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# Drogheda

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Firefighters battle huge blaze at abandoned Drogheda mill
The fire broke out at the former Donaghy’s Mill in the town.
Drogheda puts pressure on Varadkar to declare it Ireland's next city
Following a meeting with Drogheda Chamber, Varadkar said he would “take into account ” what was said.
Brother of Drogheda criminal shot just days after armed support cover and overtime cuts
Brendan Maguire was shot as he walked out of a toyshop in a retail park on Tuesday afternoon.
'Dinosaur bones' discovered in River Boyne are not dinosaur bones
The Coast Guard say the ‘skeleton’ was covered in silt and looked like it had been there a long time.
Appeal after man with imitation firearm threatens staff and steals money at arcade
The incident happened at around 9.45am in the West Street area of Drogheda.
Popular Drogheda pub damaged in suspected arson attack
The incident occurred around 6am this morning.
Man City star returns to Ireland international duty after 16-month ACL injury nightmare
Campbell has not played for Ireland since rupturing her ACL during a Champions League game for Man City.
Community service for mugger caught hiding in bushes by gardaí using thermal imaging
The muggers took the victim’s phone and wallet containing €110 in cash.
Gardaí probe petrol bomb attack on house in Drogheda
A man was in the house at the time but was not injured.
Houses evacuated as Drogheda pipe-bomb made safe
The bomb was found in the Sunnyside area of the Louth town.
Anti-abortion protesters say they received 'reliable information' on abortions taking place in Drogheda hospital
This is at least the second time this year that people have protested outside the hospital.
Have you seen Samuel? Gardaí appeal for information on missing teenager
Samuel Milosiu has been missing from the Drogheda area since 10 January.
Coca-Cola set to lay off part of its workforce in Drogheda
Around 200 people are employed at the location at Southgate just off the M1.
Woman (30s) arrested after cannabis worth almost €1m seized in Drogheda
A search was carried out in the Drogheda area at 9am today.
Retired surgeon groped 14-year-old patient that he played chess with, trial told
The teenager was hit by a car in 1972, and required surgery on his knee. Michael Shine was his consultant during his stay in hospital.
Most people don't support changing hospital names to remove religious references
Locals recently protested the proposed name change of Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda.
'Hospitals need to be places of care': Anti-abortion protest held outside Drogheda hospital
The group is holding placards saying ‘abortion is murder’.
Two women injured in serious single-vehicle collision in Meath
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses.
Army bomb squad called to remove two explosive devices from property in Louth
The scene was sealed off for around three hours before being declared safe at 9pm.
Taxi driver robbed at knifepoint and vehicle stolen during late night attack in Drogheda
The incident happened in the Termonfeckin Road area of Drogheda last night.
Houses evacuated after suspected pipe bomb is found by gardaí carrying out drugs search
A man and a woman have been arrested.
Three men appear in Drogheda court accused of false imprisonment and assault
The men were in court over an alleged incident earlier this month.
Four men arrested in Drogheda as part of ongoing operation targeting rival gangs
Local garda units were assisted by members of the gardaí armed support unit.
'If you were loud in the bar, you'd be marched out': The colourful history of Clarke's in Drogheda
The story of a Louth institution.
Torture, petrol bombs and 'garda rats': On the frontline of Drogheda's gang feud
Locals fear it’s a matter of time before someone is killed.
Stabbings, hatchet attacks, kidnappings and car bombs: Drogheda's gang feud is boiling over
The feud erupted after a shooting in July.
Suspicious device made safe after being found beside car in Drogheda
The area was evacuated for a period yesterday.
Discovery of 'suspicious device' sparks evacuation in Drogheda
A suspicious device was found near a parked car this afternoon.
Gardaí in Drogheda probe five separate violent incidents over six hour period
Three of the six incidents took place in the Cement road area of the town.
Drogs and Harps can't be separated in play-off first leg
All to play for in the second leg.
Appeal renewed to help find teen missing since 22 September
Alan Ryan has been missing for over two weeks.
Ship seized over tobacco smuggling has cost State €410,000 because Revenue can't dispose of it
The MV Shingle was seized in June 2014, when a shipment of over 32 million cigarettes and 4,000kg of tobacco was found on board.
Woman dies following car crash on M1
Part of the motorway is closed and diversions are in place.
Death of woman in Drogheda not being treated as suspicious, say gardaí
The woman in her 60s was pronounced dead yesterday morning.
Three men and a woman arrested in Drogheda after seizure of handgun
Gardaí made the arrests after raiding a house in the town just after midnight.
Investigation launched after sudden death of woman in Drogheda
Gardaí were called to a the scene at a house in Aston Village in the Louth town after 5am this morning.
€250,000 in cash and €5,000 of cocaine seized after search of halting site in Drogheda
No arrests have been made as yet.
Houses evacuated after gas leak in Drogheda
Traffic diversions are in place.
New stadium to be built in Drogheda 'with scope of increasing up to 10,000-seater'
Plans to build new stadium in north Drogheda have been agreed between the FAI and Louth County Council.
UCD extend First Division lead as Harps and Shels play out third draw of the season
Cabinteely moved further clear of Cobh Ramblers in midtable with a 2-0 home win.