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Crimecall aims to jog Ciara memories

The case of Ciara Breen, a 17-year-old Dundalk schoolgirl who has been missing since 1997 will feature on RTE’s Crimecall next Monday evening and investigating Gardai are hoping it will job people’s memories as they bid to solve the case. … Continue reading

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Santa mania hits the streets

OVER 6,000 people took to the streets dressed in Santa suits and hats for this year’s Dundalk Santa Run. Participants helped to raise money for 34 charities and smashed last year’s record in the process after just under 5,000 locals … Continue reading

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Colaiste Ris pupils get festive

A Christmas Concert in Colaiste Ris tomorrow evening promises to get people well and truly in the mood for the upcoming festive season. The concert gets underway at 7.30pm tomorrow evening with a little something for everybody as students from … Continue reading

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Youth Club goes from strength to strenght

The Friary Youth Club (FYC) has enjoyed a number of successes in recent weeks. First was the holding of its Annual Table Quiz in Byrnes Pub which raised over €1,100 for a lifesaving defibrillator for its recently revamped Youth Centre. … Continue reading

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Quay is rocking for might Seans

SEAN O’Mahonys capped off a glorious 2014 by seeing off Meath intermediate champions Ballinglough to win their first ever Leinster Intermediate title. In doing so the Point Road side became only the third Louth club to do so. There have … Continue reading

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Special concert for Realt na Mara

Realt na Mara choir are in fine fettle for the Christmas season having received expert advice and guidance from renowned Irish tenor Alan Leech in recent weeks. Alan is one of the most respected tenors in the country having worked … Continue reading

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Last call for Santa Run

THOUSANDS of merry-makers are set to take to the streets of Dundalk this week to kick off the festive season with the Santa Run. Over 7,000 locals will don Santa hats and suits to take part in the televised event … Continue reading

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School hosts intercultural day

Thursday morning seen St Francis N.S in Blackrock embrace different cultures from all around the world as pupils, parents and staff took part in the school’s annual Intercultural Day in the new hall. An amazing 27 different countries are represented … Continue reading

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Major clean-up as floods hit

A MAJOR cleanup operation is underway in Dundalk following some of the worst flooding to hit the town in living memory. Roads were closed, trains delayed, and many people were forced to abandon their businesses and homes as they became … Continue reading

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Wayne is heading for Olympics

A Dundalk man who has been picked to be an official volunteer at next year’s Special Olympic games in Los Angeles is confident that the trip will prove to be the ‘experience of a lifetime’. Wayne Mooney from St Nicholas … Continue reading

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