Praise for 'hero' nurse who came to aid of man, 85, who had heart attack

Praise for 'hero' nurse who came to aid of man, 85, who had heart attack

Francie McClorey, 85, from Newry was enjoying a day out with his daughters Laura McClorey and Fiona Larkin in the seaside village of Blackrock when he suffered a ...

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Dad of gifted student with special needs appeals for 'invaluable' resource class to stay open

Dad of gifted student with special needs appeals for 'invaluable' resource class to stay open

The dad of a gifted student with special needs fears his son's behavioural progress will be destroyed with the axing of an 'invaluable' resource class at his school ...

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US family hail 'overwhelming generosity' of Irish people after equipment and wedding footage stolen

Videos and photos of Jeff Olsen and his new bride Anna Lisa Van Bloem, who were wed during the Summer Solstice on the Hill of Tara in Co Meath, were stolen from ...

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Meet the Irish 'supergran' aiming to do her first skydive at 83

Meet the Irish 'supergran' aiming to do her first skydive at 83

Age is just a number for Annette Callan whose grandchildren call her 'Supergran' and make her play in midfield with them at soccer.

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Dad inspired by late daughter with cerebral palsy continues to run in aid of children

Dad inspired by late daughter with cerebral palsy continues to run in aid of children

An inspirational dad whose little girl was the reason he started running before she died, is now continuing to race to send other children with disabilities to EuroDisney. ...

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Drug dealers 'offering children heroin' to get them hooked, Meath councillor claims

Drug dealers 'offering children heroin' to get them hooked, Meath councillor claims

Drug dealers are openly offering bags of heroin to young students for free, according to a Meath councillor who wants to stop small gangs from taking over a community. ...

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Rising Irish actress Hannah Rose May chosen as new face of Guess clothingThis story is enriched with multi-media content

Rising Irish actress Hannah Rose May chosen as new face of Guess clothing

A rising Meath actress in Hollywood has been chosen as one of the latest models for US clothing brand empire Guess.

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'The kids were screaming in panic': Family had lucky escape after car went up in flames

'The kids were screaming in panic': Family had lucky escape after car went up in flames

A young family had a narrow escape when their car went up in flames on the M3 motorway last weekend.

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Chernobyl orphan warns new TV tourism wave is 'disrespectful and dangerous'This story is enriched with multi-media content

Chernobyl orphan warns new TV tourism wave is 'disrespectful and dangerous'

A survivor of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, who was abandoned in an orphanage before being adopted in Co Meath has described a new wave of tourism following the ...

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'Recognise my role as a carer': Mother who gets just four hours sleep a night tells govt

'Recognise my role as a carer': Mother who gets just four hours sleep a night tells govt

A Meath mum who survives on just four hours sleep a night as she provides 24-hour care for her daughter has called for reforms in the next budget to recognise the ...

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Meath man who battled weight was saved by running club support

Meath man who battled weight was saved by running club support

A Meath man who was ‘eating and drinking himself to death’ says the running fraternity saved him and gave him a new life beyond his 'wildest dreams.'

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Artist uses 11 bags of rubbish picked up from roads in six hours to make sculptures in Meath

Artist uses 11 bags of rubbish picked up from roads in six hours to make sculptures in Meath

A Westmeath artist has used 11 bin bags of rubbish picked up along verges of main roads to create Musician sculptures in a scenic spot in Co. Meath.

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Mum of toddler facing third open-heart surgery highlights importance of children's organ donations

Mum of toddler facing third open-heart surgery highlights importance of children's organ donations

The mum of a toddler who suffers a rare heart condition is appealing for more awareness of "invisible" conditions and a push to highlight the importance of children's ...

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Woman plans return to USA after attack by youth gang

Woman plans return to USA after attack by youth gang

An American woman is considering moving back to the US from Ireland after being attacked by a gang of young teenagers while she says others watched “like we ...

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Parents in Meath petition against use of iPad teaching

Parents in Meath are petitioning their only second-level feeder school to postpone their iPad teaching policy for this year's incoming first years until a thorough ...

