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Are the potholes really this big in the Wee County

Maris Newsome on Twitter seems to think that once you exit Meath and hit Louth, in the Drogheda area the potholes get bigger and bigger Does anyone agree ? Maris Newsome @FakeNewsHam · Jul 29 Replying to @thefaaside @Love_Drogheda and 3 others  Have you driven around...

Boil Water Notice stays in place for Drumconrath

Irish Water says a boil water notice issued earlier this week for over 1,000 people on the Drumconrath public water supply will remain in place until further notice. The utility says the measure was taken as a precaution following problems at the local treatment plant...

Cat Astrophe Can you help

A lovely fluffy kitten has given her owner Sinead de Paor from the Rooske Road in Dunboyne paws for thought after disappearing last night. Any suggestions on how it might be located, or any sightings are welcome. Apparently the poor things brothers and Sinead's kids...

Death of former Navan Council Chairman

The death, at his home in Spain, has occurred of the former long-serving Navan councillor and Navan Urban Council chairman, Danny Fitzpa A highly respected businessman for many years he ran  Abbeylands Furniture on Flower Hill in Navan. Originally a Labour...

PHOTOGRAPH OF THE DAY

Wow just  WOW! Brid O'Neill's stunning shot is described in her own words. ' Autumn is one of my favourite times of the year to photograph….. a photographer’s playground. Nothing beats those vibrant colours. This one was taken at the entrance to Piltown graveyard last...

Meath man talks to Joe about assault on St Stephen’s Green

A Meath man, who identified himself as Peter, has recalled the horror of being attacked in broad daylight while minding his own business in St Stephen's Green. Peter was assaulted in the popular city centre park during lockdown last year. “It was in the middle of the...

GP slams vile graffiti at a colleagues practice

Well known Navan GP, Marie Scully, has taken to Twitter to slam those who sprayed obnoxious anti vaccination graffiti on the surgery of colleagues in Summerhill. She tweeted, ' Marie Scully @MarieOScully · Disgusting graffiti painted outside a rural surgery in...

Gavin Duffy Legal Row Resolved

A legal dispute between Bellewstown based Dragons’ Den star Gavin Duffy and Facebook, over advertisements which falsely claimed he was dead and had made a fortune investing in cryptocurrency, has been resolved. The former presidential election candidate, who runs an...

The Name’s The Same

In between the busy times Meath Live can get to thinking strange thoughts. And it occurred to us that there must be people living in the Royal County who have the same name as somebody famous. Okay we are unlikely to discover a Kris Kristofferson, but there may be a...

Trim Courthouse all lit up

Trim Courthouse is sporting a colourful image at nighttime which is piquing curiosity from passers-by. The image depicts the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) colour wheel, with each colour representing one of the 17 goals. The Sustainable Development Goals, also...

COVID CASE CLOSES SOCCER SUMMER CAMP

COVID CASE CLOSES SOCCER SUMMER CAMP

  A confirmed case of Covid has shut down a kids soccer summer camp with immediate effect. The children were attending the Balrath Girls/Boys FC camp at the new Kentstown Village Park venue were just two days in to their scheduled five days of activities when the...

A Sign Of The Times

A large sign, (see pic) advertising the fact that there is football available for young girls at Killegland AFC near Ashbourne has done a disappearing act. Anyone with any information on its whereabouts or who may have relocated it can contact Grainne Keegan on...

No funding for Kentstown – Navan bus service

Aontú Leader and Meath West TD, Peadar Tóibín, has been told there is no public funding available to provide a regular bus service from Kentstown to Navan. This follows correspondence between Deputy Tóibín and the National Transport Authority on behalf of residents...

Toibín hits out at housing crisis

On foot of figures received from the Minister for Housing, Aontú Leader & Meath West TD Peadar Tóibín has criticised the meagre levels of social housing being built or acquired in Meath – showcasing once again the government’s failures to meet social housing...

80 year old man faces fresh assault charges

An 80 year old man who is before the courts charged over an alleged arson attack in Co. Meath was today further charged with assaulting two women in the same incident. Peter O'Brien, with an address at St Michael's, Beauparc, was already charged with arson and...

Gardai seek assistance on Dunshaughlin robbery

Gardaí are investigating an armed raid on a bookies in Dunshaughlin. A lone raider entered the premises on Main Street around 5 pm yesterday. He threatened staff with what is believed to have been a knife and escaped with a small amount of cash before fleeing the...

Man dies in Drumconrath collision

Man dies in Drumconrath collision

A man in his late 60s has died in a road traffic collision this evening in Co Meath. Gardaí in Nobber are investigating the single vehicle road collision which occurred in Mandistown, Drumconrath, Navan, at around 6.40 pm. The man was the driver and the sole occupant...

Four teens released without charge over Bettystown attack

Four teenage boys were arrested and later released following a public order incident on a beach near Bettystown last month, gardai have confirmed. A gang of teenagers from Drogheda are understood to have attacked a group of local young people on June 3. The attack led...

Family forced to live in a tent in Trim

Family forced to live in a tent in Trim

Independent councillor Alan Lawes has again called for the resignation of Meath County Council CEO, Jackie Maguire, after releasing a video, (Link below), revealing he contacted the council on Friday in relation to a family with two children, one of whom has special...

Some guidelines emerge over indoor dining and drinking

Restaurants, pubs, and cafes allowing indoor dining will have to check customers for Digital COVID Certs and another identification document, under new guidelines. Businesses will also have to keep customer details for contact tracing. It has also emerged that...