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Beach parking saga rumbles on

Meath County Council has stated that parking on the beach at Bettystown or Laytown is prohibited. If people wish to park there is some on street parking available in the area or additional parking is available at €4 per day at Funtasia, Bettystown.   The Council...

Guirke; More guards needed in Meath

Meath West Sinn Féin TD, Johnny Guirke, held a public meeting on the 30th of April, with Sinn Féin Justice and Equality spokesperson, Martin Kenny and Navan Sinn Féin activist, Sinead Burke on policing in Navan, County Meath and nationally.   He praised the...

Trio on drugs charges

Trio on drugs charges

Two women and a man have been granted bail after last Thursday's €1m drug seizure in two separate parts of the county. Gardai recovered suspected cocaine, cannabis, and tablets in an intelligence led operation. At approximately 9:20pm, gardai from Navan Detective Unit...

Toibín blasts lack of Dáil sittings

Meath West Aontú TD, Peadar Tóibín has slammed the lack of Dáil sittings in a video released this week.   He blasted "Shockingly the Dáil has only sat for 6 days in the whole of April in the middle of a national crisis”. He went onto say that Ireland has the...

€1m worth of drugs found in Meath raids

€1m worth of drugs found in Meath raids

Three people are being quizzed by gardaí following the seizure of a massive €1million worth of suspected drugs in Co Meath last night. The haul of cocaine, cannabis, and tablets were discovered following a number of searches carried out by the Navan Detective Unit and...

Slane Pharmacy supporting local products

Slane Pharmacy is supporting local produce in the shape of Spoonful Botanical from the Spoonful Food Company in nearby Tullyallen. Pharmacist Dermot Smyth told Meath Live, ' The product is packed with a blend of 14 herbs, spices and fermented fruits it packs a punch...

Meath West Social Democrats Seminar

The Meath West branch of the Social Democrats held an informative seminar on the 28th of April with two guest speakers: UCD’s Equality Studies Professor, Kathleen Lynch and UCC’s Dr Aodh Quinlivan who lectures in the Department of Government.   Quinlivan...

Mí Meath gift card launched

A new initiative that has been organised by County Meath Chamber Of Commerce, and is heavily supported by local businesses is the Mí Meath gift card, something we at Meath Live strongly back as a way if supporting local enterprise as we emerge from lockdown. Mí Meath...

East Meath Primary Care Centre to open in 2022

The East Meath Primary Care Centre is expected to open by next year Local Fine Gael TD Fergus O'Dowd has welcomed confirmation he's received from the Health Service Executive (HSE) that the lease agreement for the facility in Bettystown will be signed shortly. All...

Baby boy for Minister McEntee

Baby boy for Minister McEntee

The Justice Minister, Helene McEntee has given birth to a healthy baby boy. The new baby weighed in at 7lb 70z. McEntee is the first TD to be pregnant while in office and the first to go on maternity leave.   On her last day in office on the 27th of April  she...

Gunplot the Duleek Connection

Gunplot the Duleek Connection

Tonight's RTE documentary, Gunplot, will take a look at the well known story of the 1970 Arms Crisis which saw government ministers, Charlie Haughey, Kevin Boland and Neil Blaney dismissed from their posts by Taoiseach Jack Lynch amid allegations of attempts to import...

Vandals deface ancient Oldcastle monument

Vandals deface ancient Oldcastle monument

Vandals have desecrated an ancient neolithic site at Loughcrew in Oldcastle by etching graffiti on it with a stone. Heritage minister Malcolm Noonan has hit out at the wanton destructions, saying, 'Our heritage sites provide important accessible spaces for the...

Meath Aontú launch raffle

The Meath branch of Aontú have claimed that they are “growing from strength to strength” and are hoping to raise funds to open a new office in Kells to “improve services for citizens in Meath East”.   They hope to raise funds by launching a raffle. Tickets are €5...

Missing Bellewstown boy found safe and well

A 17 year old boy who missing from the Bellewstown area of Meath has been found. The teen had been missing since Monday of last week. Last night gardaí confirmed he had been located safe and well. 

Concerns raised over Mosney direct provision deaths

Concerns raised over Mosney direct provision deaths

A Dáil deputy and a grassroots campaign have expressed major concerns over how the deaths of two people in the Mosney direct provision centre have been dealt with by management at the Meath facility. Posts on the social media page of the Abolish Direct Provision group...

Mr Price comes to Drogheda

Mr Price, known as ‘Ireland’s largest discount store chain’, is to open a 3rd store in Louth, located on the Donore road near the old Mitsubishi Motors garage in Drogheda. The two other Louth stores are both located in Dundalk. The store plans to open its doors at...

Bon Jovi in virtual concert at Slane Castle

Retro Drive-in Movies have today announced, that legendary rock band, Bon Jovi will be performing on the 22nd of May at Slane Castle. This will be the band’s 2nd time performing at Slane Castle, previously the band performed in 2013. Iconic hits such as “living on a...

Power Outage in Duleek and Kentstown

The ESB have indicated that power will be restored to the affected areas in Duleek and Kentstown by 6.30 pm today   A large number of households and commercial premises have been affected by the outage which happened at 2,45 pm today

Disabled eight year old trapped at home due to lack of transport

Disabled eight year old trapped at home due to lack of transport

The parents of a severely disabled young boy have claimed that even when the current Covid restrictions are lifted they will still be in lockdown as they cannot afford the transport required to bring him anywhere. David Butler and Maria Reynolds son Bear has Cerebral...

EXCLUSIVE; Asylum seeker found dead in Mosney

EXCLUSIVE; Asylum seeker found dead in Mosney

An asylum seeker, who has been living in direct provision for 12 years with his five children, was found dead last night in Mosney Direct Provision Centre, Co Meath.   Abolish Direct Provision, a grassroots organisation, campaigning to abolish the direct...