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Sunday 26 March 2023 Dublin: 3°C

# Slane

All time
# Roads
Man in his 80s dies in Meath truck crash
The pedestrian was hit by a truck as he crossed the road in Slane.
# Guess who's back
Will you go to see Eminem at Slane Castle?
Cos I feel so empty without Meath.
# power out
Gardaí warn drivers as major outage cuts power to Slane
All traffic lights are out of order in Slane and Gardaí have told motorists to take extra care.
# Sniggery when wet
The inevitable Bon Jovi at Slane/Downfall video
“Bon Jovi aren’t fit for Whelan’s on New Year’s Eve”. Snigger.
# need to know
The Evening Fix... now with added Tetris-playing pumpkins
Here’s all the things we learned, loved and shared today.
# slippery when wet
Livin' on a Prayer: It's Bon Jovi for Slane 2013
It seems the rumour mill is true. Lay us down in a bed of roses etc.
# Slane 2013
Slane is back... who would you like to headline?
The big announcement will be made on Tuesday.
# Fire
Fire crews battle blaze at recycling plant in Meath
The fire at the Panda recycling plant outside Slane broke out at around 11.30pm last night.
# Slane 2012
No Slane event this year, says Lord Henry
Slane Castle owner says 2013 “will be busy”.
# Accident
Man dies after Slane road crash
Three others are still in hospital following the accident just after midnight.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Wednesday
All the day’s main news as well as the bits and pieces that you may have missed…
# Road to Nowhere
Senator calls for judicial review of Slane bypass decision
Thomas Byrne has criticised the decision of An Bord Pleanála today.
# Road to Nowhere
Slane bypass plans rejected by An Bord Pleanála
An Bord Pleanála said that the bypass would have ben too close to the Brú na Bóinne UNESCO World Heritage Site in the Boyne Valley.
Kings of Leon cancel US tour but deny they're breaking up
The ‘Sex on Fire’ rockers ended a show in Dallas early at the weekend after frontman Caleb Frontman walked off stage.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Sunday
In today’s Fix: Government minister warns of second bailout; Diarmuid Gavin’s multi-million euro garden; Tron resigns; Malta votes to legalise divorce; and Gabriel Byrne does Jedward, no really, he does…
# Slane
Gallery: Your pictures of Slane 2011 as castle is rocked by Kings of Leon
We’ve selected some of the pictures you have sent into us today from the concert at Slane Castle last night.
# Slane
Watch: Kings of Leon rock 80,000 people at Slane Castle
So good was their performance and the atmosphere last night that one member of Kings of Leon says it was the most memorable show of his career as 80,000 descended on the tiny Meath village for another rock-tastic day.
# Slane
Heading to Slane today? Here’s what you need to know
If you’re one of the 80,000 people headed to the Kings of Leon, best have a look at the travel options available…
# Slane
Kings of Leon Slane gig to go ahead, despite the death of their beloved uncle
Organisers say tomorrow’s gig will go ahead despite the death of a close relative of the Followills. A massive traffic operation will get underway around Slane Castle tomorrow.
# Slane
Support acts confirmed for Kings of Leon's 2011 Slane gig
The Tennessee familial fourpiece will be joined by Elbow, Thin Lizzy, White Lies, Mona and the Whigs next month.
# Courts
Two appear in court over Co Meath drug seizure
Two men appear before Dublin District Court following a raid on a business premises in Slane on Thursday afternoon.
# Slane
Family at Slane Castle are not opposed to bypass of the village
The family are in favour of one proposed bypass of the village in County Meath but fear another version would compromise the rock concert venue.