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Kate shines on the Gold Coast

Dundalk athlete Kate O’Connor displayed her talent on the international stage by competing against some of the world’s competitors inat the Commonwealth Games. The St Vincent’s student is hungry for more high-level competition following a highly creditable eighth place finish … Continue reading

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Sadbh stars in speech-writing competition

Sadbh Boylan a student at St Vincent’s Secondary School is celebrating after being names as one of the winners of the national ActionAid Speech Writing Competition 2018. The final was held in the Royal Irish Academy in Dublin March 21 … Continue reading

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Dundalk Leader celebrates 10th anniversary

This week marks a significant milestone in the history of the Dundalk Leader as the newspaper celebrates its tenth anniversary. It was on April 16, 2008, that the Leader first hit the streets and since then it has developed into … Continue reading

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Coláiste Rís present All Shook Up

Following on from their hugely successful production of the “The Wedding Singer”, the students of Coláiste Rís are hitting the stage again with their production of the highly acclaimed musical “All Shook Up” this May. Transition Year students have been … Continue reading

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Anger at delay on hospital promise

The delay in implementing plans to improve services at Louth County Hospital has come in for criticism with one local councillor calling for immediate action to provide the promised facilities for local families. Sinn Féin Councillor Anne Campbell has revealed … Continue reading

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First dive for new aqua club members

Nine new members went through the intensive training programme with the club over the winter months. The first open water dive for this year’s trainees was organised for Mulroy Bay in Donegal. This is a sheltered bay and ideal for … Continue reading

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Dynamites aim for national glory

There is great excitement around the North Louth Basketball Community as Liby Dynamites Basketball Club U16 girls team represent the North East Basketball Region as league winners and go to The All Ireland Finals in Cork City on the weekend … Continue reading

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Dundalk Library classes

Dundalk Library Classes Dundalk Library is a hive of activity throughout April with the following events, free and open to all: Local artist James Muckian hosts his exhibition ‘Aspects of Light’ from April 10 to 24 during library opening hours. … Continue reading

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Good news for Louth GAA

It hasn’t been the best of seasons on the field of play for Louth GAA but there is some good news on the horizon with the prospect of a new and fit-for-purpose County Ground moving a step closer. The ongoing … Continue reading

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Tickets selling fast for Dundalk Musical Society show

Dundalk Musical Society are delighted to announce that tickets are selling fast for their upcoming production “Showtime” a limited number are now left. This cabaret style concert will take place in the Crowne Plaza Hotel on Thursday April 5 at … Continue reading

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