Ireland - Mid Louth Independent
Tuesday - 20th March, 2018
Light at the end of the tunnel for that Dublin Road path
THE long running saga of the unfinished path, linking the Dublin Road with the town - and vice versa...
Tuesday - 13th March, 2018
NEW BID TO OPEN UP DUNLEER STATION
A RENEWED bid is to be launched to put the reopening of Dunleer train station back on track.&nbs...
Tuesday - 6th March, 2018
IS FIGHT FOR ANNAGASSAN HARBOUR LOST?
MEMBERS of the Ardee Fire Service were hailed as heroes for their part in two dramatic ambulance res...
Tuesday - 27th February, 2018
Compromise call after concerns expressed about Ardee school
A compromise between the school authorities, Louth County Council and the gardai is the only way to ...
Tuesday - 20th February, 2018
BID TO GET SPEED LIMIT REDUCED ON N2 REFUSED
PEOPLE power may now be the only way to convince road authorities to introduce safety measures on a ...
Tuesday - 13th February, 2018
DUNLEER’S TEARS FOR WONDERFUL MAL REILLY
DUNLEER was united in grief last Friday to say a very fond and heartfelt goodbye to Mal Reilly.&...
Tuesday - 6th February, 2018
RESIDENTS RUNNING OUT OF ROAD!
CHERRYBROOK’S crumbling roads will not be repaired by Louth County Council for the forseeable futu...
Tuesday - 30th January, 2018
TRIBUTES FOR GIFTED DESIGNER CONOR
GARDAI are appealing for witnesses following the tragic death of local man Conor Farrell (pictured) ...
Tuesday - 23rd January, 2018
APPEAL FOR INFORMATION ON ROUTE OF NEW BYPASS
THE new bypass of Ardee has been described as being only ‘half a bypass’ after fears were expres...
Tuesday - 16th January, 2018
DUNLEER CRACKING UP!
LOUTH County Council have confirmed that draft plans are in place to sort out a series of issues wit...
Tuesday - 9th January, 2018
Post Office moves off Ardee’s main street after 89 years
A couple of cable ties and a sandbag was all that was keeping it up. ‘It just highlights ...
Tuesday - 26th December, 2017
‘HIS SMILE WILL LIVE FOREVER’
TRIBUTES have poured in for local man Jonathan Wogan who died following a kite surfing accident in T...
Tuesday - 19th December, 2017
Gardai and Santa make big arrival at daycare centre
A VERY special garda escort was in place last week for a man in red who descended on Ardee Daycare C...
Tuesday - 12th December, 2017
TRAFFIC WARDEN BACK IN ARDEE
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Tuesday - 5th December, 2017
Dunleer’s ‘Pride’ at second in Ireland
THE winners of the IPB Pride of Place Awards in association with Co-operation Ireland were announced...
Tuesday - 28th November, 2017
DUNLEER IS LEADING AN ENERGY REVOLUTION
A community based energy saving programme, inspired by the Dunleer Community Development Board, is g...
Tuesday - 21st November, 2017
Riverside walk plan for the banks of the White river revealed
DUNLEER could be set for a picturesque future after it was revealed that a riverwide walk project is...
Tuesday - 14th November, 2017
Shocked community mourns the death of Pat Beakey
A COMMUNITY has been left shocked this week following the death of Pat Beakey while out cycling last...
Tuesday - 7th November, 2017
Call for action on Crushrod Avenue parking chaos
RESIDENTS in Crushrod Avenue say their street is constantly clogged with cars on both sides of the r...
Tuesday - 31st October, 2017
TLT to host ‘Ireland’s Got Talent’ television show
WANT to be part of ‘Ireland’s Got Talent’? Here’s your chance! ‘Ireland’s Got T...
Tuesday - 24th October, 2017
TEN get sent off
THE man in the middle made himself the centre of attention as a sleepy Saturday in The Grove erupted...
Tuesday - 17th October, 2017
NEED FOR ARDEE BYPASS IS IGNORED YET AGAIN
ARDEE’S chronic traffic situation, above, was again ignored by Government as part of last week’s...
Tuesday - 10th October, 2017
Leah’s Late Late disappointment
DROGHEDA singing sensation Leah Corcoran (right) was left ‘devastated’ after she qualified for t...
