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Petrol bomb attack a reckless act

Two people were lucky to escape uninjured after a petrol bomb was thrown through the window of their house in Muirhevnamor on Sunday evening. The attack, which was described by Sinn Fein councillor Ruairí O’Mhurchu as reckless, saw the petrol … Continue reading

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More gold for Eve

Dundalk’s golden girl of cycling added another two medals to her collection at the Para-cycling Road World Cup in Belgium. Jenkinstown’s Eve McCrystal along with her tandem partner Katie Dunlevy cemented their status as one of the best pairs in … Continue reading

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School orchestra teams up with CBOI

Dundalk’s newest school Coláiste Chú Chulainn and The Cross Border Orchestra of Ireland have joined forces to continue the good work of the CBOI. Principal Thomas Sharkey stated: “With a new building in the heart of Dundalk, we are ideally … Continue reading

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Bush PP takes top Young Social Innovators prize

A project on consent has scooped the gold prize in this year’s Young Social Innovators of the Year Ireland Awards. The project, Let’s Talk About Consent, from Bush Post Primary School explores the issue of consent and aims to educate … Continue reading

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Locals take centre stage on TV series

Hotly anticipated drama ‘The Virtues’ begins on Channel 4 this evening and the four-part series will feature many local faces from around the town. No less than six local children were chosen for roles in the Shane Meadows-directed drama which … Continue reading

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Thousands walk from Darkness into Light

On Saturday morning as dawn broke, thousands walked from DkIT once again from Darkness into Light on behalf of Pieta House, Ireland’s leading suicide prevention charity. For the first time this year there was a silent kilometre from Hoey’s Lane … Continue reading

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Call to extend Greenway from Carlingford to Dundalk

Erin McGreehan Local Election Candidate for Dundalk Carlingford has called for work to start on the feasibility of extending the greenway from Carlingford to Dundalk and further afield. Ms McGreehan stated: “We have a vast and rich heritage of beautiful … Continue reading

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Mothers organise fundraiser for Autism Family Fun Day

Three Dundalk women have launched a fundraising page to try and fill a void locally in relation to resources for autistic children. Nadine Mulligan, Traci Lennon and Ciara Lennon are on the first steps of a journey which they hope … Continue reading

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Young sport stars make their mark

Two talented young sport stars underlined their huge potential when they enjoyed success on the national stage in recent days. Golfer, Josh Mackin, and footballer Liadán Clynch grabbed the headlines when they claimed silverware in their respective sports. Dundalk Golf … Continue reading

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Dundalk track safe and consistent

Dundalk Stadium have welcomed a report which has concluded that their all-weather racing track is ‘highly satisfactory’. The track has been receiving criticism from a number of jockeys and trainers in recent months who claimed that the track was dangerous … Continue reading

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