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Community in shock over couple’s death

A local rural community were shocked and saddened as details emerged of the deaths of a well known local couple on Monday afternoon. Gardai are currently investigating the deaths of Marie and Jim Quigley who both died on Monday. Marie’s … Continue reading

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Tomas races into record books

Blackrock man Tomás Cotter ran into the record books on Friday evening in Morton stadium in Santry as he joined an exclusive club of Irish athletes who have broken through the magical sub four minute mile barrier. Prior to Friday … Continue reading

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Eric raises €6k for Fighting Blindness

Local fundraiser Eric Beggs has thanked everybody who helped make his Cooley Mountain Trek such a success with the walk raising an impressive €6000 for the Fighting Blindness charity. Eric has been involved with the ‘Fighting Blindness’ charity for over … Continue reading

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Ebuka selected to train with Celtic

Glenmuir United Football Club are delighted to announce that Glenmuir United U-13 player Ebuka Kwelele has being selected by Celtic Soccer Academy Coaches to attend Glasgow during the October Mid-Term Break for week long training sessions with Celtic Youth academy. … Continue reading

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Ed in The Shed

THE Shed may be in finer voice than usual for this evening’s (Wednesday) crucial Champions League game with BATE Borisov with rumours rife that international superstar Ed Sheeran will be in attendance for the game in Oriel Park. The hugely … Continue reading

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Success for Louth at clay shooting All-Ireland

There was plenty of success for Louth at the NARGC National clay shooting championships in Mullingar last weekend with three men from the wee county taking home top prizes. Dunleer’s Colin Dunne was flawless as he shot 50/50 to win … Continue reading

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Wayne looking forward to Special Olympics

A Dundalk man who has been picked to be an official volunteer at next week’s Special Olympic games in Los Angeles has thanked everybody who helped him raise money to pay for the trip of a lifetime. Wayne Mooney from … Continue reading

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Colour and excitement and launch of Poc Fada

Young hurlers from local clubs provided the colour and excitement as the 2015 M Donnelly All-Ireland Poc Fada was officially launched at the Dundalk Tourist Office on Saturday afternoon. The competition is to be held in the Cooley Mountains on … Continue reading

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Injured player lay in rain for 80 minutes

An U16 player who sustained a head injury during a match in Cooley was left lying on a pitch for 80 minutes in the rain before an ambulance arrived to take him to hospital. Philip Trainor was playing for Ardee … Continue reading

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Dundalk get ready to “BATE” all

Dundalk FC begin their Champions League campaign against Belarusian champions Bate Borisov this evening at the Borisov Arena in Belarus in what is sure to be their toughest challenge to date. The Airtricity League Champions were given probably the toughest … Continue reading

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