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Taxi Driver Injured In Shooting In Drogheda

An investigation has been launched after a taxi driver was shot in an incident in Drogheda, Co Louth.

At about 6.20pm yesterday, a number of shots were fired at a taxi from another vehicle on the Bridge of Peace.

Gardaí have said that they do not believe that the taxi driver was the intended target. The driver, aged in his late 30s, is being treated at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda where his condition is not believed to be life-threatening.

Five Arrested In Connection With Violent Disorder In Limerick

Gardaí investigating a violent disorder incident in Limerick earlier this month, have arrested five people.

An incident, involving a number of people armed with weapons, took place at Lenihan Avenue, in Prospect, on Saturday 04 January.

Four men, aged between 19 and 45, and one juvenile were arrested in the southside of the city. They are currently detained at Roxboro Road and Henry Street Garda Stations.

Major Drug Seizures Made In Dublin House Searches

A man, aged in his 30s, has been arrested in connection with significant drug seizures in Dublin.

During search operations, cannabis, cocaine, MDMA and heroin, worth an estimated €758,000, was seized from a number of houses on Monday 13 January.

Drug related paraphernalia and documentation were also seized.

The man remains in custody at Ballyfermot Garda Station.


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