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1 hr ago | RTE.ie

Investigation after man's body found in Co Meath

An investigation is under way after the body of a man who was reported missing in Drogheda, Co Louth was found in Co Meath.

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8 hrs ago | The Meath Chronicle

Boyne viaduct and bridge feature in RTE series

Drogheda's iconic Viaduct was built nearly 160 years ago to link by rail the two largest cities on this island.

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11 hrs ago | RTE.ie

NAMA puts retail park portfolio on the market

A portfolio of retail parks held by NAMA has been put on the market for a guide price of 110m.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Dundalk Today

Family want to bring David back home

David Garvey has been a patient in Beaumont Hospital for over two years. He has locked-in syndrome, but his family now say he is fit to come home.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Independent.ie

Wicklow war dead to be remembered

A World War I memorial park is nearing completion in Woodenbridge, Co Wicklow. Situated in a tranquil place on the bank of the Aughrim river, near the landmark A Woodenbridge Hotel, it is close to the spot where John Redmond in 1914 famously called on Irishmen to join the conflict.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

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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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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