Thu, 01 Dec 2022 13:30:00 GMT

Louth and Meath Education and Training Board (LMETB) was recently nominated in the Not-for-Profit category of the 2022 Northeast Business Excellence Awards for its establishment of the Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre (AMTCE) at Xerox Technology Park in Dundalk. It was the organisation’s first

Thu, 01 Dec 2022 13:00:03 GMT

Last Wednesday night at the ShelfLife Convenience Store Awards, Colin Fee's four shops in Dundalk (Maxol Dublin Rd and Maxol Avenue Rd and Centra Castletown Rd and Centra Greenacres) combined to win the national 'Community Initiative of the Year Award'.  The award, presented by RTE's Marty Wheelan a

Thu, 01 Dec 2022 12:30:00 GMT

Louth TD Fergus O’Dowd has accused the Department of Education of discriminating against Scoil Mhuire na Trócaire, Ardee by not granting the school DEIS status. Addressing Education Minister Norma Foley yesterday in the Dail he said that of the three schools in Ardee two, Educate Together and Monast

Thu, 01 Dec 2022 11:58:00 GMT

Gardaí are investigating all the circumstances surrounding the discovery of the body of a man at a residential premises at Knockreagh Lower, Broomfield, Co. Monaghan, this morning, Thursday 1st December 2022.   The body of the man remains at the scene which is currently being held for examination by

Thu, 01 Dec 2022 11:15:00 GMT

Gardaí and emergency services are currently attending the scene of a fatal road traffic collision at the Ballynacarry Bridge on the N53 - Castleblayney to Dundalk Road, Co Monaghan.   The collision involved a male pedestrian and a car. The pedestrian has been pronounced deceased and his body remains

Thu, 01 Dec 2022 11:00:00 GMT

Two of three ain’t bad,” Newtown Blues legend Danny Nugent whispered to Blues manager Des Lane when walking off the field in Darver after capturing the Cardinal O’Donnell Cup on Saturday night.  Lane shared the same sentiment “Three finals this year and we won two. We missed the big one but we'll co

Thu, 01 Dec 2022 10:00:00 GMT

David McMillan’s career at Dundalk FC has come to an end, with the veteran forward confirming his departure from Oriel Park in a social media post on Sunday afternoon.  Across two spells, the first of which began in 2014, McMillan had spent six-and-a-half seasons with Dundalk, winning every major do

Thu, 01 Dec 2022 09:30:00 GMT

Gardai in Dundalk have seized €38,000 worth of suspected cocaine in Carlingford as part of search operations carried out in the Northeast border area.  Working as part of the Joint Agency Task Force (JATF), Gardaí conducted a number of operations along border counties yesterday Thursday, 24th Novemb

Thu, 01 Dec 2022 09:02:54 GMT

The death has occurred of Francis Donnelly of Lower Glenmore, Riverstown, Dundalk, Louth / Rostrevor, Down Peacefully, in the dedicated care of the staff of Daisy Hill Hospital, Newry. Predeceased by his parents Mary and Thomas and sisters Maura Sheelan and Lily Murphy. He will be sadly missed by Sa

Wed, 30 Nov 2022 21:30:00 GMT

The Old Dundalk Society says it is delighted to announce the second lecture in their 2022 Winter season of lectures.  The Lecture is entitled "The Changing of the Guard" and it tells the story of one hundred years of policing rural Ireland. It takes place in the County Museum, Jocelyn Street, Dundal

Wed, 30 Nov 2022 21:00:00 GMT

HOLLYWOOD DEVELOPMENTS DIVISION 1 FINAL Ardee St Mary’s 1-7 Newtown Blues  0-11 Newtown Blues got the last word on the 2022 season. But claiming the Cardinal O’Donnell Cup was more than collecting a last piece of silverware on offer for the season. It was score settling. The pain of the senior final

Wed, 30 Nov 2022 20:30:00 GMT

On Thursday and Friday last week the Garda National Protective Services Bureau (GNPSB) with the support of divisional Protective Services Units and local Detectives, conducted intelligence-led operations targeting the sex trade in Ireland across eleven counties including Louth. During the course of

Wed, 30 Nov 2022 20:00:03 GMT

St Joseph's GFC recently hosted their Lip Sync 2 battle to fundraise for the club and it was a great success. A large crowd gathered in the Fairways Hotel on Saturday, November 19th to cheer on the 10 acts performing on the night. And our photographer Arthur Kinahan was there to capture the great ni

Wed, 30 Nov 2022 19:30:00 GMT

Louth County Council has over €54.5 million in outstanding Development Levies on its books the Dundalk Democrat can exclusively reveal. Information obtained under Freedom of Information (FOI) showed that over €23.5 million of the total came from the eight years between 2014 and September this year,

Wed, 30 Nov 2022 19:00:00 GMT

While many of us will be curled up by the fire on Friday night spare a thought for the brave volunteers who’ll be braving the December weather as they sleep out at Market Square to raise funds for the Dundalk Simon Community.  The appeal was started eleven years ago by local Greenacres couple Maeve

Wed, 30 Nov 2022 18:30:00 GMT

Iarnród Éireann have announced today that late night DART and Commuter services will operate from Friday 2 December on the weekends in the run-up to Christmas, and after Dublin’s New Year’s Eve celebrations. The services will operate across the DART network, as well as Commuter services to Dundalk, 

Wed, 30 Nov 2022 18:00:00 GMT

AIB Leinster Club Junior Hurling Semi-Final St Fechins 1-4 Horeswood (Wexford) 1-8 Having to travel to the usually sunny south-east, St Fechins were expected by many to be lambs to the slaughter as they locked horns with Wexford Junior champions Horeswood. However instead it was a titanic struggle,

Wed, 30 Nov 2022 17:32:30 GMT

A witness has described to the Central Criminal Court the moment he found the dead body of a teenager while taking his dogs for a morning walk.  “I looked up and saw the body. I walked over and said hello, thinking it was someone who was drunk and fell asleep," witness David Shiels told the trial of

Wed, 30 Nov 2022 17:00:00 GMT

John Hanlon is in no rush to map out a plan for new recruit Wordsworth, with the trainer anticipating a summer campaign for the ex-Aidan O’Brien inmate. In his Classic season, the Galileo colt competed at the highest level, being placed in the Irish Derby and the Grand Prix de Paris. However, the no

Wed, 30 Nov 2022 16:00:00 GMT

Friday 25th November 1. Trap 2    CHOIR PRACTICE       21.90  Owned by Niall Og O’Donnell & trained by Graham Kelly 2. Trap 2    SANTRO SHERLOCK   22.03  Owned & trained by Gary Silcock 3. Trap 1    LAUGHIL DEC            21.73  Owned by Daniel Kerr & trained by Michael Taggart 4. Trap 3    SWIFT RO