Marathon-man Gary smashes Irish 50k record
THE conditions of the grounds in the locality played havoc with this week's schedule again as both the Glen Utd-Castletown and Rampart Celtic-Ravensdale games were called off following early morning pitch inspections in Glenmore and Ballymakellet respectively.
DUNDALK Karate kicked off 2014 with a bang, inviting Sensei Neil O'Sullivan 3rd Dan to instruct all members in Kumite (fighting).
IT was anothjer busy week at Ravensdale Lodge as the state-of-the-art-facility continues to defy the dreadful weather conditions.
HE had never even ran an ultra marathon before...
INNISKEEN siblings Cathal and Aoife Kearney made a splash at the National Aquactic Centre again recently when they represented their school St Daigh's NS in the All Ireland Minor Schools Swimming Championships.
MARYTYN Irvine was half a world away, knee-deep in a Colorado training camp. A quick computation revealed it was after midnight back home, but his Twitter feed could be ignored no longer.
COST in euro of Abbotstown alternative
RUGBY's Kearney brothers were already household names because of their fantastic achievements on the field, but there was still something a bit special about watching them guesting on the iconic Late Late Show on Friday night.
THE weather God smiled on Blackrock AC and its supporters when foul rain and wind turned calm and sunny bang on cue for the club's annual Cross-Country races, staged in the Geraldines GAA Grounds on Sunday.
DANIEL McSherry's last-gasp penalty kick settled this hard-fought Leinster Under-19 League semi-final in Ashbourne last Saturday as Ardee/Dundalk won through to face Navan in the provincial decider.
FRANCIS O'REILLY stepped down as chairman of Glenmore AC at last Tuesday's agm and Rose White has taken on the mantle instead.
DUNDALK got their Provincial Towns Cup campaign off to a perfect start with a comprehensive victory over a spirited Athy side in a wet and blustery Athy on Sunday afternoon.
THE National Indoor championships for masters (age 35+) was held in the new facilities at Athlone Institute of Technology over the weekend when North East Runners had two athletes competing.
RAVENSDALE Lodge's winter/spring season got off to a flying start over the past week, with many combinations braving cold, wet and windy weather to compete over the four days.
THE Junction 18 club had a proud day when five of their students competed in the 'Best of the Best' kickboxing tournament.
GARDAI are investigating a fire at Dundalk Sports Centre in the early hours of Tuesday morning.
TWO local bus drivers were among fifteen coach drivers representing the Coach Tourism & Transport Council (CTTC) who received their certificates from Fáilte Ireland having completed a foundation in Guiding Skills, at a recent ceremony in Dublin. The programme was delivered to maintain and improve standards in the Coach Tourism industry and among the recipients were Damien Keenan and Harry Duffy, Matthews Coach Hire, Dundalk.
THE management of The Marshes Shopping Centre have promised that security will be reviewed after as many as 30 teenagers took part in a mass brawl outside Penney's on Saturday evening.
TEACHERS Nevan Finegan and Elizabeth Baily knew the answer to the most important question in their lives when they said 'I do' on Valentine's Day.
NINE-year-old Beth McMahon faced the chop when her Rapunzel-esque locks were severed – all for a good cause of course!
The reduction in the number of gardaí in Co. Louth has been highlighted by Sinn Fein TD Gerry Adams who has said that it is 'a cause for concern'.
FUNDING set aside for the ill-fated Narrow Water Bridge project should not be lost to the local area, Louth County Council heard this week.
COULD the new diesel marker – developed by an international chemical company – be the 'silver bullet' that revenue enforcement agencies on both sides of the border have been looking for and enough to put the gangster oil washers out of business?
A WOMAN who admitted stealing drink and other items from Dundalk stores had her cases adjourned for a probation report.
A KNOCKBRIDGE man who headbutted a stranger on Park Street for 'absolutely no reason' has pleaded guilty to assault causing harm.