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Dunleer named best small enterprise town

Dunleer in County Louth was announced as the National winner of Best Enterprise Town in Ireland in the small population category while it also won the overall award for the Leinster region. In August the judging panel was taken on … Continue reading

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De La Salle trip to Barcelona

De La Salle students recently travelled to Barcelona with their teachers Mr. McArdle, Mr. McGuinness, Mr. McKeon, Mr. O’Connor and Mr. McCourt. As part of the wide-range of extra-curricular activities on offer at the College, the 40 students experienced learning, … Continue reading

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Fyffes sponsorship of Dundalk FC reaches conclusion

Dundalk-based banana distributors Fyffes has announced that its sponsorship of Dundalk FC has concluded after what it describes as ‘seven exceedingly successful years with the club.’ The sponsorship commenced seven seasons ago ahead of the 2012 season – at a … Continue reading

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Perfect Christmas gift for Young Irelands

History was made on Saturday afternoon in the Gaelic Grounds in Drogheda as the Dundalk Young Ireland’s became the first Louth team to win a Leinster Junior Final. Adrian Sheekey’s late goal against St Brigid’s from Offaly sealed a tense … Continue reading

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Third time lucky for council budget

Louth County Council finally adopted their draft budget late on Sunday evening following two failed attempts earlier in the week. Councillors had initially rejected the budget put forward by Chief Executive Joan Martin with the proposed 20c increase in pay … Continue reading

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Kate earns Texas scholarship

Local athlete Kate O’Connor is heading stateside next August having received a scholarship from the University of Texas. The talented 17-year old enjoyed a stellar year on the track finishing eighth in the Commonwealth Games in Australia for Northern Ireland … Continue reading

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John praises work of disability charity group

Local disability activist John Morgan has praised the great work being done by Cork based group ‘Dogs for the Disabled’. John is a passionate supporter of the charity and raised almost €5000 for them earlier this year through a coffee … Continue reading

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Delight for Willow Grove

There was delight for residents in Willow Grove on the Carrick Road this week when Louth County Council announced that it’s taking charge of the roads in the estate. The estate is littered with potholes and the condition of the … Continue reading

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Thanks for the memories Stephen

Dundalk supporters are mourning the loss of the club’s most successful manager following the news that Stephen Kenny has left the club to take charge of the Ireland U21 side. Kenny will also have responsibility for all underage national teams … Continue reading

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More success for Brendan Down Under

Louth Village man Brendan Lawlor completed a hugely successful trip to Australia by helping his side win the ISPS Handa Disabled Golf Cup in Melbourne. Brendan was part of ‘The World’ team who beat Australia by 3.5-2.5 to lift the … Continue reading

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