Families and friends of sick patients in our Lady of Lourdes Hospital have been eulogizing the newly introduced valet service at the hospital car park. There had been widespread complaints about the scandalously high parking fees of €4 with a full day capped at €20. Car owners visiting poorly relatives were literally getting sick when hit with the parking fee on their way out.
Louth supremo Colin Kelly has taken the unprecedented step of calling up all surviving members of the 1957 All Ireland winning side to the county panel for Sunday’s showdown with Carlow in Carlow. The move comes after successive dispiriting defeats in the O’Byrne Cup.
Drogheda United, New York Cosmos and Ballsgrove Scroats have emerged as early favourites in the race to sign Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard. Gerrard announced late last night that he would be leaving Liverpool at the end of the season. While coy on his preferred destination, there were enough ‘come and get me’ signals in his statement for the two Drogheda clubs to act.
Bulling after the failure of his hunger strike to avert the closure of the Dominican church on Dominic Street, the church sacristan has ramped up his campaign to save the church by taking it to the next level; wearing a suicide vest.
An emergency town meeting is to be held on Wednesday evening next at Barlow House to address the issue of Narrow West Street. Long known as ‘the traders’ graveyard’, the street has now descended into an eyesore in a town of ugly. Bookended by a butchers and a tat shop, Narrow West Street is in need of some love. At this stage even some inappropriate flirting would be helpful.
I always knew that I’d leave one day. There was a voice in my head, not the mad one, niggling away at me. Telling me to branch out. The mad voice tells me other things and has a strong Drawda accent. It’s gotten me into a lot of trouble.
Drogheda lost another piece of heritage today as the last resident of Ship Street, the dwarf Buckles Loughran, closed his little door for the last time before tomorrow’s auction. Master Loughran is the last of the Ship Street Dwarves to leave as he emigrates to Mornington.