Meath Chronicle | News Headlines http://www.meathchronicle.ie/news/ Latest from the online edition en-gb Wed, 23 Apr 2014 19:30:28 +0000 Copyright (C) 2014 Celtic Media Group http://data.celticmediagroup.com/feeds/ 75 Meath Chronicle | News Headlines http://data.celticmediagroup.com/furniture/mc_logo_500x75.png http://www.meathchronicle.ie/news/ Star studded line-up for Hay Festival The novelists Louis de Bernières, Jung Chang, Joe O’Connor and Gerry Stembridge are among the many writers and artists who will attend the Hay Festival Kells from 3rd to 6th July this year.

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http://www.meathchronicle.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/04/23/4029775-star-studded-lineup-for-hay-festival/ http://www.meathchronicle.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/04/23/4029775-star-studded-lineup-for-hay-festival/ Wed, 23 Apr 2014 16:09:00 +0100 News
Roads group threatens legal action Furious roads campaigners are planning to take legal action against Meath County Council over the condition of rural routes across north Meath.

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http://www.meathchronicle.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/04/23/4029736-roads-group-threatens-legal-action/ http://www.meathchronicle.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/04/23/4029736-roads-group-threatens-legal-action/ Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:24:00 +0100 News
Hospital protest rally on 17th May Thousands of protestors are expected to take to the streets of Navan again on 17th May to vent their fury at proposals to downgrade the Accident and Emergency department at Our Lady’s Hospital.

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http://www.meathchronicle.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/04/22/4029724-hospital-protest-rally-on-17th-may/ http://www.meathchronicle.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/04/22/4029724-hospital-protest-rally-on-17th-may/ Tue, 22 Apr 2014 17:12:00 +0100 News
Sale of Moyvalley Hotel and Golf Club confirmed Moyvalley Hotel and Golf Course at Enfield has now been sold to a consortium that includes well-known Monaghan horse trainer Oliver Brady and his business partner Rita Shah.

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http://www.meathchronicle.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/04/22/4029715-sale-of-moyvalley-hotel-and-golf-club-confirmed/ http://www.meathchronicle.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/04/22/4029715-sale-of-moyvalley-hotel-and-golf-club-confirmed/ Tue, 22 Apr 2014 15:03:00 +0100 News
Big crowd for Arkle unveiling There was a big crowd in Ashbourne for the Arkle statue when the bronze sculpture of the champion steeplechaser and his regular jockey, Pat Taaffe, was unveiled.

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http://www.meathchronicle.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/04/19/4029697-big-crowd-for-arkle-unveiling/ http://www.meathchronicle.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/04/19/4029697-big-crowd-for-arkle-unveiling/ Sat, 19 Apr 2014 15:55:00 +0100 News
Unveiling of Arkle statue in Ashbourne Last week, during his State Visit to Britain, President Michael D Higgins presented a bronze statuette of Arkle and Pat Taaffe to Queen Elizabeth. The full scale version of the statue will be unveiled in Ashbourne on Saturday.

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http://www.meathchronicle.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/04/18/4029694-unveiling-of-arkle-statue-in-ashbourne/ http://www.meathchronicle.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/04/18/4029694-unveiling-of-arkle-statue-in-ashbourne/ Fri, 18 Apr 2014 17:52:00 +0100 News
Meath prize bond holders win over 1.8m County Meath residents are some of the luckiest people in the country, having won €1,811,950 with prize bonds last year. This is according to the Prize Bond Company’s 2013 Annual Report which has just been published.

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Major drugs haul in Castletown A huge haul of ecstasy and cannabis, as well as a press for making ecstasy tablets were discovered in the search of a house in Castletown yesterday evening.

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http://www.meathchronicle.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/04/18/4029685-major-drugs-haul-in-castletown/ http://www.meathchronicle.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/04/18/4029685-major-drugs-haul-in-castletown/ Fri, 18 Apr 2014 13:12:00 +0100 News
Stylish ladies' golden hues at Fairyhouse Carton House will be adding to the style and glamour of the day by hosting the Carton House Most Stylish Lady marquee beside the parade ring in Fairyhouse, where ladies hoping to vie for the title can register from 12 noon on Monday.

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http://www.meathchronicle.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/04/17/4029671-stylish-ladies-golden-hues-at-fairyhouse/ http://www.meathchronicle.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/04/17/4029671-stylish-ladies-golden-hues-at-fairyhouse/ Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:29:00 +0100 News
Armed robbery at Enfield Post Office Enfield Gardai are investigating an armed robbery at the local post office at around 10.20am this morning. Two males entered the post office, one of whom was carrying a firearm.

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http://www.meathchronicle.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/04/17/4029668-armed-robbery-at-enfield-post-office/ http://www.meathchronicle.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/04/17/4029668-armed-robbery-at-enfield-post-office/ Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:54:00 +0100 News
Labour candidate wants rethink of Good Friday alcohol ban Labour election candidate, Lorraine Higgins, has called for a rethink of national laws which ban the complete selling of alcohol on Good Friday.

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http://www.meathchronicle.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/04/16/4029645-labour-candidate-wants-rethink-of-good-friday-alcohol-ban/ http://www.meathchronicle.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/04/16/4029645-labour-candidate-wants-rethink-of-good-friday-alcohol-ban/ Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:55:00 +0100 News
Heritage Centre for Slane? The community of Slane has launched a major campaign to acquire the old Parochial House at the Square to establish a Boyne Valley Heritage Centre.

