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Successful operation for Zoe Murphy

The parents of Zoe Murphy have given a positive update on the status of their daughter following life changing surgery in the USA last weekend. Two-year old Zoe Murphy was born with quadriplegia and developed cerebral palsy at 21 months … Continue reading

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Launch of Louth GAA house draw

One of the most ambitious projects in the history of Louth GAA will be officially launched on Friday night in Dundalk. The Wee County Double House draw is set to finance the development of the new County Ground on the … Continue reading

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Treble bid goes up in smoke at the Aviva

Dundalk’s treble bid ended in heartbreak on Sunday afternoon at the Aviva as they lost out to rivals Shamrock Rovers in a dramatic penalty shootout. Dundalk who were below their best for much of the game fell behind in the … Continue reading

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Kearney gets behind Christmas Jumper Day

Irish rugby legend Robert Kearney has been announced as the ‘Face of Christmas Jumper Day’ for CMRF Crumlin, to raise vital funds for CHI Crumlin and the National Children’s Research Centre. The CMRF Christmas Jumper Day will launch in schools … Continue reading

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Residents express concern over road in estate

Residents in Lis Na Dara have expressed their concerns regarding a proposed through road which Louth County Council plan to build in the estate. The through road will connect the Carrickmacross Road to the Castleblayney Road and CPO’s (Compulsory Purchase … Continue reading

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Gardaí warning over fireworks dangers

Gardaí in Dundalk have discovered a large quantity of fireworks following a search at a checkpoint last weekend. This is the second time in a week that gardaí have recovered illegal fireworks having also seized a significant amount from a … Continue reading

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Dundalk Swimming Club Table Quiz

Dundalk Swimming Club hold their annual Table Quiz in the Neptune in Blackrock on Thursday October 24 at 7.30pm to raise much needed funds to support the club in meeting the financial costs involved in taking the Swim Team to … Continue reading

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Students teach sewing on national radio

There is no doubt we live in a world of low cost ‘disposable’ fashion and clothing, and many would say the art of repairing and mending clothes is one of the past. However a group of Transition Years from St … Continue reading

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Cara wins top portrait prize

Cara Pilbeam, from Dundalk, has won the 16-18 category of the inaugural Zurich Young Portrait Prize with Eire: Study of a Young Woman, a self-portrait. In her artists’ statement, 17-year-old Cara said, “This work is inspired by what it means … Continue reading

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Call to support shoebox appeal

Shoe Box Appeal in Dundalk for Homeless Community activist Eugene Garvey is calling for people in Dundalk to help the homeless this year by providing a shoebox of essentials. Mr Garvey, who has worked with a number of homeless support … Continue reading

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