Marathon-man Gary smashes Irish 50k record
SWIMMERS interested in entering this year's Louth Community Games Finals must register before Friday March 29th in order to compete.
THE indoor athletics season stepped up a notch last weekend with Irish and Scottish national championship events being contested in Athlone and Glasgow respectively.
WE'RE still only in the second week of February, but already Dundalk Cricket Club are starting to gear up for their fourth season in existence and their third of playing in the Leinster League.
GIVEN their good relationship with the local gardai, Cuchulainn Cycling Club chairman Pat O'Shaughnessy opened last Thursday's agm began with a minute's silence in tribute to Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe.
COOLEY native Rob Kearney has pledged his future to Leinster and Ireland after agreeing terms on a new two-year contract with the IRFU.
DUNDALK under-9s welcomed Boyne RFC to Mill Road for a 7pm kick-off under floodlights on Friday night. There was a fantastic turnout, with both sides fielding two teams of ten and alternating subs throughout the games.
GLENMORE AC was well represented at the Leinster Schools Competition in Santry last week.
WATERPROOFS, fleece, umbrella, gloves, golf shoes and woolly hat – I was all set for the Gaelic Grounds on Sunday. It was that miserable and cold I even rooted out the hip flask.
A COMPLETELY dominant Wicklow side tore their Skerries counterparts to bits in their opening Towns Cup clash of 2013. The win now sees the Wicklow men welcome Leinster League Division 1 powerhouse Newbridge RFC to Ashtown Lane for what should be a cracker of a game.
RATHDRUM'S Provincial Towns Cup campaign came to an abrupt end when last year's runners up, Tullow, came to town.
WICKLOW pair Jack McKenna and Liam Walsh both featured for Leinster U-18's as they lifted the Youth Inter-Provincial trophy on Saturday afternoon.
SO THE best out half on these shores has decided to chase the (metaphorical) franc and sample Paris in the springtime next season.
BRAY LADIES firsts travelled to Newbridge on Saturday and faced some tough opposition. Bray had most of the possession with excellent play up front by Jessica Carey, Charlotte Carney and Michelle Lambert. Unfortunately the visitors were unable to score and both sides remained level at 0-0 at half time. Bray upped their game in the first five minutes of the second half with a great ball fed through from Serena Rush which found Charlotte Carney.
SO CLOSE and yet so far might be an apt phrase for the Drumettes ladies rugby team from Rathdrum who finished on the losing side of a 8-5 score line in the Leinster League Division 1 final on Saturday last in Athy.
IN KITCHENS across Ireland there is usually something that occupies the focal point of the room, the centrepiece of the home or the heart if you like.
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.