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# Meath

30th November 2023
Tara Mines owner ‘ambition’ is to re-open by the middle of next year
Tara Mines in Co Meath closed in July, resulting in 650 workers being temporarily laid off.
Last month
November 2023
Mouldy milkshakes and waste water in kitchens: Four food businesses closed in October
The FSAI detailed the reasons for their closure orders last month in individual reports.
October 2023
Meath great Trevor Giles to coach county's senior side in 2024
Giles won two All-Ireland senior medals as a player with Meath.
Gardaí carrying out full reviews of 1971 murders of Una Lynskey and Martin Kerrigan
A Full Review involves the ‘independent examination of all material gathered in the course of all relevant current and past investigations’.
Plans for new deep-water port in Co Meath unveiled
The port will also be equipped with facilities to generate offshore wind and hydrogen energy.
Meath man to be sentenced next week for providing illegal television access via ‘dodgy boxes’
The court heard that the alarm was raised after a brand protection company in the UK became concerned that copyright material was being infringed.
Woman repeatedly tried to take her life within hours of being discharged from hospital, inquest hears
An inquest heard Linda Kennedy (56) of Co Meath was found dead in her home just hours after being discharged from Drogheda Department of Psychiatry.
This year
Backing Meath maestro for Cavan success, new manager bounce and club rise mirroring county
Niamh O’Sullivan expects her former manager Eamonn Murray to be a success with Cavan but for now she’s hoping for glory with her club Dunshaughlin Royal Gaels.
Minister says attack on construction workers in Navan is 'not acceptable'
The event occurred on Wednesday on Trimgate Street in Navan town, shortly before 4pm.
Criticism as buyers in new housing estate asked for extra €60k to finish homes
The buyers were asked for an extra €60,000 so that the developer could finish the homes.
Gardaí investigating fire at Navan apartment block that left buildings 'uninhabitable'
It’s understood that dozens residents of the effected buildings are unable to return to their homes.
Wedding venue secures injunction against use of siren and airhorn in dispute with neighbour
The operators of Johnstown Estate in Co Meath said their business is being seriously disrupted.
Fixture details and TV coverage announced for All-Ireland senior quarter-finals
Three Saturday games are in store with one on the Sunday afternoon.
Workers at Tara Mines begin protest over plans to temporarily close the site
Unite trade union workers have begun a protest which they say is the ‘result of management intransigence’.
Siptu to meet for talks at WRC over Tara Mines shutdown
Union representatives have called on the government to speed up the delivery of support measures for impacted staff.
Enterprise Minister to meet Meath TDs over Tara Mines shutdown
650 workers at the zinc and lead mine in co Meath have been temporarily laid off.
Two new rollercoasters for Emerald Park due to open next Spring
It’s part of a record €22 million investment in the amusement park.
Man in his 40s dies following single vehicle collision in Co Meath
The collision happened yesterday afternoon at around 2.30pm on the R154 at Piercetown, near Dunboyne in Co Meath.
Gardaí renew appeal for public's assistance in locating 15-year-old Martin O'Donoghue
Martin was last seen on Old Dublin Road, Julianstown, Co. Meath on the evening of Thursday, 25 May.
Tara Mines manager 'can't say' how long lay-offs of 650 workers will last
Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald said the government were “feigning surprise” over the 650 lay offs.
650 workers at Tara Mines in Co Meath temporarily laid off
Parent company Boliden confirmed that production and exploration at the mine will cease temporarily due to “a combination of factors”.
Four teenagers arrested after separate car collisions hospitalise two garda members
The car was involved in separate collisions with two official garda vehicles.
Here is the quarter-final draw for the GAA's Tailteann Cup
The games will take place next weekend 17-18 June.
Everything you need to know about seeing Harry Styles at Slane Castle
The parking, transport, security and set list info for the big day.
All-Ireland champions Meath announce new interim manager
Davy Nelson’s shock departure was announced last Sunday evening.
Where did it go wrong for Meath under Davy Nelson?
The back-to-back All-Ireland senior champions are without a management team.
Demand for new homes in Ireland has gone through the roof according to Daft
Daft found that demand for new build homes in the €400,000 to €500,000 price range has spiked compared to this time last year.
15 games live on TV in All-Ireland ladies football championship
The senior action commences on 17 June.
Motorcyclist (50s) dies following crash in Co Meath
The crash took place yesterday evening in the Dunshaughlin area.
Dublin down All-Ireland champions Meath again to lift 10th Leinster title in-a-row
Goals in each half from Kate Sullivan propelled the Dubs to victory.
Dublin run amok against Offaly while Kildare edge Meath in tense affair
Tullamore and Hawkfield hosted this evening’s semi-finals.
Five teenagers arrested over Navan assault all released without charge
A garda spokesperson said that investigations into the matter are ongoing.
Gardaí investigating assault on teenager in Navan after footage shared on social media
The victim was taken to hospital to receive treatment for serious facial injuries.
1-3 for Championship debutant as Meath down Tipp in Tailteann Cup bow
Colm O’Rourke’s new-look Royals recorded an 11-point win in Navan.
Filling the ever increasing gaps - inside the Defence Forces retention crisis
The PDFORRA conference is taking place in Trim, Co Meath.
Investigation underway after lorry containing Covid-19 test kits stolen in Meath
The lorry was stolen by several people and recovered on Wednesday afternoon by Gardaí, although the test kits had been taken.
How far can Meath football fall?
‘Ultimately we have to beat Dublin. That was the measurement of Meath when I was playing and that hasn’t changed.’
'We are where we deserve to be. We're not going to make any excuses'
Meath boss Colm O’Rourke says having great teams in the past ‘doesn’t give us any right to be in the championship this year’.
Dublin see off Meath in Navan to book spot in Leinster final
Ross Keogh was Dublin’s top scorer with 0-5.
Woman (20s) dies in single-vehicle crash in Co Meath
The crash occurred at around 1.20am this morning.