Sun, 22 May 2022 20:00:07 GMT

Answers to last week's questions: Which Dundalk commercial anniversary occurs on June 1? On Saturday June 1, 1912, the electrical power supplied by the Dundalk Urban District Council's Power Station was permanently switched on to the Town's homes and commercial premises. A week later the Town's main

Sun, 22 May 2022 18:30:00 GMT

Beidh campa samhraidh ar siúl i nGaeilge i nDún Dealgan an samhradh seo, dírithe ar pháistí 7-12 bliana d’aois. Tá an campa eagraithe ag Ógras, agus is é seo an chéad uair riamh go mbeidh campa samhraidh acu sa bhaile.  Is óg-eagraíocht Gaeilge í Ógras a chuireann spás sábháilte agus compordach ar f

Sun, 22 May 2022 18:00:10 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

Sun, 22 May 2022 17:00:09 GMT

As the husband of a Galway woman living in Dundalk this past ten years, I know the roads to the west of Ireland well enough at this stage. Depending on the time of year (and the price of diesel, and tolls) the decision on whether to head towards the Atlantic Ocean via Mullingar, along the winding N5

Sun, 22 May 2022 16:00:10 GMT

The death occurred on Tuesday 12 April of Ann McMahon (nee Kirby), Corderry, Knockbridge. Ann was the eldest of five daughters to John (deceased) and Mary Kirby of Philip St., Dundalk. She was the natural leader to her four sisters, Yvonne, Geraldine, Patricia and Marie and was affectionally known b

Sun, 22 May 2022 14:00:10 GMT

As the weather starts to get warmer, we all want to spend our time outside in nature, and now is the the perfect time to do some groundwork in your garden to get your outdoor space looking its best for summer. But with many household budgets already maxed out, your garden may have dropped way down t

Sun, 22 May 2022 13:00:14 GMT

As of earlier this month, Jim McCourt had still to make his Oriel Park bow for the 2022 season. But don’t bet on it not happening before the league is decided or the Cup is tucked away in some club’s trophy cabinet. You don’t, after all, have over six decades – maybe seven – of trooping up the Carri

Sun, 22 May 2022 11:00:05 GMT

When you live through serious change the impact of it sometimes is lost. Take the Santa Fe. This was once the best-selling Hyundai model when it first arrived here. It was hugely popular and was a car that woke motorists up to the quality and value of Hyundai. They were everywhere. That title passed

Sun, 22 May 2022 10:00:12 GMT

Cox’s Demesne Youth & Community Project, known locally as “The House” were winners in the “community wellbeing” category of the IPB – Pride of Place 2021 Competition. "We are delighted and honoured to receive this “All Ireland Award”. Heartfelt thanks to Louth County Council for nominating us", said

Sun, 22 May 2022 08:00:08 GMT

There are enough years on the clock for me to have vivid memories of the great Down teams of the late 1950s and early ‘60s. Here was a team whose black-and-white was a colour new to Croke Park. So, too, was their style of football. It was practised by fast-moving forwards who knew where the posts we

Sun, 22 May 2022 06:00:05 GMT

A rather cloudy morning with showers extending countrywide. Brightening up in the afternoon with some sunshine in between showers. Highest temperatures of 14 to 18 degrees with moderate southwest breezes. Showers will continue to feed in overnight from the Atlantic in a light to moderate westerly br

Sat, 21 May 2022 20:00:08 GMT

The furtive pleasures of listening to something that might be illegal, however, came to the fore again when the pirate radios started broadcasting in the early 1960s and, I believe, this part of the world was in the lead in listening when Radio Caroline started broadcasting in the early 1960s. This

Sat, 21 May 2022 19:47:54 GMT

Crowds lined the Glenmore Park area of Muirhevnamor this evening to welcome home boxing World Champion Amy Broadhurst. Arriving in style via an open-top car, the fighter was greeted with applause and chants of ole, ole, ole as she rounded the corner, lead by a garda escort. Addressing the crowd, Amy

Sat, 21 May 2022 18:00:10 GMT

Our photographer Arthur Kinahan was at the Kilkerley Emmets GFC Dinner Dance to capture people having a great night.  Click the 'Next >' arrow above or 'Next Story' below to go through the gallery. How many familiar faces will you spot. Get tagging! Click the 'Next >' arrow above or 'Next Story' bel

Sat, 21 May 2022 16:15:28 GMT

Lory Meagher Cup Final  Louth 3-27 Longford 3-13 It was another day to remember for the Louth Hurlers, as they became the most successful team in Lory Meagher history by landing a third title in Croke this afternoon. Although faltering in their earlier round robin meeting, Paul McCormack’s troops we

Sat, 21 May 2022 15:30:01 GMT

Innovative start-up and early-stage companies from across Ireland are being called on to enter InterTradeIreland’s Seedcorn Investor Readiness Competition, with the closing date for entries, Friday 27th May, fast approaching. The largest business competition of its kind, Seedcorn boasts an overall p

Sat, 21 May 2022 14:00:08 GMT

The weather gods were very kind in Bush last weekend for the Louth Juvenile Outdoor Track & Field Championships, for what was a wonderful event in the glorious sunshine. St Gerards AC had its largest ever contingent of athletes competing at the Championships, with no fewer than 68 young hopefuls mak

Sat, 21 May 2022 13:00:10 GMT

SSE Airtricity League Premier Division Derry City 1-2 Dundalk FC Dundalk FC have won on the road in the SSE Airtricity League for the first time this season after defeating Derry City 2-1 at the Ryan McBride Brandywell Stadium. A wonder goal from Robbie Benson had put The Lilywhites in front early o

Sat, 21 May 2022 12:30:02 GMT

The Louth Volunteer Centre team were excited to launch their ‘New Connection’ mental health project on  17th May  as part of their National Volunteering Week celebrations.  The aim of this project is to break down the barriers to volunteering for people in priority groups most at risk of poor mental

Sat, 21 May 2022 11:30:00 GMT

Applications are now open for Children’s Books Ireland book-gifting projects 2022–2023, offering schools across Louth the chance to receive hundreds of books for their school library, class sets for their students to keep, visits from authors and illustrators, and more. These book-gifting projects f