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Local representatives will take Covid vaccine when available

LOUTH TDs Fergus O’Dowd, Ruairi O Murchu and Peter Fitzpatrick have all vowed to get the Covid-19 vaccine when it’s made available to them. “Of course I will when I am offered the vaccine. It will protect vulnerable people and … Continue reading

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Francis runs 500k for Women’s Aid

Dundalk man Francis Reilly handed over a cheque for €1750 to Women’s Aid after running 500km this year to raise funds for the organisation. According to Francis he initially planned on setting a goal for himself to improve his fitness … Continue reading

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Athlone rout sets up cup final clash with Rovers

Dundalk showed no mercy as they powered past Athlone Town to set up a mouth-watering FAI Cup final clash with league champions Shamrock Rovers this Sunday. Amazingly this will be the sixth cup final in a row for the Lilywhites … Continue reading

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Retailers look to end tough year on a high

Retailers around town have opened their doors once again as they look to end a very tough year on a positive note. The global pandemic has hit many businesses hard but with the help of the local community, retailers are … Continue reading

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Noah is the best medicine for Toy Show audience

Louth Village rocker Noah Rafferty enjoyed the evening of a lifetime on Friday evening as he got to perform his self-penned song ‘Rock is the best medicine’ on the Late Late Toy Show. The ten-year old’s evening got even better … Continue reading

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Louth GAA stars to take part in ‘Sleep out for Simon’

The Simon Community are asking the good people of Dundalk and beyond to give up the comfort of their bed for one night only to raise some much needed funds for the organisation in what has been a tough year … Continue reading

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Conor Keelan insists he will revisit controversial discretionary budget amendment

Fianna Fail councillor Conor Keelan has insisted that he has not given up on trying to ensure that the €225,000 discretionary budget is split between Dundalk, Drogheda and Ardee on basis of population rather than an even split. Cllr Keelan … Continue reading

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Fitzer takes Harte as Louth Gaels rejoice

Louth football received a much-needed boost late on Monday evening when it was announced that legendary Tyrone man Mickey Harte had agreed a three-year term with the Wee County. The move represents a huge coup for Louth who have endured … Continue reading

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Fitzpatrick calls for army to be deployed along border

Independent TD Peter Fitzpatrick has urged the government to consider deploying the army along the border to stop non-essential travel from the north to the south and vice versa. In response to Deputy Fitzpatrick An Tánaiste Leo Varadkar stated categorically … Continue reading

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New dawn beckons for Bridge Street

Tamara O’Connell After years of false dawns and disappointment, traders in Bridge Street could finally be set for some good news with regards to long overdue funding for the area. Local Senator John McGahon tabled a debate in the Seanad … Continue reading

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