Sun, 21 Apr 2024 20:00:26 GMT

Plans are progressing for the proposed construction of apartments at a former well known pub at Francis Street in Dundalk. Shane Mc Guinness applied to Louth County Council in December 2023, for planning permission for the change of use of a former public house/nightclub at 3a Francis Street, Dundal

Sun, 21 Apr 2024 19:30:05 GMT

Schools under the remit of Louth and Meath Education & Training Board (LMETB) are participating in a groundbreaking project, the initial results of which were presented at a national Leading Inclusive Education event in Portlaoise this week. Provision Mapping, an evidence-based process to evaluate s

Sun, 21 Apr 2024 19:00:39 GMT

Monksland National School was named Healthy Heroes School of the Month for March 2024, thanks to the staff and students’ efforts in promoting healthy eating. Monksland NS came first among hundreds of primary schools across the island of Ireland also participating in the Healthy Heroes Lunch Club ini

Sun, 21 Apr 2024 18:00:29 GMT

Click the 'Next >' arrow above or 'Next Story' below to go through the gallery Photographer Arthur Kinahan has gone into his archives to take our readers on a trip down memory lane in Arthur's Archives. How many familiar faces will you spot today. Get tagging! Click the 'Next >' arrow above or 'Next

Sun, 21 Apr 2024 17:30:01 GMT

Creative Spark in Dundalk has announced its collaboration on a new initiative, Taiscéalaí, which aims to empower primary schools to explore 3D printing and sustainability in the classroom. Taiscéalaí, derived from the Irish word for "explorer", is embarking on a mission to revolutionise primary scho

Sun, 21 Apr 2024 17:00:32 GMT

Ardee St Mary's GFC held their annual awards night in the Fairways Hotel recently and our photographer Arthur Kinahan was there to capture the great night. 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 throug

Sun, 21 Apr 2024 16:30:02 GMT

15 fourth, fifth and sixth class primary school students got a flavour of Dundalk’s newest secondary school, when they took part in Gaelcholáiste Dhún Dealgan’s Easter Camp this year. It was a chance for them to experience activities through Irish, which ranged from cooking, sports, gardening, scien

Sun, 21 Apr 2024 15:00:38 GMT

There were just three properties available to rent under the discretionary Housing Assistance Payment (HAP) scheme in Dundalk, the latest Locked Out of the Market study undertaken by Simon Communities of Ireland has revealed. The study which was undertaken over three days in March showed that there

Sun, 21 Apr 2024 12:00:16 GMT

A Labour candidate for Dundalk and Carlingford has made the building of an ambulance station in the area a central issue in his local election campaign. Ravensdale native, Jamie O’Hare says it is time for an ambulance station on the peninsula, to improve response times to the Lourdes Hospital in Dro

Sun, 21 Apr 2024 10:30:05 GMT

A Dundalk mother whose children were taken from her by their Egyptian father in Cairo over two years ago has said she finally feels as if she is being listened to, following what she said was a “progressive” meeting with Minister for Justice Helen McEntee last week. Mandy Kelly had gone on a trip wi

Sun, 21 Apr 2024 10:00:35 GMT

Volvo has an image a lot of brands would give their eye teeth for. When they lost the associated boxy image years and years ago they offered designs that had a sophistication that appealed to the sophisticated. A Volvo said you were a thinker and were not influenced by peers in buying a traditional

Sun, 21 Apr 2024 08:30:00 GMT

USE THE ARROWS OR 'NEXT' TO BROWSE THROUGH THE FULL GALLERY 51 Donore, Earlsfort, Blackrock, Co. Louth, A91P5WA This stunning 3 bedroom, semi-detached home in Blackrock, co. Louth has recently entered the market for under €350,000, and offers luxurious, spacious accommodation with unique features an

Sun, 21 Apr 2024 08:00:31 GMT

The Sisters of St. Louis have been honoured with a Civic Award by the Municipal District of Dundalk in recognition of their significant contribution over the last 75 years to the town and people of Dundalk. A Civic Reception was hosted by Louth County Council in County Hall yesterday (Monday), atten

Sun, 21 Apr 2024 07:00:39 GMT

Dundalk man Brendan Thornton has spoken about his housing challenges as part of The Irish Wheelchair Association’s ‘Home Truths’ campaign. ‘Home Truths: Because everyone deserves a place to call home’ is an IWA awareness campaign aimed at amplifying the voice of people with disabilities to highlight

Sat, 20 Apr 2024 20:30:05 GMT

Will the government’s decision to increase the mandatory retirement age for retained firefighters to 62 come in time for Louth firefighter John Molloy? That’s the question Sinn Féin TD Ruairí Ó Murchú is posing this week after the announcement on Friday that Minister for Housing and Local Government

Sat, 20 Apr 2024 20:00:35 GMT

The Alzheimer Society of Ireland (ASI) this May, is hosting the 30th Alzheimer’s Tea Day across Ireland, and The Alzheimer’s Day Centres in Drogheda and Dundalk will join the celebrations with Tea Day events in both centres on Saturday 11 May. The Birches Day Centre in Dundalk and Treagh Lodge Day C

Sat, 20 Apr 2024 19:30:01 GMT

Bad water pressure, unaffordable housing and flooded farmland were among the issues raised by Louth Sinn Féin TD Ruairí Ó Murchú in Leinster House last week, during a wide-ranging speech that highlighted some of the problems facing Dundalk and north Louth. The Dundalk deputy was speaking during a de

Sat, 20 Apr 2024 19:00:31 GMT

Monaghan based SalesPlus, headed up by a father and son team, Michael and Eamon McElroy, celebrates ten years of business this year. SalesPlus began trading in 2014, offering an experienced outsourced sales role for SME's. Based on years of previous experience, co-founders Michael McElroy and Willie

Sat, 20 Apr 2024 18:30:01 GMT

Louth County Council has plans underway for the construction of 58 new houses at Mullavally in Louth Village. The Housing Section at Louth County Council has given notice that, in accordance with the provisions of Section 179A of the Planning and Development Act 2000 (as amended), it intends to cons

Sat, 20 Apr 2024 18:00:29 GMT

Click the 'Next >' arrow above or 'Next Story' below to go through the gallery Scoil Oilibhéar Naofa in Stonetown celebrated its 100th anniversary last Thursday evening with an open night at the school, attended by past and present pupils and staff. There was a great turnout at the event with those