A few weeks ago, a farm machinery showroom was destroyed following a devastating fire. It has been estimated that the damage accumulated to hundreds of thousands of euro. The fire occurred at Carroll’s Engineering in Funshog is a family business which has been operating for more than forty years.

The fire lasted over 12 hours and required fire brigades from Ardee, Dunleer, Drogheda, Navan and Dundalk to put out the blaze. The alarm was raised at 2.45am by owner owner Jim Carroll. The cause of the fire is still unclear.