The weekend’s GAA fixtures were sadly overshadowed by the tragic death of Monaghan under-20 captain Brendan Óg Duffy on Friday night. Duffy (19) was killed in a car crash on his way home from his sides Ulster semi-final win over Donegal which had taken place only a few hours earlier in Enniskillen.
A Drogheda man has erected some signs around the town centre to let people know they are important and to talk to someone if they are struggling with their mental health. Karl Lynch has joined forces with SOSAD to create the signs, which he has paid for himself, and dotted around the river areas, where people often feel most vulnerable.
A collapsing wall between two local housing estates has become a 'no man's land' as the council claims it is not their responsibility to mend it. But a local councillor says something needs to be done as a matter of urgency, before another section falls, potentially posing a serious risk to the public.
THE ongoing links between An Garda Siochana in Drogheda and the Drogheda Hospice Foundation were never more evident than last week when the hospice group gave a donation to one of the Gardai's most rewarding charities.
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