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Brilliant Bellurgan are Champions of Ireland

The late Michael O’Connor would have been so proud to see his beloved Bellurgan make history by becoming the first Dundalk Schoolboys League team to win a national title. The U15 side were the underdogs going into the final against … Continue reading

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Homecoming Queen

Muirhevnamór were out in force for one of their own last Saturday evening as newly crowned world champion Amy Broadhurst returned to her home in Glenmore Park for her triumphant homecoming. The 25-year old followed in the footsteps of Katie … Continue reading

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PayPal job losses a blow for the town

Sinn Féin TDs for Louth, Ruairí Ó Murchú and Imelda Munster, say they are ‘deeply concerned’ about the future commitment of PayPal to the county after the announcement of 172 job losses at their centre in Dundalk. A further 135 … Continue reading

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Downtown Hub celebrate launch

THE Creative Spark Downtown remote working hub was officially launched on Tuesday, May 17 at 11.30am. There will be 42 hot desks available in the former Cumiskey music and nursery store, at 42-43 Clanbrassil Street. According to Creative Spark Downtown … Continue reading

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Brilliant Amy is Going for Gold

A brilliant performance from Amy Broadhurst saw her join an elite club on Monday afternoon when she won her quarter final bout at the IBA Boxing World Championships in Istanbul. The Muirhevnamor southpaw beat Serbia’s Jelena Janicijevic to guarantee herself … Continue reading

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Disability services for children in Louth ‘shocking’.

The ‘shocking’ state of disability services for children in Louth and Meath has been highlighted in Leinster House by Sinn Féin TDs Ruairí Ó Murchú and Darren O’Rourke. The Louth and Meath representatives secured a Topical Issue debate in the … Continue reading

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Over 2000 take part in local Darkness into Light walk

THE founder of the Dundalk Darkness into Light walk Sean Kelly has said it was “fantastic” that 2,000 people turned out for this year’s event. In Dundalk the event began and finished at Dundalk Institute of Technology (DkIT) campus on … Continue reading

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Amy ready to take on the world in Istanbul

Muirhevnamor’s highly decorated boxer Amy Broadhurst will take on Croatia’s Sara Beram in Bout 11 of Ring B’s afternoon session at the IBA Women’s World Boxing Championships which began in Istanbul in Turkey on Monday. Amy, who was Katie Taylor’s … Continue reading

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Upcoming fundraiser gives ‘Hope’ to Sonia

A FAMILY fun day is due to take place in DkIT’s Astro pitches on Sunday, June 5 from 1-3pm in aid of Dundalk woman Sonia Hoey. Dubbed Sonia’s ‘Big Foot’ football blitz the event aims to raise money to fund … Continue reading

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Communal gas bill issue rumbles on

Dundalk TD Ruairí O’Murchú has stressed that a cap on gas bills by Energia for residents in Carlinn Hall is the first thing that has to be done to ease pressure on them. The Sinn Fein TD stated that there … Continue reading

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