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New bid for Narrow Water Bridge

There is hope yet for the Narrow Water Bridge project after the North-South Ministerial body agreed to cooperate and support a new bid for European funding. Co Louth Senator Jim D’Arcy who attended the meeting said that such is the … Continue reading

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Stephen O’Connor achieves lifetime dream of completing London Marathon

Lordship man Stephen O’Connor achieved a lifetime personal dream as he completed last weeks London City Marathon whilst raising an impressive €5200 for two children’s cancer charities. Stephen a well known face on the Dundalk running scene first entertained the … Continue reading

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Lifeline for Women’s Aid Dundalk

Both Louth County and Dundalk Town Council have directed €15k of funding each to Women’s Aid Dundalk to prevent the refuge closing in June. While the funding will remove the immediate threat of closure, it does not solve the long … Continue reading

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Dundalk run a world record breaker

Organisers of last year’s Santa Run in Dundalk have received official confirmation from the Guinness Book of Records that November’s attempt to set a new world record for the world’s largest Santa Run has been a success. A short email … Continue reading

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David granted wish to return home

David Garvey who suffers from locked in syndrome and has been pleading with the HSE to let him go home after 18 months in hospital, this week received some very good news. David and his family have been told that … Continue reading

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Family tradition continues at Ultan’s Confirmation

A family tradition dating back 60 years was maintained at a Confirmation ceremony on Saturday last when a local boy proudly displayed a medal first worn by his grandmother. The medal was worn by Ultan O’Hagan as he made his … Continue reading

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Action group formed to stop scramblers on mountains

A packed and angry public meeting in the Carrickdale Hotel last Wednesday evening unanimously decided to form an Action Group with a clear aim set out in its name – Stop Mountain Scrambling in the Cooley Mountains and Ring of … Continue reading

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Young musicians display their talents

Music Generation Louth’s Junior String Orchestra displayed their vast talent once again after claiming first place in the string ensemble competition at Newry Feis. The programme’s Playstrings Training Orchestra also played superbly well and pulled off third place in the … Continue reading

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Battle is on to save Women’s Aid

A HUGE battle is underway in an attempt to save Dundalk Women’s Aid from closure after it was announced last week that the vital service will cease due to a cut in Government funds. The centre has seen its funding … Continue reading

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Family renew bid to have David home

Dundalk man David Garvey who has been appealing to the HSE to allow him to leave hospital has launched a new campaign after his most recent request was again rejected on financial grounds.  David’s family are calling on the community … Continue reading

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