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VALENTINE’S DAY 2011: LINFIELD 3-5 DUNDALK FC

February 14th, 2021 marks the 10th anniversary of Dundalk’s fantastic 5-3 win over Linfield in the Setanta Cup at Windsor Park. We take a look back at a night when Belfast-native Daniel Kearns returned to his home city and tore the Blues apart with a sensational hat-trick. https://youtu.be/JIFALDy33N8   Dundalk Democrat Match Report Eight [...]

By |February 14, 2021|0 Comments

BEN HANNIGAN RIP

We were saddened to hear of the passing of 77-year-old Ben Hannigan on Thursday afternoon. Ben played 91 times for Dundalk FC, scoring a mightily impressive 51 goals, and also picked up a Top Four and Shield winners medal during his three seasons at Oriel Park. Padraig McGowan looks back at a League of [...]

By |February 5, 2021|0 Comments

1969: A BAPTISM OF FIRE AGAINST LIVERPOOL

Last December's UEFA Europa League MD6 clash with Arsenal was the eighth occasion that Dundalk met an English club in a European competition. We take a look back at the Lilywhites' first-ever competitive game against an English side, when Liam Touhy’s men met Liverpool during the 1969/70 season.     Liam Tuohy, pictured with his [...]

By |February 1, 2021|0 Comments

1988 FAI CUP FINAL ARCHIVES

We’ve managed to unearth a treasure trove of footage from our 1988 FAI Cup final win over Derry City which secured Turlough O’Connor’s team the double. As well as action from the game itself, which was settled by John Cleary’s ‘stonewall’ penalty, we have some incredible archive material from the celebrations around town in [...]

By |January 27, 2021|0 Comments

1994/95: THE UNKNOWN WHO LIT UP ORIEL

In a pre-internet, pre-Google summer of 1994, it's safe to say that many Dundalk fans had never heard of Brian Byrne when Dermot Keely took him to Oriel Park. 'A left-sided midfielder, acquired from Leinster Senior League outfit Glenmore Celtic' was the Dundalk Democrat's description of Keely's unheralded arrival ahead of the League of [...]

By |April 23, 2020|0 Comments