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Distillery to open in new year

The Great Northern Distillery will be up and running by January according to the man who bought the brewery from Diageo last year. Entrepreneur John Teeling reached agreement with Diageo to buy the Great Northern Brewery site in Dundalk last … Continue reading

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Eight more cattle stolen in county

Eight cattle were stolen from land at Allardstown near Knockbridge on Tuesday October 7 or in the early hours of Wednesday. The cattle were stolen from farmer Aidan McDonnell from Knockbridge with four of the cattle stolen only bought in … Continue reading

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Traders want to clear confusion over taxi ranks

Dundalk traders have called on Louth County Council to end any confusion with regards to the new taxi ranks in Park St. At a meeting of Dundalk traders in the County museum last Thursday evening many traders felt that the … Continue reading

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Residents want strict Rag Week measures

The chairman of the College Manor and Heights residents association has listed a number of proposals to help put an end to anti-social behaviour which continue to blight DKIT’s Student Union’s annual Rag Week. According to John Temple, chairman of … Continue reading

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O’Mahonys celebrate Intermediate Championship win

Sean O’Mahonys are celebrating a return to senior football after scoring a dramatic victory in the Intermediate Championship Final on Sunday afternoon. In front of a packed crowd at Clan na Gael Park, the Point Road men held their nerve in … Continue reading

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Launch of Relay for Life

ORGANISERS for this year’s Relay for Life in Dundalk have made one last call for all survivors of cancer to join this 24 hour fundraising event. Now in it’s sixth year, the hugely popular annual event begins life in its … Continue reading

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David is honoured with Shinty call

INTERNATIONAL call-ups are few and far between for GAA players in County Louth but that honour will be bestowed on Knockbridge’s David Kettle this weekend as he travels to Inverness to represent his country in the 2014 Senior Hurling/Shinty International … Continue reading

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Water meter protests on the rise

The frustration felt by many people in Dundalk in relation to the introduction of water charges is on the rise given the number of protests being organised in town over the past week. In a reflection of the mood across … Continue reading

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Student honoured by Naughton Foundation

As a new college term begins, one lucky student from Dundalk has received word that her academic studies will be funded by a scholarship from The Naughton Foundation. Chiara Mischo from St Vincents Secondary has been awarded the prestigious honour … Continue reading

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Dundalk FC launch YouTube video

The story of Dundalk Football Club has gone global with the posting of a YouTube video produced on the club’s behalf by team sponsors Fyffes. The video, which was uploaded to YouTube and formally launched by Fyffes Ireland managing director … Continue reading

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