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Perth confirmed as participant on FAI’s UEFA Pro Licence course

Dundalk FC head coach Vinny Perth has been confirmed as a participant on the FAI’s UEFA Pro Licence course for 2019/20.Perth is one of 19 who will participate on the course, which is a requirement to manage in the League of Ireland.Amongst the group are former Republic of Ireland internationals Robb

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Registration now open for Fitzer’s 5k Run

Online registration is now open for this year’s Fitzer’s 5k Run which is scheduled to take place on Saturday February 23rd.Organised by local TD Peter Fitzpatrick, this is the eighth year of the event which just like recent years is being run in aid of the Maria Goretti Children’s Respite Centre in

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New legislation blamed for postponement of Dune half-marathon

The organisers of the Dune half-marathon between Newry and Dundalk have blamed new leglislation for having to postpone next month’s annual event.The local race, which has been running since 2013, is the only race in the country that crosses the border.It was due to go ahead again this year on Februa

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O Fiaich student called up to Republic of Ireland Schools side

Dundalk FC underage star David Odumosu has been called up to the Republic of Ireland Schools select side for this Saturday’s match against Australia.The O Fiaich College student is goalkeeper for the Lilywhites’ U19 team. He joins Brandon Bermingham from St Mary’s Diocesan School in Drogheda as the

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Dundalk Rugby Club to hold memorial event next month for Caroline Gray

Dundalk Rugby Club are hosting a memorial event in memory of the late Caroline Gray at the Mill Road venue on Saturday February 16th.The Marlmount woman, wife of first team player Johnny, passed away last September following an illness.Mum to Alex and Georgia, she was described as a “very special me

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Glyde Rangers GFC given the go ahead for series of upgrades to their ground

Glyde Rangers GFC are been given the go ahead to carry out a series of upgrades to their pitch at Louth Hall in Tallanstown.The club have been granted conditional planning permission by Louth County Council to construct new training areas on lands adjacent to the existing football pitch.They are als

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Dundalk FC to face Drogheda Utd in Malone Cup on Friday week

Dundalk FC have confirmed that their annual Jim Malone Cup match against neighbours Drogheda United will take place on Friday January 25th in Oriel Park.The match between the Co Louth rivals will mark the first game in charge for the new management team of Vinny Perth and John Gill.Kick-off is at 7.

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Fyffes and Dundalk FC to host family fan day on January 27th

As part of their preparations for the new 2019 football season, Dundalk Football Club and club sponsor Fyffes are teaming up to host a Family ’Fan Day’ which will take place at Oriel Park at 12 noon on Sunday, January 27th next.Designed as an open doors, free-to-all event, the occasion is designed t

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Dunne declares desire to represent the Republic of Ireland

Blackrock footballer Jimmy Dunne has said he has no intention of switching allegiance to Northern Ireland.The 21-year-old U21 international and Burnley defender, who joined League One side Sunderland on loan this month, won a call-up to an extended Republic of Ireland squad after impressing during a

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McCabe becomes Cuchulainn’s first national champion of 2019

Even though 2019 is so new that resolutions are still holding firm, Cuchulainn Cycling Club has crowned its first national champion of the year!Johnny McCabe travelled to Cork’s Foto Island for the National Cyclo Cross Championships. He did so in hope moreso than expectation as his winter season had

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Experience proves vital at Dundalk Golf Club

Experience proved to be the key for the winners of Sunday’s Four Man Rumble which was played over 14 holes.George Rogers (19), Sean Ward (19), Ollie English (13) and Christy Ward (6) mastered the blustery conditions and returned a score of 72pts which included a deduction of one point for previous s

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Stephen Kenny named SSE Airtricity/SWAI Personality of the Year

Newly-appointed Ireland U21 manager Stephen Kenny has been named SSE Airtricity/SWAI Personality of the Year for 2018 at the annual awards ceremony on Friday night.The 47-year-old masterminded an SSE Airtricity League Premier Division and Irish Daily Mail FAI Cup double as his parting gift to Dundal

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David Murphy appointed new sports physiotherapist at Dundalk FC

Dundalk FC have announced that David Murphy has been appointed as the club’s new sports physiotherapist and will work closely with the first team and academy.Speaking to dundalkfc.com after joining the backroom team Murphy admitted it was good to be at his hometown club.“I am really excited to be he

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Dundalk FC striker Hoban picks up new car from Toyota dealers

It’s that time of year where spotting new cars is a passing hobby while out and about.One person you’re likely to see spinning around in a new 191 over the next few weeks is Dundalk FC footballer Patrick Hoban.The striker, who scored 32 goals in all competitions last season, has been sponsored by Me

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12 Operation Transformation walks taking place across Louth this Saturday

Operation Transformation returned to our screens earlier this week and once again the Operation Transformation walks are returning nationwide to coincide with the RTÉ One show.This Saturday walks are taking place at 12 locations across Co Louth with refreshments being served afterwards.Details of th

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Dundalk FC captain Stephen O’Donnell officially hangs up his boots

Dundalk FC captain Stephen O’Donnell officially announced his retirement from football yesterday evening.News of the 32-year-old midfielder hanging up his boots broke earlier this week.However, O’Donnell’s association with Dundalk FC is far from over – he has been appointed Senior Opposition Analyst

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Date set for this year’s Fitzer’s 5k Run

The date for this year’s Fitzer’s 5k Run has been set for Saturday February 23rd.Organised by local TD Peter Fitzpatrick, this is the eighth year of the event which just like recent years is being run in aid of the Maria Goretti Children’s Respite Centre in Lordship and RehabCare Centres.The race wi

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Former Dundalk CEO appointed new managing director of Dundee United

Former Dundalk FC CEO Mal Brannigan has been appointed the new managing director of Scottish Championship side Dundee United.The Yorkshire man’s new role was announced earlier today and comes just a week after his departure from Oriel Park was announced.He will take up his new role from Monday havin

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Dundalk FC captain O’Donnell expected to hang up his boots

Dundalk FC captain Stephen O’Donnell is set to announce his retirement from football this week.According to a report in The Irish Independent, the 32-year-old will hang up his boots to take up a role as part of Vinny Perth’s backroom team at Oriel Park.It is expected the Galwegian will replace new a

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Jimmy Dunne signs for Sunderland on loan

League One side Sunderland has completed the signing of Blackrock footballer Jimmy Dunne from Burnley FC.The Republic of Ireland under-21 international joins on loan until the end of the season.The defender is a graduate from Manchester United’s highly-acclaimed academy in Belfast.In 2016, aged 18 h

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Two Operation Transformation walks taking place in Dundalk on Saturday

Two Operation Transformation walks will take place in Dundalk this Saturday to coincide with the return of the show on RTÉ tonight.Clan na Gael are hosting their ‘Operation Clans Formation’ walk in their grounds on the Ard Easmuinn Road at 11am with refreshments afterwards.Meanwhile, a further walk

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Dolan triumphs in New Year’s Eve Time Trial

Dundalk’s Cuchulainn Cycling Club closed out 2018 with its annual New Year’s Eve Time Trial. The route was 14.1 km from Dorian’s Pub out to Ardee and back. This route has been in use for the last four editions and the riders greatly appreciated the resurfacing work that had been done on about 75% of

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