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Struck by car in deliberate attack

Gardaí in Dundalk are investigating a hit and run incident which occurred on the Dublin Road at approximately 10:20am on Monday morning. Onlookers watched in shock as a black hatchback car mounted the footpath at speed towards a male in … Continue reading

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Aislinn to bring successful horror film home to Dundalk

Dundalk filmmaker Aislinn Clarke will introduce her debut feature film, The Devil’s Doorway, at An Táin Arts Centre on January 29. Clarke who hails from Fatima is a former pupil of Gaelscoil Dún Dealgan and Colaiste Rís. Her debut film … Continue reading

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New programme for substance abuse recovery

Turas Counselling Services, a not-for-profit organisation providing addiction supports to people in the North East, is running a 15-week structured day programme from February 5. The programme involves group support and workshops towards building participants self-belief and delves into the … Continue reading

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Hillwalkers warned to stay safe

Hillwalkers and mountain climbers have been warned to stay safe following a number of incidents in the Mourne and Cooley mountains over the weekend. Two men died in separate incidents in the Mourne mountains over the weekend while a man … Continue reading

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Dundalk winning the war against litter

Dundalk have moved up a massive 13 places in the latest Irish Business Against Litter (IBAL) survey and are now 9th out of forty towns in the country on the list. This is the town’s highest ever ranking on the … Continue reading

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More success for Kate O’Connor

Dundalk athlete Kate O’Connor showed why she is considered one of the hottest prospects in Irish athletics with another sensational performance at the English Senior and U20 Championships in Sheffield on Sunday. Kate secured gold medals in both the U20 … Continue reading

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Plenty on offer at An Tain

An Tain is offering a new year treat for music lovers with wide range of acts in 2019 from award winning tribute acts to talented local singer songwriters. Kicking things off is J’Adele, winner of the UK No. 1 tribute … Continue reading

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At-risk groups urged to get flu vaccine

The HSE has urged all people in at-risk groups for the flu to get vaccinated if they have not done so already. Those in at-risk groups include people aged 65 and over, pregnant women and people with chronic illness. Healthcare … Continue reading

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Positive outlook for local trade

Martin McElligott from the BIDS office in Dundalk has delivered an upbeat update on the local economy following a busy Christmas period for local retailers. According to Martin most traders he spoke to seemed to enjoy a busy festive period … Continue reading

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Conor’s annual fundraiser in Blackrock

The annual Crosscause fundraiser on Blackrock beach once again proved to be a huge success with Conor Hughes and company raising €5000 on the day. All proceeds will go to towards a new eye treatment clinic in Ghana which Crosscause … Continue reading

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