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Battle to replace Fitzer commences

Two local Louth County councillors are amongst the nominations to contest the Louth Selection Convention for Fine Gael following Thursday evening’s announcement by Deputy Peter Fitzpatrick that he will not be standing in the next election. Over the weekend both … Continue reading

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Ziggy hoping to keep ‘Nose’ title in Louth

Louth may not have had too much success over the years at the Rose of Tralee festival with none of our fair ladies managing to capture the crown but it has been a different story in the animal equivalent of … Continue reading

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Party in Hyde Park

There was a carnival atmosphere in Hyde Park last weekend as resident’s past and present gathered to celebrate the estate’s 80th birthday. Hyde Park which is located down at the Quay just off Barrack St. was named after Ireland’s first … Continue reading

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Zoe dreams of life-changing surgery in USA

A little girl’s hopes of getting life-chaning surgery have been boosted after a campaign was launched to fund a trip to the USA for medical treatment. Two-year old Zoe Murphy was born with quadriplegia and cerebral palsy at 21 months … Continue reading

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Eve completes double double on tandem

Eve McCrystal added to her remarkable medal tally with two more golds at the Para-cycling World Championships in Maniago, Italy. Eve and her tandem partner Katie Dunlevy successfully defended both their time trial crown and road race titles to solidify … Continue reading

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Friary past pupils invited to reunion

Two past pupils of the Friary primary school in Dundalk are looking to reconnect with old classmates by holding a reunion in the Windsor Bar on September 1. Linda Sweeney and Patricia Mullen (nee McKey) are looking for some help … Continue reading

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Fleadh Cheoil comes to Louth

Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann is making its way to Ireland’s Ancient East for the first time in many years to celebrate Irish tradition through music, song, dance and Irish language. The Fleadh is the pivotal event in every Traditional Irish … Continue reading

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Caolan keeps his nerve to win first major

Caolan Rafferty added to Dundalk’s memorable sporting summer when he won his first golfing major on Sunday when he captured the South of Ireland Championship at Lahinch. The 25-year-old member of Dundalk Golf Club produced a magnificent birdie on the … Continue reading

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Gardai appeal for witnesses to house fire

Gardaí in Dundalk have made a renewed called for witnesses following a house fire at Castle Park in early July. A 56-year old man was forced to jump out of a first-floor window to escape the blaze and he remains … Continue reading

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Calls for optimisation of surgical beds at Louth Hospital

Sinn Féin held the second of their monthly hospital protests on Friday, this time highlighting the need for more surgical beds in Louth County Hospital. Councillor Anne Campbell who led the protest said the party plans to be there each … Continue reading

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