Elaine Keogh Louth Fianna Fail deputy and former Ceann Comhairle Seamus Kirk will not contest the next general election. His decision, which was made(...)

David Garvey (33) has been in Beaumont Hospital for 15 months after a brain injury left him paralysed and only able to communicate using his eyes.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The family of a man with ‘locked in’ syndrome has spoken of their joy at the HSE changing its mind and deciding to fund 24-hour care for him at(...)

CCTV cameras have been installed in the estate but it is understood the shooting happened in a laneway that is out of view of the cameras.

Gardaí are following a definite line of enquiry in relation to a shooting incident in Drogheda this evening. A man in his thirties receiv(...)

The family of Wayne McQuillan, who died on New Year’s Day:  sister Audrey, mother Bernie and father Jimmy. Photograph: Ciara Wilkinson.

The family of a Drogheda man, who was brought to hospital in a Garda patrol car because no ambulance was avai(...)

An inquest has heard that it took 17 minutes for an ambulance to arrive at the scene of an accident, although the deceased – a 75-year-old pedestrian (...)

A 21-year-old man remained in Garda custody tonight following a raid on a pub in Drogheda, Co Louth.  Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

A 21-year-old man remained in Garda custody tonight following a raid on a pub in Drogheda, Co Louth during which the publican and customers detained o(...)

Stolen certificates could net the raiders close to €220,000 on the black market, according to gardaí. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Gardaí have confirmed that 850 blank NCT certificates were taken in a raid during which staff and motorists waiting for their cars to be tested wer(...)

Three men
 who were all members of the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart at the time of the alleged abuse
 were charged yesterday following a two-year investigation by gardaí
 into allegations of abuse at Colá
iste Chr
oí Naofa in Carrignavar,
 Co Cork, when it operated as a boarding school. Photograph: Stephen Hird/Reuters

A mother who claimed she was forced to steal food and clothes for her five children has left court without a conviction.Guna Levcenkova (30), who is o(...)

Sean Cahill of the Boyne Fishermen’s Rescue and Recovery Service beside the log boat. Photograph: BFRRS

An ancient log-boat, possibly thousands of years old, has been discovered partly embedded in the banks of the River Boyne in Drogheda, possibly whe(...)

File image of an albino boa constrictor, similar to the one stolen in Meath

Elaine Keogh A family in Meath is appealing for information on its unique pet snake that was stolen, possibly to order, and they fear sh(...)