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Drug seizures and lockdown bring lull to deadly Drogheda feud

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Keane Mulready-Woods was murdered in January

Keane Mulready-Woods was murdered in January

Keane Mulready-Woods was murdered in January

A combination of Garda seizures and restrictions on movement as a result of the coronavirus have led to a virtual lull in the tit-for-tat retaliatory attacks in the deadly Drogheda feud.

More than 40 seizures of drugs, mainly cocaine, in the Garda's Louth division in the past couple of months have dealt a heavy financial blow to the feuding gangs.

The confiscated hauls are worth an average of €3,000 to €5,000 each at street prices and the gangs are left footing the bill after paying their suppliers overseas.