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Final efforts fail in bid to keep eBay in town

Following weeks of talks between eBay officials and local representatives it now seems certain that eBay will leave Dundalk in the second quarter of 2017 and concentrate on their Irish headquarters in Blanchardstown. As late as Monday evening Deputy Peter … Continue reading

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Dundalk musicians take Fleadh Cheoil by storm

Dundalk musicians took the Fleadh Cheoil na hEireann by storm when members of Comhaltas Craobh Dhún Dealgan (The Dundalk Branch of Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann) claimed five titles and three third places. Not surprisingly, branch PRO and Ardchomhairle member Padraig Donlon … Continue reading

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Friary Youth Club make generous contribution

The Friary Club made a very generous contribution to the Dundalk Lion’s Club ‘IPad’s for Autistic children’ campaign as they handed over 80 old mobile phones to Tadhg O’Sullivan last week. Tadhg is the PRO for the Lions Club and … Continue reading

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Dundalk aim for Newsam Cup success

Dundalk Golf Club will hope to end the inter-club season on a winning note this Saturday when they meet Knightsbrook in the final of the 2016 Newsam Cup at Royal Tara Golf Club. Several years of hard work by team … Continue reading

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Heroic Dundalk push Warsaw all the way

Dundalk FC’s brave bid to reach the Champions League group stages fell just short despite a heroic display against Legia Warsaw on Tuesday night. The Oriel Park men were given very little chance when they travelled to the Polish Army … Continue reading

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Conor aims to help others

A man who is living proof of the value of having defibrillators in the community is showing his appreciation in the best possible way by preparing himself to help others who find themselves in a similar position, having trained as … Continue reading

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Cara Cancer Support Group race day

Back in 2014 the Cara Cancer Support Centre opened their doors in Williamson’s Place as they attempted to provide a place where anybody around the area who has been affected by cancer can drop in for some guidance and support. … Continue reading

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Leaving Cert students learn their fate

School principals around Dundalk have reported a general mood of relief and happiness as students collected last week’s Leaving Cert results. According to St Vincent’s principal Deirdre Matthews most of her sixth year Leaving Cert girls were thrilled with their … Continue reading

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On top of the world

Dundalk dancers are on top of the world after members of Funky Feet were crowned world champions in the United States. The group competed at the 20th annual World Championships of Performing Arts (WCOPA) in LA, where they represented Ireland, … Continue reading

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Company addresses concerns over trees

BWG Foods the owners of a new Value Centre cash and carry which is currently being built on the Ecco Road has released a statement to ease fears of local residents who have expressed dismay at a number of trees … Continue reading

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