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Creative students get a taste for business

Enterprising senior students from St Brigid’s School got a taste for business when they held a mini companies pop up shop last Thursday from 11am to 2pm selling their local hand-crafted creations in the Long Walk Shopping Centre. There was … Continue reading

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Amanda claims rare black belt

Castlebellingham martial arts expert Amanda English has become just the second female in the country to be awarded a black belt in the highly skilled discipline of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is a martial art and combat sport system that focuses on grappling and … Continue reading

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Good Deeds Mass for scouts

St. Patrick’s Scout Group, 1st/2nd/5th Louth scouts will celebrate the Good Deed Mass in St. Nicholas’ Church at 6.30pm on Saturday December 16. Everyone is invited along to the mass and people are asked to bring a non-perishable food item … Continue reading

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Rotary Tree is back

In keeping with their continuing support for both International and Local Community based projects, the Rotary Club of Dundalk are again opening their Remembrance Tree on Earl Street from Friday 15th. December through to Christmas Eve on Sunday 24th. December. … Continue reading

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Barry stars on Late Late Toy Show

Young singer Barry Murphy displayed his undoubted talents to the nation when he put in a stunning performance on Friday’s Late Late Toy Show. The 11-year-old from St Mary’s Road, sang ‘True Colours’ along with Alisha Weir from Dublin, and … Continue reading

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Councillors’ U-turn to pass budget

By Paul Byrne A crisis has been averted in the Louth County Council chambers after the majority of councillors changed their minds and decided to pass the budget for 2018 at the second attempt. Two-weeks ago the vast majority of … Continue reading

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Class of 78 reunion

Class of 78 reunion It will be 40 years in June 2018 since the sixth year class of St. Vincent’s Dundalk completed the Leaving Certificate.  On April 14, 1978 the class celebrated their Debs which was the first St. Vincent’s … Continue reading

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Artisans annual display

Artisans are holding a display of their paintings in the Louth Co. Library, Dundalk from Tuesday, December 5 to Thursday December 14 (library hours). Paintings to suit all tastes and priced to suit all pockets will be on show there. … Continue reading

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Club’s new home is a real knock-out

O’Hanlon Park Boxing Club were in celebratory mood last Thursday evening at the official opening of their new home on the Long Walk. The boxing club will now operate out of the old Toymaster building on the Long Walk having … Continue reading

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Barry to star on Late Late Toy Show

You know Christmas is coming when you see that the Late Late Toy Show is on. It sparks a festive feeling among viewers and is a classic for many Irish families. It’s an annual occasion when the young children are … Continue reading

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