Louth’s Declan Byrne celebrates scoring a point in the first half of the Leinster SFC first-round game against Westmeath at  the Gaelic Grounds in Drogheda. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Westmeath 3-14 Louth 0-16 A game that had been reasonably nip-and-tuck up to the break fell decisively in Westmeath’s favour with two goals in four mi(...)

Louth’s Adrian Reid: rifled a shot to the net in the 20th minute in Drogheda. Photograph: Inpho

Louth 1-16 Clare 0-13 Colin Kelly claimed his first victory as Louth manager after seeing his side come from behind to dispatch of Clare at th(...)

Paddy Keenan of Louth poses a considerable threat from centrefield for the underdogs. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

There will be no moment of silence but plenty of muted reflection by diehard Lilywhites descending on HQ tomorrow. Johnny Doyle is no more, the great(...)

Louth goalscorer Ryan Burns (18) is congratulated by  Conor Grimes during the Leinster  Senior Football Championship first round  game against Westmeath at  Cusack Park in  Mullingar. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Westmeath 1-9 Louth 1-14 For the second year in a row, Louth’s championship starts with an underdog victory on the road against what most folk had ass(...)

We’re not just living longer. Under a new regime which is due to kick in on January 1st, we’re also expected to work longer, with the State pension ag(...)