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And they’re off…

Last week Enda Kenny fired his starting gun signalling the beginning of this years General Election. Polling day has been set for Friday February 26 and Louth has 16 declared runners for what should be an intriguing battle for the … Continue reading

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Birthday surprise for Danny

A local Dundalk FC fan received a birthday present to remember when club midfielder Chris Shields arrived unannounced to his house with the league and FAI cup trophy under his arm. Danny O’Connell has been a Dundalk fan for as … Continue reading

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Castletown pupils enjoy Pancake Tuesday

THE aprons were on at Castletown Girls school this Tuesday when the Parents and Friends committee treated all of the students and teachers to fresh, homemade pancakes. The creative girls from Junior Infants to Sixth Class were invited to decorate … Continue reading

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Sign up for Fitzer 5K

The Fitzer 5k Family Fun Run/Walk  will be held on February 27 at 11am starting/finishing at The Marshes Shopping Centre and registration is now open at https://registration.mylaps.com/fitzer-5k-runwalk/”https://registration.mylaps.com/fitzer-5k-runwalk/ This is a very flat route so ideal for all runners and the … Continue reading

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‘Hell and Back’ to help boy walk

A BRAVE group from St Mochtas Ladies GFC went to ‘Hell and Back’ over the weekend as they took part in the notoriously difficult 10k race to help a young boy realise his dream to walk. Five year old Daithi … Continue reading

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Remembering Adrian Concert

FAMILY, friends and colleagues of the late Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe led by his wife Caroline, gathered at the Redemptorist Church on Friday night for a special concert to celebrate his memory. ‘Remembering Adrian’ proved to be a memorable event … Continue reading

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De La Salle debaters make history

The Regional Final of the Gael Linn Irish Debating Competition took place in Scoil Éanna (the school which Patrick Pearse himself founded in Rathfarnham) on Monday January 25. It turned out to be an historic night for De La Salle … Continue reading

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Planning starts for St Patrick’s Day parade

Bananas, lunch boxes and inflatables will be among the giveaways at the forthcoming Dundalk St. Patrick’s Day Parade following the announcement that local banana importer Fyffes is to be the event’s official sponsor. This year’s parade, the theme of which … Continue reading

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Delight at U-turn on Down Syndrome cuts

Parents of Down Syndrome children in Louth were celebrating this week as the HSE announced that they have reversed their decision to cut grant funding for an early intervention programme. A total of 53 children would have been adversely affected … Continue reading

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Conor jumps at chance to work in Ramsay restaurant

A local chef is enjoying the opportunity of a lifetime as he spends this week working in the pressure cooker environment that is Gordon Ramsay’s flagship restaurant in central London. Ardee man Conor Halpenny who works in the Tankardstown House … Continue reading

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