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Paul and Colleen’s walk for Daragh

THE Dundalk parents of an 11-year-old child who sadly died after battling cancer are walking 200km this month in his memory. Colleen McNally from the Avenue Road and her husband, Paul, are fundraising for the Maria Goretti Children’s Respite Centre. … Continue reading

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O’Murchú seeks help for 13 year old with eating disorder

The ‘urgent and acute’ case of a Dundalk teenager who has an eating disorder has been raised in the Dáil by Sinn Féin TD Ruairí Ó Murchú who pleaded with a minister of state for help for the 13-year-old. The … Continue reading

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Hollywood movie set in Carlingford released next week in USA

A major Hollywood production which was partly filmed in Carlingford in 2019 is set to be hit the big screens next week in America. ‘Finding You’ is a coming-of-age story based on the book “There You’ll Find Me” by American … Continue reading

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Darkness into Light goes socially distanced but still needs your support

‘Darkness into Light is going to be a little different this year, like the rest of life during Covid’ states Dundalk’s Event Director Seán Kelly. ‘This year, as we cannot gather together at our usual Darkness Into Light venues like … Continue reading

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Dundalk Chamber fear consequences of minimum unit alcohol pricing

Dundalk Chamber have outlined concerns regarding the proposed introduction of the minimum unit alcohol pricing given the fact it won’t be done on an all island basis. According to the chamber the new law will encourage smuggling as well as … Continue reading

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Olympics a step closer for Kate

Local athlete Kate O’Connor produced a sensational performance in Italy on Sunday claiming second place while also breaking the national heptathlon record. The twenty-year old St Gerards AC heptathlete was competing at the Multistars World Athletics Combined Events Challenge in … Continue reading

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Gardaí arrest man in relation to murder of Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe

Gardaí arrested a man, aged in his 30s, on Monday morning in relation to the capital murder of Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe on 25th January 2013. The man was arrested in the Dundalk area shortly before 8.30am and is currently … Continue reading

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Brave Bernie comes to the rescue of teenage girl

Dundalk mother of two Bernie Hayden bravely came to the rescue of a young teenage girl last weekend who was being punched and kicked while lying helpless on the ground. Bernie who lives just outside Blackrock was driving down the … Continue reading

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Dundalk FC looking for new manager after weekend of upheaval

Dundalk’s poor start to the season has resulted in team manager Shane Keegan and coach Filippo Giovagnoli leaving the club. Giovagnoli was a complete unknown when he arrived in Oriel Park last August to take over the head coach role … Continue reading

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‘Lets keep our eyes on the prize’

With restrictions easing and Louth’s 14 day incidence rate for COVID-19 continuing to fall (down to 119.5 per 100,000 population compared to national average of 131.9) there have been signs of hope this week after the sacrifices made by many … Continue reading

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