Thu, 28 Sep 2023 20:02:03 GMT

Dundalk FC goalkeeper Nathan Shepperd could be set to depart Oriel Park when his contract runs out at the end of the season, admits head coach Stephen O’Donnell. The 23-year-old Welshman, who joined Dundalk from Brentford at the beginning of last year, has been free to open negotiations with interes

Thu, 28 Sep 2023 18:00:28 GMT

There was a buzz about the place last week in anticipation of Ireland’s Rugby World Cup match with South Africa. Not as intense, perhaps, as that which prevailed for Italia 90, or the Louth footballers’ appearance in the Leinster finals of 2010 and this year. The tricolours were out, but mostly on b

Wed, 27 Sep 2023 18:30:04 GMT

Dundalk Sub-Aqua Club was set up in 2001 by a number of experienced local divers who joined together to pool their knowledge of local/national dive sites and diving experience achieved in other clubs north and south of the border, but who felt it was time to bring it home and set up their very own d

Wed, 27 Sep 2023 17:00:42 GMT

Italy is the furthest I’ve ever been on a plane. The trip came the day after I’d signed the contract back in the late 1960s. It was my first time ever to take to the air, and it wasn’t pleasant. Petrified, I was, from the minute we took off from Dublin until landing at Paris Orly for a re-fuel or so

Wed, 27 Sep 2023 14:00:53 GMT

OPEN SINGLES Golfers this week had to contend with high temperatures throughout the week. It didn’t affect Declan Hilliard though. Declan shot a brilliant 41pts, with the highlight of his round, a 2 on the 12th hole. Kevin Devlin finished runner up with a score of 37pts. In third place was Shane Byr

Wed, 27 Sep 2023 11:00:23 GMT

PROVINCIAL TOWNS CUP The Provincial Towns Cup came up short in the second leg of the final against Coollattin on Saturday when they failed to overturn the 4-3 lead which the Wicklow club took home with them from last month’s first leg in Dundalk. They got off to the best possible start when Des McKe

Tue, 26 Sep 2023 20:01:00 GMT

Mickey Harte was the fifth Ulsterman to fill the post of Louth senior team manager. Three of the other four tasted All-Ireland success, like Harte, but couldn’t bring it to bear along the Louth sideline. It could be argued that the fourth was the most successful in the role. Pete McGrath guided his

Tue, 26 Sep 2023 18:00:26 GMT

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Tue, 26 Sep 2023 16:06:00 GMT

Cursed deadlines. These pages had just been tucked up in bed last week when The Big Story broke. Mickey Harte has quit as Louth senior team manager and is going to Derry. If only there’d been an hour or two. Straight away there’d be a change to the story headlined: “Contrasting fortunes for local GA

Tue, 26 Sep 2023 12:30:04 GMT

Stephen O’Donnell was a happy man after his side hammered Cork City by five goals to nil at Oriel Park last night. Hayden Muller struck for the first goal with a header at the back post on 18 minutes. Daryl Horgan scored the second on 27 minutes. Horgan looked to have got the third on 33 minutes. Ho

Tue, 26 Sep 2023 10:00:31 GMT

The rot has finally stopped for Dundalk FC tonight after they recorded a comprehensive 5-0 win over Cork City in the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division.  Hayden Muller headed The Lilywhites in front before the 20-minute mark, while Daryl Horgan’s brace had put Stephen O’Donnell’s team into a 3-0

Tue, 26 Sep 2023 09:00:24 GMT

Naomh Mairtin 2-7  Geraldines 0-6 Not for the first time in his career, Sam Mulroy was punching the air in delight under the lights of Stabannon as his prowess in front of the posts played an integral part in sending Naomh Mairtin through to a seventh consecutive semi-final at the expense of a gutsy

Mon, 25 Sep 2023 18:00:22 GMT

ARDEE ST MARY'S 3-12 ST. JOSEPH'S 0-08 Going about their business Ardee St. Mary’s are dealing with the reigning champions tag with ease as they swatted away St. Joseph’s with ease on Saturday night in Protection and Prosperity Louth GAA centre of excellence at Darver. A routine win with a stinging

Mon, 25 Sep 2023 17:30:04 GMT

Dundalk Young Irelands: 2-10 O’Connells: 0-6 In the wind and rain which swept through Darver on Sunday evening, Dundalk Young Irelands preserved their Intermediate Championship status, as two first half goals set them on their way to this comfortable victory, against the O’Connells, condemning the C

Mon, 25 Sep 2023 17:00:39 GMT

Stephen O’Donnell accepts the criticism he has faced of late, but the Dundalk FC head coach maintains belief that his players can still turn a corner before the season finishes. The Lilywhites suffered what was a fourth successive defeat in all competitions in Inchicore last Friday night, losing 3-1

Sun, 24 Sep 2023 14:30:01 GMT

CTI Buisness Solutions Intermediate Football Championship 2023 Sean O’Mahonys 2-9 St Kevins 2-8 The Sean O’Mahonys proved once again that when it comes to grinding out a result from the jaws of defeat, the men from the Point Road are still very much Grade A material, following this dramatic one poin

Sat, 23 Sep 2023 14:10:57 GMT

Anchor Tours Senior Football Knockout DREADNOTS 0-09 COOLEY KICKHAMS 0-08 The first team into the Louth Senior championship semi final draw was Dreadnots by the slenderest of margins over a dogged Cooley Kickhams under the lights of Clan Na Gael park on Friday night. The two teams mirrored each othe

Sat, 23 Sep 2023 12:00:54 GMT

HOUSE COMMITTEE CUP Rory Henry won the House Committee Cup, which was played over the first weekend of September, when he edged out Clem Walshe on countback after both had shot 69 nett. Henry (10), a member of the Provincial Towns Cup squad, shot 33 nett down the back nine to seal his victory after

Sat, 23 Sep 2023 08:00:26 GMT

MANNAN CASTLE MEN With the schools back, that only means one thing, blue skies and sunshine. This weekend didn't disappoint with beautiful golfing conditions throughout the weekend. No surprise there was a big turnout for Kevin our Professional as he has been a key part of Mannan Castle for over 12

Fri, 22 Sep 2023 21:34:25 GMT

The season is in danger of petering out for Dundalk FC after they suffered a second successive 3-1 SSE Airtricity League defeat, this time at the hands of St Patrick’s Athletic. Two goals from Thomas Lonergan in the second half put the Dubliners in control, before Daniel Kelly offered The Lilywhites