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Day three MV "Arklow Raider"  ran aground at the mouth of the river boyne, on Tuesday night Attempts to refloat the 4505 Tonnes General Cargo Vessel at each of the high tides were unsuccessfull after the vessel ran aground in high winds topping force 8 while it was leaving Drogheda Port with a cargo of Potatoes. Two Tugs brought in to assist in the refloating have not been able to drag the vessel from the beach. Attempts will be made at high time again tonight thursday..Picture Fran Caffrey/