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Louth awarded €4.65m for active cycling and walking infrastructure

The National Transport Authority and Minister for Transport Eamon Ryan have announced that €4,649,670 has been approved for much active cycling and walking infrastructure in County Louth. The money has been approved under the New Rural Active Travel Investment Programme … Continue reading

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Residents trapped in ‘living hell’

A Dundalk couple claim they now fear for their lives as anti-social behaviour from drug taking gangs escalates in an alleyway beside their house. Last Thursday evening Francis Lee, his wife Sue and daughter Shauna were sleeping when two bins … Continue reading

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MINISTER ANNOUNCES APPROVAL OF DUNDALK GAELCHOLÁISTE

Dundalk will initially be a satellite of Coláiste Ghlór na Mara, Balbriggan Co. Louth parents fighting for Irish medium education for their children celebrated the Ministers announcement today that she had sanctioned an Irish-medium satellite of Coláiste Ghlór na Mara, … Continue reading

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The mighty Flynn

Last April when faced with the prospect of months stuck at home and cut off from all his pals in RehabCare, Dundalk, Domhnall Flynn decided to pass the days by picking up a pen and writing down some of the … Continue reading

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100 mile walk for Alfie

Tamara O’Connell THE family of a boy diagnosed with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD), a terminal illness, has helped organise a 100 mile walk in a bid to raise funds for his treatment. Alfie Markey Pentony is eight-years-old and was diagnosed … Continue reading

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More needs to be done to ensure our streets are safe for women – McGreehan

Speaking in the Seanad, Senator Erin McGreehan raised the issue of women’s safety and urged the Government to bring in concrete measures to ensure safer streets. Senator McGreehan commented, “This week, like most weeks, we hear horrendous stories about women … Continue reading

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Shane raring to go ahead of new season

Newly appointed Dundalk manager Shane Keegan admits last Friday night’s Presidents Cup victory over Shamrock Rovers has whetted the appetite of all at the club ahead of what promises to be a very competitive season. The 2021 season kicks off … Continue reading

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Treasured memories for James

A picture posted online by the national museum of a valuable gold, diamond shaped ring dating back to the 12th century brought memories flooding back for a local man this week. James Wykes originally from Cedarwood Park but now living … Continue reading

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Local representatives speak out against online abuse

The level of online abuse against public figures is on the rise with many councillors and politicians reporting higher volumes of nasty personalised attacks from people who can seemingly write what they want without fear of punishment from behind the … Continue reading

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€7.49 Million will help to Bridge the gap

For too many years the north end of town has been left behind and abandoned and excluded from improvement works with many of the properties on Bridge St. in particular falling into disrepair and dereliction. However, all of that is … Continue reading

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