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Last gasp free from Gallagher books Louth Minors’ place in Leinster semi-final

A last gasp free kick from John Gallagher saw Louth overturn a seven point deficit against Offaly in Drogheda on Saturday to book their place in the semi-final of the

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Dundalk band Nix Moon win Vantastival’s Battle of the Bands contest

Dundalk band Nix Moon were the winners of last night’s Firestone Vantastival Battle of the Bands event in Odd Mollies in Drogheda. The five piece, made up of David Joyce,

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Less than half of Dundalk motorists taken to court for using mobile phone while driving received convictions

Less than half of motorists in Dundalk who were summonsed to court last year for not paying a fixed charge notice relating to driving while holding a mobile phone were

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Dundalk the third biggest town in Ireland

Dundalk is the third biggest town in the country. That’s according to new data from the Central Statistics Office, based on information provided in last year’s Census. Dundalk now has

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Man killed in Swords attack studied in Dundalk

The man who passed away on Monday after a violent attack outside The Wright Venue nightclub in Swords, Co Dublin, in the early hours of Sunday morning was a former

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Almost €500,000 taken in from parking charges in Lourdes Hospital last year

Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda took in almost half a million euro in fees from its car park last year. New figures from the HSE, provided to Clare

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New book on Co Louth and the Irish Revolution to be launched this month

A new book titled ‘County Louth and the Irish Revolution 1912-1923’ will be launched in Dundalk later this month The new publication by Donal Hall and Martin Maguire will focus

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Line improvement works set to affect Irish Rail services this Bank Holiday weekend

Irish Rail have advised that there will be a reduced service on the Dundalk to Dublin railway line this Bank Holiday weekend due to line improvement works. On Saturday and

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Just 4% of drink driving convictions in Louth led to licences being endorsed

Just 4% of drink driving convictions in the local District Courts resulted in licences being recorded for endoresment in Co Louth in 2015 and 2016. That’s according to new figures

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Dundalk Kennedy Cup side to take on Drogheda on Easter Sunday

The Dundalk Schoolboys’ League Kennedy Cup U-14 representative team will be in action on Easter Sunday in Bellew Park. The local side are continuing their preparations for the tournament in

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Large quantity of tobacco and cigarettes seized by Revenue

A large quantity of tobacco and cigarettes worth more than €50,000 were seized by the Revenue Commissioners as part of a major operation in Dundalk and Drogheda last Thursday. Revenue

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Service alterations to Irish Rail service this Easter weekend

Irish Rail have advised passengers of a number of service alterations this weekend. Major line works will be taking place between Connolly Station and Skerries from Friday April 14th to

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Confidential patient records lost at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital last year

The HSE has said that action has been taken to avoid a repeat scenario after it emerged that a number of confidential patient records were lost at Our Lady of

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Blackstone Motors unveiled as new Louth Ladies GAA sponsors

Blackstone Motors have been unveiled as the new main sponsors of the Louth Ladies GAA team. The sponsorship kicked off on Saturday at the Renault and Dacia dealer’s showroom in

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Dundalk IT student fighting for his life after attack in Carrickmacross

A Dundalk IT student is fighting for his life at present following a street fight in Carrickmacross, Co Monaghan at the weekend. TJ Duffy (21) from Ardee, Co Louth, suffered