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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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Dundalk rugby star McElroy completes move to Saracens

Champions Cup holders Saracens have confirmed the signing of Dundalk rugby sensation Tadgh McElroy, as first revealed by Talk of the Town a week ago. The 19-year-old hooker, who came


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

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People dying to cook a fry for Rob Kearney

Rob Kearney might be feeling a bit down right now following Ireland’s Six Nations defeat to Wales last weekend but it appears there are plenty of people willing to pick

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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


Kearney brothers receive rowing tips from Olympic silver medallists the O’Donovans

Paul and Gary O’Donovan hit the headlines last week after landing a silver medal at the Olympics in the men’s lightweight double sculls event. However, shortly before travelling to Rio


Kearney brothers ruled out of Ireland’s trip to South Africa

The Kearney brothers Rob and Dave have both pulled out of Ireland’s forthcoming three match tour to South Africa. The Willville pair were named in coach Joe Schmidt’s original squad


Dundalk Grammar School named Leinster Rugby Development School of the Year

Dundalk Grammar School were named Irish Independent Development School of the Year at the Leinster Rugby Awards in the Double Tree by Hilton in Dublin on Saturday. The side, coached


Dundalk Grammar School book place in first ever Fr Godfrey Cup final

Dundalk Grammar School booked their place in their first ever Bank of Ireland Leinster Schools Fr Godfrey Junior Cup final with a 7-0 victory over King’s Hospital at Templeville Road

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Dundalk-based start-up PlayerTek secures €1m investment

Dundalk-based tech startup PlayerTek has secured a €1m investment for its wearable sports tracker, ahead of the product’s imminent launch in Ireland. The firm was founded by Ronan Mac Ruairi


Dave’s disappointment at missing out on Six Nations glory

Rob Kearney got his hands on another Six Nations Championship at the weekend but there was no such fortune for younger brother Dave. While Rob now holds the honour of


Dundalk RFC to host CIYMS in All-Ireland Junior Cup semi-final replay this Saturday

Dundalk Rugby Club will host CIYMS of Belfast in the replay of their All-Ireland Junior Cup semi-final this Saturday at 2.30pm in the Mill Road. The replay was required after


Dundalk FC nominated for RTÉ’s Irish Sports Team of the Year

Dundalk FC have been nominated for RTÉ’s Irish Sports Team of the Year awards. The SSE Airtricity League champions will be up against the Irish men’s rugby team, the Cork

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Kearney off the market as new girlfriend is revealed

One of this area’s most eligible bachelors, Rob Kearney, is off the market and has been for a year, according to a report in today’s Herald. The newspaper has revealed


Dundalk RFC kick-off their season against Ashbourne this weekend

Dundalk RFC will kick-start their Leinster League Division 1A campaign this Saturday when they travel to take on Ashbourne at Milltown House at 4pm. The club’s second string will also