

BreakingNews.ie

Who's who: The new ministers at the Cabinet table

The Cabinet reshuffle is, for the most part, just that - a reshuffle. But amid the familiar faces moved from one portfolio to another, a handful of politicians have made fresh space at the Cabinet table.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Independent.ie

Cardinal in call to help Christians

THE leader of the Catholic Church in Ireland has appealed to Irish and European political leaders to help Christians in the Middle East whose very existence he warned is threatened.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Surreycomet.co.uk

VIDEO: New York City subway dancers captured on film by Kingston University student

The story of a declining dance culture aboard New York City's subway system has been captured on camera by an aspiring film maker from Kingston University.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Independent.ie

Figures 'better' but one in five patients still left on trolleys for over nine hours

ONE in five patients is still waiting for nine hours or longer on hospital emergency trolleys before getting a bed or being discharged home, according to the latest figures.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Business World

Tesco Ireland to donate all surplus food

Tesco Ireland today announced a partnership that will see all surplus food from 146 stores redistributed to charities through the use of Irish charity app, foodcloud.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

Independent.ie

Haulier held after gardai seize drugs valued at over a 4m

AN international haulier is being questioned by gardai about the biggest heroin seizure in the State in the past five years.

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