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Youth take charge of climate change protests

Hundreds of Dundalk students congregated in front of the court-house in Dundalk calling on the Government to take action on climate change. This is the latest in a series of protests organised by students all over the country as they … Continue reading

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Coláiste Lú ‘on deathbed’ according to worried parents

In their latest bid to save the school, Colásite Lú parents, in conjunction with Conradh na Gaeilge, organised a public rally in Dundalk on Saturday in celebration of the Irish language – Gaeilge Abú – which was attended by several … Continue reading

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Dundalk clinch 14th league title

Dundalk supporters were singing in the rain last night as Vinny Perth’s side beat Shamrock Rovers 3-2 to secure the Premier Division title for the 14th time in the club’s history. There can be no doubting the pedigree of this … Continue reading

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World Clean-Up Day in Dundalk

Dundalk Tidy Towns would like to thank everyone who participated in the big clean up on Friday and Saturday. This was the first time Dundalk has participated in the World Clean Up Day and it truly exceeded expectations. Over 50 … Continue reading

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Stunning week for local sport

It is a case of celebrations all round after another stunning week on the sporting front. Among the successes enjoyed by local athletes are Louth Ladies winning the All-Ireland Final, Dundalk winning the EA Sports Cup, Eve McCrystal claiming another … Continue reading

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Alzheimer Café returns to Dundalk

Alzheimer Café for people with dementia, their friends, families and carers will be opening at the River Café, Marshes Shopping Centre, Dundalk, on Wednesday, September 18 from 4pm to 6pm. Dr Atiqa Rafiq (Consultant Psychiatrist) and Dr Alberto Blanco (Psychologist) … Continue reading

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Businesses prepare for UK exit

Business owners in Louth are being given the opportunity to continue their preparations for the UK’s exit from the EU at a special information session next week. The Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation are inviting SME owners and managers … Continue reading

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Culture Night at An Tain Arts Centre

Explore all that An Táin Arts Centre has to offer at this late evening event for all the family on Friday September 20. All events are free to attend. 6.00pm – 7.00pm | Family Hangout: Children’s face painting, with Linda … Continue reading

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Battle starts to save Coláiste Lú

Parents and students stage walkout over lack of teaching through Irish in Coláiste Lú Parents and pupils from Coláiste Lú staged a public protest last Thursday as a result of claims that the LMETB are failing to provide provisions for … Continue reading

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Caolan makes impression on Walker Cup debut

Although Great Britain & Ireland failed to retain the Walker Cup at Royal Liverpool Golf Club in Hoylake over the weekend, Dundalk’s Caolan Rafferty enjoyed every minute of his debut in amateur golf’s most famous team competition. On Saturday afternoon … Continue reading

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