Angela Hewitt: Her parents started her off on Bach “because his music is the basis of piano technique”. Photograph: James Cheadle

One of the classical music’s most celebrated artists, pianist Angela Hewitt, returns to Ireland to begin a major international project, performing th(...)

The former Coca-Cola manufacturing facility in Drogheda

An extensive former Coca-Cola commercial site in Drogheda has sold for well short of the asking price. Agents GVA Donal O Buachalla had been seeking €(...)

Full list of candidates A battle is looming in the Wee County where sitting councillor Michael O’Dowd and his nephew Garrett jockey for positio(...)

Fr Iggy O’Donovan

Augustinian priest Fr Iggy O’Donovan is to be awarded the Freedom of Drogheda at a special ceremony tomorrow. He may be the last person to receive the(...)