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‘Some of Our Children’ at An Tain

An Tain Arts Centre will host Quintessence Theatre as they  follow up their acclaimed devised play CRACKS, with a new, original piece that brutally exposes the failures of the Irish Child Care System. The shoe will take place from February … Continue reading

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Kevin’s imagination unleashed at national art competition

A local student was among the winners at the the annual Irish League of Credit Unions (ILCU) All Ireland Art Competition. Kevin Meenan from St Brigid’s School, who demonstrated such imaginative interpretations of the theme, was on of 30,000 entries … Continue reading

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Call for action on illegal use of disabled parking bays

Independent Councillor Maeve Yore has appealed to motorists not to park in disabled bays unless they are disability badge holders. llr Yore was prompted to bring up the issue after seeing six vehicles parked in disability parking bays at the … Continue reading

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Launch of St Patrick’s Day Parade

Dundalk’s success and Dream Big attitude is being celebrated in this year’s Dundalk St Patrick’s Day Parade. Parade sponsor Dundalk Credit Union, alongside the organising Committee and associate sponsors joined with this year’s Grand Marshal, internationally renowned musician Zoe Conway, … Continue reading

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Traders unhappy with revamp plans

Traders in Church Street will submit a number of serious concerns they have for the proposed plans to rejuvenate the area later this year. While all business owners in the area welcome the plans to improve the streets they have … Continue reading

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Large crowds expected for Fitzer 5K

One of Dundalk’s most popular fundraising events, the Fitzer 5K, will take place on Saturday February 24. The event will start from its usual location at The Marshes from 11am and it is expected that in region of 500 runners … Continue reading

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Down Syndrome cuts affect local families

A number of families in the local community are set to be affected by cuts to vital funding which will affect the education of children with Down Syndrome. The Louth/Meath Branch of Down Syndrome Ireland was recently informed by the … Continue reading

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National Pen donate to RCNE

National Pen employees donated €4,500 to Rape Crisis North East (RCNE) and presented the checque to Grace McArdle and Michelle Daly on behalf of the charity. Michelle Daly said that Rape Crisis North East were delighted with the donation, and … Continue reading

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Dundalk supporters meet new owners

Dundalk FC supporters had the opportunity to meet the new owners of the football club on Sunday evening at a questions and answers session in the Youth Development Centre. US Investment firm Peak 6 officially completed their takeover of the … Continue reading

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Zoe Conway named Grand Marshal for St Patrick’s Day parade

Local musician Zoe Conway has been announced as this year’s Grand Marshal for the Dundalk St Patrick’s Day Parade. Zoe, who has earned a well-deserved international reputation performing across the globe and sharing the stage with many well-known names, was … Continue reading

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