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Dundalk star shows positive side of sport

AFTER a weekend in which certain sports fans attracted negative publicity, Dundalk star Keith Ward was lauded for his generous gesture in recognising one of clubs most loyal fans. Immediately after Dundalk FC had won the EA Sports Cup in … Continue reading

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Residents oppose quarry opening

Residents opposed to the re-opening of a quarry in Ballymakellet, Ravensdale turned out in force on Monday night for a public meeting to discuss their concerns on the matter. The Ballymakellet and District Residents Group organised the meeting in response … Continue reading

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Sister pays tribute to Sandra’s memory

A fundraiser in memory of Sandra Hickey who passed away from cancer in July will take place on October 26 in Oriel Active with all proceeds going to the local hospice and palliative care team. Sandra’s sister Caitriona McArdle is … Continue reading

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Cricket club to play first overseas match

Dundalk Cricket Club is making its first overseas trip this year when it heads off to France to take on the Central Brittany Cricket Club based in the village of Silfiac. The invitation to play a match came from the … Continue reading

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Paddy Keenan retires from Louth duty

Generous tributes have been paid to one of Louth GAA’s greatest ever players, Paddy Keenan, after he announced his retirement from the inter-county scene. At the age of 29, the St Patrick’s GFC clubman decided to bring the curtain down … Continue reading

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Call for action on unoccupied homes

A TOBERONA resident has asked Louth County Council to explain why single fathers and mothers are struggling to find suitable accommodation despite there being a number of properties boarded up for months in his area. Luke Martin a long time … Continue reading

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Spirit Store gig has town rocking

MUSIC lovers in Dundalk descended upon the Quay in their droves on Saturday evening as word quickly spread that Ellie Goulding and Hozier were to play a secret gig in the Spirit Store as part of Guinness Amplify. Social network … Continue reading

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Joan Martin officially named as council chief

JOAN Martin has officially been named as the new chief executive of Louth County Council. Ms Martin was officially appointed during Monday’s monthly Louth County Council meeting. She has already been performing this role for a number of months having … Continue reading

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Stefania is turning heads on the catwalk

A LOCAL teenager is currently making a huge impression on the fashion world as she follows in the footsteps of her mother and grandmother. Stefania Egan from Blackrock is turning heads in the industry after being snapped up by Belfast … Continue reading

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High hopes for history-making students

A new chapter in the history of education in Dundalk commenced on Wednesday last when 80 students came through the doors of Coláiste Chú Chulainn for the first time. The sense of excitement and enthusiasm was palpable as the history-making … Continue reading

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