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Saturday 25 March 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Co Louth

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# crazy crow
A 'crazy crow' is tormenting the people of a Co Louth village
They’ve made a Facebook page for it. As you do.
# Carlingford
Can you help? Emma Rafferty has been missing for the last two days...
The 33-year-old has close connections to Newry and Carlingford in Co Louth, according to police
# hidden history
History hotspot: Carlingford, Co Louth
As part of the Hidden Ireland series, Neil Jackman shines a spotlight on a town chock-full of interesting sites for you to visit this weekend.
# need to know
The Evening Fix… now with added Xtra-vision memories
Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.
# Joan Burton
Burton says hecklers gave Dundalk a 'bad image' following shopping centre protest
The Minister for Social Protection was heckled as she attempted to deliver a speech in Dundalk , Co Louth yesterday.
# Jobswatch
125 jobs for Drogheda
US comparison website Nextag to open operations in Co Louth town.
# Building Bridges
New bridge linking Louth and Down gets planning permission
The 660 metre bridge will cost in the region of €18 million. It’s hoped, however, that the majority of this money can be obtained from the EU.
# M1
M1 closed as lorry-load of hay catches fire
Gardai say both directions are affected just north of junction 18.
# Dundalk
Man arrested over woman's death in Dundalk
The 34-year-old was found dead at her home in Co Louth early yesterday morning.
# Roads
Collision on M1 northbound at Drogheda
# Missing
Appeal issued for 32-year-old man missing from Drogheda
Rafal Misik was last seen on the afternoon of the June bank holiday Monday.
# Drugs
Man arrested over €1.44 million drug seizure
Gardaí discovered the drugs while searching a van in Dundalk today.
# Seamus McMahon
Three arrests in Seamus McMahon murder investigation
Seven people have now been arrested in connection with the murder of the 41-year-old in 2010.
# Arrest
Woman arrested over Dundalk murder of Seamus McMahon
Gardaí make fourth arrest in connection with March 2010 killing.
# Raid
Cash stolen in armed raid on security van in Drogheda
The cash in transit vehicle was targeted by four men this morning who fled the scene with a cash box.
Body of missing Louth man found
Gavin Sheelan, 20, had been reported missing last week.
# Drugs
Two men arrested after gardaí uncover 'cannabis cultivation site'
# Roads
27-year-old woman killed in three-car Drogheda accident
The woman was a back-seat passenger in one of three cars involved in an accident on the Termonfeckin Road.
# Crime
Men arrested over suspected dissident activity remain in custody
The men were arrested on 19 June by gardaí attached to the Special Detective Unit.
# Fire
Woman dies in house fire in Co Louth
# Court
Woman who stabbed victim acted like "a wild animal"
The woman was found guilty of stabbing a 61 year old mother on West Street in Drogheda after asking her for a light for a cigarette.
# Leprechaun Hunt
Fancy a pot of gold? Try your hand at national leprechaun hunt
Charity event sees families take to Carlingford Mountain in search of the ‘little people’.
# Eaton Children
Two still in custody over disappearance of Eaton children
A 30-year-old man, and another woman, remain in police custody over the disappearance of four children from Co Louth.
# Eaton Children
Missing Louth children found safe and well in Co Down
The Eaton children – Chloe, Jessica, Jon and Megan – are found safe in a house in Newcastle; two adults are arrested.
# Crime
Gardaí investigate afternoon double stabbing in Drogheda
Two people in their late 30s – a man and a woman – are seriously injured in an afternoon stabbing at their apartment.
# Roads
Fatal Louth crash under investigation
Gardaí name mother and son who were killed in yesterday’s single-vehicle crash.
# Roads
Woman and son killed in Co Louth car crash
A 35-year-old woman and her 10-year-old son are fatally injured when the car her husband was driving struck a wall.