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Rally against violence to be held in Drogheda today in wake of Keane Mulready-Woods murder

A RALLY IS being held in Drogheda later today against violence in the area, with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar set to be in attendance.

People are being asked to assemble at the Bridge of Peace at 1.30pm, with the march beginning at 2pm. 

The rally is being held following the gruesome ...

2020-01-25 09:10 open_in_new
The Explainer: How did the Drogheda feud reach north Dublin?

LAST YEAR, WE brought you the story behind the Drogheda feud. This week, we take another look at the feud, in the wake of the shocking death of teenager Keane Mulready-Woods.

The young teen’s remains were found in a holdall in Coolock on Monday 13 January. Two days later more remains ...

2020-01-24 21:37 open_in_new
Drogheda feud: Gardaí target 'every little detail' in search for perpetrators

GARDAÍ TASKED WITH policing the Drogheda feud are targeting gang members who have outstanding bench warrants or who are failing to adhere to strict bail or probation restrictions.

TheJournal.ie understands a flurry of arrests are expected as officers in the Louth district, supported by ...

2020-01-21 09:37 open_in_new
28 motorists fined a total of €266,000 for not paying M50 tolls

TWENTY-EIGHT MOTORISTS have been hit with fines totalling €266,000 after failing to turn up to court to face charges for repeatedly dodging M50 tolls.

Meanwhile, one of the prosecutions at Dublin District Court, against murdered Drogheda teenager Keane Mulready-Woods, was ...

2020-01-20 19:58 open_in_new
Gardaí launch investigation after body found in Louth

GARDAÍ HAVE LAUNCHED an investigation after the body of a man was discovered in Termonfeckin, Louth today. 

Officers said they are investigating “all circumstances”  following the discovery of a body on Baltray Road, near Termonfeckin, at around 1pm today.

The body of a ...

2020-01-19 18:46 open_in_new
Human remains found in car on Wednesday morning confirmed to be of Keane Mulready-Woods

A DNA TEST has confirmed that the human remains found on Trinity Terrace in Dublin 3 on Wednesday morning are that of 17-year-old Keane Mulready-Woods.

Earlier this week, gardaí confirmed that the teenager was the victim of a “brutal and savage” murder.

Partial remains of Keane ...

2020-01-17 22:40 open_in_new
Intended target of Drogheda shooting identified as feud seeps into north Dublin gangland territory

GARDAÍ INVESTIGATING THE shooting of a taxi driver in Drogheda yesterday have identified the intended target of the attack as a man linked to an ongoing feud in the area. 

Additional security protocols are now in place in the Louth town following the shooting, which saw taxi driver John ...

2020-01-14 20:07 open_in_new
Taxi driver shot in Drogheda speaks: 'I could have bled to death'

THE TAXI DRIVER shot in Drogheda last night has given an interview on LMFM to explain what happened and to refute online speculation that he’s involved in crime.

John Myles was shot while driving his taxi across the Bridge of Peace in Drogheda last night. He left his hospital bed to ...

2020-01-14 13:49 open_in_new
Taxi driver injured in Drogheda shooting

Updated 35 minutes ago

GARDAÍ ARE CURRENTLY at the scene of a shooting incident in Drogheda.

It took place shortly after 6.20pm on the Bridge of Peace in the centre of the town when a number of shots were fired at a taxi.

The driver of the taxi – a man understood to ...

2020-01-13 22:04 open_in_new
Man charged after alleged serious assault in Drogheda

A MAN HAS been arrested following an alleged serious assault in Drogheda last night. 

At around 9.30pm yesterday evening, a man in his 50s was allegedly assaulted at a house in Knockbrack Downs in Drogheda. 

He was taken to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda with apparent ...

2020-01-10 11:07 open_in_new