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#Elections2019: Gogglebox star becomes first migrant Councillor in Meath

#Elections2019: Gogglebox star becomes first migrant Councillor in Meath

The head of a Gogglebox family and wife of a famous Nollywood actor has become Meath's first-ever migrant county councillor.

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#Elections2019: Comedian makes no joke of support for friend

#Elections2019: Comedian makes no joke of support for friend

Comedian Fred Cooke has made no joke about his delight that a life-long friend looks set to retain her seat on Meath Co. Council.

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#Elections2019: Candidate who campaigned without posters set to secure Meath seat

#Elections2019: Candidate who campaigned without posters set to secure Meath seat

Final tally figures last night indicate that the Independent candidate Alan Lawes is polling at 9% and looks likely to take one of the seven seats on Navan Municipal ...

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Thatcher 'sick' at second arson attack on historic building

Thatcher 'sick' at second arson attack on historic building

The former historic pub in Drogheda had only been restored after a five-year local campaign when arsonists first hit in February.

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'Bizarre' case of abandoned trolley full of paid for goods leaves Gardai nonplussed

'Bizarre' case of abandoned trolley full of paid for goods leaves Gardai nonplussed

Gardai are appealing for help in tracing the owner of a trolley load of shopping in an investigation which has been described as 'bizarre'

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Bus service to reduce school absenteeism under threat over funding

Bus service to reduce school absenteeism under threat over funding

A pilot bus service in Co Meath, which has upped school attendance figures by 16%, is at risk of being scrapped over a lack of funding.

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Garda says thefts during Mass are 'new low'

Garda says thefts during Mass are 'new low'

A Meath priest has urged parishioners to be mindful of their belongings after thefts from two people during Mass last weekend, which have been described as 'a new ...

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Woman who suffered stroke thanks 'real-life hero' retail assistant

Woman who suffered stroke thanks 'real-life hero' retail assistant

A stroke-victim whose life was saved by the fast actions of a retail assistant has described him as her '"real-life hero".

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Ex-Red Rock star organises 'trendy' divorce parties where brides burn their wedding dress

Ex-Red Rock star organises 'trendy' divorce parties where brides burn their wedding dress

Former brides are burning their wedding dresses during divorce parties, which are now the new trend in Ireland, according to an event planner.

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Nearly 1,000 jobs saved as 61 companies secure insurance

Nearly 1,000 jobs saved as 61 companies secure insurance

A Meath business owner has won her lengthy battle to keep her play centre open at the eleventh hour by securing insurance for herself and 60 other facilities across ...

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'Watch your child learn a new skill and play': Meath GAA club bans mobile phones from sidelines

'Watch your child learn a new skill and play': Meath GAA club bans mobile phones from sidelines

A top Meath GAA club has banned parents of their youngest players from using their mobile phones on the sideline and is urging them to watch their children as they ...

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Co Louth store closes ATM over 'ongoing security issues'

Co Louth store closes ATM over 'ongoing security issues'

Management at a busy service station has decided to close their external ATM due to "ongoing security issues".

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'It was so beautiful I couldn't eat it' - Is this Ireland's oldest Easter egg?

'It was so beautiful I couldn't eat it' - Is this Ireland's oldest Easter egg?

A Co. Meath woman reckons she has Ireland's oldest Easter egg - and is open to challenges.

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Girl who used karate skills to fight off attacker is 'reliving the attack every minute'

Girl who used karate skills to fight off attacker is 'reliving the attack every minute'

A plucky teenager who warded off her attacker with a karate kick says she relives the terrifying incident every minute but hopes her 'scary story' will save someone ...

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'She kept a cool head': Teenager uses her karate skills to fend off would-be attacker

'She kept a cool head': Teenager uses her karate skills to fend off would-be attacker

"Whatever way the man grabbed her arm, Kate saw an opening and thankfully remembered her kempo training...She kicked him hard in the ribs."

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Pubs in Meath village to close on Good Friday to mark 'long standing tradition'

Pubs in Meath village to close on Good Friday to mark 'long standing tradition'

Pubs in a Meath village have agreed to stay closed on Good Friday for the second year to mark a 'long-standing tradition'.

