'Massive result' hailed by battle-scarred supersub
SEAN O'Mahonys made it four wins from five thanks to a splendid defensive display at the Point Road. It looked to be an uphill task for the home side as they led by just five points and had to play into a stiff breeze with only 14 men, but they responded to collect another valuable two points.
ALTHOUGH Sidelines usually concentrates on Gaelic Games I couldn't ignore the biggest sports story of the week, and quite possibly the year so far, Alex Ferguson's retirement. Like him or loathe him, the abrasive Glaswegian has had a phenomenal managerial career with Manchester United over the past 27 years.
BUSH Post Primary made a bit of history in Darver last week as the school's under-14s clinched the O'Moore Cup for the first time.
SUPERSUB Tiarnan Mulvenna finally broke the resistance of a Shelbourne side in desperate need of points to lift them off the bottom of the table.
FATIMA Park was the venue for the final league game of the Fastfix Under 14 Division 1 league as home team Shamrocks hosted champions Glenmuir Celtic who won the league the previous week beating Carlingford 3-2 in Carlingford.
CHAIRMAN Padraic O'Connor defended the CCC and their handling of club fixtures, following comments made by O Raghallaigh's delegate Robert McKenna at last week's County Board meeting in Darver.
ST MARY'S moved clear at the top of Division 2 with an impressive victory over St Josephs in Cluskey Park on Thursday.
THE 2013 Louth Track amd Field Championships began on Friday 10th May in the Lourdes Stadium, Drogheda and continued through Saturday and Sunday at Bush Track. Despite the unseasonable wind and rain athletes from all over Co.Louth attended.
NEGOTIATIONS have been taking place between Louth County Council and the management of the massive waste water treatment plant at Soldier's Point about what will happen when the facility loses millions of litres from the Harp Lager brewery when Diageo shuts down the site in the early autumn.
A 22-YEAR-old man who was caught attempting to steal home heating oil from a tank at the Louth GAA Centre of Excellence in Darver was in breach of a suspended sentence, the Circuit Court heard last week.
THERE'S good news for the town centre with two positive developements on Clanbrassil Street with the opening of a homewares department in Houstons and the relocation of the Gift and Art Gallery to new premises.
THERE was a big crowd of rail enthusiasts, from Thomas the Tank Engine fans to steam engine buffs, at Dundalk's Clark Railway Station for the visit of the Engine 461 which was travelling to Dublin last Thursday for an excursion organised by the Dundalk Railway Heritage Society in conjunction with the Railway Preservation Society of Ireland.
ONE of the most senior Garda officers working on the Adrian Donohoe murder cases has said the Garda killer – whose identity they know – is 'battling with their conscience'.
A DROGHEDA man who admitted drug dealing was jailed for six years after gardai seized cocaine valued at €140,000 from his home.
A 22-YEAR-old who robbed a teenage boy of his phone after punching his pal in the face was carrying a tube of Pringles crisps when he attacked them outside a shopping centre in Dundalk, while he was on bail for a public order offence.
A DUNDALK man who ordered crisp packets filled with cannabis from South Africa over the internet was caught when customs officers spotted the packages at Dublin Airport and got an undercover official to deliver them.
TWO MEN who beat an African taxi driver in Dundalk because he asked them for the correct fare had the cases against them adjourned once again after the victim said he was still suffering from the effects of the attack.
HAVING led Dundalk Chamber of Commerce through some of the toughest economic challenges, Paddy Malone stood down as president this week.