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Bird soars home at the Curragh

Louth Village man Sean Bird enjoyed a Bank Holiday to remember as he rode his first ever winner at the Curragh racecourse in Kildare on Monday afternoon. The 22-year old is an apprentice for top trainer Ger Lyons but was … Continue reading

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Conor ready for Downtown move

A Dundalk man has spoken about his reasons for registering to use a hot desk at the Creative Spark Downtown remote working hub. Conor Marron from Haggardstown is the Managing Director for Irish Shipping & Transport Ltd. “Our main office … Continue reading

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Susan’s run to honour late mother

THE daughter of a woman who ran the mini marathon in Dublin every year until her death is planning to run the mini marathon in June in her memory. Susan Brady is completing the mini marathon this year in memory … Continue reading

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Gus and Catherine’s fundraiser for organ donation awareness

A LOUTH man who received a kidney donation from his wife is organising a fundraiser in Cooley during Organ Donor Awareness Week. Augustine (Gus) Goss and his wife, Catherine, from Kilcurry are holding a Golf Classic on Friday, April 29 … Continue reading

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Trust in Minister is broken warns local ASTI rep

The regional representative for the North-Eastern branch of the ASTI has spoken of the broken relationship between local teachers and the Minister for Education Norma Foley. Ray Nolan, a teacher at St Mary’s Diocesan school in Drogheda believes trust between … Continue reading

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Friends gather to remember Colin

Friends and family of Colin Meegan who passed away on Saturday from injuries caused in a road accident just outside Dundalk, gathered at the Square in the town centre last weekend to pay tribute to the popular Inniskeen man. Colin … Continue reading

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Success at World Irish Dancing Championships

There was plenty of local success at the 50th World Irish Dancing Championships in Belfast with the McGee School of Irish Dance delighted with the performance of their dancers. In total the school picked up three world globes with the … Continue reading

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Ramadan is like giving the body an NCT says local Imam.

This month Muslim’s all over the world have been waking up bleary eyed at sunrise to eat a meal which will be the last thing that passes their lips until dusk. The Islamic holy month known as Ramadan began at … Continue reading

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Brian completes world’s toughest footrace

A LOCAL man succeeded in raising over €5,000 for the UNICEF Ukraine appeal by completing a six-day 250km ultra marathon. Father-of-three, Brian Farrell, lives in Blackrock with his wife, Deirdre. He took part in the Marathon des Sables which is … Continue reading

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Dutch of class from the Holland boys

There was success on the double for the Holland brothers at the IPO AIPO NATIONAL POWERLIFTING CHAMPIONSHIPS 2022 in Limerick recently with Scott and Jordan both claiming gold in their respective categories. Twelve-year-old Scott, from Cuchulainn’s Terrace just off the … Continue reading

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