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Bernie fills late husband Hugh’s vacant council seat

Bernie Conlon is set to fill the vacant seat of her late husband, Hugh Conlon, on Louth County Council. Bernie was co-opted onto the seat after she was nominated by Councillor Jim Tenanty and seconded by Councillor Maeve Yore. “I … Continue reading

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Battle lines drawn in road row

A group of protestors who call themselves ‘Friends of Ardee Bog’ have delivered a petition to Minister Eamon Ryan urging him to halt the building of the N52 Ardee Bypass. The proposed route would see the bypass run directly across … Continue reading

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Peader recalls brave nephew Timothy McSweeney who died in 9/11 attacks

As the dust settles on the anniversary of the attack of the twin towers on 9/11 a Dundalk man has been remembering the life of his nephew Timothy McSweeney who died during that tragic event. Peader Hughes says his nephew … Continue reading

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Local motorcycle club’s gift for Amelia.

Most impressions of Bikers worldwide can be a very skewed and misrepresented due to past histories and negative representation. Those impressions and opinions have changed and continue to change day by day. Many Motorcycle Clubs nowadays are displaying their sensitive … Continue reading

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Dundalk remembers loved ones lost to suicide

A newly formed support organisation for people suffering with mental health issues and addictions held a special ceremony at the Square last Friday to remember those who died by suicide. The event which was hosted by Lets Talk Mental Health … Continue reading

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Addiction support clinic must be saved

Bishop Michael Router, auxiliary Bishop of Armagh, has warned that it ‘will be devastating for families if FASN is forced to close’. The Family Addiction Support Network in Dundalk was founded twenty years ago to support families traumatised by addiction. … Continue reading

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Garry all set for Amputee Football European Championships in Poland

Local man Garry Hoey will board the plane to Poland this Friday ahead of the amputee European Championships which takes place between the 12th and 19th of September. Garry is a defender with the Irish Amputee side and currently plays … Continue reading

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Local schools celebrate excellent Leaving Cert results

Local students received their Leaving Certificate results last Friday and in the main reports coming back from the schools suggested that the vast majority of students were pleased. Coláiste Chú Chulainn celebrated the Leaving Certificate Results for 112 students across … Continue reading

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Hiab to invest €50m to develop factory of the future in Dundalk

Load handling equipment provider Hiab have announced their intention to invest over €50 million to develop a new Factory of the Future in Dundalk for its MOFFETT truck mounted forklift manufacturing operations. The new factory will be operational by 2023 … Continue reading

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The golden girls storm to time trial gold

Jenkinstown native Eve McCrystal alongside her tandem partner Katie George Dunlevy struck gold once again for Ireland early yesterday morning as they retained the Paralympic Time Trial title they won back in 2016 in Rio. The pair who won silver … Continue reading

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