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Controversy as Amy denied gold

AMY Broadhurst was denied an historic third European boxing gold medal after she lost a hugely controversial final against Ukrainian Valery Manchak in the European Women’s Youth and Junior Championships finals in Assisi, Italy. Seventeen-year-old Amy who hails from Muirhevnamor … Continue reading

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Louth gets a health check

County Louth has among the highest skin and lung cancer mortality rates in Ireland. With access to hospitals high on the list of concerns in the areas, the recent health profile of the county from the Irish Examiner sheds light … Continue reading

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Carmel does her bit for charity

A DUNDALK woman bravely had her head shaven last Monday evening in aid of the Cara Cancer Society. Carmel Corbett of Manydown Close, Dundalk was motivated to stand up to cancer following her sister’s unforeseen diagnosis. After receiving word that … Continue reading

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O’Hanlon Park Boxing Club eyeing new home

These are exciting times for all involved with O’Hanlon Park Boxing club with plans currently in place to open a brand new club in the Long Walk area of town. The club has applied for planning permission to Louth County … Continue reading

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Ambulance fleet in need of CPR

The ambulance service in Louth has been labelled a ‘sham’ after two vehicles broke down over the weekend, leading to serious questions being asked about the fleet. Sinn Fein councillor, Tomás Sharkey called on the Government to replace the fleet … Continue reading

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Lions Club gift keeps on giving

Ten years ago following one of the worst tsunamis in living memory, the Dundalk Lions Club purchased a boat which they donated to a Sri Lankan village to help local fishermen rebuild their lives. A decade on, news has filtered … Continue reading

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Dundalk Schoolboys impress at Gothia Cup

Dundalk Schoolboys League under 14 representative team returned home on Sunday evening having enjoyed a very successful tournament at the 40th Gothia Cup in Gothenburg, Sweden. This was the sixth time a team from Dundalk entered the Gothia Cup now … Continue reading

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Louth flag flying high at World Cup

As football supporters across the globe reflect on a World Cup described by many as the best ever, two local fans have memories they will never forget after finding themselves in the thick of the action. Sister and brother, Sharon … Continue reading

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Scouts are on top of the world

FOURTEEN members of the Dundalk Venturer Section [15-17yr olds], who are part of 1st/2nd/5th Louth Scout Group based on the Castletown Road, returned from Switzerland last week where they had spent 10 days hiking and camping in the Swiss Alps. … Continue reading

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Tara to make debut in Royal Albert Hall

Tara Erraught’s stock continues to rise with the news that she will make her debut in the Royal Albert Hall for the world renowned BBC Proms . Tara who originally hails from Ravensdale has been making waves in the Operatic … Continue reading

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