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Success for Catherine in Liege

Belgium was the destination for over 23 Nations, where Karate-Ka came together to compete in Kata (form) and Kumite (fighting) events. Dundalk Karate members Catherine Marcus and Liam Hoey were only two of 875 competitors and with 17 members representing … Continue reading

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Two dog litter fines issued in Dundalk in 2018

A total of two fines have been issued to dog owners around Dundalk by Louth County Council in relation to dog litter in 2018. In total there were twelve fines issued around the county this year with two in Dundalk, … Continue reading

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Zoe Murphy appeal reaches half way

A fundraiser page designed to help pay for a life changing operation to improve the life of two-year old Zoe Murphy has almost reached the halfway target with just under €48,000 raised to date. Two-year old Zoe Murphy was born … Continue reading

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Jordan claims his 13th world record

Dundalk power lifter, Jordan Holland, is continuing to take the sport by storm after recording his 13th world record recently. Jordan was competing in the World Full Power Championships in Glasgow on November 2 in which he won world titles … Continue reading

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Marshes make donation to St Louis

Marshes Shopping Centre last week donated 20 Chromebooks to St Louis Secondary School in the first donation of their new community initiative. “900 people are employed at Marshes Shopping Centre, and many have strong links to the school,” said Aoife … Continue reading

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Old Dundalk Society Lecture

The Old Dundalk Society is delighted to announce the first of its Winter series of lectures. The Lecture entitled ‘Louth County Archives’ will take place in the Louth County Museum on Wednesday the 21st of November 2018 commencing at 8.00 … Continue reading

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St Patrick’s Day parade in jeopardy

The 2019 St Patrick’s Day Parade in Dundalk is in danger of being cancelled following the decision by the Dundalk Chamber of Commerce not to organise it next year. In a lengthy statement released on Sunday evening the Dundalk Chamber … Continue reading

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Caoimhe claims Youth Leaderships Rotary Challenge Award

Caoimhe McCormick of St Louis Secondary School was the overall winner of the first round of the annual Youth Leadership Rotary Challenge Awards presented on November 5 in Ballymascanlon Hotel. Caoimhe competed against other very talented student leaders from eight … Continue reading

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Centre of Outstanding Excellence for St Vincent’s

St Vincent’s Secondary School were delighted to be recognised as an Outstanding Centre of Excellence for the Microsoft Office Specialist Programme for 2018. This award recognises St Vincent’s as one of the top 5 centres offering the MOS programme in … Continue reading

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Young Irelands host white collar boxing

Dundalk Young Ireland’s GFC and the Dundalk branch of Irish Volunteers for Lourdes were delighted with the success of their White Collar Boxing event held in the Carnbeg Hotel on Friday night last. Fourteen top class bouts took place on … Continue reading

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