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Magnificent display by Special Olympic athletes

Dundalk’s Special Olympians returned home to a heroes’ welcome after securing a magnificent 28 medals over the weekend. The Special Olympics All-Ireland Games took place in Dublin last weekend and the event attracted a total of 1,600 special Olympic athletes … Continue reading

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St Nicholas promote healthy living

St Nicholas National School, Nicholas Street, became the latest school in the country to be presented with the Healthy Ireland -‘Health Promoting Schools’ Flag’. The Healthy Ireland – Health Promoting Schools’ (HPS) Flag’ is presented by the HSE to schools … Continue reading

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Births, Deaths and Marriages office re-opens

The Births, Deaths and Marriages office in Dundalk has re-opened following its temporary closure due to staff shortages earlier this year and it is a move welcomed by Sinn Fein councillor Anne Campbell. Cllr Campbell, who is a member of … Continue reading

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Special Olympic torch visits Realt na Mara

Realt Na Mara National School welcomed the Special Olympics Ireland Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) Flame of Hope on Monday June 11. The torch, a symbol of hope and inclusion is touring Leinter and the rest of the country on … Continue reading

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Community in shock at Conor’s passing

THE local community has been plunged into mourning following the tragic death of Conor Morgan while on holiday in Cyprus. The 20-year-old had been holidaying on the island with a number of friends when he died following a fall in … Continue reading

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Local athletes prepare for Special Olympics

There will be plenty of local interest in this weekend’s Special Olympics Ireland Games which take place in Dublin from Thursday June 14 to Sunday June 17. No less than 22 athletes from St Theresa’s Special Olympic Club who are … Continue reading

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Pearse elected to Ardee council chair

Sinn Féin Councillor Pearse McGeough has been elected the new Chair for the Ardee Municipal District Council. Speaking after the AGM, Cllr McGeough said “I want to thank my fellow Sinn Féin councillor Tom Cunningham for nominating me and also … Continue reading

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Sophie claims national title

Dealgan Boxing Club added another All Ireland champion to their ranks last weekend when young Sophie Curley lifted the Girls 1 31kg Crown. Sophie belied her tender years by winning the Armagh, Louth, Leinster and now the Irish title in … Continue reading

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Appeal for information on Cameron

Dunleer parish priest Fr Michael Murtagh appealed for anybody with information regarding the murder of Cameron Reilly to come forward and speak to Gardaí. Fr Murtagh was speaking at the funeral of eighteen-year old Cameron who was found dead in … Continue reading

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Louth GAA in mourning over death of manager

Louth GAA is in mourning following the sudden passing of the Ladies team manager, Micheál McKeown, on Tuesday evening. Mr McKeown was preparing for the Wee County’s Leinster Junior Championship clash with Kilkenny on Sunday when he was taken ill … Continue reading

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