McWeeney family raises over €13,300 for cancer campaign
THE MCWEENEY family from Dowth recently raised an incredible €13,307.48 for the Irish Cancer Shave or Dye campaign.
€500 fine - even though I don't have a dog!
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.
'No plans' to excavate ancient boat in Boyne
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.
Slimmers shed pounds and gain cash
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.
Town given visitors' seal of approval
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.
Schoolgirl's ear slit by latch on open bin
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.
Bernadette's pride at seeing 'her Paddy' listed among great names
MORE than a few times Bernadette Morrissey has put a tissue to her eyes in the years since she lost her husband Paddy.
Thieves using roofs to enter businesses
GARDAI ARE warning business owners to secure any roof access along with the rest of their premises following a spate of burglaries last week.
Motorist drove off and hit car
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.
Woman wanted to petrol bomb rape victim's home
THE daughter of a rapist from Drogheda wanted to petrol bomb the house of her father's victim because he had 'completely convinced' her the woman had lied during his trial.