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http://www.meathchronicle.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/04/16/4029601-heritage-centre-for-slane/ http://www.meathchronicle.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/04/16/4029601-heritage-centre-for-slane/ Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:15:00 +0100 News
Local producers come together to launch Boyne Valley Food Series Electric bike food tours, seafood festivals, blossom walks, pop-up restaurants, food safaris, gourmet cycles and a festival of opera and food are just some of the delights food-lovers can look forward to as plans are announced for the 2014 Boyne Valley Food Series.

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http://www.meathchronicle.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/04/15/4029597-local-producers-come-together-to-launch-boyne-valley-food-series/ http://www.meathchronicle.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/04/15/4029597-local-producers-come-together-to-launch-boyne-valley-food-series/ Tue, 15 Apr 2014 15:49:00 +0100 News
Mass meeting in support of Navan Hospital A mass meeting will take place in the Newgrange Hotel tomorrow night as the campaign ramps up against proposals to downgrade the A&E in Navan within 14 months.

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http://www.meathchronicle.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/04/15/4029594-mass-meeting-in-support-of-navan-hospital/ http://www.meathchronicle.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/04/15/4029594-mass-meeting-in-support-of-navan-hospital/ Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:28:00 +0100 News
Election candidate who doesn't give a feck A local election candidate is raising a few eyebrows in Meath with his new 'Don't Give a Feck Party' and his sole promise to "do nothing for you and my very best to do it!"

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http://www.meathchronicle.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/04/14/4029584-election-candidate-who-doesnt-give-a-feck-/ http://www.meathchronicle.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/04/14/4029584-election-candidate-who-doesnt-give-a-feck-/ Mon, 14 Apr 2014 18:52:00 +0100 News
Man dies following Academy Square incident A post mortem is being carried out today on a 37 year old man who died yesterday at Connolly Hospital, Blanchardstown following an incident that occured at an apartment at Academy Square, Navan.

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http://www.meathchronicle.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/04/14/4029571-man-dies-following-academy-square-incident/ http://www.meathchronicle.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/04/14/4029571-man-dies-following-academy-square-incident/ Mon, 14 Apr 2014 10:15:00 +0100 News
Aldi store on way to Trim An Aldi supermarket is on its way to Trim after the local town council reached agreement on the sale of a site at Watergate Street to the discount retailer.

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http://www.meathchronicle.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/04/11/4029540-aldi-store-on-way-to-trim/ http://www.meathchronicle.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/04/11/4029540-aldi-store-on-way-to-trim/ Fri, 11 Apr 2014 17:25:00 +0100 News
No big Lotto win for Slane publican A prankster friend of Slane publican, Brian Kelly, was the source of the mistaken rumour that the popular vintner and charity fund-raiser was the mystery winner of Wednesday night’s €6,496,218 National Lottery jackpot.

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http://www.meathchronicle.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/04/11/4029518-no-big-lotto-win-for-slane-publican/ http://www.meathchronicle.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/04/11/4029518-no-big-lotto-win-for-slane-publican/ Fri, 11 Apr 2014 10:18:00 +0100 News
Fire drama at Navan mine An underground fire at Tara Mines left one miner in hospital at the weekend and saw a major rescue swing into operation at the Navan facility.

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http://www.meathchronicle.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/04/10/4029516-fire-drama-at-navan-mine/ http://www.meathchronicle.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/04/10/4029516-fire-drama-at-navan-mine/ Thu, 10 Apr 2014 17:05:00 +0100 News
Winning Lotto ticket sold in Slane There is intense excitement and speculation in Slane today with the news that the winning ticket for last night’s €6,496,218 National Lottery jackpot was sold in Mimnagh’s shop.

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http://www.meathchronicle.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/04/10/4029505-winning-lotto-ticket-sold-in-slane/ http://www.meathchronicle.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/04/10/4029505-winning-lotto-ticket-sold-in-slane/ Thu, 10 Apr 2014 12:41:00 +0100 News
Two injured in Navan incident Two men are in hospital and one is in a critical condition, following a violent incident at an apartment in Academy Square in Navan last night.

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Get your 2014 Meath GAA Football Championship supplement Don't miss your 32-page full-colour Meath GAA Football Championships preview supplement with this week's Meath Chronicle

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http://www.meathchronicle.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/04/09/4029493-get-your-2014-meath-gaa-football-championship-supplement/ http://www.meathchronicle.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/04/09/4029493-get-your-2014-meath-gaa-football-championship-supplement/ Wed, 09 Apr 2014 15:05:00 +0100 News
VIDEO: Standing ovation for Fr Ray Oldcaste PP,  Fr Ray Kelly,  is proving quite an internet sensation over the past few days, as a video of him singing at a wedding has proved a huge hit on Facebook!

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http://www.meathchronicle.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/04/09/4029442-video-standing-ovation-for-fr-ray/ http://www.meathchronicle.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/04/09/4029442-video-standing-ovation-for-fr-ray/ Wed, 09 Apr 2014 10:17:00 +0100 News
Time capsule to mark end of Trim Town Council A time capsule that will be buried underground to mark the end of Trim Town Council has arrived in Trim from the United States.

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http://www.meathchronicle.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/04/08/4029437-time-capsule-to-mark-end-of-trim-town-council/ http://www.meathchronicle.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/04/08/4029437-time-capsule-to-mark-end-of-trim-town-council/ Tue, 08 Apr 2014 16:51:00 +0100 News
Job losses proposed for Tara Mines Up to 60 jobs could be lost at Tara Mines in Navan under rationalisation proposals put forward by management at the facility.

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http://www.meathchronicle.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/04/08/4029433-job-losses-proposed-for-tara-mines/ http://www.meathchronicle.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/04/08/4029433-job-losses-proposed-for-tara-mines/ Tue, 08 Apr 2014 13:46:00 +0100 News