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Rob Kearney’s hopes of building a new home in Carlingford hit by planning appeal

Leinster and Ireland rugby star Rob Kearney’s hopes of building a new home in Carlingford have been held up by an appeal to An Bord Pleanála. The 31-year-old, who hails

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Rugby star Rob Kearney given the go ahead to build new home in Carlingford

Leinster and Ireland rugby star Rob Kearney has been given the go ahead to build a new house in Carlingford. The 31-year-old, who hails from nearby Willville, applied for planning

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More than 24,500 people in Louth born outside of Ireland

More than 24,500 people who live in Co Louth were born outside of Ireland. New information from the Central Statistics Office based on Census 2016 shows that of the population


Rob Kearney misses out on British & Irish Lions squad

Leinster and Ireland rugby star Rob Kearney has missed out on inclusive in Warren Gatland’s initial squad for this summer’s British & Irish Lions tour to New Zealand. The Welsh


Kearney makes impressive return from injury for Leinster

Dave Kearney made an impressive return from injury on Sunday with two tries and a man of the match performance in Leinster’s 40-14 Pro12 win away to Treviso. The Willville


Rob Kearney named in Ireland’s Six Nations squad but younger brother Dave misses out

Full back Rob Kearney has been named in Ireland’s 40-man squad for the opening two games of the RBS Six Nations. The 30-year-old from Willville in Carlingford will be in

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‘Soft Border’ remains a top Government priority, insists O’Dowd

Local TD, Fergus O’Dowd, Chair of the North-South Stream of the Fine Gael Brexit Working Group, has welcomed the importance the British Prime Minister, Theresa May, has placed on the

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Dave Kearney officially opens new €5m Value Centre cash and carry in Dundalk

BWG Group has officially opened a new €5 million state-of-the-art Value Centre cash and carry in Dundalk today which will employ 27 people. The new opening at the former Littelfuse

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Former Ireland star Steve Staunton declared bankrupt

Former Ireland captain and manager Stephen Staunton has been declared bankrupt. That’s according to a report in yesterday’s Irish Sun on Sunday which claims the 47-year-old from Liverpool and Aston


Dundalk duo Horgan and Boyle honoured by international call-up

Dundalk’s Daryl Horgan has spoken of the “incredible honour” of being called up to the Republic of Ireland squad for this Saturday’s World Cup qualifier against Austria. Speaking to the


Kearney out of “dark place” after helping Ireland to historic victory over the All Blacks

Rob Kearney has been involved with some big moments for Ireland over the years from the Grand Slam in 2009 to back-to-back titles in 2014 and 2015. This year has

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Ipswich Town reportedly eyeing up move for Dundalk’s Daryl Horgan

Daryl Horgan has reportedly caught the eye of the Ireland manager with his performances for Dundalk in recent weeks but it appears the winger’s displays have caught the attention of

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Kenny insists he does not want to see a European border running from Dundalk to Derry following Brexit

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has told German chancellor Angela Merkel that Ireland does not want “a European border running from Dundalk to Derry”. The Irish and German leaders met in Berlin

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Future uncertain for Dundalk following Brexit vote

Ireland and, in particular, Dundalk and other border areas face an uncertain future following Britain’s decision to vote to leave the EU. Early returns suggest the Leave camp will win

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Dundalk celebrates famous Irish victory at Euro 2016

Dundalk erupted in sheer delight last night after Robbie Brady’s goal booked Ireland’s passage through to the last 16 of Euro 2016. People throughout the town partied the night away