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Gardai opposed bail for woman charged with arson
Gardai opposed the granting of bail to a 26 year-old mother of one who is accused of arson following a house fire in which a 70 year-old woman was seriously injured.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Tributes to Darlington's 'king of Grange Road'
SHOPS and businesses in a Darlington shopping street will fall silent in tribute to one of the town's most recognisable characters, who died suddenly this week.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Bedroom blast girls still battling injuries
Two young girls injured in an explosion at a house in Drogheda remain in hospital with serious injuries almost a month after it happened.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
The story goes that Michael Coleman & Lad O'Beirne came up with this tune on a train ride to Providence, RI from New York City.
Families outraged over lack of bus to Educate Together secondary school
Emma Dunne and daughter Isobel , left; Lisa Moore and daughter Laragh ; and Wioletta Wielichowska and her daughter Patrycja Baranowska.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
100,000 commuters affected by rail strikes today
Ireland's railways have ground to a halt for a second day in a row, crippling the country's transport network and leaving 100,000 passengers taking to cars and buses.
Charged with a 3m drugs haul on M1
An English woman charged in connection with an alleged 3 million drugs seizure on the M1 motorway, was granted bail at Dundalk district court last Thursday.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
'Louth Land League' to support families in fight against banks
The group's aim is to support individuals and families who are experiencing debt and who may lose their homes and or business as a result.
Educate Together makes history with first secondary school
Ballymakenny College, in Drogheda Co Louth, is one of three new second-level schools opening over the coming days in which the multi-denominational educational charity is involved either as patron, joint patron or partner.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Irish fighters: we're soldiers of summer, not jihadists
Kurdish Peshmerga forces stand guard near the town of Makhmur, south of Erbil, capital of Iraqi Kurdistan after Islamic State insurgents withdrew Researchers who interviewed Irish fighters and their families found they denied being jihadists or terrorists and expressed other motivations for taking up arms.
Banbridge gallery hosts new Parallel Visions exhibition
The FE McWilliam Gallery and Studio, Banbridge will be hosting an exhibition entitled 'Parallel Visions', which runs from Friday August 29 until Saturday November 15. The exhibition, drawn from the collection of the Irish Museum of Modern Art , runs in conjunction with the Highlanes Gallery in Drogheda.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
INMO calls for action on Drogheda hospital problems
The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation is calling for a strategic plan to alleviate overcrowding and staff shortages at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Woman (26) charged with arson at pensioner's home
A YOUNG woman has been remanded in custody after being charged with arson in relation to a house fire in Drogheda.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Dublin is no longer the one and only 'dirty old town'
THE capital isn't the only dirty old town around, as a part of the 'people's republic' has also been deemed a "litter blackspot".
Arrests over fire that injured woman
Three men have been arrested over a suspicious house fire in the Republic of Ireland that left a woman in her 70s seriously injured.
Michael Wilson: Welcome Alison
And so it begins... over the coming days, we'll be making a number of exciting announcements about UTV Ireland.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Ardee Community School set to benefit from broadband network
Ardee Educate Together is one of 12 secondary schools in Louth which will benefit from a new superfast broadband service to be delivered in the county.
TODAY - Independent.ie
Maureen O'Hara , iconic Irish actress, is 94. Sean Penn , two-time Oscar-winning actor, is 54. Belinda Carlisle , singer, is 56. Robert De Niro , legendary Hollywood star, is 71. Helen Williams, Drogheda-based Bridge player, is 80. Kevin Rowland , singer with Dexys Midnight Runners, is 61. Thierry Henry , French footballer, is 37. Rosalynn Carter, ... (more)
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Blind woman dies after falling in front of train
THE family of a visually impaired woman killed by a high-speed train believe she tripped and fell on the tracks due to her disability.
Woman (57) critical after tripping on platform, falling onto tracks...
PASSENGERS watched in horror as a train ran over a woman who had fallen onto the tracks at the Raheny train station in Dublin this afternoon.