Wednesday 26 June 2019

Large trees are cut back at De La Salle amid safety fears

Mid Louth Diary

Hubert Murphy

A number of trees at De La Salle Crescent in Ardee have been cut back due to concerns expressed by some local residents.

'It was something I raised at a recent council meeting after being contacted by residents,' Cllr Dolores Minogue stated.

There were fears that branches could come down in winter storms so experts arrived on scene last week and commenced the works.

The Tidy Towns assisted with the project.

Glyde Rangers 4 Peaks

What better way to celebrate the end of dry January by coming out in support of Pauline Quinn Kellett who's hosting a fundraiser for the Glyde Rangers 4 peaks challenge.

Tickets are only €10 and it goes ahead in the Glyde Rangers hall on Saturday February 9th at 8pm. It's a Lip Synce Battle reunion night.

22 Castleguard homes

The remaining 22 houses in the Castleguard estate in Ardee are to be delivered by March. To date, Tuath has built 80 of the homes.

Ardee Walls

Ardee is set to become part of the Irish Walled Towns series again after a lapse of a few years. Cllr Dolores Minogue raised the issue recently and the council says it was an oversight that the town was not part of the organsation.

HAP clinic

Louth County Council are to consider putting a HAP clinic in Ardee, if resources allow. Cllr Jim Tenanty says there is a need for it. Cllr Pearse McGeough agrees, but the council said it would involving relocating staff to Ardee. They will see if there's capacity to do something.

Square awards event

Square United held their annual Chicken Cup match recently between the 1sts and the Reserves. Afterwards, they held their awards. Young Player of the year is Trevor Matthews. 2nd team player of the year Liam Farrell. 1st team player of the year Paudy Clarke and Club Person of the year Mark Bradley. The first team are back in the Prenier Division this season.

Glyde Inn events

The Glyde Inn - Ireland's top pub - is hosting a number of great events in the coming weeks and months.

January 26th: Comedy Night with Farmer Michael & Kathleen. Tickets €25.

March 1st: The Legend of Luke Kelly Show with Chris Kavanagh & Band. Tickets €25.

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