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Fly Youth are World Champions

Not content with being members of the nation’s favourite hip-hop crew through their recent exploits during Ireland’s Got Talent, now three local dancers, Lonán Murphy, Nicole Ellis and Caitlin Rooney have added the title of World champions to their list … Continue reading

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Tennis Club hosts charity event

Dundalk Tennis Club are hosting a charity event on Thursday June 6 at 7pm. All monies raised will go to Tennis4Cancer which supports ARC Cancer Support Centres and National Breast Cancer Research Institute. It is €30 to play on the … Continue reading

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Erin and Sean are the big winners in local elections

Fianna Fail were the big winners in the local elections with both Erin McGreehan and Sean Kelly winning Louth County Council seats for the first time. The national green wave didn’t quite materialise locally with only one Green Party representative … Continue reading

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Construction works begin on WuXi facility

The new €325 million state-of-the-art WuXi Biologics facility has begun to take structural form as steel erection begins on the company’s 52-acre campus site in Dundalk. Work is on schedule for the new contract manufacturing biologics facility which, at 48,000 … Continue reading

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Old Dundalk Society lecture

The Old Dundalk Society is delighted to announce the first of its summer lectures of the 2019 season. The lecture will take place in St Nicholas’s Parish Church (Green Church) on Wednesday May 29 commencing at 7pm. The event will … Continue reading

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Vantastival is highlight of Bank Holiday weekend

The June bank holiday weekend is almost upon us and hundreds of campervans of all shapes and sizes are expected to arrive in Drogheda for one of Ireland’s most unique music festivals. Vantastival’s organisers have announced the final details for … Continue reading

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Petrol bomb attack a reckless act

Two people were lucky to escape uninjured after a petrol bomb was thrown through the window of their house in Muirhevnamor on Sunday evening. The attack, which was described by Sinn Fein councillor Ruairí O’Mhurchu as reckless, saw the petrol … Continue reading

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More gold for Eve

Dundalk’s golden girl of cycling added another two medals to her collection at the Para-cycling Road World Cup in Belgium. Jenkinstown’s Eve McCrystal along with her tandem partner Katie Dunlevy cemented their status as one of the best pairs in … Continue reading

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School orchestra teams up with CBOI

Dundalk’s newest school Coláiste Chú Chulainn and The Cross Border Orchestra of Ireland have joined forces to continue the good work of the CBOI. Principal Thomas Sharkey stated: “With a new building in the heart of Dundalk, we are ideally … Continue reading

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Bush PP takes top Young Social Innovators prize

A project on consent has scooped the gold prize in this year’s Young Social Innovators of the Year Ireland Awards. The project, Let’s Talk About Consent, from Bush Post Primary School explores the issue of consent and aims to educate … Continue reading

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