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Major clean-up as floods hit

A MAJOR cleanup operation is underway in Dundalk following some of the worst flooding to hit the town in living memory. Roads were closed, trains delayed, and many people were forced to abandon their businesses and homes as they became … Continue reading

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Wayne is heading for Olympics

A Dundalk man who has been picked to be an official volunteer at next year’s Special Olympic games in Los Angeles is confident that the trip will prove to be the ‘experience of a lifetime’. Wayne Mooney from St Nicholas … Continue reading

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Redeemer girls pick up award

Redeemer Girls School are celebrating once again following yet another award at the annual Fís festival in Dublin. This is the fourth award the school has received and the eighth year in total the school have entered the prestigious event. … Continue reading

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Lions Club launch Christmas Food Appeal

Dundalk Lions Club have launched their 2014 Christmas Food Appeal and to help fund the annual project they are holding their annual Poker Classic in the Lisdoo on November 30. According to Lions Club president Declan Dempsey the fundraiser is … Continue reading

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Do the right thing for Ciara

Gardai investigating the disappearance of schoolgirl Ciara Breen 17 years ago have called on those with information to ‘do the right thing’ and tell Gardaí what they know. Ciara went missing in February 1997 from her Bachelor’s Walk home which … Continue reading

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Garry set to star in World Cup

Dundalk man Garry Hoey is all set to live the dream when he represents his country at the Amputee Football World Cup in Culican Mexico in two weeks time. The ace midfielder is currently going through final training preparations for … Continue reading

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Maths award for sisters

Local Blackrock sisters Shannon and Rachael Ní Dhonnachadha, who are students at St Vincents Secondary School made a big impression at a national competition by taking second place overall. The sisters travelled with their teacher, JohnWhite, up to the Clock … Continue reading

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Dundalk hero visits Scoil Eoin Baiste

There was great excitement in Scoil Eoin Baiste school on Thursday the 6th of November when Brian Gartland and Martin Connolly (Youth Development Officer for Dundalk F.C.) accompanied by his son Aidan ,brought the Airtricity League of Ireland trophy and … Continue reading

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Citizens say we have had enough

ONE of the organisers of last Saturday’s successful anti water charges protest has called on the people of Dundalk to keep the momentum going and not bow down to Government pressure. Maeve Curtis of the Dundalk Campaign Against Water, Household … Continue reading

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All systems go for Shoe Box Appeal

It’s all systems go for the annual Christmas shoebox appeal as Peter Lynch and his team of volunteers once again help out some of the most underprivileged children in the world. The nationwide appeal has been running for over 15 … Continue reading

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