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INTERVIEW | Colin Kelly stays loyal to St. Kevin’s, talks about new Wexford role and his admiration for Louth players

Colin Kelly has reaffirmed his commitment to St. Kevin’s despite joining the Wexford senior footballers in a coaching capacity ahead of the Leinster Championship.

The former Louth player and manager has agreed to move on-board with Paul McLoughlin’s side as a ‘forwards’ coach’ ...

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ESB electric car charge points in Louth remain broken

Electric car charge points in both Dundalk and Carlingford still remain out of action despite the ESB informing the Dundalk Democrat almost two weeks ago that ecars were working on the repairs almost two weeks ago.

According to the ESB map of charge points across the country, as of today, ...

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This Morning presenter to visit Carlingford

Popular British daytime show This Morning will feature a trip to Carlingford in the coming weeks.

Presenter Alison Hammond will be visiting Carlingford to film in the Leprechaun and Fairy Cavern.

The aim of the visit is to promote Carlingford as a popular tourist destination within ...

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Mairead McGuinness MEP visits Ravensdale Country Market

MEP Mairead McGuinness accompanied Fine Gael local election candidate Roisin Duffy to Ravensdale Country Market in the Ravensdale Community Centre for their special St Patrick’s Day Celebration.

The Ravensdale Country Market is a branch of Country Markets Limited. The aim of Country ...

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Big jump in trolley numbers for Our Lady of Lourdes in Louth

There has been a significant jump in the numbers waiting for hospital beds in Our Lady of Lourdes in Drogheda, according to the latest figures released by the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO).

A total of 26 people were waiting in the emergency department or on wards waiting ...

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John Connor's one man show 'Ireland's Call' comes to Dundalk this week

John Connors, social activist and actor best known for playing the part of Patrick Ward in the Irish crime drama series Love/Hate, as well as for writing and acting in the 2017 Irish crime film, Cardboard Gangsters, brings his new one man show to An Táin Arts Centre this Friday, March ...

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Chairman Liam O’Neill labels basis for Louth ladies’ call-off against Fermanagh ‘embarrassing’

Louth ladies’ County Board chairman Liam O’Neill feels the events surrounding last Saturday’s double call-off made it an embarrassing weekend for Gaelic Games in the region.

After the postponement of the men’s National League game in Drogheda, Louth ladies’ saw their match ...

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Carlingford priest expresses 'profound sadness' at weekend tragedies

The parish priest for Carlingford and Omeath, Fr Brian MacRaois, has expressed the overwhelming feeling of sadness felt by the people of north Louth following the loss of three young lives in the area at the weekend.

In a statement released to media, Fr MacRaois called on parishioners to ...

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Dundalk shopping centre's footfall rise bucks national retail trend

A Dundalk shopping centre has bucked retail footfall trends with an 2.1% increase in shoppers in 2018, welcoming four million visitors last year.

As online shopping disrupts the overall sector and cheaper Sterling attracts people over the nearby border, Marshes Shopping Centre in Dundalk ...

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Louth election candidate speaks out about sexism and why we need more women in politics

Erin McGreehan, the local Fianna Fail Election Candidate for Dundalk-Carlingford, has spoken out about the importance of educating both men and women in what is deemed as inappropriate behaviour from the pubs to the workplaces, why we need to make the Dáil more family friendly, and ...

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Dundalk-based firm to list on London Stock Exchange

Dundalk-based med tech company Diaceutics is expected to enter the London Stock Exchange on Thursday March 21.

The Dundalk based company is a diagnostic and data company that works with 31 of the world’s top pharmaceutical companies. The company’s core focus is based on ensuring ...

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GSOC appeal for information on Louth crash

Gardaí have appealed for information in relation to the devastating crash in Carlingford yesterday. Two men died when the vehicle they were travelling in crashed on the R173 between Carlingford and Omeath in the early hours of Monday morning.

The Garda Síochána ...

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Louth musicians come together to perform for SOSAD

Musicians from the northeast are coming together to perform in aid of local suicide charity, SOSAD.

Organised by Tyrone man Gerald Cosgrove and his daughters, the Guitaroke: SILENT "UNREAL MEMORIAL 2" will take place in Byrnes Pub on Hill Street, Dundalk from 8pm to ...

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PHOTOS: St Patrick's Day Parade in Blackrock

Our photographer Arthur Kinahan was on hand to capture the wonderful colour and sights at this year's St Patrick's Day parade in Blackrock, Co. Louth.

Check out our album above

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Deaths in Dundalk - Tuesday March 19 2019

The death has occurred of Ciara Brett (née Wilson) of Seacrest Manor Lower Point Road and formerly of Seafield Road Blackrock, Dundalk, Louth / Blackrock, Louth

On Sunday March 17, 2019. Beloved wife of Shane and adored mum of Conor and Darragh, loving daughter of Sean and ...

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Louth GAA stadium project now has no room to wriggle after latest postponement farce, writes Caoimhín Reilly

To land the blame on one individual or collective body for Saturday’s call-off fiasco in Drogheda would be as futile as it would be unfair, because the general feeling is one of absolute frustration.

Not only does it compromise the fixture list and the GAA’s ability to ...

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Candlelight vigil to be held in Carlingford after weekend tragedies

A Candlelight gathering to remember those who lost their lives in Carlingford on St Patrick's weekend has been organised to take place on Saturday at 8pm.

According to Cooley Community Alert Facebook page "the community would like to show our sympathy to the family and friends of the ...

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European champion Amy Broadhurst: 'I'd rather achieve all this than have money because there is no better feeling than winning'

Amy Broadhurst says nothing can compare to the feeling of retaining her European U22 Boxing title for the fifth year in succession.

The Dealgan club member, who turned 22 on Sunday, the day of her final, defeated Italy’s Rebecca Nicoli in the 60kg decider at the championships held ...

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BREAKING: Body recovered in Carlingford

According to Gardai, a body has been recovered from Carlingford Lough during the search for missing woman Ruth Maguire.

The search for a missing 30 year old woman has been stood down following the discovery of a body of a woman in the water at Carlingford Lough this afternoon Monday ...

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Search continuing for missing woman in Carlingford

The search for a missing mum of three in Carlingford is continuing today in the north Louth village.

Members of various rescue organisations have been involved in the search for Ruth Maguire from early light this morning.

Local Gardai, Irish Coastguard, Greenore Coastguard, Mourne ...

2019-03-18 14:49 open_in_new
Man arrested in Dundalk in relation to fatal Carrickmacross house fire

A 19 year old man was arrested in Dundalk, Co Louth yesterday Sunday March 17 2019, in connection with an investigation into a fatal house fire at St. Macartins Villas, Carrickmacrross, Co Monaghan on the 21st March 2016.

He is currently detained at Carrickmacross Garda Station as is ...

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