Celina Vieites, originally from Argentina, with her husband Macdara and their children, Felix and Liam, in Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill 3:11

Celina Vieites and her future Irish husband were sitting in a cafe in Buenos Aires the day he popped the question. “He said, ‘Would you like to(...)

Paula Farrell at the Central Criminal Court where she was found guilty of murder Wayne McQuillan (30). Photograph: Court Collins.

A 42-year-old Louth woman has been handed down a life sentence after being found guilty of murdering her partner during a physical fight last year. Pa(...)

Four men remain in hospital following a rally crash in Athboy, Co Meath on Sunday. A driver, a co-driver and two spectators suffered serious injuries(...)

Two competitors and two spectators at a car rally have been taken to hospital after one of the vehicles in the event went out of control and spun into(...)

Paula Reid (51), of Marian Park, Drogheda, Co Louth, pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to 12 counts of theft on dates between June 2010 and September 2012 totalling €4,790.97 from Hugh Burrows & Sons Ltd, based on Clonard Street in Balbriggan, Co Dublin.

A Louth mother-of-two who stole nearly €5,000 from her former employers over a two-and-a-half-year period has avoided jail. Paula Reid “double-dipped”(...)

Neil Carroll’s How Many Is a Million? from the exhibition What Is and What Might Be at Highlanes Gallery

What Is and What Might Be – Ten contemporary painters Highlanes Gallery, Drogheda **** The Drogheda Arts Festival has been and gone bu(...)

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TODAY Meetings: Holcim agm (Zurich) TOMORROW Results: Google; Intel; Kuehne + Nagel. Meetings: Business Expo 2015 (Westcourt Hotel, Dro(...)

Clifford Whitehouse (39), of Knockbrack Downs, Drogheda, Co Louth, pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to violent disorder at Chapel Street, Balbriggan, Co Dublin,  on November 11th, 2013. File photograph: Michaela Rehle/Reuters

A father of four has been jailed for four months for his role in a violent incident outside a Balbriggan school while many people were dropping off th(...)

Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital,  Drogheda: the overcrowding was so bad at least one patient decided to go home without having necessary medical tests done. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

“It is wall-to-wall trolleys,” said Des Perkins outside Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda, Co Louth on Tuesday.He was there with his niece Megh(...)

IDA chief executive Martin Shanahan is “cautiously optimistic” going into 2015. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

IDA Ireland, the State agency responsible for attracting inward investment, said it will publish a new five-year strategy in coming weeks that will pa(...)