Tuesday - 3rd October, 2017
ARDEE’S OWN GOLDEN GIRLS!
A team of HSE workers from St Brigid’s Hospital in Ardee have been described as the ‘Golden Girl...
Tuesday - 26th September, 2017
€70,000 raised for Brendan
A fundraising memorial page set up by the teammates and friends of Brendan ‘Benny’ Reilly to sup...
Tuesday - 19th September, 2017
SHOCK DEATH OF GAA STAR BENNY
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Tuesday - 12th September, 2017
ESTATE ROADS GONE TO POT!
THE RESIDENTS of Cherrybrook in Ardee should not be abandoned, a local councillor has said. ...
Tuesday - 5th September, 2017
OPEN THE DOORS OF ARDEE CASTLE
WEEKS after Drogheda saw the 13th-century St Laurence’s Gate closed to traffic, Ardee Historical S...
Tuesday - 29th August, 2017
ARDEE SHOP IS LEFT IN A MESS
A LOCAL SHOP WAS ransacked during a breakin last Friday. The business premises on Hale Stre...
Tuesday - 22nd August, 2017
DUNLEER AND THE DEE SHINE
THE town of Dunleer and the pride of Ardee, the newly opened Dee Hub in the centre of the bustling t...
Tuesday - 15th August, 2017
PHILIPSTOWN ON THE RUN!
The Philipstown 5k saw huge numbers turn out for the big night and pictured are Donal Lennon, Edel a...
Tuesday - 8th August, 2017
THE PRIDE OF DUNLEER!
ORGANISERS will be hoping Dunleer becomes ‘Funleer’ when the judges for the national Pride of Pl...
Tuesday - 1st August, 2017
CONFUSION OVER BYPASS FUNDING
DO we have the millions secured to start work on Ardee bypass - or not? That’s the questi...
Tuesday - 25th July, 2017
N2 safety calls after tragedy at Aclint
RENEWED efforts are taking place to highlight the dangers on the section of the N2 between Ardee and...
Tuesday - 18th July, 2017
THE BRENNAN WORLD TOUR!
Members of the Brennan clan - many from the USA enjoying a reunion in Ardee....
Tuesday - 11th July, 2017
WALKWAY ROW LOOMS
RESIDENTS of an Ardee housing estate, dating back 100 years, have expressed concerns about the suita...
Tuesday - 4th July, 2017
Joe’s farewell after 30 years
THE ‘last day’ of the old Pat’s Gift Shop last weekend saw the end of a retail era in Dunleer,...
Tuesday - 27th June, 2017
Togher man has baptism of fire as new council boss
THE recently elected Cathaoirleach of Louth County Council, Cllr Colm Markey, was given the task of ...
Tuesday - 20th June, 2017
Fears castle becoming health hazard
ARDEE’S historic castle faces serious issues with dampness and mould, to such an extent that it co...
Tuesday - 13th June, 2017
RESIDENTS CONSIDER COUNCIL PICKET
CAMPAIGNERS are considering protesting at the next meeting of the Ardee Municipal Council in July ov...
Tuesday - 6th June, 2017
ARDEE NAZIS MAKE RETURN TO BRIDGE
VANDALS have again struck at a bridge between Woodtown and Ardee, painting both Nazi swastikas and t...
Tuesday - 30th May, 2017
BYPASS HAS TAKEN STEP FORWARD
ARDEE’S long awaited bypass has taken ‘a major step in the right direction’ according to outgo...
Tuesday - 23rd May, 2017
Probe into pipebomb attack at Grennans
GARDAÍ are investigating a pipebomb attack on Grennans Bar in Drogheda in the early hours o...
Tuesday - 16th May, 2017
Help to save Collon church
A MAJOR campaign has been launched to help save an historic church in Collon. The Church of...
Tuesday - 9th May, 2017
Party time for the Dunleer GAA
At the open day in Lannleire GFC were Michael Murphy, Tommy Farrelly, Paddy Brennan, Margaret Murphy...
Tuesday - 2nd May, 2017
Ardee man’s plea after M1 chase
A 23 year old mid-Louth man pleaded guilty at Dundalk Circuit Court to dangerous driving, after he d...
