About Us

LouthNow.ie is a news and sport website covering county Louth, in the north east of Ireland. We’re here to inform the county’s inhabitants and our readers and to help them tell the stories that matter to them.

We aim to provide personalised, contextualised, innovative and ultimately better local news and sport coverage than is currently available online – covering the whole county and bringing you the full picture, seven days-a-week.

If you live, work or visit Louth – making LouthNow.ie a part of your daily routine is a must.

We aim to become a true local platform, bringing a national standard of execution to local news. We are truly a digital native and we want to be a part of changing the conversation about what is possible and what is necessary in local journalism.

Though our website, social media channels, video and audio output – including our smart speaker bulletins and podcast – LouthNow.ie offers the most comprehensive local coverage ever for county Louth.

From local council issues to Oireachtas matters, crime and courts coverage, entertainment and show listings to interviews and features focusing on your communities, GAA and soccer to much more sports coverage besides – we don’t miss a beat and neither will you.

We love Louth – it’s home. That’s why we’re passionate about championing for what’s best in our locality, shining a light on what isn’t and lending our voice to those who need it.

The team here at louthNow.ie want to deliver exciting new solutions for local news, making new ground in developing a truly independent and local news brand that not only survives, but thrives.

We support local business and industry and we hope they can support us too to help us operate sustainably and ensure we can continue to provide fair, balanced, accurate and necessary coverage local coverage.

For more information about how you can advertise your business with LouthNow.ie, please click here.

We want to help people become better news consumers by delivering our professional generated journalism and bringing it to readers in easily digestible, engaging and informative ways. LouthNow.ie will not merely tell our readers what happened but will help them understand the story, framing it in informative and accessible ways.

When properly informed and engaged, people have the power to affect change. LouthNow.ie promotes civic participation.


Our Editor-In-Chief Barry Landy is a fully accredited journalist and member of the National Union of Journalists and the Soccer Writers’ Association of Ireland.

He has previously worked on a freelance basis for the Irish Independent, Irish Daily Mail, Irish Examiner, RTE.ie, eir Sport, Sky News, The Irish Sun, Irish Daily Mirror, Irish Daily Star, The42.ie, Drogheda Independent and Dundalk Democrat.

Barry Landy
LouthNow.ie Editor-In-Chief Barry Landy photographed in the LouthNow.ie newsroom and studio. Photo Credit: Kathy Gilroy-Barry.