Fri, 20 May 2022 20:00:00 GMT

Some Dundalk radio enthusiasts might be surprised to learn that community radio stations have been broadcasting in the area for close on 60 years. In fact, radio transmissions have been picked up in Dundalk for much longer than that. I once came across an old radio receiver in a house in Seatown Pla

Fri, 20 May 2022 19:30:03 GMT

Cllr John Reilly told members at the Louth County Council May meeting, that during a recent visit to the area by Minister of State Peter Burke, the minister informed him of a government scheme that was being funded in the region of €50 million, for small rural locations who have no waste water or no

Fri, 20 May 2022 19:00:13 GMT

A 48 year old woman who was convicted of driving without insurance for a third time, was last week given a four month suspended sentence at Dundalk District Court. Anita Murden with an address at An Bothar na Carraige, Lis na Dara, Dundalk was also prosecuted for driving without a driving licence an

Fri, 20 May 2022 18:30:00 GMT

Cllr John Sheridan has raised the issue of the discolouration that occurred in the water supply in the Dundalk network last year and has asked if there is an issue between Irish Water and Louth County Council in relation to flushing of the network. Cllr Sheridan raised the matter at the Louth County

Fri, 20 May 2022 16:00:13 GMT

A homecoming has been organised for tomorrow evening in Dundalk for the return of World Champion Amy Broadhurst. Amy Broadhurst became the latest Irish World Champion having convincingly beaten her Algerian opponent, Imane Khelif, in the 60-63 KG Light Welterweight Division at the Women’s World Cham

Fri, 20 May 2022 15:30:00 GMT

On tonight's (Friday May 20) Late Late Show, host Ryan Tubridy will be joined by President Michael D Higgins and football legends.  President Michael D Higgins will be live in-studio to talk about his passion project, his Machnamh 100 series of seminars on the War of Independence and Civil War, his

Fri, 20 May 2022 14:30:00 GMT

Clancy Cup Group B St Dominics 2 Bay United 2 16/5/2022 St Dominics became the first team to go through on goal difference in the 116 year history of the Dundalk and District League, winning Group B of the Clancy Cup with plus 2 goals against Bay United's plus one, after finishing with 4 points apie

Fri, 20 May 2022 13:30:03 GMT


Fri, 20 May 2022 12:30:01 GMT

Cllr Maeve Yore told members at the Louth County Council May meeting that the Traveller accommodation at Woodland Park in Dundalk has been without hot water for the last few weeks, and asked when the planned upgrade facilities at Woodland was going to happen. Cllr Yore added that she had been told t

Fri, 20 May 2022 12:00:10 GMT

Louth's Councillor Joanna Byrne has expressed her dissatisfaction that Louth County Council has not provided its target for affordable homes in Louth in the Chief Executive’s Manager’s Report, and has said if local media reports of 45 being the target is true, then it "is an abysmal number." Cllr By

Fri, 20 May 2022 11:30:00 GMT

Plans are underway for a new gym/fitness centre at The Quays in Dundalk. Your Fitness Ltd has made an application to Louth County Council for permission for the change of use of retail/storage building at Units 1 and 2 The Quays, Quay Street, Dundalk, to gymnasium/fitness facility. The application s

Fri, 20 May 2022 11:00:06 GMT

Three Louth beaches have retained their Blue Flag status in this years judging.  Clogherhead, Port Lurganboy and Templetown beach secured blue flags while Seapoint Beach in Termonfeckin was awarded a Green Cost Award.   The  awards were presented by Malcolm Noonan TD, Minister of State with responsi

Fri, 20 May 2022 08:30:00 GMT

The death has occurred of Margaret Staunton (née Dalton) of Hollybrook Road, Clontarf, Dublin, formerly of Adrianville, Carnroe, Kilcurly, Dundalk, Co. Louth, and Ballybride, Co. Roscommon On May 18 2022, peacefully, surrounded by her family, in the loving care of the dedicated staff at The Marlay N

Fri, 20 May 2022 06:00:10 GMT

A band of rain will spread from the west early tomorrow morning. The rain will be heavy at times, with the chance of hail and thunder, but that rain will clear eastwards later in the morning. Sunshine and showers will follow from the west, some of showers turning heavy and thundery into the afternoo

Thu, 19 May 2022 20:30:02 GMT

ABOVE: Representatives from the Cox’s Demesne Youth & Community project, Clodagh O’Mahoney & Norma Cooney with Paddy Donnelly Director of services (LCC) & Marty Whelan Host at the awards ceremony, pictured along with Runners up Blackrock, Eileen Carter, Mandy Fee, representing Louth County Council,

Thu, 19 May 2022 20:00:10 GMT

On the 17th of May, Louth Volunteer Centre were delighted to present Carlingford Heritage Centre, Connect Family Resource Centre and Louth Schoolgirls League with the esteemed Volunteer Friendly Award.  Manager of Louth Volunteer Centre, Kayleigh Mulligan, who presented the award during National Vol

Thu, 19 May 2022 19:30:06 GMT

Ardee councillor, Pearse McGeough raised the issue of inadequate funding of the Disabled Person’s Grants and the Housing Adaptation Grant Scheme, at the Louth County Council May meeting. Acknowledging that there had been a significant increase in funding from the Government this year compared to pre

Thu, 19 May 2022 18:30:02 GMT

Cllr Andrea McKevitt has been appointed Chairperson for the incoming year for Water Safety Ireland - Louth at the AGM held by the organisation last week in Dunleer, alongside her sister, Ciara McKevitt, who takes up the role as secretary; Frances O’Regan, the new Treasurer; and Majella Donnelly, the

Thu, 19 May 2022 18:00:15 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

Thu, 19 May 2022 18:00:13 GMT

Local artist Julie Corcoran exhibition 'Looking for Light' opens in the Íontas Theatre and Arts Centre, tomorrow,  Friday May 20th. ‘Looking for Light’ is conceptual photographer Julie’s second solo exhibition and features framed limited edition prints of her pieces. Julie has developed an art pract