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Stabbings, hatchet attacks, kidnappings and car bombs: Drogheda's gang feud is boiling over

A STABBING, A kidnap, petrol bombs being thrown, an assault with a hatchet, reports of people entering an estate armed with a shotgun.

These are just some of the incidents which have occurred in Drogheda, Louth, in the last week as gardaí attempt to keep a lid on a growing feud which ...

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Suspicious device made safe after being found beside car in Drogheda

A SUSPICIOUS DEVICE found near a car in Drogheda was made safe last night.

The alarm was raised at 2.40pm yesterday, and gardaí evacuated the area and cordoned off the scene on the Dublin Road.

An Army EOD team member inspecting the device. Source: Joe Callan ...

2018-11-12 09:32 open_in_new
Discovery of 'suspicious device' sparks evacuation of residents in Drogheda

GARDAÍ IN CO Louth have evacuated people in the Dublin Road area of Drogheda after a suspicious device was found near a parked car. 

The alarm was raised this afternoon and as a precaution gardaí have evacuated the area and put a security cordon in place. 

Gardaí have ...

2018-11-11 18:46 open_in_new
Gardaí in Drogheda probe five separate violent incidents over six hour period

GARDAÍ IN DROGHEDA are investigating five separate incidents, including two petrol bomb attacks, in a six hour period between Thursday night and Friday morning.

They are also aware of another incident where an 18-year-old was assaulted with a weapon believed to be a ...

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