14:00: Trial date set for Lithuanian man accused of handgun possession
The Special Criminal Court has fixed a date in 2015 for the trial of a Lithuanian national charged with possession of a handgun.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Woman dies after 17 minute wait for ambulance
An inquest has heard that it took 17 minutes for an ambulance to arrive at the scene of an accident although the deceased, a 75 year old pedestrian, had been knocked down 200 metres from an ambulance station.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Ireland's top tourism town to be crowned
Ireland's top tourism town will be crowned later today. The 2013 Failte Ireland Tourism Towns awards will be presented to small and large towns across Ireland who offer the best all round experience to tourists visiting their area.
The English Historical Review
A European Frontier Elite: The Nobility of the English Pale in Tudor...
As defined by the Drogheda Parliament in the 1490s, the English Pale referred to the four counties of eastern Ireland-Dublin, Kildare, Meath and Louth-which were reliably loyal to the English crown.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Former editor turns pen to fiction with new novel
The author has a number of books under his belt, most notably 'Island of the Setting Sun' and 'Newgrange: Monument to Immortality', which look at the myths and cosmology of Ireland's ancient monuments, most notably those in the Boyne Valley.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Radar gear used in tomb hunt
SPECIALIST radar equipment being used for the first time in Ireland may be about to confirm the existence of a new passage tomb in the Boyne Valley - just a short distance from the famous Newgrange mound.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Donal Skehan to visit Spar in Ardee this weekend as part of HomeCooked tour
Customers are invited to come down to local shop Spar in Ardee this Sunday, 24 November at 2pm to meet TV Donal Skehan who will be picking competition winners to attend his live show.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Man (21) accused of robbing a 420 from publican
Karl Nugent, from Brickfield, Drogheda, faces a single charge that alleges he robbed a 420 in cash from Liam Hodson in the Co Louth town.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
Hero publican fights off armed robbery
A HERO publican who single-handedly fought off two armed men who were trying to rob his pub said the intruders, who were armed with a meat cleaver and shotgun, "weren't getting a penny" from him.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Man charged with gun possession granted bail variation to work as security guard
A Lithuanian man charged with the possession of a handgun has been granted a bail variation to allow him take up work as a security guard.