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EXCLUSIVE; GOALIES  DRAMATIC DIVE SAVES HIS LIFE !!

EXCLUSIVE; GOALIES DRAMATIC DIVE SAVES HIS LIFE !!

A soccer goalkeeper used his diving ability to avoid being stabbed after he challenged two thieves who were trying to rob his neighbour's house in Dunboyne on Thursday night. Jason Ruane, (28), who plays between the sticks for Dunboyne in the Leinster Senior League,...

NIGHTCLUBS RETURN – THE STUDENTS VIEW

+ Nightclubs have been closed for over a year and a half, one of the many sacrifices made during the Covid19 pandemic. However, Nightclubs are set to reopen their doors today for clubbers and ravers at 100% capacity. Students, in particular, have been missing the vibe...

‘NAVAN A&E SAVED MY LIFE’

‘NAVAN A&E SAVED MY LIFE’

A well known GAA fan who claims he owes his life to the efforts of staff at his local A&E would be happy to lead a huge protest march in a desperate effort to keep the facility open. In 2009, Tony Coogan, from Dunderry, who was then fifty-four, collapsed, as he...

GREENLINE RUNNING FREE COURSES ON HEAT PUMPS

Navan based plumbing supplies company, Greenline, are to begin running a series of free courses which will see plumbers trained on work surrounding heat pumps. The Mullaghboy based business is also shortlisted for the Green Energy Awards in the upcoming Meath Business...

MC’S BACK

Fine Gael's Helen McEntee will resume her position as Justice Minister from next month. The TD for Meath East has been on maternity leave shortly before she gave birth to her son back in April. The six months paid leave was subject to confusion given the lack of...

DULEEK DUOS NEW MOVIE SHORT

Duleek Duo, Ray Collier and David Andrews are set to release a shirt film showing the difference between the east county village in the 1940's and the current day. Based on a poem written by Collier, called, 'Where the Nanny waters flow', it is currently going through...

EXCLUSIVE; ARMED GARDA UNIT SEIZE IMITATION GUNS IN DULEEK HOUSE RAID

EXCLUSIVE; ARMED GARDA UNIT SEIZE IMITATION GUNS IN DULEEK HOUSE RAID

A Garda armed response unit was involved in a raid on a house in the Larrix Street area of Duleek on Sunday evening last. 'Stingers' were deployed on nearby roads during the incident. One man was arrested. A Garda spokesman told Meath Live, ' Gardaí attended an...

Two Meath drivers caught on first day of National Slowdown

During the first two hours of National Slow Down Day, An Garda Síochána and GoSafe checked the speed of 37,666 vehicles and detected 43 vehicles travelling in excess of the applicable speed limit. Two of those caught were in Nobber and Dowdstown respectively. Examples...

BUS EIREANN APOLOGISES OVER LONGWOOD ISSUE

BUS EIREANN APOLOGISES OVER LONGWOOD ISSUE

Bus Eireann has admitted that its 115 service did not collect passengers in Longwood village on two separate occasions this week. The national bus company has also apologised to commuters for the problem. In a statement issued to Meath Live, they said, 'Bus Éireann...

KILLIAN NEW VP OF COUNCILLOR’S BODY

Ratoath based Councillor Nick Killian has been elected Vice President of the Association of Irish Local Government. Speaking at the AGM after his election, Cllr Killian said, “As Councillors, we have a long history and involvement in local government, and I have great...

TÓIBÍN; MY FEAR IS A&E WILL STILL CLOSE

TÓIBÍN; MY FEAR IS A&E WILL STILL CLOSE

The chairman of the Save Navan Hospital campaign, Peadar Tóibin TD, has revealed he fears the A&E  in Our Lady's will still be closed in the next six months, despite yesterday's decision by the health minister, Simon Donnelly, to pause the proposed closure. He...

CYCLIST CRITICAL AFTER TRIM COLLISION

Witnesses are being sought following a serious collision in Trim involving a cyclist and a van. It happened at the entrance to Lackanash at around 4 pm, Tuesday, 19th October '21. Gardaí says both road users were both travelling from Trim towards Navan. The male...

WEEKLY ESB POWER CUTS IN KILTALE MAKING WORKING FROM HOME IMPOSSIBLE

WEEKLY ESB POWER CUTS IN KILTALE MAKING WORKING FROM HOME IMPOSSIBLE

Serious frustration is mounting in the Kiltale area as homes are suffering weekly power outages making it almost impossible for those forced to work from home to do so. And to make matters worse locals are being left in the dark as to why it is happening. Local...

MARRIAGE MADE SIMPLE BACK IN THE DAY – BUT ONLY IN MEATH!

  Here's one for Ripley's Believe It Or Not book. Up until the 1920s, couples could legally marry in Ireland just by walking towards each other, as long as they did so in Teltown, County Meath, on Saint Bridget’s Day. If the marriage didn’t work out, they could...

IRISH WATER DO NOT CONSUME NOTICE REMAINS IN PLACE IN BATTERSTOWN

Councillor Damian O'Reilly has received the following notification regarding a do not consume notice issued by Irish Water  over a month ago in Batterstown. He told Meath Live, 'I have received an update advising that Irish Water and Meath County Council would like to...

INCREASED PRESSURE ON NAVAN A&E SEES DAY SERVICES CANCELLED

INCREASED PRESSURE ON NAVAN A&E SEES DAY SERVICES CANCELLED

Orthopaedic day cases have been cancelled at Our Lady's Hospital in Navan due to increased pressure on the Emergency Department at the Co Meath hospital. In a statement this afternoon the hospital confirmed that it had "paused orthopaedic day case procedures in order...

DONNELLY ORDERS PAUSE ON A&E CLOSURE AT OUR LADY’S

  The Minister for Health has confirmed that he has instructed the Secretary-General of the Department of Health and the HSE to pause the planned reconfiguration of services at Our Lady's Hospital in Navan. A spokesperson for Stephen Donnelly says the Minister...

BEHAN; DUNES SYSTEM NEEDS OVERHAULING

At a recent meeting of the Environmental Strategic Policy Committee, Laytown based, FF Cllr, Tom Behan called on Meath County Council to enter into an agreement with the relevant stakeholders to engage in a programme of works that will address the seriously falling...

TÓIBÍN; A&E DECISION NEEDS TO BE INVESTIGATED

The chairperson of the Save Navan Hospital Campaign, Aontú TD, Peadar Tóibín, has called for an investigation into who within the HSE is behind what he calls the “dangerous” decision to close the A&E in Navan Deputy Tóibín stated; “Because of Covid there were 11...

COUNCIL MAY FACE PRIVATE PROSECUTION BY LOCAL BUSINESSMAN

COUNCIL MAY FACE PRIVATE PROSECUTION BY LOCAL BUSINESSMAN

A long running saga between a plant hire company and Meath County Council is set to have another airing in Trim Circuit Court early next month. The dispute between Paddy Sheils the owner of P Sheils plant hire, based in Garballagh, Duleek and the council goes back to...