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Fund for Benny Reilly raises almost €40,000 inside 24 hours

A memorial fund for former Louth footballer Brendan ‘Benny’ Reilly, who died suddenly at the weekend has raised almost €40,000 in the space of 24 hours. The 38-year-old passed away

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Cooley Kickhams lead the local tributes to the late Jimmy Magee

Cooley Kickhams have led the local tributes to iconic sports broadcaster Jimmy Magee, who passed away yesterday. The 82-year-old, who grew up in Greenore, was an honorary member of the

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Jimmy Magee passes away, aged 82

Legendary Irish broadcaster and commentator Jimmy Magee has passed away, aged 82. Known as ‘The Memory Man’ for his wide sporting knowledge, Jimmy was born in New York in January

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Former Louth GAA player Brendan Reilly to be laid to rest tomorrow

The funeral of Louth GAA player Brendan Reilly will take place tomorrow. The 38-year-old Naomh Mairtin footballer passed away on Saturday on his way home from helping the Monasterboice outfit

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Troubles no excuse to ‘whitewash’ killing of Tom Oliver, says Taoiseach

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has warned Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams that the troubles cannot be used as an excuse to “whitewash” the “senseless killing” of Cooley farmer Tom Oliver. The

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Sinn Féin had lots of information on Tom Oliver murder, claims Ed Moloney

A leading journalist well known for reporting on the IRA and the Troubles has claimed that Louth TD Gerry Adams knows plenty about the murder of Cooley farmer Tom Oliver

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Cancerous tumours the leading cause of death in Co Louth in first three months of 2017

A total of 243 people died in the first three months of the year in Co Louth with the majority of them passing as a result of malignant neoplasms. That’s

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Local heroes to be honoured at Emergency Services Weekend in Dublin next month

Three local heroes will be remembered in a musical tribute in Dublin next month. Captain Mark Duffy, who was amongst the crew of Irish Coastguard helicopter Rescue 116 when it

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Prince William pays tribute to Rescue 116 crew

Prince William has paid a special tribute to the four Irish Coast Guard air crew, including Blackrock man Mark Duffy, who died when Rescue 116 crashed off the Mayo coast

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Louth man murdered in Mexico named as Noel Maguire

The Co Louth man who was shot dead following a car-jacking in Mexico on Tuesday has been named as Noel Maguire. News of the 29-year-old’s murder emerged yesterday. While details

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Shock at sudden passing of well known local GAA player Ken Meegan

The death occurred suddenly yesterday of well known local GAA player Ken Meegan. The Louth Village man was a proud member of St Mochta’s GFC where he won numerous honours

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8 to 10 week waiting time in Dundalk for probates to be granted

There is currently an average 8 to 10 week waiting time for the courts service in Dundalk to issue a grant of probate once it has received an application from

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Wonderful tribute to Rescue 116 crew with tribute flotilla on Carlingford Lough

A poignant reminder of the sacrifice the Irish Coast Guard makes on a daily basis was made in Carlingford Lough yesterday when a tribute flotilla was held in memory of

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Sound system was not at Blessing of the Graves because it failed, insist council

There should have been a public address system in place at yesterday’s Blessing of the Graves ceremony at St Patrick’s Cemetery in Dowdallshill. That’s what local councillors were told this

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Locals express “disgust and outrage” at lack of sound system at Blessing of the Graves in Dundalk

A large number of people have expressed their “disgust and outrage” at proceedings at the Blessing of the Graves ceremony in St Patrick’s Cemetery in Dowdallshill this afternoon Unlike in