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Sinead lands big West End break

A young Dundalk actress who moved to London five years ago to ‘follow her dream’ has got one step closer to the West End with the news that she will star in a production of ‘Duncton Wood’ which begins in … Continue reading

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CBS Primary victorious in schools history project

Pupils from the CBS primary school are celebrating a huge success after winning first place in a national history competition. A project entitled ‘The First World War- A Local History’ has earned Third Class pupils in CBS Primary huge acclaim … Continue reading

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Colaiste Cu Chulainn gets the go-ahead

Councillor Tomás Sharkey has welcomed the news that Louth County Council is to CPO land needed to build a 1000 post primary school in the centre of Dundalk renewing hope that the school may open in time for the start … Continue reading

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Jenny is crowned Louth’s new Rose

Jenny Hanlon proved a hugely popular choice as she was crowned the Louth Rose for 2015 following a gala event in the Crowne Plaza hotel on Sunday evening. The 19-year-old who hails from Cooley will now represent her county in … Continue reading

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Ciaran Byrne makes Aussie Rules debut

Proud parents, Pauline and Brendan Byrne from Louth Village, made a last-minute dash ‘around the world’ to see their son, Ciaran, make his Australian Rules debut at the famous Melbourne Cricket Ground over the weekend. It was a moment to … Continue reading

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Sue ready to kayak around Ireland

For most teachers, the summer months provide an opportunity for some much-needed rest and relaxation after a busy academic year. However, for one teacher that will not be the case as she plans to spend her holidays kayaking around Ireland … Continue reading

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Huge crowds for Patsy Kelly 5K

Over 800 runners, joggers and walkers made the trip ‘around the town’ on Saturday evening when they took part in the fourth annual Patsy Kelly 5K. The event, organised by Clan na Gael GFC and North East Runners to commemorate … Continue reading

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Action continues in darts league

Action in the Dundalk Darts League continued with The Andrew McAlester Shield where Jackie’s  Army were the victim of an upset when they travelled to Ferguson’s. Unfortunately for Fergusons, they met a strong McEnteggarts in the next round and it … Continue reading

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Order of Malta recruiting new members

Local voluntary service ‘Order of Malta’ in Dundalk is looking to recruit new members for the organisation as demand for the service has increased by over 20% in the last two years. Everyone is welcome to join the Order of … Continue reading

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Conor’s invention is a perfect gift for his aunt

A GIFTED local teenager who has used his technology skills to greatly improve the quality of life for a family member, has been honoured with another prestigious award. Conor Begley, a Fifth Year student at Colaiste Rís, developed the system, … Continue reading

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