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People collect water from a Northern Ireland Water Tanker outside Termonfeckin national school, Drogheda, after a pipe burst.Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Repairs on the burst water main that left more than 70,000 homes without water for the past week are now complete, Irish Water has said. The water tr(...)

Residents at Termon Abbey in Drogheda queue for water supplied by the local council. Thousands of homes and businesses in Louth and Meath  remain without water five days after a  water mains burst. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Irish Water will review whether to reopen Rosehall water treatment plant, one of two plants that until 18 months ago supplied water to Drogheda, to al(...)

St Laurence’s Gate in Drogheda is part of the original medieval town wall. Photograph: David Sleator

Louth County council has been asked to close St Laurence’s Gate, a medieval stone arch in Drogheda, to all traffic after was claimed the council had (...)

Independent Alliance TD Shane Ross said: “We are totally and utterly different from any other body or entity in Irish politics.” File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Leading Independent Alliance TD Shane Ross has said Sinn Féin would need to undergo a “Pauline conversion to democracy” before his group could support(...)

 Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda patient Denise Tuohy said when the day patients went home, she believed the hospital was moving the trolleys out of the emergency department “in case anybody comes in to check”. Photograph: Alan Betson

A woman who yesterday spent her fourth day on a trolley at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda has criticised the €75-a-night charge for care un(...)

The Independent Alliance, headed by Independent TD Shane Ross and Michael Fitzmaurice  is to field up to 20 candidates in the upcoming general election.

The Independent Alliance is to field up to 20 candidates in the upcoming general election. The group - headed by Independent TD Shane Ross and Michael(...)

General view of Cherrybrook Drive, Drogheda, Co Louth. Photograph: Google Streetview

Details have emerged of an attack on a woman who was tied up and threatened by an intruder in her Co Louth home. The woman (40), who lives on her own,(...)

Mayor of Drogheda Kevin Callan  outside the D Hotel in Drogheda. Photograph: Ciara Wilkinson.

“My mother got a bed after a while. She is in the maternity unit. She is 65,” said a woman with a smile. Her mother is not pregnant, but has cellulit(...)

Anti-water charge marchers on the streets of  O’Connell St, Dublin  when  thousands flocked to the city to demonstrate against the new  charge. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

Senior figures in the Coalition yesterday called for a major recasting of Irish Water by setting up a Government committee to re-examine the entire(...)

Councillors in Co Louth have voted to reduce the local property tax by 1.5 per cent, which is the equivalent of taking between €140,000 and €150,000 (...)