It’s hard to fully believe the renewed sense of excitement and expectancy around the Louth team

Louth supporters, in the Hogan Stand, celebrate their side's 48th minute goal during the Allianz Football League Division 2 match between Dublin and Louth at Croke Park in Dublin. Photo by Ray McManus/Sportsfile

Seamus O'Hanlon

A huge Louth support descended on the capital last Sunday morning, the largest that has followed the county since the 2010 Leinster final, for what was a de facto Division 1 promotion play-off with Dublin.