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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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Huge crowds attend for dual race day

The July 12 Dual Race Day at Dundalk Stadium is now firmly established as one of the highlights of the local sporting and social calendar, and once again huge crowds attended the event on Sunday. Marshes Shopping Centre, the title … Continue reading

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Irene takes over as Lions Club President

The Dundalk Lions Club have a new president after Declan Dempsey stepped down last week having completed his year in charge of the charitable organisation. Irene Mayock was named as Declan’s successor and the Monaghan native is really looking forward … Continue reading

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Scouts take on the ultimate adventure

Two Dundalk Scouts are displaying their determination, fitness and survival skills by coming through a gruelling Explorer Belt 200km challenge in Germany. Conor Murphy and Daniel McKeever undertook the ten-day challenge which saw them walk 200km on a budget of … Continue reading

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Fire destroys Oxfam shop

Gardaí are continuing to investigate the cause of a fire which resulted in major damage to the Oxfam shop in Clanbrassil St in the early hours of Thursday morning. A fire broke out in the shop about 3am on Thursday … Continue reading

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