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Dundalk’s Tadgh McElroy included in Ireland U-20 squad for World Rugby Championship

Dundalk rugby star Tadgh McElroy has been included in the Ireland U-20 squad for the World Rugby Championship in Georgia at the end of the month. The 19-year-old, formerly of

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Bay Estate pitch transformed to become new home of Rampart Celtic FC

A popular playing pitch in a local housing estate has been lovingly restored over the past 12 months. The pitch in Bay Estate, behind the local shops, had fallen into

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Rare Louth GAA medals, including All-Ireland wins from 1910 and 1912, to be sold at auction

All-Ireland Football Championship medals in Louth are about as rare as hen’s teeth but two of them could be yours if you fancy bidding at an auction later this month

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Local councillor McGahon gives man of the match display on Scottish rugby trip

Local councillor John McGahon gave a man of the match performance as part of a Dáil and Seanad XV who took on their Scottish Parliament counterparts in a rugby match


Kilduff grabs four as Dundalk cruise into semi-finals of Leinster Senior Cup

Dundalk booked their place in the semi-finals of the Leinster Senior Cup with a comfortable 6-0 victory over Kilkenny side Thomastown Utd in Oriel Park last night. Ciaran Kilduff scored

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St Peter’s NS clinch Leinster Primary School Soccer Competition

Having won the Spar North Leinster Primary School Soccer Competition last month, the sixth class pupils from St Peter’s NS in Dromiskin went one better last week by winning the


McGrath hat-trick gets Dundalk back to winning ways

A Jamie McGrath hat-trick and another from Niclas Vemmelund saw Dundalk return to winning ways with a 4-0 victory over Sligo Rovers at Oriel Park last night. Having lost their

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New speed sensing equipment trialled at Dundalk Stadium

New speed sensing equipment which Horse Racing Ireland plans to introduce for racing this summer were trialled at Wednesday night’s race meeting at Dundalk Stadium. The equipment from Satellite Information

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Blackrock AC 4 mile road race to be dedicated to the late Captain Mark Duffy

This year’s Blackrock AC 4 mile road race will be jointly dedicated to Stephen Carroll and Captain Mark Duffy. The annual race, which will take place in Blackrock village on


Hoban linked with Dundalk return after Mansfield release

Former Dundalk FC striker Patrick Hoban is on the look out for a new club after being released by Mansfield Town yesterday. The 25-year-old, who won a league title with

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Gary Anderson to play darts exhibition in Dundalk next month for Cara Cancer Support Centre

Tickets are now on sale to day for a fundraising darts exhibition in aid of the Cara Cancer Support Centre in Williamson’s Place. The exhibition at the Crowne Plaza Hotel


Greenore’s Conor McCormack named Player of the Month for April

Greenore man Conor McCormack has been named the SSE Airtricity/Soccer Writers’ Association of Ireland Player of the Month for April for his performances for Cork City. It is the second

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Dundalk FC report profits of €3.3 million on back of historic European campaign

Dundalk FC made more than €3 million profit on the back of their historic Europa League campaign last season. New accounts just filed for Dundalk Town FC, published by,

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Thirteen local groups and people honoured at inaugural Dundalk Municipal District Civic Awards

Thirteen local groups and individuals were honoured at the inaugural Dundalk Municipal District Civic Awards at the Louth County Museum in Roden Place last night. Presented by the Dundalk Municipal


Rafferty takes another step towards international call-up with seventh place finish in Lytham Trophy

Local golfer Caolan Rafferty took another small step towards a potential international call-up later this year when he finished tied for seventh in the Lytham Trophy at Royal Lytham &