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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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Spirit Store gig has town rocking

MUSIC lovers in Dundalk descended upon the Quay in their droves on Saturday evening as word quickly spread that Ellie Goulding and Hozier were to play a secret gig in the Spirit Store as part of Guinness Amplify. Social network … Continue reading

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Joan Martin officially named as council chief

JOAN Martin has officially been named as the new chief executive of Louth County Council. Ms Martin was officially appointed during Monday’s monthly Louth County Council meeting. She has already been performing this role for a number of months having … Continue reading

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Stefania is turning heads on the catwalk

A LOCAL teenager is currently making a huge impression on the fashion world as she follows in the footsteps of her mother and grandmother. Stefania Egan from Blackrock is turning heads in the industry after being snapped up by Belfast … Continue reading

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High hopes for history-making students

A new chapter in the history of education in Dundalk commenced on Wednesday last when 80 students came through the doors of Coláiste Chú Chulainn for the first time. The sense of excitement and enthusiasm was palpable as the history-making … Continue reading

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New twist on ice-bucket challenge

The ice bucket challenge is being brought to a whole new level next week as Threasa Bashford and Gary Warnock have devised a 12 Pubs of Park Street Ice Bucket Challenge in aid of Motor Neuron Disease. On a night … Continue reading

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Success for young golfers

Greenore juveniles travelled to Baltray on Saturday to contest both the Monarch trophy for U-18 and the McGooey/ Cassidy trophy for U-13. In the morning matches the U13 team of Kyle Rafferty/Jack McArdle and Mark McGrath/ Niall O’Callaghan, defeated Ardee … Continue reading

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Dundalk FC’s flag fine causes outrage

Dundalk FC are awaiting an explanation of the decision by UEFA to impose a fine of €18,000 before deciding in their next course of action. The club received notification from UEFA’s Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Committee that they had breached … Continue reading

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Unexpected visitor in Bay Estate

The Bay Estate “commoonity” were on high alert last Thursday morning as an unwelcome visitor was making life “unbeara-bull” for the local residents. The big brown bullock was first spotted by Enda Duffy who was out for his morning walk … Continue reading

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