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Football club finds home at last

LOCAL football club Woodview Celtic have finally found a new pitch after working tirelessly to secure a place to call home. The Castletown based club will play their home games in the Fairgreen thanks to the tireless work from club … Continue reading

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Firefighter taken to hospital after attack

A Dundalk firefighter had to be taken to hospital on Sunday evening following an attack by a group of teenagers who threw stones at the fire personnel. According to chief fire officer Eamon Woulfe the firefighters were returning from a … Continue reading

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Another Rose blooms in Cooley

THE Cooley peninsula’s remarkable success in the Louth Rose competition continued on Sunday evening with Megan Ferguson claiming the crown in front of a packed audience in the Crowne Plaza Hotel. Megan who hails from Cooley succeeds her neighbour native … Continue reading

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Warning over graveyard dumping

Individuals who are caught dumping at St Patrick’s Cemetery in Dowdallshill, will be prosecuted, Louth County Council has warned. Following the recent spate of dumping, the council has revealed that litter warden teams, working with the cemetery staff are embarking … Continue reading

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Secret Millionaire is a real knockout

The generoisty of secret millionaire, John Fitzpatrick, was felt in Dundalk once again as he helped a local sporting club realise their dreams. The Irish American businessman admits it’s a relief to have finally secured a premises for O’Hanlon Park … Continue reading

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New era begins at Marist

Last Friday saw the end of an era as well as the dawning of a new one as St Mary’s College left their old school to move into their brand new state of the art building just metres down the … Continue reading

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Fashion show in aid of Down Syndrome

ONE of the biggest and most exciting events of the year in Dundalk Institute of Technology is about to go underway. This year DKIT’s newly established Style Society hosts its first ever fashion show, which will take place in the … Continue reading

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Call to relatives of 1916 volunteers

Dundalk 1916 Relatives Committee are calling upon all 1916 relatives of the brave Louth Volunteers to commemorate the historic event exactly 100 years on. Relatives are asked to meet on Sunday April 24, the same date, the same place at … Continue reading

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Crackdown on drug dealers outside school

Gardaí in Dundalk will patrol local secondary schools at start and end times to reassure parents against targeting of school kids by drug dealers. Dealers have been waiting outside school gates trying to sell a variety of different drugs to … Continue reading

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Euro joy for local athletes

Two local athletes are continuing to defy father time with both putting in outstanding performances at last weekend’s European Masters Indoor Championships in Ancona, Italy. Brian Lynch and Geraldine Finnegan who are both members of the North East Runners club … Continue reading

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