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Sun, 23 Feb 2020 11:00:00 GMT

The death has taken place of Laurence (Larry) Jordan, Killin Jenkinstown, Dundalk. He passed away peacefully in Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital on 26 December, 2019. Laurence was born on 30 April, 1932 to Kathleen Grimes and Peter Joseph Jordan of Slievenaglogh, Jenkinstown. He attended Aghameen Nation


Sun, 23 Feb 2020 09:00:00 GMT

Simone Greco (nee Morris) of Appia Antica, Rome, Italy and originally from Marlbog Road, Haggardstown, Dundalk, passed away on 31 December, 2019, with her loving husband Roberto by her side and in the care of The Policlinico Tor Vergata Hospital, Roma. She will be sadly missed by her beloved husband


Sat, 22 Feb 2020 22:56:35 GMT

Emergency services were called into action this morning when two persons had entered the water and were in difficulty close to the shore in Dundalk Bay at Soldier's Point. The lifeboat from Clogherhead RNLI reached the scene quickly where a number of local boats were already in attendance, together


Sat, 22 Feb 2020 19:20:00 GMT

Met Éireann have today issued a status yellow rainfall warning for County Louth. Met Eireann said: "Rain on Sunday night into Monday morning will lead to accumulations of between 20 to 25mm quite widely, with higher totals possible in upland areas. "The rain is likely to be preceded by a period of s


Sat, 22 Feb 2020 14:00:00 GMT

Catherine Mary Weldon (nee Duffy) was born on the 20th February 1946 at home to parents Josie and Eddie Duffy. The ninth oldest of thirteen children, (6 girls and 7 boys). Shortly afterwards she became affectionately known as “Kit”, a name which stuck with her for the rest of her life. She was born


Sat, 22 Feb 2020 11:00:00 GMT

Thérèse Bellew of Marian Park, Dundalk, died peacefully at her home in the loving arms of her mother and family on February 25, 2019. Predeceased by her father, her big brother Seámus, Muirhevnamór and her sister-in-law Sarah, Meadow Grove, she was the second youngest child of Jimmy and Theresa Bell


Sat, 22 Feb 2020 09:00:00 GMT

Pat Hillen was a man who lived and worked within the small confines of his native town of Dundalk and was blessed among women all his life during which he was a very devoted and caring family man and took great pride in the community in which he lived. He succeeded in touching and making a very posi


Fri, 21 Feb 2020 16:39:08 GMT

Cathal Nolan from Ireland's Weather Channel has issued a severe weather advisory for a deepening area of low pressure, likely to be named Storm Ellen, heading towards Ireland. "The latest weather models indicate that a deepening area of low pressure will bring stormy conditions for a time across the


Fri, 21 Feb 2020 15:50:03 GMT

There's a very close Dundalk link to one of the stunning stars of RTE's hit show Dancing With The Stars. Former Miss Universe Ireland winner and Buncrana beauty Grainne Gallanagh is currently wowing judges alongside her dance partner Kai Widdrington, however her sister Caitriona is a well-known face


Fri, 21 Feb 2020 14:36:00 GMT

UPDATED 15.12: The road has been reopened According to reports this afternoon, three fire engines and an ambulance are at the scene of an accident just outside Dundalk on the Carrickmacross Road at the crossroads for Knockbridge. The road is reportedly blocked both ways, with traffic building. The r


Fri, 21 Feb 2020 14:26:54 GMT

The father of one of the suspects for the robbery that resulted in Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe being shot dead was "semi-angry" when he arrived at a garda station wanting to know why his car had been seized as part of the murder investigation, the Central Criminal Court has heard. Retired detecti


Fri, 21 Feb 2020 12:23:55 GMT

Every year employees in local company Prometric choose a charity partner for the year, this past year Prometric partnered with North Louth Hospice. The Prometric Team put on various fundraising activities throughout the year with the monies raised culminating in a fantastic total of €5,225 which the


Fri, 21 Feb 2020 11:39:26 GMT

Local woman Bróna Cahill will be performing a key solo violin piece on RTE's hit show Dancing with the Stars this Sunday night. Bróna is part of RTE's concert orchestra and will perform her piece for presenter Mary Kennedy's dance on the show. She has been co leader of the RTE Concert Orchestra sinc


Fri, 21 Feb 2020 11:09:00 GMT

Dundalk BIDS Office has started a fundraiser to raise money for five vintage signs to be restored across Dundalk town centre.  BIDS Officer Martin McElligott has started the fundraiser following the success of the old H O'Connell & Co. sign being restored to its former glory on Earl Street. It was h


Fri, 21 Feb 2020 10:45:00 GMT

Gardaí in Dundalk are appealing to the public for their assistance in locating Oliver McCloskey, 67 years of age who is missing from Faughart, Dundalk, since 6am.on Thursday, February 20. Oliver is described as being 5' 11" in height, medium build and with medium-length white hair. When last seen Ol


Fri, 21 Feb 2020 10:32:12 GMT

Louth County Council have announced the temporary road closure of Linenhall Street in Dundalk town centre for a period of nearly two weeks. The temporary closure will operate between the hours of 7pm to 7am each day from Tuesday February 25 to Saturday March 7 (roads will be open outside these hours


Fri, 21 Feb 2020 10:21:45 GMT

A garda search at a home in County Louth today by members of the Criminal Assets Bureau, assisted by the Emergency Response Unit and the Revenue Customs Dog Unit and an expert property valuation professional, targeted assets linked to a Moldovan organised crime group suspected of being heavily invol


Fri, 21 Feb 2020 09:38:00 GMT

Questions surrounding the late-night appearance of a helicopter in the skies above Dundalk last night have been answered, somewhat, according to LMFM. The local radio station is reporting that a Garda Support Unit was called to the Castletown River area last night to carry out a search and rescue mi


Fri, 21 Feb 2020 08:44:19 GMT

The death has occurred of Margy Boyle (née Dyas) of Ard Easmuinn, Dundalk Peacefully, at home surrounded by her family, 19th February 2020. Margy, beloved daughter of the late Alan and Margaret, much loved and best friend wife of Paul and devoted sister of Heather. Margy will be sadly missed by her


Thu, 20 Feb 2020 22:27:23 GMT

Louth Sinn Fein have nominated Kevin Meenan to fill the ‘casual vacancy’ on Louth County Council left by Ruairi Ó Murchú when he was elected as TD. Kevin was nominated by the Duffy Downey Cumann in Dundalk at the convention held in the Redeemer on Thursday evening. It was uncontested. Kevin said: “I