Metallica's first Irish show in a decade kicks off this evening at Slane with an estimated 75,000 fans expected to attend.
If I handed you a list of the top 10 things to do in Ireland before you die, how many do you reckon you could tick off?
Minster for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Josepha Madigan, announced the discovery this morning.
A body has been recovered from the River Boyne at Navan by rescue groups searching for a missing local man.
Myths, mishaps, and misconceptions. Inconvenient truths are plentiful in the GAA — here are 10 of the most high profile, writes John Fogarty.
man goes on trial charged with kidnapping post office worker and famiy
I KNOW what you’re thinking. You’re looking at the Tab details in the panel at the end of this review and wondering how in the name of Superman did three people get away with dinner and a bottle of wine for less than €50?
New courthouses are to be built in four locations with major refurbishment in three additional sites under a plan signed off yesterday.
Two bodies have been recovered this afternoon in Cavan and Meath.
Marie Toft enjoys an adventurous blast from the past in the historic surroundings of the Royal County.
Ireland has been hit with extreme snowfall as far back as the 9th century, according to a RTÉ documentary.
Shattergate has now turned into the Agatha Christie mystery Why Didn’t They Ask Evans? rewritten as Why Didn’t They Tell Alan?
A 12-year boy has been rescued from the River Boyne in Drogheda.
Shuttle buses leaving the city for Slane tomorrow will be searched for alcohol as part of a major clampdown on anti-social behaviour.
Gardaí will be operating a zero alcohol policy on all approach roads to Slane Castle in Co Meath for the Eminem concert next week.
Former Attorney General John Rogers has found a new career — as a rapeseed oil farmer, writes Margaret Carragher
An Taisce, the National Trust for Ireland, has today welcomed An Bord Pleanála's refusal of plans for a controversial bypass around Slane village.
A MAN out shopping during the sales got more than he bargained for when he braved an icy river to save a man’s life — while as many as 200 people stood back and looked on.
RESCUERS in nine dramatic, near-death, water accidents were honoured at an awards ceremony in Dublin yesterday.
Snow showers in the east of the country are causing further problems for people travelling home for Christmas today.
Safety experts are warning about the dangers of walking on ice after wintry conditions have resulted in rivers and canals around the country freezing over.
A HISTORIC logbook documenting the arrival of King William of Orange and his army in Ireland ahead of the Battle of the Boyne in 1690 has been uncovered during renovation work at Belfast City Hall.
ONE of Ireland’s leading archaeological locations, Lough Gur, in Co Limerick, could soon be designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The body of a woman has been found in the River Boyne in Co. Meath.
A young man has been rescued from the River Boyne in Drogheda today.
A 20-year-old woman has been killed in a road accident in Co Meath.
Gardaí in Drogheda have issued an appeal to help try and identify a woman that was rescued from the River Boyne in the town this morning.
One of the last official acts of the departing Taoiseach may be to formally open the historic Battle of the Boyne site in Co Louth.
THE motorway linking Waterford to Dublin remains on schedule for a 2010 completion, with work on the final sections due to start in the coming weeks.
A TWELFTH century abbey, used in the filming of Mel Gibson’s Braveheart, was the scene of a massive demonstration yesterday as protestors formed a human chain to highlight their opposition to a planned pylon project in the northeast.
The funeral took place yesterday of Jason Burke, aged 20, of Moone, Co Kildare, — the second victim of a single-car smash the previous weekend in which his passenger, Sarah Fitzgerald, 19, of Naas was killed.
A medieval long boat discovered lying on the bed of the River Boyne in Drogheda is to be taken from the water within days, it was revealed today.
A search for a missing man in the River Boyne in Drogheda will resume this evening.
The body of an elderly Co Meath man who went missing four days ago has been recovered from the River Boyne today.
The brother of a young Drogheda woman who died after being found unconscious on a roadside appealed today for information about her death.
Further tests are to be carried out on the body of a young woman who died today, a week after being found seriously injured on a roadside near Drogheda.
A family of four have been rescued from a lake in Co Wicklow after they got into difficulties while boating in the area yesterday evening.
The body of a man has been recovered from the River Boyne in Drogheda.
The National Safety Council tonight called for high visibility gardai, speed cameras at accident black spots and more checkpoints after a series of accidents from midnight on Friday left seven people dead.
Four people are dead this morning after three overnight road accidents in Co Galway, Co Louth and Co Wicklow.
A post mortem is to be carried out later today on the body of a man discovered in the River Boyne near Drogheda yesterday.
THE Government yesterday announced another €15 million in funding for a new visitor centre at the Battle of the Boyne site.
Funding of €15m for a new visitor centre at the Battle of the Boyne site was announced today.
SHEEP farmers are on high alert after a series of savage attacks by marauding dogs around the country.
A course described as one of golf’s hidden gems hosts the Nissan Irish Open for the first time this week – and both Padraig Harrington and Darren Clarke hope it will see them become the first home winner of the title since John O’Leary in 1982.
THE Hill of Tara constitutes the heart and soul of Ireland. Our ceremonial and mythical capital, its very name invokes the spirit and mystique of our people, and is instantly recognisable worldwide.
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