Meath Chronicle | News | Roundup Headlines Latest from the online edition en-gb Sat, 02 Aug 2014 00:21:28 +0000 Copyright (C) 2014 Celtic Media Group 75 Meath Chronicle | News | Roundup Headlines Be careful on the roads this holiday weekend! Gardai have appealed to motorists throughout the country to be careful this bank holiday weekend.

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New parish priest appointed to Summerhill Ordained on 21 June 1987 in his native parish of Rathkenny, Fr Meade has served as curate in Castletown-Kilpatrick, Kingscourt, Ashbourne and Mount Bolus.  He has been parish priest of Donore since 2009.

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Gardai seeking information on red Golf in murder investigation Gardai investigating the murder of 26 year old Paul Gallagher, whose body was found in Ballymacan outside Collon, are appealing for information on the journey he may have taken in a red Volkswagon Golf from Donaghmeade in Dublin to Collon on Monday night/Tuesday morning.

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President to remember our World War I dead in France and Belgium President Higgins departs on an official visit to Lorient, France on Friday 1st August for the ‘Festival Interceltique de Lorient’ and departs France for Belgium on Sunday for two World War 1 Commemoration Ceremonies; at Liege and Mons, on Monday 4th August. Sabina Higgins will accompany the President.

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Body found in Collon The body of a male in his twenties was found at Ballymacan, Collon yesterday evening at around 5pm.

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Gaza toy drive launched in Meath In response to the on going assault on the people of Gaza, Meath Travellers Workshops has joined a growing national and international effort to help the children of the conflict.

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Boyne viaduct and bridge feature in RTE series Engineer Tim Joyce investigates the construction of the Boyne Viaduct at Drogheda and its reputation as one of Ireland's greatest examples of Victorian industrial engineering. Architect Orla Murphy discovers the design of a 21st century bridge over the Boyne and Geographer Susan Hegarty explores 8,000 years of human settlement in the area.

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Conmey's conviction a miscarriage of justice Ratoath man, Martin Conmey’s conviction for the killing of Una Lynskey in 1971, was a miscarriage of justice, the Court of Criminal Appeal declared today.

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Riders wanted for Down Syndrome Tour de Leinster Starting in Dublin, the route takes the cyclists across the Wicklow Gap, Bagenalstown to Carlow via the gruelling Mount Leinsterthen on to Athlone, Trim, the Hill of Tara, through Duleek and north to Drogheda, with the cycle loop finishing up at Howth Hill.

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New meaning to 'lifting cars' Two vehicles were stolen from a car park area at Curtis’s Cross, Flemington, Balrath, in the space of a week and gardai believe these cars were either towed away or lifted on a truck.

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'Horse Whisperer' to visit Dublin Horse Show The 141st Discover Ireland Dublin Horse Show takes place from Wednesday, 6th August to Sunday, 10th August at the famous RDS showgrounds in Ballsbridge, Dublin.

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Countdown to Community Games finals This year has been a very busy year for the 600 areas involved in HSE Community Games - there will be over 8,000 children from all over Ireland participating over 2 weekends in August in Athlone IT.

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Men wanted for speed dating event While the ladies of Meath seem game for a laugh and the chance of meeting their dream date, the men of Meath have been a bit slower off the mark to sign up for a novel speed dating night which takes place on 1st August in Teach na Teamhrach, Balreask, Navan.

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Meat plant jobs in jeopardy over state of local roads  Jobs are under threat at an Oldcastle meat factory because of the appalling state of the roads in the area.

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Pride of Place judging this week Kilberry, Athboy and Slane will come under the spotlight this week as judging begins in the All Ireland Pride of Place competition.

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Bord Gais warns against meter tampering With the incidence of meter tampering on the rise, the national grid operator has detected in excess of 500 cases since September 2013, with confirmed cases in Dublin, Meath, Kildare, Cork, Waterford and Louth.

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Three potential sites identified for Trim playground Three potential sites for a new playground in Trim have been identified by the local council, two of which are in the Porchfields, while the third is adjacent to the OPW headquarters.

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Organisations issue reminder of National Farm Safety Day The Irish Farmers Association and the Health and Safety Authority have issued a reminder to farm families about today's National Farm Safety Awareness Day. 






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29th staging of Trim Vintage & Veteran Car Show this Sunday This Sunday will see the 29th running of the annual Trim Vintage & Veteran Classic Car Show at the Porchfields, Trim.

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Meath version of 'Royals' an online hit Written by Davy O’Neill of Kilbride as a parody of the Lorde hit, with a video directed by Trevor O’Neill of Ashbourne, the song has now over 60,000 hits since going online over a week ago.

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Nicolas Roche Summer Classic in Meath Irish cycling star Nicolas Roche, currently riding in the Tour de France, has announced details of a Meath Summer Classic cycle for Dunshaughlin next month.

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Public meeting to discuss Duleek sculpture Duleek Heritage Group are holding an open public meeting to discuss the controversy over the proposed sculpture at the former Clarke’s Forge, on Monday (21st July) at 8pm in The Parish Centre Duleek.

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Farmers protest at Navan supermarkets Beef and sheep farmers protested at retail outlets in Navan this morning accusing supermarket retailers and processors of profiteering on the back of excessive beef and lamb price cuts to livestock farmers. 

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Navan cinema plans appealed Plans for a new 1,400-seat nine-screen cinema at the Navan Retail Park, which were approved by Meath County Council last month, face a delay after appeals were lodged with An Bord Pleanala against the granting of planning permission. 

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Damien English appointed Junior Minister Meath West’s Deputy Damien English has been named a Minister of State by Taoiseach, Enda Kenny.

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