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Saturday 3 June 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Slane

This year
# Gardaí
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.
Last year
# love on tour
Harry Styles to perform at Slane Castle next June
Tickets will go on sale next Friday 2 September at 10:00am.
# Paul Gallagher
Gardaí renew appeal for information on eighth anniversary of 26-year-old man's murder
Paul Gallagher was shot and fatally wounded in a field at Ballymacan, Slane, Co Meath on Monday 28 July 2014.
# Collision
Driver (20s) killed in single-vehicle crash in Meath
Gardaí have appealed for witnesses to come forward.
All time
# Slane
Gardaí not looking for any other person or vehicle in relation to death of e-scooter user in Meath
The man, who was in his 20s, was found on the road in the early hours of Saturday morning.
# co meath
Gardaí investigating death of e-scooter user in 'unexplained circumstances' after body found
Gardaí are currently treating the incident as a possible road traffic collision.
# banks of the boyne
Quiz: How well do you know Slane Castle concerts?
Metallica are the latest major act to headline the Meath venue.
# slane castle
Heading to see Metallica at Slane Castle? Here's everything you need to know
Nothing else matters…
# Meath
Two men arrested as gardaí seize cocaine and cannabis worth €1.2 million
The drugs were seized when a vehicle was stopped and searched in Slane on Saturday.
# soundgarden
Guns N' Roses covered Black Hole Sun at Slane last night in tribute to Chris Cornell
“This one’s for you Chris.”
# where's the bus?
14 things you've said, done or heard if you've ever been to Slane
Gardaí step up security for Guns N' Roses Slane gig
Guns N’ Roses make their return to Slane after 25 years.
# hunt
Gardaí search for poachers after deer found shot and decapitated in Meath
One deer was found dead and another had to be put down.
# welcome to the jungle
Guns N' Roses (with Slash) will return to Slane Castle next summer
They last played in Ireland with the original lineup in 1992.
# loving robbie instead
12 wonderful memories of THAT Robbie Williams Slane concert
“Bounce you f*ckers! Bounce!”.
# Slane
Man (30s) killed in early hours road crash after car hits tree
The man, who was the only occupant of the car, was pronounced dead at the scene.
# whiskey business
6 things Lord Henry Mountcharles told us about the Slane Castle distillery
Whiskey lovers assemble.
# back in the day
Have you seen this amazing photo of a young Michael D. Higgins at Slane concert?
The picture is being shared everywhere and the general consensus is that we have a deadly President.
# repeat after me
Watch the lovely moment a Garda repeats exit directions to a very enthusiastic crowd at Slane
# prez
Everyone is sharing this excellent photo of a young Michael D. Higgins at Slane
# everlong tailbacks
How to get to Slane (and back again) without tearing your hair out
Expect tailbacks if you’re heading to the Foo Fighters gig tonight. Or as the promoters put it “TRAFFIC DELAYS ARE INEVITABLE”.
# The Rain in SLane
Off to a music festival today? Pack a rain jacket
# Rain Rain Go Away
Here's when you're going to need your umbrella this Bank Holiday weekend
We hate to break it to you lads, but… It’s gonna be bad.
# Slane
Foo Fighters will play Slane Castle next year
Dave Grohl announced the gig on 2fm this afternoon.
# Roads
The main N2 road is closed at Slane bridge after a car and bus crash
The road is blocked in both directions.
# No Friends in Royal Places
Can Slane Castle hold the two cancelled Garth Brooks gigs?
Unequivocally, no.
# Hero
This 11-year-old hero pulled his grandfather from a car crash - with a fractured skull
Charlie Cullen, however says he was simply, “returning a favour” to his grandfather.
# Gun Attack
Man shot several times as he answers his front door in Dowth, Co Meath
The 39-year-old man is being treated in hospital in Drogheda.
# talk tonight
12 moments of nostalgia from Ireland's love affair with Oasis
Where were you while we were getting high?
# Slane Free Summer
There won't be a concert at Slane this year and Twitter blames Garth Brooks
There’ll be no big gig at the castle this year.
# what you're reading
Here are the 10 most read stories on this year
Boston bombings, slavery in London, and Peggy Mangan – these are the stories you read this year.
# Perth
Meath man pleads guilty to dangerous driving killing two Irish in Perth
Irish backpackers Colm Reilly and Kiara Duncan, both aged 20, died in the accident.
# Garda
Gardaí speak to young girl involved in incident at Slane concert
Hundreds of people have shared the images on social networking sites – gardaí are asking people to respect her privacy.
# Public Order
63 arrests at Eminem Slane gig
Gardaí say the number is in line with previous events this size.
# News Fix
Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
Everyone’s talking about the four Irish people detained in Cairo, arrests at Eminem’s Slane gig, and Clare getting through to the All Ireland hurling final.
# garda ops
Here's a sneak peek at the garda operation at the Eminem gig
Over 750 gardaí are on duty today at Slane where fans will face a number of searches before gaining access to the venue.
# One Slim Shandy
"You won't be drinking on the roadways of Slane" - Garda in charge of Eminem security
Fans will be subject to three searches before entering Slane Castle and the head of the safety operation says that bringing “slabs” of drink is pointless as they will be confiscated.
# Cold Case
Appeal for information on 1987 murder of Antoinette Smith
Antoinette ‘Angie’ Smith, 27, attended a David Bowie concert on the evening before her disappearance on July 1987. Her body was found the following year at Glendoo Mountain, Co Dublin.
# Tourism
Searches for Kilkenny hotels up 529 per cent in June
Latest hot list shows increases for Killkenny, Slane and Ballina
# Handbags
Neil Young, Robbie Williams and Bon Jovi... who won the weekend?
We have devised a rock ‘n’ roll battle to determine the victor.