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Wednesday 27 September 2023 Dublin: 16°C

# Co Louth

Last month
August 2023
Man dead after crash between two e-scooters and a car in Dundalk
The stretch of the Armagh Road is currently closed for an examination to be carried out by specialist Garda forensic collision investigators.
This year
Man seriously injured following assault in Co Louth
The man is currently in The Mater Misericordiae University Hospital Dublin.
Man (80s) dies after being struck by car in Drogheda this afternoon
The incident happened at around 2.30pm at the junction of West Street and Dominic Street.
Man (20s) dies following collision between motorbike and car in Co Louth
The incident happened at approximately 12.45pm on the R168 at Collon.
Last year
Man to face Special Criminal Court trial over 2013 robbery at Lordship Credit Union
The 31-year-old man was arrested yesterday evening at Dublin Airport following his extradition from the UK.
Gardaí appeal for nuclear gauge and other items taken from a van in Co Louth
The gauge contains a radioactive source, and was taken sometime between last night and this morning.
All time
First case of grey seal preying on a harbour porpoise recorded in Ireland
The incident was documented off Co Louth last month.
Man (30s) arrested over alleged assault and false imprisonment in Co Louth
It’s understood two men were held against their will at a house on 7 May.
Two fully vaccinated staff at Dundalk nursing home test positive for Covid-19
Neither staff member are showing symptoms “of any sort” of Covid-19, the nursing home said.
Two men arrested after Garda car rammed on M1 in Co Louth
Investigations are ongoing. No gardaí were injured.
Man (20s) arrested following discovery of suspected cannabis grow house in Dundalk
The total value of the plants and drugs seized is believed to be in excess of €310,000.
Man appears in court charged with alleged false imprisonment and assault of female jogger
The offences are alleged to have taken place at Oldbridge, Co Meath yesterday.
Driver arrested after travelling at 211km/h on M1
The driver was charged with dangerous driving.
Three charged over seizure of cocaine and cannabis worth €900k in Louth
The three people were arrested on Sunday morning.
Gardaí renew appeal for information on shooting in Louth caravan park last week
Gardaí believe the murder was part of the ongoing feud between criminal gangs in Drogheda.
'My mam deserves justice': Daughter of Irene White appeals to public for information
“The ultimate goal would be to have [the mastermind] before the courts and charged,” Jennifer McBride told RTÉ’s Prime Time.
Gardaí investigating after man (20s) injured in feud-related shooting in Drogheda
The incident took place at approximately 8.20pm .
Two houses attacked with petrol bombs in Drogheda overnight
They come less than 48 hours after a gunman opened fire and sprayed bullets at a house.
Woman (30s) arrested after cannabis worth almost €1m seized in Drogheda
A search was carried out in the Drogheda area at 9am today.
Ardee investigation: Woman's body removed to hospital for post-mortem
A 32-year-old man arrested yesterday remains in custody.
Garda probe after car mounts pavement and strikes three people in Ardee
Two young women and a man aged 53 were struck by the car shortly after 1am.
Man charged over €1 million seizure of cannabis herb
The seizure was made on Thursday – the man appeared in court yesterday.
Teenager charged with murder of Cameron Reilly
Cameron Reilly was found dead in Dunleer in May.
Rape conviction quashed over ruling that prevented girl (15) being asked about contraceptive pill
The man was sentenced to eight years imprisonment on 29 July 2016.
Teen arrested in Cameron Reilly murder investigation released without charge
Cameron Reilly was found dead in a field in Dunleer, Co Louth last month.
Gardaí say Dundalk attack 'random and unprovoked' - terrorism has not yet been ruled out
An 18-year-old Egyptian man has been arrested.
Human remains uncovered by Gardaí in Dundalk are 'historical'
The remains are not connected to any ongoing investigation.
Saucepans, tankers, and cancelled holidays: How the Irish town with no water is pulling together
Thousands will be left without drinkable water for at least six days.
Gardaí begin search in Louth as part of investigation of missing couple
William ‘Willie’ Maughan and Anastasija ‘Ana’ Varslavane were last seen in Meath on 14 April 2015.
Young man killed in one-car collision in Louth last night
Gardaí in Dundalk are appealing for witnesses.
Man arrested in connection to murder of Irene White in 2005
White was found fatally stabbed in her home.
Teenager who was missing from Dundalk found safe and well
The 17-year-old was reported missing last week.
So there's a death metal band from the US called 'Drogheda'
Because of course.
17 things you'll get if you grew up in Dundalk
Mon the Town.
Driver flees scene after rolling car onto its roof
This happened in the early hours of this morning.
Children at childcare centre may have to be relocated following picket protest by builder
A Circuit Court judge today granted a restraining order against Dublin builder Colm Brady on foot of the protests
Family escape house blaze in early hours following suspected arson attack
The incident happened shortly after midnight in the Ballsgrove area of Drogheda, Co Louth.
This Dundalk lad went on a bungee jump, and his reaction was priceless (and NSFW)
“Push me. PUSH ME!”
Irish whiskey is going through a resurgence - but not everyone will enjoy it
One of Ireland’s best-known whiskey makers has some warnings for the industry.
Suspected BSE case is '80% likely' to test positive for the disease
If it’s confirmed, it will be the first case of BSE found in Ireland since 2013.