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Doctor Deirdre making a big difference in South Sudan

A LOCAL GP is currently volunteering in South Sudan with Doctors Without Borders, helping to provide life-saving treatment for thousands of refugees. Dr Deirdre Lynch (pictured above) is based in

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Future of St Joseph’s Hospital secured with €750,000 investment

St Joseph’s Hospital in Ardee is set for a €750,000 injection that will see the long-stay residential unit upgraded to 20 beds. The news of the funding also secures the

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Sheelan calls for Health Minister to resign after wife is left waiting two hours for an ambulance

The husband of the local pensioner who was forced to wait over two hours for an ambulance after breaking her hip has called on Health Minister James Reilly to resign.

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Local GAA referee requires operation following freak accident during match

A well-known local GAA referee requires an operation having suffered a freak accident during a Division 4B match in Dundalk last week. Malachy Craven, a member of the Na Piarsaigh

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Pro-Life event to be held in Dundalk on Saturday

A Pro-Life event will take place in Dundalk this coming Saturday. The Louth Vigil For Life will be held in the Market Square from 3pm to 4pm and all are

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Home support workers plan protest in Market Square this Friday

Home support workers will be protesting in Dundalk on Friday, meeting at the Market Square in Dundalk and marching to HSE offices on Market Street. The workers will gather at

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Green 5km to be held in aid of the Birches

The Green 5k will take place in Lordship on Saturday June 15th, with all proceeds going to the Birches Day Care Centre. The race will get underway on the day

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Felda/Setanta 10k road race and fun run this Saturday

The annual Felda/Setanta 10k road race and fun run takes place this Saturday. The event gets underway from Felda on the Dublin Road at 11am, with the sign-up taking place

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Sizeable crowd welcomes Tom to Dundalk

A sizeable crowd turned out at the Market Square in Dundalk yesterday evening to welcome ultra-runner Tom McGrath to Dundalk. Tom was visiting the town as part of a 300km

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Tom to visit Dundalk on Tuesday as part of 300km charity run

Ultra-runner Tom McGrath will be coming through Dundalk on Tuesday as part of a 300km charity run for Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital in Crumlin. Tom’s run will be started by

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Fitzpatrick insists new hospital group will help to develop Louth County Hospital

Local TD Peter Fitzpatrick has welcomed the establishment of a new hospital group and insisted it would help the Louth County Hospital in Dundalk develop to its full potential. In

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Mothers and babies at risk

Local councillor Tomás Sharkey has shared a very worrying statistic which shows that Louth has the highest rate of young mothers who don’t avail of antenatal clinics. For those unaware, antenatal clinics

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Odd shoes? No I meant it

If you happen to see someone wearing an odd pair of shoes in Dundalk today, don’t panic, they probably meant to do it. That’s because today is the Funny Feet

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Senator Moran to host coffee morning in aid of Alzheimers

Local Senator Mary Moran will host a tea and coffee morning in her office at Williamson’s Mall, Dundalk, this morning from 10.30 to 12 noon in aid of the Alzheimer

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Prestigious award for Scoil Mhuire na nGael

Scoil Mhuire na nGael in Bay Estate have been declared winners of this year’s Wall of Hope competition by the Irish Cancer Society, in association with Dell. The Wall of