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Medal joy for local boxers

Both Dealgan and Clann Naofa Boxing Club’s were celebrating European success over the weekend as three local boxers came back from Hungary with medals. Dealgan’s Amy Broadhurst boxing in her final competition as a youth was crowned featherweight champion of … Continue reading

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Musicians celebrate success at Fleadh

Traditional musicians from Dundalk are celebrating another successful trip to Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann after returning from Sligo with a number of top prizes. As always the Comhaltas Craobh Dhún Dealgan was well represented at the annual event and their … Continue reading

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Road closure causes problems

The closure of the N53 Dundalk/Castleblayney Road has led to mayhem and confusion for commuters according to Sinn Fein councillor Tomás Sharkey. The lack of information for motorists who are unfamiliar with the area has been described as scandalous while … Continue reading

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Football club promotes healthy eating initiative

Young footballers at St Patricks GFC enjoyed a new initiative which was introduced by the club to promote healthy eating as part of a more healthy lifestyle. Each Thursday night after Ogsport training, which caters for children aged between five … Continue reading

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Gardai begin new search for Ciara Breen

Gardaí have begun searching part of a 16 acre site off the Ardee Road, behind the Bus Eireann depot, known locally as Balmer’s Bog. The search is in connection  with the disappearance of Ciara Breen who went missing 18 years … Continue reading

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Trio complete charity cycle to Tralee

Having set out at the crack of dawn from Dundalk last Friday morning, local men Jonny McGailey, Mike Geraghty and Michael Bishop arrived in Tralee on Saturday evening tired but unbowed as they completed their mammoth 350km charity cycle. The … Continue reading

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Summer camp is a bit hit at St Josephs

Thirty-six students from St. Josephs NS in Muirhevnamor made the most of their school holidays by taking part in a very enjoyable summer camp which focused on healthy living and healthy eating. The students had a show-and-tell which was attended … Continue reading

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Playroom Project finds the perfect home

It was celebration time for Women’s Aid Dundalk as they opened the doors to their Playroom Project at the Mullaharlin Community Creche on Friday morning. Almost 12 months to the day since the organisation put in motion the plans to … Continue reading

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Trio take on charity cycle to Tralee

Dromiskin man Jonny McGailey is getting on his bike this Friday morning as he takes on a 350km cycle in aid of three charities close to his heart. Jonny along with five of his friends (including local men Mark Geraghty … Continue reading

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Sisters on top of the world

BLACKROCK sisters Rachel and Shannon Ni Dhonnachadha are on top of the world after they won an international poster competition at the 60th International Statistics Institute World Statistics Congress 2015 which took place in Rio, Brazil. The talented St Vincent’s … Continue reading

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