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Sophie joins elite group of stars

One of Dundalk’s most talented sport stars added to her growing reputation last week after receiving international recognition. Fifteen-year-old Sophie Watters joined an elite group to have represented the Republic of Ireland when she made he debut for the Ireland … Continue reading

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Tragic death of player after final

THE euphoria of a Senior Championship victory turned to grief for St Patrick’s GFC as one of their players died tragically just a day after playing in the County Final. Eamon Carroll from Bellurgan, played a leading role as his … Continue reading

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Property tax cut by 1.5%

Louth County Council has narrowly voted in favour of a 1.5% reduction in the Local Property Tax in 2015. The motion was carried at Monday’s council meeting thanks to the casting vote of chairman Oliver Tully after the votes had … Continue reading

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Dundalk man brings horror movie home

Dundalk man Barry Keating is back in his home town for an upcoming Spirit Store show having enjoyed a whirlwind year which has seen his film ‘Nymph’ play to audiences all around the world. Barry, from Mount Avenue, was approached … Continue reading

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Dundalk star shows positive side of sport

AFTER a weekend in which certain sports fans attracted negative publicity, Dundalk star Keith Ward was lauded for his generous gesture in recognising one of clubs most loyal fans. Immediately after Dundalk FC had won the EA Sports Cup in … Continue reading

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Residents oppose quarry opening

Residents opposed to the re-opening of a quarry in Ballymakellet, Ravensdale turned out in force on Monday night for a public meeting to discuss their concerns on the matter. The Ballymakellet and District Residents Group organised the meeting in response … Continue reading

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Sister pays tribute to Sandra’s memory

A fundraiser in memory of Sandra Hickey who passed away from cancer in July will take place on October 26 in Oriel Active with all proceeds going to the local hospice and palliative care team. Sandra’s sister Caitriona McArdle is … Continue reading

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Cricket club to play first overseas match

Dundalk Cricket Club is making its first overseas trip this year when it heads off to France to take on the Central Brittany Cricket Club based in the village of Silfiac. The invitation to play a match came from the … Continue reading

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Paddy Keenan retires from Louth duty

Generous tributes have been paid to one of Louth GAA’s greatest ever players, Paddy Keenan, after he announced his retirement from the inter-county scene. At the age of 29, the St Patrick’s GFC clubman decided to bring the curtain down … Continue reading

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Call for action on unoccupied homes

A TOBERONA resident has asked Louth County Council to explain why single fathers and mothers are struggling to find suitable accommodation despite there being a number of properties boarded up for months in his area. Luke Martin a long time … Continue reading

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