It is 8.14 and I am standing in a corridor on the Misery Express, as regulars call this morning train that runs from Dundalk, in Co Louth, to Bray in Co Wicklow. I got on at the fourth stop, so my chances of being seated were nil. But we are standing comfortably enough with some […]
A MAN was has been shot dead overnight. The 39-year-old victim died after a late night shooting in Co Meath that gardaí suspect is linked to the ongoing feud between rival gang in Drogheda, Co Louth. The fatal shooting occurred at Castlemartin Drive at approximately 11.40pm. Shortly afterwards a small van was discovered on fire […]
KILKENNY’S location – just over an hour’s drive from the capital – and more flexible working arrangements have helped to significantly increase the sales of local homes in the first half of the year. Property sales in Kilkenny rose by over 20% in the first six months of the year, according to a new survey […]
A MAN has died following a shooting in Co Louth today. Gardaí and emergency services rushed to the scene after the shooting, which occurred in Clogherhead at around 3pm. The victim was given emergency first aid but was pronounced dead a short time later. The scene has been sealed off for examination and investigations are […]
GARDAI have arrested a man in connection with the horrific knife attack on a 93-year-old man at his home. The elderly pensions was stabbed three times during an attempted burglary at his home in Blackrock, Co Louth, at around 2.45pm yesterday. The culprit then fled, leaving the wounded pensioner for dead. Gardaí this morning confirmed […]
A 10-YEAR-OLD boy has died following a drowning incident at a house. Gardaí were called to the scene of the tragedy in Carlingford, Co Louth, this morning. The boy was taken to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda, but he was pronounced dead. More details to follow.
A YOUNG girl was tragically killed after a car rolled over her in a driveway this afternoon. The Garda Press Office has confirmed gardai in Drogheda, Co Louth, are “investigating an incident which occurred in the driveway of a house in Boyle O’Reilly Terrace at approximately 2.30pm today 7th July 2019”. It is understood a […]
COUNTY Kilkenny’s O’Shea’s Farms received the second highest payment under the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) last year, newly released figures reveal. The Piltown farm, which recently secured a major contract to supply Aldi with potatoes received €229,633.96 in CAP payments last year. This was second on the list top CAP payments behind representatives of Nicholas […]