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Locals pay tribute to Brendan Grace

Friends and family of the late Brendan Grace packed out Church of St Nicholas of Myra on Francis Street in Dublin as they said goodbye to one of Ireland’s most loved comedians. Amongst the mourners were Dundalk couple Patsy Rogers … Continue reading

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Israel represents Ireland

Dundealgan A.C.’s Israel Olatunde will represent Ireland in the European Youth Olympics in Baku, Azerbaijan on 20th July. The former St. Mary’s College student who finished his Leaving Certificate in June has been selected to run in the 100 meters … Continue reading

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Joy for Griffin family as fundraising target is reached

Sophia Griffin will travel to St Louis this September for life changing surgery thanks to the generosity of people around Dundalk and farther afield. Sophia is four years old and lives in Dundalk with her Mam, Catriona, Dad, Gerry and … Continue reading

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Huge crowds for Paddy Cheshire 5k

Sean O’Mahonys held the inaugural Paddy Cheshire Memorial 5K on Saturday last and it proved to be a hugely successful event. The race, which was preceded by the Juvenile Sponsored Walk down the Navvy Bank at 4.30, attracted almost 300 … Continue reading

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Dundalk golfers reach national final

Dundalk Golf Club are in contention for another title after qualifying for the finals of the Officers Golf Challenge. The Dundalk Team of Pat Davis, Criona Reilly and Sean Hession [Hon. Sec] emerged victorious on a day of difficult conditions … Continue reading

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Busy time for cycling club

It has been a busy few weeks for the members of Dundalk’s Cuchulainn Cycling Club. Following on from the successful hosting of the annual Tour of Louth, the events have been coming thick and fast. One of the more unique … Continue reading

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Irish Water to replace ageing water mains on Dublin Road

Irish Water, working in partnership with Louth County Council, has commenced works to replace ageing water mains on the Dublin Road in Dundalk. The works involve the replacement of approximately 700 metres of ageing water mains with high density polyethylene … Continue reading

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Future of the planet is in very good hands

They say action speaks louder than words and amidst all the talk of climate change and saving the planet a couple of students from St Louis have taken matters into their own hands by organising two separate clean-ups in their … Continue reading

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Local entrepreneurs head to national finals

The team at the Local Enterprise Office Louth are celebrating after two of the county’s most dynamic entrepreneurs this week won the Regional Final of Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur. They will now advance to the National Finals in Google HQ … Continue reading

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Lauren is honoured with bravery award

A young girl from Tallanstown has been honoured with a bravery award after calmly relaying information to ambulance control as her father was having a stroke. Twelve-year old Lauren Brennan was accompanied by her parents John and Claire as she … Continue reading

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