Fri, 28 Jan 2022 22:00:44 GMT

Local publicans are delighted to have their customers back for business as usual.  On Friday last, Taoiseach Micheál Martin announced that pubs and restaurants will be able to return to their normal working hours while nightclubs will once again be allowed to re-open fully. A sense of “relief” was t

Fri, 28 Jan 2022 21:03:58 GMT

A 21-year-old man who stole over €13,000 jewellery in a local burglary was linked to the crime through a perfect match with fingerprints found on a window ledge, Dundalk Circuit Court heard last week. Craig Jackson of Woodview Terrace, Castletown Road, Dundalk pleaded guilty to committing the offenc

Fri, 28 Jan 2022 20:00:32 GMT

The planned regeneration of the St Nicholas and backland area, for which Louth County Council has been approved for €7.5 million in government funding, cannot progress until the Department of Housing, Local Government & Heritage has approved the preliminary business case submitted by the local autho

Fri, 28 Jan 2022 19:34:46 GMT

There was an increase in the number of child dependents accessing local authority managed emergency accommodation in the North East in December, according to the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage Monthly Homelessness Report for December 2021, released today. Ten families, comprisi

Fri, 28 Jan 2022 19:02:57 GMT

A man who rammed a garda patrol car twice during a pursuit through Dundalk, including a chase through two local housing estates, was last week given a four year suspended sentence and was banned from driving for 10 years at Dundalk Circuit Court, which was sitting in Drogheda. Following his arrest,

Fri, 28 Jan 2022 18:29:03 GMT

An additional €1 million is to be added to the Lotto Plus Raffle prize fund for this Saturday’s draw, The National Lottery has confirmed. The Lotto Plus Raffle typically sees between 80 and 120 winners of €500 in every draw but tomorrow night, players are set for a boost in their winnings. By toppin

Fri, 28 Jan 2022 17:37:26 GMT

Lisa Smith, a former Irish soldier who denies membership of Islamic State, "threw her life away to go and join a violent extremist ideology", a witness has told the Special Criminal Court. Tania Joya, who knew Ms Smith when the accused first travelled to Turkey and Syria in 2013, told the three-judg

Fri, 28 Jan 2022 17:15:02 GMT

Photographer Arthur Kinahan has gone into his archives to take our readers on a trip down memory lane. Click the 'Next >' arrow above or 'Next Story' below to go through the gallery. How many familiar faces will you spot today. Get tagging! Photographer Arthur Kinahan has gone into his archives to t

Fri, 28 Jan 2022 17:00:36 GMT

When I heard that Dave Mackey was to join Stephen O’Donnell’s management team, it gave me a great boost in confidence that the new season could be a successful one both on and off the pitch for Dundalk. I remember Dave playing for Turlough O’Connor on the great league winning side of 1991. I remembe

Fri, 28 Jan 2022 17:00:19 GMT

An eternal wardrobe staple, denim never really goes out of style. But the way we wear the beloved blue fabric? That never stops evolving. Recently, we’ve seen some seismic sartorial shifts as designers and trendsetters move in a new denim direction, away from restrictive styles to looser silhouettes

Fri, 28 Jan 2022 16:49:08 GMT

Netflix has announced the latest batch of additions to their streaming catalogue for the month ahead with a whole host of content to keep you entertained. Check out the full list of titles coming to Netflix this February below:  NETFLIX TV SERIES Raising Dion: Season 2  01/02/22   Raising Dion follo

Fri, 28 Jan 2022 16:00:54 GMT

KEHOE SHIELD  LOUTH 2-23 LONGFORD 0-13 After suffering three recent heavy defeats in the Ulster Conor McGurk Cup, the Louth hurlers finally produced a performance that will have pleased manager Paul McCormack and his selectors. 24 hours earlier a large crowd turned up at the Darver Centre of Excelle

Fri, 28 Jan 2022 15:00:02 GMT

Following its sell-out run at Dublin’s Gaiety Theatre, Willy Russell’s ‘Shirley Valentine’ comes to An Táin Arts Centre on Saturday 12th February at 8pm.  Treat yourself to an evening of laughter and triumph, as Norma Sheahan, one of Ireland’s leading dramatic actors, breathes new life into Willy Ru

Fri, 28 Jan 2022 14:51:10 GMT

Lisa Smith, a former Defence Forces member who denies membership of Islamic State, travelled to Turkey to become a student of a famous Islamic convert who wrote Isis propaganda, the Special Criminal Court has heard. Michael O'Higgins SC, for Ms Smith's defence, read out a message exchange in 2013 be

Fri, 28 Jan 2022 14:06:12 GMT

U20 Football Shield Final Stabannon Parnells/ O’Connells/ Baile Talún 1-12 St Kevins 1-5 It proved to be roles reversed from last weekends under 20 showpiece decider, as the amalgamation side proved too strong for their opponents this time. A combination of Stabannon Parnells, O’Connells, Glyde Rang