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Leanne delighted with reaction to exhibition

An Táin Arts Centre current off-site exhibition has been very warmly received with many flocking to social media to praise the initiative. ‘This Time, These Days’ is a series of new drawings by local artist Leanne Mullene inspired by the … Continue reading

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Des pays tribute to Big Jack

The man who oversaw the appointment of Ireland’s greatest manager Jack Charlton has paid tribute to the popular Geordie who passed away last weekend aged 85. Des, a former Vice President of UEFA, described Jack as ‘a great personality and … Continue reading

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“THE BIRCHES” say thank you

“The Birches“ Alzheimer Day Centre on the Priorland Road recently celebrated their twentieth anniversary and to mark the auspicious occassion branch members have sent out a thank you letter to the people of North Louth for their suport and kindness … Continue reading

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Landmark day for Dundalk Dog Rescue

Last week was without doubt one of the more special days in the fifteen year history of Dundalk Dog Rescue. Volunteers and friends of the organisation met in Dromiskin for a ‘turning of the sod, ceremony at the site of … Continue reading

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Sisters stepping it out for the Birches

Three sisters will take to the hills in Ravensdale this weekend to raise funds for the Birches Alzheimer Day Care Centre in Dundalk. Noreen McManus, Pauline Caffrey and Jeanette Morgan know all too well the brilliant work carried out by … Continue reading

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Gardaí appeal for witnesses after arson attack

Gardai are appealing for witnesses after a fire broke out at a house in Clontygora Court in Dundalk on Sunday morning. At approximately 3:35am, the house caught fire after residents in the surrounding area reportedly heard a loud bang. A … Continue reading

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Seizure of counterfeit clothing

Gardaí in Dundalk have seized €44,500 worth of counterfeit clothing, and more than €5,000 worth of suspected cocaine, cannabis plants and cannabis herb in two separate searches of properties in Dundalk on Friday June 26. At noon on Friday Gardaí … Continue reading

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Wee County Double Draw to take place on Easter Sunday next year

The Wee County Double House Draw will now take place on Easter Sunday next year following a meeting between the Louth GAA Committee in Darver last Thursday. The draw had proved very popular prior to the coronavirus outbreak but was … Continue reading

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Dan and John to cycle from Mizen to Malin Head for charity fundraiser

Two brothers from Carlingford will cycle the length of the country next month to raise money for three causes close to their hearts. Dan and John McKevitt in the company of some friends will cycle from Mizen Head in Cork … Continue reading

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Relief for traders as businesses open their shutters

The streets around the town centre are looking more familiar these days as businesses around Dundalk begin to open their doors again. Footfall around the town has noticeably increased over the past two weeks since the second phase of the … Continue reading

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