Huge thank you to Cottage staff
THEY ARE the people you hope you never have to call, but are on standby in case you do. They turn up every day to be abused, punched, stabbed, kicked, spat and puked upon.
WATERPROOFS, fleece, umbrella, gloves, golf shoes and woolly hat – I was all set for the Gaelic Grounds on Sunday. It was that miserable and cold I even rooted out the hip flask.
Dear Sir, How can I invite anyone to visit their local adoration chapel and pray for all their needs. Can I tell you a story?
Open letter to Mr Pat Finn, Borough Engineer and Area Engineer, Louth County Council, and Mr Fred Barry, Chief Executive, National Roads Authority
Dear Sir, I have always believed that food products have been adulterated. This has now been borne out, unfortunately.
Dear Editor, There's a lot of talk now about 'gay rights' (Late Late Show, February 1). It saddened me greatly that God didn't get a mention.
SO SINGING sensation Rihanna has not only taken back the man who left her beaten and bloody four years ago, but she made a huge show of supporting him at a recent court appearance.
Dear Sir, Your most recent editorial on
Dear Sir, What upsets members of the public about the fact that horses and pigs are contained in burgers?
DEBORAH COLEMAN ITHOUGHT it was some sort of tasteless joke to learn of the motion carried at Kerry County Council last week that members will lobby the Minister for Justice to grant permits to rural dwellers to drink and drive. am simply appalled that any self respecting public representative would propose such a thing and even more shocked that publican,...
1963: Sister Marie Repartice, F.M.D.M., who has died at the aged 40, was the eldest daughter of the late Mr. Anthony Matthews and Mrs. A. Matthews, of Thomas Street Drogheda.
THE KILLERS of Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe showed no mercy when they shot the father-of-two at close range. Senior officers say the armed robbers, who gunned him down in cold blood with a shotgun, were intent on murdering him as he approached them at the Lordship Credit Union outside Dundalk.
SHEA TOMKINS Thursday: The young lad wanted to talk about religion today. The good woman was washing up in the kitchen while he was sketching at the table. Out of the blue he asked her to tell him about Jesus's father. 'Almighty God is his father,' she told him, ' and he lives in heaven.'
Justine IREALLY don't understand what all the fuss is about regarding the detection of horsemeat in burgers recently. I've eaten far worse than horse meat - my cooking in general is pretty gruesome, and it's never done me any harm! I went through a phase when I was in college...
Dear Sir, your edition of July 4 2012, commenting on the latest Census report ' At Work', carried a shocking headline 'Youngest workers hardest hit with 65 per cent unemployed', on page 8. In the fifth paragraph of this article this is explained as 'of those aged 15-19, who are eligible to work, a total of 63.3 per cent are unemployed''. I am afraid your paper has combined reckless use of statistics with careless use of language to paint a much bleaker situation than is the reality, bad as it is.
Dear Sir, I AM undertaking a project to gather the service details of everyone who returned home alive from World War 1 in time for the centenary of the war in 2014.
When you get members of the Oireachtas and local councillors in a room (but not... News
Rural areas in parts of County Meath are crying out for Community Involvement Schemes in an effort to fill in potholes on dangerous roads. News
The tunnel leading into the Dale which is home to one of Drogheda's oldest communities will be totally refurbished with graffiti removed. News
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Ronnie O'Sullivan and Jimmy White will do a one night only Snooker Exhibition in the TLT Theatre Drogheda on Wednesday 18th May 2016. News
Louth Volunteer Centre is holding an exhibition in... News
With just days left before one of the flagship days in local athletics, the final... News
James Joyce and Ulysses is about as famous as they come, but there's one comment in the book that has a wonderful local link. News
The proposed location of a new Aldi store in Laytown is not appropriate to deal with the additional traffic the store would attract,... News