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Narrow Water Bridge back on the agenda

Sinn Féín Councillor Antóin Watters has welcomed the inclusion of the Narrow Water Bridge in the “New Decade New Approach” document released last Thursday as part of the restoration of the institutions in the North of Ireland. The Omeath councillor … Continue reading

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Candidates gear up for election campaign

The battle to claim one of the five seats on offer in the Louth constituency looks set to commence shortly with rumours intensifying that Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is set to call a snap election in early February. Initially the Taoiseach … Continue reading

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Solomon’s wisdom earns Young Scientist prize

There was success for Grammar student Solomon Doyle at the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition as he was awarded third place in his category. Solomon, who is in second year, returned to the RDS having also represented the school … Continue reading

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RCNE seek helpline volunteers

Rape Crisis North East is offering you the opportunity to attend a Helpline Training Programme which will commence on Wednesday March 4 and finish on Thursday April 2. The training is free and in return, RCNE will ask you to … Continue reading

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Aoife escapes worst of bush fires

A Dundalk woman who was working on a fruit farm in New South Wales during the devastating Australian Bush Fires has described how the sky was thick with smoke and how the farm had to be evacuated due to the … Continue reading

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Young Scientists aim for glory

The 2020 Young Scientist and Technology exhibition kicks off today at the RDS and Dundalk will be represented by three local schools at the ever-popular annual showcase. Dundalk schools have a long proud history in this event and once again … Continue reading

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Dundalk FC and Fyffes visit Temple St

Players from Dundalk Football Club recently joined character Freddy Fyffes on a visit to see the young patients at Temple Street Children’s Hospital. There to assist Santa Claus and his helpers on their traditional Christmas outing to the hospital were … Continue reading

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Local musicians play in the National Concert Hall

Three Dundalk students who are members of the National Youth Orchestra of Ireland were busy this week with concerts in the national concert hall in Dublin on Sunday evening and Galway on Saturday evening. Left to right Cillian Hennessy (Colaiste … Continue reading

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Dundalk community show spirit of generosity

The community of Dundalk have been lauded for their generosity towards those less fortunate over the Christmas period following a huge number of fundraisers and charitable collections over the holiday period. From the annual busk for the Simon community to … Continue reading

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Conor Hughes St Stephen’s Day fundraiser a success

The annual Crosscause fundraiser on Blackrock beach once again proved to be a huge success with Conor Hughes and company raising €5400 on the day. All proceeds will go to towards a new eye treatment clinic in Ghana which Crosscause … Continue reading

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