Father and son enjoy amazing fall from sky
IT'S A long way from the tranquil shores of Termonfeckin to the wilds of Peru, but that's exactly where environmental student Brendan Sheils is hoping to head – with a little help from his friends.
THE battle has commenced to secure a playground, playing pitches and a community centre for the Termon Abbey/Aston Village area of Drogheda.
SOMEBODY SAID to me in passing last week how I seem to have a passion for my hometown and all its regards.
The children and parents of Bellewstown NS completed a home-school link project entitled 'Monuments of the World' recently.
LOCAL fitness instructor Laura Armada Buch is defying gravity - and expectations - after becoming the world's first AntiGravity Yoga Master while six months pregnant.
A GROUP of big-hearted slimmers from Julianstown are celebrating raising €345 for the ISPCC Drogheda by losing 19 and a half stone in six weeks!
PORT BEACH has dropped in its bathing water quality from last year, with The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) report for 2012 showing just a 'sufficient' water quality status from 'good' in 2011.
I FIND it hard to believe that Bettystown is heading down the road of losing another hotel complex.
THERE was a happy ending for a rare long-eared owl found injured on the M1 motorway after she was released back into the wild in the grounds of Mellifont Abbey in Collon last Saturday.
VOLUNTEERS and members of the various medical, rescue and emergency services have been lauded for their role in the success of the Tall Ships and Arts Festival at the weekend.
AS I write this with the bright summer sun streaming in my window, pouring a dappled golden glow across the keyboard, it's easy for a woman's fancy turns to thoughts of beachwear.
IT PROMISED to be great - but it wasn't. It was simply fantastic.
Our Lady's College Greenhills went head to head with St Mary's Diocesan on the emotive subject of women in politics at the Coca-Cola International Services Gr8 debate.
We asked our Facebook followers: 'What do you think of the proposed bandstand from Dominic's Park?'
1964: The mayor of Drogheda, Ald, Peter Moore, at a meeting of Drogheda Trades Coucil, undertook to investigate a complaint by Mr. P. Rice that an ambulance without an accompanying nurse, had been sent to collect a dying man to bring him to the Co. Hospital in Dundalk.
A DROGHEDA woman claims she was forced to borrow €500 to pay a fine for having no dog licence – when she didn't even have a dog at the time.
THE MCWEENEY family from Dowth recently raised an incredible €13,307.48 for the Irish Cancer Shave or Dye campaign.
A SIX WEEK Slim For Good challenge ended on a high for the Slimming World Duleek members, when they not only lost weight - but raised money for a great local cause.
THE Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht have no plans to excavate the ancient boat found on the bed of the River Boyne in Drogheda, it has been revealed.
THE US and Canadian tourists who have begun to visit Drogheda on a weekly basis have given the town a huge thumbs up, according to Minister Fergus O'Dowd.
MORE than a few times Bernadette Morrissey has put a tissue to her eyes in the years since she lost her husband Paddy.
GARDAI ARE warning business owners to secure any roof access along with the rest of their premises following a spate of burglaries last week.
A MAN who panicked when stopped by gardaí and drove off colliding with a car a short distance away has been given a six month sentence at Drogheda District Court.
A 52-YEAR old mother of five with no previous convictions attempted to set up a cannabis growing facility in her home to help her family out of hard times, Drogheda District Court has heard.
A SEVEN-year old girl suffered a serious injury to her ear at Tullyallen National School last week, when she collided with the latch on an open litter bin.