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Wednesday 1 February 2023 Dublin: 6°C

# Arklow

This week
29th January 2023 - 1st February 2023
# Wicklow
Man arrested and €100,000 of cocaine seized by Gardaí in Arklow yesterday
A man in his 50s was arrested at the scene and is being detained at Rathmines Garda Station.
Last year
2022
# Lightning
'No impact on the grid' after wind turbine catches fire during lightning storm off Wicklow coast
A vessel reported seeing a wind turbine on fire at around 12 noon yesterday.
# Gardaí
Gardaí appeal for witnesses to aggravated burglary in Arklow
A number of men forced their way into a property in the Wicklow village.
# Arklow
Fire-fighters extinguish 'significant' industrial fire in Co Wicklow
The fire broke out in the Croghan Industrial Estate in Arklow.
# Gardaí
Two men arrested for assault in Arklow
At approximately 2:30am on 2 August, Gardaí were alerted to an assault in the Ashfield estate area.
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# Arklow
Three people rescued off Wicklow coast after vessel suffers engine failure
RNLI volunteers responded to an alert at 1.40am and sailed 10 miles out to sea east of Arklow Harbour.
# RNLI
Boat rescued after it got entangled in fishing gear off Wicklow coast
The boat and its two crew were brought to safety.
# Arklow
After years of raw sewage going into the Avoca River, Arklow gets green light for new treatment plant
The waste water treatment plant will be completed in 2025.
# Courts
Nadine Lott murder trial: Accused Daniel Murtagh told paramedic he 'killed his girlfriend', court hears
Murtagh has pleaded not guilty to murder but guilty to the manslaughter of Ms Lott.
# Arklow
Nadine Lott died following 'sustained attack' by former partner at her home, court hears
The Central Criminal Court heard that Daniel Murtagh admitted to killing his former partner.
# Dún Laoghaire
Three rescued after 35ft yacht gets into difficulty off Dublin coast
The propeller on the yacht was fouled before 11 o’clock this morning.
# Arklow
Fourteen-year-old boy airlifted to hospital after bus collision in Co Wicklow
The boy’s injuries are believed to be non-life threatening.
# Garda Investigation
'Shooting 16/01/20': Gardaí called after Wicklow school shooting threats made online and on toilet wall
A garda spokesman confirmed there is an investigation underway.
# Arklow
Two people injured after large wave caused 15-foot fall from Wicklow pier
The injured were swept onto a lower pier at a harbour.
# nadine lott
Woman who was assaulted in Arklow dies from injuries
Nadine Lott was assaulted at an apartment in the early hours of Saturday morning.
# nadine lott
Man (32) charged over serious assault of woman in Arklow at the weekend
Daniel Murtagh (32), from Melrose Grove, Clondalkin, was today refused bail in Bray District Court.
# Wicklow
Man arrested in connection with early morning Arklow assault that left woman in critical condition
The woman in her early 30s suffered serious injuries during the assault at a house in Arklow.
# Arklow
Motorist arrested on suspicion of drink driving with infant in front seat
The child was not strapped in while the man was driving.
# pig racing
Protesters want an end to annual pig race in Arklow
The organisers say the event is not cruel to the pigs.
# Arklow
Body of woman in her 50s recovered off Wicklow coast
The woman’s remains were recovered from the sea yesterday evening.
# best kept town
This town has been named as the 'Best Kept' on the island of Ireland
The ‘Best Kept’ awards pit the winners of Ireland’s TidyTowns against their counterparts across the border.
Man (40s) appears in court charged in relation to fatal Arklow stabbing
The man appeared in Bray District Court this evening.
# Arklow
Man in his 30s dies after stabbing at house in Arklow, Co Wicklow
Gardaí responded at around 12.30am. A man in his 40s has been arrested.
# RNLI
Three men rescued after trawler catches fire and sinks off Wicklow coast
One of the fishermen had to be airlifted to hospital.
# Arklow
Man (19) dies after car he was travelling in struck ditch in Co Wicklow
The incident happened at Vale Road, Arklow at around 9.40pm last night.
# the kerri heather
Wicklow widow suing 'those with an interest in' fishing boat after husband drowned without life jacket
Fisherman Lenny Hughes drowned after falling from the Arklow-based boat Kerri Heather in November 2016.
# irish rnli
'It's been an amazing trip': 65-year-old woman finishes run around the Irish coast
Mary Nolan Hickey, who’s 65-years-old, set off on the journey to raise money for the Irish RNLI.
# Homecoming
This 65-year-old has spent 2018 running the coast of Ireland for the RNLI - and is about to return home
Mary Nolan Hickey has raised over €36,000 by often running more than a marathon each day.
# Court of Appeal
Woman who murdered man by driving car into Arklow harbour loses appeal
30-year-old Marta Herda knew her passenger could not swim.
# found
Teen missing since last month found
Lauren Brennan also known as Lauren Larrissey, has been missing since 24 July.
# the blue cafe
An independent cafe in Arklow put up a brilliant sign after Starbucks and Costa opened in the town
“Our coffee doesn’t costa lot and we don’t write your name on your cup as we think you already know it.”
# marta herda
Woman convicted of murdering a man by driving off Wicklow pier appeals life sentence
Marta Herda was given the mandatory life sentence last year.
# Carraig Eden
'The sense of relief is immense': Homes of 30 vulnerable men saved in Greystones
The men, recovering from alcohol or drug addictions, had been facing homelessness.
# Arklow
Woman (80s) dies in Wicklow house fire this afternoon
The fire broke out at a house on Sea Road in Arklow.
# Wicklow
Appeal for dash cam footage after death of man struck by car
The pedestrian was fatally injured in an early morning crash on Monday.
# Confusion
Mystery surrounds death of man whose body was found on road in Wicklow
Declan Kelly’s body was found in Arklow but some of his belongings were found almost 2km away.
# Arklow
Pedestrian (40s) killed in early morning collision in Co Wicklow
The man was fatally injured when he was struck by a car after 2am today.
# vandals
Those who destroy defibrillators could face five years in prison under proposed new laws
New legislation could also see vandals hit with a €50,000 punishment.
# Guilty
Roy Webster has been found guilty of the murder of Anne Shortall
He will be handed down the mandatory life sentence at a later hearing.
# drive through
Car driven through doors of fast food shop in Arklow
Luckily, no one was injured.