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'I had to say something' - Meath trainer responds to Ricky Gervais'  'offensive' tweet in aftermath of Grand National

'I had to say something' - Meath trainer responds to Ricky Gervais' 'offensive' tweet in aftermath of Grand National

A top Meath trainer has described a tweet by comedian Ricky Gervais in the aftermath of the Grand National as "very ill-informed and offensive".

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Irish Olympian eager to share world record success with mother and sister who disappeared 45 years ago

Irish Olympian eager to share world record success with mother and sister who disappeared 45 years ago

An Irish World Record breaker has appealed for his mum and sister, who disappeared from his life over 45 years ago, to come forward so he can share his win with ...

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Irish world-record breaking rider who suffered brain injury aims to be first to ride Camino sidesaddle

Irish world-record breaking rider who suffered brain injury aims to be first to ride Camino sidesaddle

An accomplished Irish horse-rider who remarkably made a full recovery after suffering an acquired brain injury in a fall, is attempting to be the first woman ever ...

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Meath mortician planning to offer eco-friendly water-based cremations

Meath mortician planning to offer eco-friendly water-based cremations

A Meath mortician is planning to open the first Irish facility to offer eco-friendly cremations, using water not flames.

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'A complete waste of resources': Investigations underway into hoax emergency call

'A complete waste of resources': Investigations underway into hoax emergency call

A hoax caller has been slated for potentially putting lives at risk when emergency services spent two hours searching a fast-flowing waterway in Co. Meath.

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Musician finishes album from hospital bed after two strokes

Musician finishes album from hospital bed after two strokes

"I had no symptoms beforehand. I woke up and it was the weirdest feeling. I saw my left hand on my left leg and thought it was someone else touching me."

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Louth man who saved Donald Trump $9m thrust into spotlight by Paris Hilton

Louth man who saved Donald Trump $9m thrust into spotlight by Paris Hilton

"(Donald Trump) told me: 'You don’t have to be the smartest man in the room, you just need to be smart enough to hire someone smarter than you."

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Grandmother waiting three years for new hip has to crawl up her stairs

Grandmother waiting three years for new hip has to crawl up her stairs

An ailing grandmother who has been waiting for a hip replacement for over three years says she now has to crawl up the stairs in agony in her home.

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Irish woman Dot was friends with US presidents, royalty

Irish woman Dot was friends with US presidents, royalty

Members of the US political dynasty the Kennedys are to visit Ireland to open an exhibition about the late Dot Tubridy, who was a family friend.

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Parents need to test kids for drugs and check bedrooms for new 'plants'

Parents need to test kids for drugs and check bedrooms for new 'plants'

An internationally-known addiction counsellor has urged parents to start testing their own kids for drugs and checking any new plants appearing in their bedrooms.

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Charity worker fined €150 for not filling out Census was helping homeless on the night

Charity worker fined €150 for not filling out Census was helping homeless on the night

Ashling Lowe is willing to go to prison after refusing to pay a fine imposed on her by the courts for failing to fill in her Census form because she was out helping ...

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‘Tell your family you love them every day’

“Tell them you love them every day” is the heartbreaking advice given by a husband who now tenderly applies his wife’s make-up for her, after she ...

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'I wish I could do more' - Husband visits love of his life every day to apply her make up after stroke

'I wish I could do more' - Husband visits love of his life every day to apply her make up after stroke

"Tell them you love them every day," is the heart-breaking advice given by a Co Louth husband who now tenderly applies his wife's make-up for her after she suffered ...

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Meath mother appeals for specialised wetsuit to help daughter with acquired brain injury

Meath mother appeals for specialised wetsuit to help daughter with acquired brain injury

A loving Co Meath mum is appealing for help in finding a specialised wetsuit for her daughter who needs 24-hour care after suffering an acquired brain injury in ...

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Man arrested after gardaí find pint beside driver's seat

Man arrested after gardaí find pint beside driver's seat

A Meath Garda Sergeant has labelled a suspected drink driving incident as 'the most bizarre yet' in taking the term drink driving to another level.

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