Tuesday - 25th April, 2017
Welcome for motion on HPV vaccination
A local mother who claims her daughter has suffered severe fatigue as well as a number of other symt...
Wednesday - 19th April, 2017
JUST MOVE IT!
MID Louth councillors have again called for the notorious pedestrian crossing in the centre of Ardee...
Wednesday - 12th April, 2017
DAWSON’S ROAD DISASTER LOOMS
RESIDENTS on a roadway at Old Dawson’s Demesne in Ardee have expressed concern over plans to open ...
Wednesday - 5th April, 2017
Community mourning for brave Dara
A COMMUNITY has been united in grief this week with the death of mum of seven Dara Breen Conlon.&...
Wednesday - 29th March, 2017
COUPLE FACE EPIC 990KM JOURNEY
THEY are extraordinary people and now they are set to embark on an extraordinary journey - together....
Wednesday - 22nd March, 2017
Concert Band lead way on great day in Ardee
ARDEE’S St Patrick’s Day parade is all about celebrating community and that’s exactly what tra...
Wednesday - 15th March, 2017
BRIDGE OVER TROUBLED WATERS
A CRUMBLING bridge on the Louth-Meath border close to Smarmore needs urgent attention – but is any...
Wednesday - 8th March, 2017
Antrim men left Burn-ed out!
A MOMENT of magic from Hunterstown hitman Ryan Burns helped Louth build a platform to secure their f...
Wednesday - 1st March, 2017
Dunleer residents see light – at last!
IT’S a case of let there be light thanks to the efforts of the tidy towns group in Dunleer.&nb...
Wednesday - 22nd February, 2017
GET ON YOUR BIKE FOR DUNLEER TO GALWAY CYCLE RUN
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Wednesday - 15th February, 2017
Outrage as vandals attack local church
GARDAI in Dunleer are appealing for witnesses after a number of windows at St Brigid’s Church in D...
Wednesday - 8th February, 2017
Sam Maguire returns to Louth - 60 years after title win
Cllr. Dolores Minogue, Cathaoirleach of Ardee Municipal District and Patsy Coleman with the Presiden...
Wednesday - 1st February, 2017
Minister ‘baffled’ by castle closure
MINISTER of State for Housing and Urban Renewal Damien English TD has told the Mid Louth Independent...
Wednesday - 25th January, 2017
FOND FAREWELL TO TWO GREAT LADIES
OVER 1,000 people gathered at the Church of the Nativity Ardee on Saturday to say a fond farewell to...
Wednesday - 18th January, 2017
ARDEE MOURNS COUSINS KILLED ON ROAD
ARDEE was left ‘numb with shock’ this week after the tragic deaths of popular first cousins Josi...
Wednesday - 11th January, 2017
Louth County Council to make decision on small craft facility
ARDEE Ale and Ferdia Pilsner might be on the way, thanks to a new craft brewing plan. Oran ...
Wednesday - 4th January, 2017
Your chance to win €50 in our great Wordmaze competition
banks are full, not to just discard bottles and waste in the vicinity of the bins....
Wednesday - 28th December, 2016
Residents are facing into a tough 2017
IT LOOKS as if the ‘road that time forgot’ is going to stay forgotten after Louth CC told reside...
Wednesday - 21st December, 2016
Gaelectric claim Ardee plan will be good for area
GAELECTRIC, the group behind a multi-million euro windfarm project near Ardee, say that the developm...
Wednesday - 14th December, 2016
Termonfeckin’s notorious ‘box’ must be addressed before a tragedy strikes
RESIDENTS in Termonfeckin are appealing to Louth County Council to address concerns about a turning ...
Wednesday - 7th December, 2016
Scoraiocht Lannleire recall two great Dunleer friends
A VERY special presentation took place in Dunleer last weekend as part of an annual traditional Iris...
Wednesday - 30th November, 2016
A MAJOR sustainable energy project, valued in the region of €1m, is being earmarked for Dunleer an...
Wednesday - 23rd November, 2016
Drogheda’s Bonanza of fun all weekend
DROGHEDA’S annual Christmas Bonanza promises another magical weekend for people of all ages from F...
Wednesday - 16th November, 2016
CONTROVERSIAL EARLY INTERVENTION BASE TO GO AHEAD
AN BORD Pleanala has gone against its inspector and granted planning permission for a controversial ...
