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Tuesday 26 September 2023 Dublin: 15°C

# Drogheda

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Man rushed to hospital after Drogheda halting site shooting
A 34-year-old man sustained a number of gunshot wounds.
Woman has murder conviction quashed as jury weren't allowed to consider if she was provoked
The Court of Appeal said it would quash Farrell’s conviction and order a retrial.
State settles case with Drogheda family over death of eight-day-old baby
In July 2014, baby Thomas died after a feeding tube was inserted into a chamber of his heart.
Burst pipeline in Drogheda and Meath repaired but water shortages continue
Households in affected areas have been asked to conserve water.
Part of Drogheda closed off after suspect device found
The device was found around 3pm today.
€80,000 worth of cannabis seized in Drogheda
A man has been arrested by gardaí.
Galway crush Cobh as UCD withstand Wexford fightback to extend lead at top of First Division
There were three First Division ties down for decision this evening.
Local Louth GAA club puts 4-bedroom house up for grabs in fundraising raffle
The house, worth €280,000, is the top prize in the St Fechin’s GAA club fundraiser.
Woman (80s) found dead on grounds of church in Co Louth
The death is not being treated as suspicious.
Woman (28) in critical condition after Drogheda incident
Gardaí have begun an investigation.
A young girl has died in suspected meningitis outbreak
Several children were brought to hospital yesterday.
Locals 'bitterly disappointed' as Drogheda fails to receive 'city status' in Project Ireland 2040
The plan recognises Drogheda in the context of the Dublin to Belfast economic corridor instead.
'This should not have happened': Parents of baby who died shortly after birth settle case with hospital
An apology from Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda was read out in court today.
The story of a Drogheda woman who married the 'ghost of a 300-year-old pirate' is going global
Finally, some happy news.
Gardaí probe IRA link to pipe bomb discovery in Drogheda pub
The device was discovered on Tuesday evening.
Homes evacuated after viable pipe bomb discovered outside pub in Drogheda
People were forced to leave their homes last night.
Fourth man arrested after 'significant' amount of drugs seized in Drogheda
The drugs were discovered during a search of a unit in an industrial estate.
Woman missing from Drogheda found safe and well
Patricia Byrne, aged 39, had been missing since last Wednesday.
'Walking home, I'll be called a gorilla or a monkey' - Teenager meets Taoiseach to discuss racism
Joella Dhlamini lives in Drogheda having moved from South Africa.
Gardaí discover 'elaborate' cannabis growhouse at the house where man died in explosion
The explosion was not linked to the growhouse.
Man dies and two are injured in explosion at house in Drogheda
It’s belived the explosion may have been caused by a household boiler.
Two viable explosives found in Drogheda housing estate
The devices were made safe at the scene.
Houses evacuated after suspected explosive device is found in Drogheda
Gardaí are at the scene.
Retired surgeon claims he 'has no memory' of treating those who accused him of indecent assault
Retired surgeon Michael Shine (85) denies eight charges of indecently assaulting teenage boys.
'I waited 46 years and I'm telling the truth' witness tells Dr Michael Shine trial
Retired surgeon Michael Shine (85) denies eight charges of indecently assaulting teenage boys at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital over a 27-year period.
Two men found dead on the streets of Dublin city and Drogheda last night
“Now we have another death in the system,” Dublin Mayor Christy Burke said.
Alleged victim of Michael Shine says he received €70,000 in compensation from Drogheda hospital
Michael Shine is a retired surgeon accused of indecently assaulting patients.
Retired surgeon goes on trial accused of indecently assaulting teenage boys
Dr Shine replied “I absolutely deny that allegation” after each of the eight charges were read out to him.
Water plant behind summer crisis in north east to be upgraded for €24 million
200,000 people in the Meath and Louth areas were left without water as a result of a burst main near Drogheda in late July.
Man arrested in connection with Meath hotel double murder in 1987 released without charge
On Tuesday 20 January 1987, INLA men Thomas “Ta” Power and John O’Reilly were shot dead in Meath.
Burglars pretending to be gardaí force their way into elderly man's home
An undisclosed sum of cash was stolen.
Siptu claims its members were 'threatened with physical attack' during GAA train violence
There were disturbances on board the Dublin-Belfast train on Saturday.
Gardaí called to calm violence on Dublin-Belfast train after GAA match
Gardaí calmed the situation.
Water returns to Louth and Meath after a 'complex' repair - Irish Water
The water being produced by the fixed main may be discoloured but is still drinkable.
Almost 1,300km of old water pipes will be replaced around Ireland in 5 years
It’s possible that the water crisis that’s left thousands in Meath and Louth without water could happen elsewhere.
A new pipe part has been fitted - but the Louth/Meath water crisis could continue into the weekend
It may take several days for full water service to be restored to everyone.
Concerns North East water crisis could happen in other parts of the country
Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy said there are antiquated pipes that need to be fixed all over the country.
Defence Forces called in to assist with water shortage in Louth and east Meath
Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy has defended the response to the “biggest crisis Irish Water has faced” so far.
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.
Old pipes are making it more difficult to restore the water to Drogheda and east Meath
A normal supply is expected to be restored on Thursday.