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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


Louth’s long wait for minor glory continues as Dublin run out easy winners at Croke Park

Louth’s long wait for a Leinster Minor Championship will continue into at least a 65th year following a 2-19 to 0-12 defeat to Dublin in Croke Park today. Wayne Kierans’


Louth Minors book place in first Leinster final in 46 years

The Louth Minor side booked their place in the county’s first Leinster Minor Football Championship final since 1971 at Wexford Park last night after pipping Wexford by 4-10 to 2-15

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Former Louth GAA captain Paddy Keenan has car stolen in Dundalk

Former Louth GAA captain Paddy Keenan managed to recover a car that was stolen from him last night. The Mazda MX5 convertible went missing yesterday with the 2010 All Star,

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Prestigious Louth GAA medal collection fails to sell at auction

The prestigious medal collection of former Louth player Johnny Brennan failed to sell at auction yesterday, Talk of the Town can reveal. The collection of 12 silver and gold medals


Louth face trip to Wexford in semi-finals of Leinster Minor Football Championship

The Louth Minors have been drawn away to Wexford in the semi-final of the Leinster Minor Football Championship. Wayne Kierans’ side booked their place in the last four of the


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


Blow for Louth as Maguire set to depart for USA

Louth have been dealt a huge blow ahead of next month’s Leinster Championship match with Wicklow in Parnell Park with the news that Derek Maguire is set to be unavailable


Tipperary deny Louth back-to-back league titles

There was to be no back-to-back National League titles for Louth on Saturday as the Wee County lost out in the Division Three final against Tipperary in Croke Park on


Louth name starting 15 for Division Three final against Tipperary

Louth have named their team to face Tipperary in this Saturday’s Allianz National Football League Division Three final in Croke Park. Colin Kelly has made two changes from the side


Division Three final to be broadcast live on TG4

This Saturday’s Allianz National Football League Division Three final between Louth and Tipperary in Croke Park will be broadcast live on TG4. The game has a 5pm throw-in. Colin Kelly’s


Louth footballer hits out over state of County Grounds

A senior member of the Louth senior football team has hit out at the County Board over its lack of investment in facilities in the county. Derek Maguire, the county’s

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Supporters’ Bus to Louth game in Croke Park on Saturday

The Louth GAA Supporters’ Club are running a bus to Saturday’s Allianz National League Division Three final between Louth and Tipperary at Croke Park. The bus will depart McKeown’s Pub


Louth fall to second home defeat of the season against Sligo

NFL Division 3 Louth 1-11 0-17 Sligo Sligo edged out Louth in what can be best described as a challenge match in Drogheda this afternoon. Despite being in front by four


Louth ring the changes for visit of Sligo

Louth manager Colin Kelly has made a number of changes to his side for this weekend’s final Division Three game against Sligo in Drogheda. With promotion already secured following victory