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Gordon Hatch, Editor and News Reporter

Gordon joined the Drogheda Leader in 2005 and became a full time member of the newsroom staff in 2007. 

Born and bred in Drogheda, Gordon uses all his local knowledge and experience to bring the best stories from the area to readers on a weekly basis.

While holding the position of Editor, Gordon also holds a news reporting position where he reports on main news stories as well as soft news and he also covers the East Meath area.

Gordon has a great personal interest in motorsport, especially anything on two wheels and he also is a keen Pitch and Putt and Golf enthusiast.



Ian Watters, News Reporter

Ian Watters has been a full-time reporter for the Drogheda Leader since September 2008. 

A Drogheda native, Ian covers a wide range of stories in his capacity as a reporter and conducts the main weekly interview feature ‘Under the Spotlight’ as well as looking after the Mid-Louth page. 

Ian has a keen interest in literature and the film industry so he especially enjoys reporting on stories of local people involved in either field.

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