Wednesday - 9th November, 2016
Donald and Hillary in the house!
QUITE a few eyebrows were raised at the Teach Scoraiocht in Dunleer last week when American presiden...
Wednesday - 2nd November, 2016
Now there’s fireworks after event cancelled!
A LOCAL councillor has said she had to field a ‘barrage of angry comments’ after the annual fire...
Wednesday - 26th October, 2016
Wild Goose Lodge premiere
WILD Goose Lodge received a prolonged standing ovation at its premiere in Dublin’s Savoy cinema la...
Wednesday - 19th October, 2016
Dunleer dairy farmer Simon is big in Vietnam!
NEVER mind X Factor, big budget films or being a top footballer - a Dunleer diary farmer will soon b...
Wednesday - 12th October, 2016
Dunleer homes being designed
A DESIGN team has visited the site of the new proposed 84-home council housing estate at the rear of...
Wednesday - 5th October, 2016
‘WE STAND AND FIGHT’
A RURAL community has vowed to stand and fight in a bid to prevent five wind turbines, each the size...
Wednesday - 28th September, 2016
All regions are on the up and Tallanstown just four short of glory
THE MID LOUTH region is on the up, after a string of superb scores in the Supervalu Tidy Towns award...
Wednesday - 21st September, 2016
Region facing wind farm explosion
AN AREA north of Drogheda and including Ardee, Stabannon, Tallanstown and Dromin are set to become w...
Wednesday - 14th September, 2016
Patrick’s day as Kevin’s bridge a 10-year gap
PATRICK Clarke was the hero as he landed an injury time point to secure a first Louth JFC title for ...
Wednesday - 7th September, 2016
Five wind turbines for Drakestown lands
AN APPLICATION is to be made to erect five 85m wind turbines on lands at Corracon, Drakestown, insid...
Wednesday - 31st August, 2016
Special night for Ardee pupils!
THE hairstyles might have changed, the years have moved on, but the names remained familiar at Ardee...
Wednesday - 24th August, 2016
Boat Trench concerns raised following a number of complaints
SPEEDING at the narrow stretch of road at Boat Trench in Ardee has to be tackled. That’s ...
Wednesday - 17th August, 2016
Dunleer man backed ‘town’ for cup in 1991!
is also friends with some of the great names associated with Dundalk FC including Dermot Keeley and ...
Wednesday - 10th August, 2016
Tidy Towns blow as window boxes and baskets stolen
A DUNLEER thief has a blooming cheek - literally. A number of window boxes and hanging bask...
Wednesday - 3rd August, 2016
NEW ARRIVAL FOR ARDEE DAYCARE CENTRE
MEMBERS of the Ardee Daycare Centre came together for the official arrival of their brand new mini b...
Wednesday - 27th July, 2016
Dunleer’s spirit raises roof!
THE grounds of the Market House were packed to capacity for the evening of music celebration on Frid...
Wednesday - 20th July, 2016
Charlie (95) rewarded for his 70 years of Lough Derg visits
AN ARDEE man, who marks his 96th birthday shortly, has been honoured for his dedication to Lough Der...
Wednesday - 13th July, 2016
Dumping of household rubbish is condemned
A NUMBER of public waste bins in Ardee have been removed after an alarming increase in the amount of...
Wednesday - 6th July, 2016
Jamie gets Irish callup for French medal
TOP Irish soccer fan Jamie Monaghan from Togher is flying to Paris this week to accept an award for ...
Wednesday - 29th June, 2016
Togher boy is king of Europe!
ONE young Togher man stole the show off the pitch - while the Irish battled on it during Euro 2016.&...
Wednesday - 22nd June, 2016
Centre a ‘one stop shop’ of social needs for region
THE NEW Dee Hub centre, opposite the credit union buidling in the heart of Ardee, has the potential ...
Wednesday - 15th June, 2016
Dromin cycle to hit the €100,000 mark for hospice
THE annual Dromin 60km cycle will aim to pass the milestone €100,000 mark when it takes place this...
Wednesday - 8th June, 2016
Annual Tain marchers arrive by the Deeside
gave a talk on the significance of the march in Ferdia House. Ferdia House also hosted an e...
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