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Rachael’s invention lands a knock-out blow

Dundalk’s young scientists proved they are amongst the brightest in the country as they enjoyed another successful BT Young Scientists Exhibition. St Vincent’s 5th year student Rachael Ni Dhonnachadha led the way as her innovative boxer’s handwrap was named as … Continue reading

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Work starts on new Marist school

Work has begun on a state of the art new school building for St Mary’s College on St Mary’s Road. With accommodation for up to 900 pupils, the new St Mary’s College post-primary school will have 29 specialist classrooms for … Continue reading

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Mark takes on Operation Transformation

LOUTH man Mark McArdle is one of six participants appearing in the new Operation Transformation show on RTE. The programme, which kicked off last week, showed the 44 year old Sales Director for Dundalk-based company Intact Software weighing in at … Continue reading

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Rehabcare needs help with fashion show

Fresh from the success of their pre Christmas production ‘Bittersweet Symphony’ RehabCare Resource Centre are hoping to put on their very own fashion show this summer. The plan is to put on the show in June but the project is … Continue reading

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Attempt to lure children into car

PARENTS and children have been warned to be on the alert after reports emerged of a suspicious approach made to juveniles in Dundalk on Monday. The incident occurred in the Tom Bellew Avenue area around 4.30pm. The children were approached … Continue reading

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New Year baby joy

TWO babies from Dundalk and one from Omeath were among the first babies born in Louth in 2015 at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda. Proud Dundalk mum Janet Myers gave birth to a beautiful baby girl on New Year’s … Continue reading

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Top boxing award for Evelyn

Dundalk’s impressive pool of talented young boxers was in evidence once again when Clann Noafa female boxer Evelyn Igharo recently won the best female schoolgirl boxing award at the Irish Amateur Boxing Association (IABA) awards night in Dublin. The outstanding … Continue reading

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Students ready for Young Scientist Exhibition

The De La Salle have always been keen supporters of the BT Young Scientists Exhibition and they will be represented again this week in Dublin as Second Year student Martin O Donnachadha shows off his wearable TMO system. Martin, a … Continue reading

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Crimecall aims to jog Ciara memories

The case of Ciara Breen, a 17-year-old Dundalk schoolgirl who has been missing since 1997 will feature on RTE’s Crimecall next Monday evening and investigating Gardai are hoping it will job people’s memories as they bid to solve the case. … Continue reading

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Santa mania hits the streets

OVER 6,000 people took to the streets dressed in Santa suits and hats for this year’s Dundalk Santa Run. Participants helped to raise money for 34 charities and smashed last year’s record in the process after just under 5,000 locals … Continue reading

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