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Derry City announce new management, but Ruaidhri Higgins stays with Dundalk FC

Ruaidhri Higgins will continue in his opposition analyst role with Dundalk FC having not been named in new Derry City manager Declan Devine's coaching team.

Devine, a former assistant of Dundalk supremo Stephen Kenny, was announced as Kenny Sheils' successor on a two-year deal this ...

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‘Doomsday’ scenario in Louth GAA’s stadium bid

Plans for Louth GAA’s new county grounds at DkIT are set for a ‘doomsday’ scenario with the proposal to go before County Council members for ratification on Monday (November 19).

Having been overwhelmingly backed by the Louth County Board in September, the vote was taken off last ...

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Georgie Poynton announces his departure from Dundalk FC

Georgie Poynton has become the second player to announce his departure from Dundalk FC in a week.

The Oriel Park academy graduate follows Gabriel Sava in leaving the Lilywhites at the end of the double-winning season.

Poynton announced his exit on Instagram, writing: "Like ...

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Dundalk stylist Barry Kieran claims runner-up spot at national awards

Dundalk hair stylist Barry Kieran, of Signature Hair Salon secured second place runner-up in the Fantastic Gents category at the Alfaparf Milano Fantastic Hairdresser Awards 2018.

Now in its ninth year, it is the most widely anticipated and attended awards ceremony in the hairdressing ...

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Pay increase on way for Lidl employees in Louth

Supermarket giants Lidl has made a commitment to match the latest revised rate recommended by the Living Wage Technical Group effective from 1st March 2019, the company has announced today.

Among Lidl’s 4,300 employees nationwide the change will benefit 16% of employees, while all other ...

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Dundalk's Councillor Yore attends Ablevision film festival

Independent Councillor Maeve Yore attended Ablevision Ireland Short Film Festival 2018, with Independent Alliance friend and colleague Minister Finian McGrath, at Droichead Arts Centre last Friday night.

Ablevision Ireland is a media, production and training company for people with ...

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Second incident of diesel sludge dumping in north Louth discovered

Three cubes of diesel sludge have been discovered in north Louth this morning, the second dumping of the pollutant in the area over the past two days.

Today's discovery was made by Sinn Féin councillor Antóin Watters.

Posting to Twitter this morning, Cllr Watters said ...

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Five hospitalised after Dundalk hit and run

Five people were taken to hospital following a hit and run incident in Dundalk at 3am this morning. 

Reports say that a taxi which had stopped at a red light on the Hill Street Bridge was rear-ended by a jeep. The driver of the jeep is said to have absconded. 

The ...

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Rents in Louth continue to climb higher

The average rents in Louth were 11.9% higher in the third quarter of 2018 than a year previously.

The Daft.ie Rental Price Report for Q3 of 2018 released today, shows that the average advertised rent in Louth is now €1193, up 95% from its lowest point during the ...

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Deaths in Dundalk - Monday November 12 2018

The death has occurred of Georgiana Galvin (née Law) of Tenure, Dunleer, Louth and formerly of 34 Wellington Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4

Peacefully in Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda. With special thanks to all the staff of the hospital, her carers and the Dublin ...

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Mochta's fall just short in Leinster IFC quarter-final as whirlwind season comes to an end

AIB Leinster IFC quarter-final

St. Mochta's 1-10 Courtwood 2-9

St. Mochtas’ Leinster intermediate adventure was brought to a halt in Ardee on Saturday afternoon, despite launching a spirited late revival.

The Louth Village outfit had Eamon O’Neill back in the team following ...

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Dundalk RFC allow lead to slip in All-Ireland Junior Cup defeat to Enniscorthy

All-Ireland Junior Cup

Enniscorthy RFC 23-18 Dundalk RFC

Dundalk RFC fell to defeat in their All-Ireland Junior Cup quarter-final against league leaders Enniscorthy RFC in Wexford on Saturday.

Despite getting off to a great start, and leading at half-time, the concession of ...

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Mullen performs heroics in shootout as superb Bay qualify for Tully Cup semi-final

Tully Cup quarter-final

Kentstown Rovers 4-4 Bay FC

Bay win 9-8 on penalties

Bay FC continued their giant-killing Tully Cup run on Sunday afternoon by seeing off Division One Kentstown Rovers, 9-8 on penalties, to qualify for the competition’s last four for the first ...

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Dundalk FC manager Stephen Kenny crowned PFAI Manager of the Year

Dundalk FC manager Stephen Kenny has been named the PFAI Manager of the Year at tonight's awards ceremony in Dublin.

Kenny led Dundalk to just the fourth league and FAI Cup double in their history - and second in four years - with last Sunday's 'Cup final win over Cork City at the Aviva ...

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Dundalk Chamber pull out of running St Patrick's Day parade

The Dundalk Chamber of Commerce has announced this evening that it will no longer be involved in organising the St Patrick's Day parade in Dundalk.

In a press statement released tonight, Dundalk Chamber PRO Paddy Malone, said that after the past two years where the Chamber of Commerce ...

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Louth champions Newtown Blues humbled by Éire Óg of Carlow in Leinster SFC quarter-final

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Newtown Blues 0-8 Éire Óg 2-9

Six months after hammering Louth in the Leinster Championship, Carlow’s hex on the Wee County continued at The Gaelic Grounds on Sunday afternoon.

With three of Blues’ starting XV having been on the ...

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Diesel sludge dumped in north Louth

Three containers of diesel sludge have been discovered dumped in north Louth.

Dundalk Cllr John McGahon shared an image on Twitter this afternoon, of three intermediate bulk containers(IBCs) of diesel sludge dumped at Roskeagh, Kilcurry/Captains Road.

Cllr McGahon says that ...

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RIP | Former Louth manager Paddy Clarke passes away

The death has occured of former Louth senior team manager Paddy Clarke.

A very popular figure in local and national GAA circles, Clarke passed away this morning after an illness.

Having managed Drogheda United youths to two FAI Cup wins, he proved to be a hugely successful GAA ...

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Have you spotted the many 'benchmarks' hidden around Dundalk?

Dundalk is covered with crow’s feet. They are everywhere - indented in stone - all over the town. Once important markings to facilitate drainage and engineering projects, they are now superseded and obsolete.

I was a Leveller. No nothing to do with politics or indeed finance. I cut ...

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Dundalk Young Irelands give season's best display in moving into Leinster JFC semi-final with win over Laois' Annanough

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Dundalk Young Irelands 2-14 Annanough 0-5

Dundalk Young Irelands made it 18 wins in a row by seeing off Laois’ Annanough in the Leinster JFC quarter-final on Saturday afternoon.

The Seatown outfit dominated the Dowdallshill clash in giving their ...

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Help sought in search for dog stolen in UK and last seen in Dundalk

Help is being sought from people in Dundalk in the search for dogs stolen from the UK, one of which is believed to have been sighted in Dundalk recently.

In December 2016, two dogs were stolen from Barnsley in the UK, a black and white husky called Zala and a white German Shepherd called ...

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