Tuesday , May 11 2021

Five men arrested after entertaining in Nrogheda



Five men were arrested after a man in his 20s was found with stab wounds at Louth Co on Sunday night.

A Garda was called for an event at the Moneymore Estate at Brookfield at 9pm. A man in his 20s was found with stable wounds and was moved to hospital. Her injuries have been described as not life threatening.

Five men, including one teenager, had three men in their 20s, and one man in his 40s, arrested them a little later and were retained at Drogheda and Dundalk Garda stations.

Separately, an area of ​​Heol Dulyn in Drogheda was removed on Sunday after discovering a suspicious device.

The Explosive Ordnance Disposal Unit was asked to attend the scene and it is understood that the device is similar to a pipe bomb.

The Gardaí was investigating what was left there as part of a continuous failure between two criminal groups in the area. There were a series of violent incidents involving the groups over the last week, including two petrol bomb attacks.

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Fine Gael TD, Fergus O'Dowd, said that all the necessary resources must be given to gardaí in Nrogheda to tackle crime.

"The people of Drogheda are seriously concerned about the news that a pipe hose was bombed in a car transport pipeline in the town this weekend. The bomb was grateful and nobody was hurt, however, local people are aware of many events over the weeks and last months that are attributed to branch activity in Nrogheda and it is clear that we have to take quick steps to end this, "he said.

Mr O Dowd said he was in "ongoing communication" with the Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan in relation to the matter.

"It is vital that all the necessary resources are available to An Garda Síochána in the light of serious and personal criminal activity that has occurred over the last number of days, including the use of the # 39 ; cause great concern for potential viable bombs, the use of firearms and seek murders, "he added. S


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