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Wed, 28 Sep 2022 15:02:02 GMT

Wednesday 21/9/22 St Vincents Past Pupils Golf Annual Outing Winner: Siobhan Byrne 42pts Runner Up: Sally McDonnell 2pts Third: Caroline ~Dunne 42pts Saturday Singles 25/9/22 Winner: Margaret Hanley (36) 42pts Runner Up:  Roisin Finn (39) 35pts Third: Fionnuala Gaffney (36) 34pts Sunday 25/9/22  G


Wed, 28 Sep 2022 14:00:28 GMT

It takes a good horse to win the Diamond Stakes just once, but Bear Story (6/1) made it back-to-back victories in the €40,000 Listed contest when getting the better of a good tussle with the David Marnane-trained Freescape to land last Friday’s Al Basti Equiworld Dubai sponsored big race at Dundalk.


Wed, 28 Sep 2022 13:00:12 GMT

Anchor Tours Senior Football Championship Semi Final Naomh Mairtin 0-10 Ardee St Mary’s 0-11 Ardee St Mary’s might not now know how they reached the Louth senior final, but Dáire McConnon’s last gasp effort was enough to see them eke out an unlikely victory over champions Naomh Mairtin at a packed D


Wed, 28 Sep 2022 12:30:00 GMT

There's great merriment and nostalgia with just days to go, until past pupils who sat the 1992 Leaving Cert in St Vincent’s Secondary School, Dundalk meet for a catch up on Saturday 8th October at 8pm in the Forty Bar, Park St, Dundalk. It is 30 years since the class of '92 did their Leaving Cert, s


Wed, 28 Sep 2022 12:00:07 GMT

Gardai in Dundalk have seized a car travelling on the N2 that was found to have no tax, insurance or NCT as well as faulty brakes and children in the back not belted correctly.  Dundalk Roads Policing were on patrol on the N2 when they discovered this vehicle with no insurance, tax or NCT. When the


Wed, 28 Sep 2022 10:28:31 GMT

Fine Gael is ensuring the best start for every child with major investment in childcare and early education in Budget 2023, said Louth Fine Gael Senator John McGahon Families throughout Ireland have been facing rising household bills and we want to make it make it easier for those really feeling the


Wed, 28 Sep 2022 09:30:00 GMT

A woman in her 40s was taken to Beaumont Hospital following a road traffic accident on Castle Street in Ardee yesterday morning.  The scene remained closed until last night to allow for garda examination.  A garda spokesperson said:  "Gardaí and emergency services attended the scene of a road traffi


Wed, 28 Sep 2022 08:30:00 GMT

The death has occurred of Gavan Allen of Bellewsbridge Road, Dundalk, Louth On Thursday 22 September 2022, peacefully, after a short illness, at Tallaght University Hospital, surrounded by his family. Gavan, loving father of Rebecca and Conor and cherished son of Gerard and Muriel (née Toner). He wi


Wed, 28 Sep 2022 08:03:43 GMT

Today will be a cool but brighter day with sunny spells and scattered showers. Moderate northwest winds will be blustery at times in the vicinity of showers, so it will feel quite chilly for the time of year with highest temperatures of just 11 to 14 degrees. The showers will become more isolated th


Tue, 27 Sep 2022 20:30:00 GMT

Twenty-two women have been elected to Louth County Council since the foundation of the State and the council is bucking the national trend with 12 female councillors out of 29 but unfortunately this is not replicated throughout rural Ireland. A seminar aimed at increasing the diversity of women in L


Tue, 27 Sep 2022 20:00:08 GMT

There was a 27% drop in the number of controlled drug offences recorded in the Louth Garda Division in the 12 months to June 2022, compared to the previous 12 months, according to figures released this week by the Central Statistics Office (CSO). In the 12 months to June 2022, 634 controlled drug of


Tue, 27 Sep 2022 19:30:01 GMT

The Tipperary contractor tendered to complete the controversial WW1 memorial in Dundalk suggested adding an engraving stating the artist responsible for the now removed artwork received “inspiration” from a sculpture due to be installed in Washington DC in 2024; upon hearing copyright issues had bee


Tue, 27 Sep 2022 18:30:00 GMT

Dundalk's Road Policing Unit recently stopped two cars travelling at 160km/h and 167km/h on the M1 in Louth. The speed checks were conducted as part of a number of checkpoints around the county. A number of detections were made for speeding and mobile phone use. Prosecution to follow for all drivers


Tue, 27 Sep 2022 18:00:07 GMT

The Little Monsters kids club at Marshes Shopping Centre returned on Saturday where children had the chance to create their own sock puppet and perform on stage. Click the 'Next >' arrow above or 'Next Story' below to go through the gallery. Click the 'Next >' arrow above or 'Next Story' below to go


Tue, 27 Sep 2022 17:30:00 GMT

Fianna Fáil Senator in Louth, Erin McGreehan, has today welcomed news that as part of Budget 2023, the free contraception scheme is being extended to women from 16 to 30 next year.   The Government has also announced that a publicly funded IVF scheme is set to be phased in as part of spending increa


Tue, 27 Sep 2022 16:18:37 GMT

A batch of children's yogurts is being recalled due to illness-causing bacteria.  According to the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI), Glenilen Farm Kids Banana Live Yoghurt (Use By date: 10/10/22) has been removed from shops due to the presence of Listeria monocytogenes.   Consumers are advise


Tue, 27 Sep 2022 14:37:34 GMT

The 600 euro-worth of energy credits announced by government to help with soaring energy bills is not enough to help people survive the winter ahead, two renters have said. Three energy credits worth 200 euro each are to be paid out as part of the government’s cost-of-living package, with one being


Tue, 27 Sep 2022 13:21:17 GMT

A tax credit for renters and double welfare payments are among the measures expected in Budget 2023, which will be officially unveiled in the Dail at 1pm on Tuesday. In what could be one of Ireland’s most significant budgets in years, the pressure is on the coalition government to get the balance ri


Tue, 27 Sep 2022 13:00:08 GMT

National broadcaster and mum, Alison Curtis has this week launched ‘Trick or Treat for Sick Children', Children’s Health Foundation’s annual fundraising campaign, with the help of  Children’s Health Ireland patients Joy Harper (7), Luke Staunton (11), and Noah Daly (3). Proudly supported by MiWadi,


Tue, 27 Sep 2022 12:30:01 GMT

Louth Garda Division saw a 50% increase in Robbery, extortion and hijacking offences in the first six months of 2022 compared to the same period in 2021, according to figures released this week by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) In the CSO release, Recorded Crime Q2 2022, figures for the Louth G

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