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Lisa Smith is determined to prove her innocence

Independent TD Peter Fitzpatrick believes that Lisa Smith is happy to be able to put forward her version of events while being questioned at Kevin Street Garda station in Dublin. The 38-year old returned to Ireland on Sunday with her … Continue reading

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Tommy aims for supreme Arctic challenge

A Dundalk man with a passion for adventure is looking for support to realise his dream of taking part in one of the world’s toughest challenges. Tommy McArdle, who has been living in Vancouver for the past year, is in … Continue reading

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Old Dundalk Society Lecture

The Old Dundalk Society is delighted to announce the first of the winter lecture series of the 2019 season, ‘Christian Brothers Schools (CBS) – 150 Years in Dundalk. This lecture will take place in the Louth County Museum, Jocelyn Street, … Continue reading

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Dundalk Active Retirement

Dundalk Active Retirement Associatiopn meet every Monday afternoon in Carroll Mead Hall, Pearse Park. Ann Kirk spoke to the group recently about trying to help the homeless. She asked members to help by donating gloves, hats etc and she had … Continue reading

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Fitting tribute to memory of Melissa

A small community in the Volta region of Ghana now have a working well in their village thanks to the fundraising efforts of the friends and family of Melissa O’Reilly. Melissa, from Carlingford, was only 29 when she sadly passed … Continue reading

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Almost €1m in funding for Louth clubs

A total of twenty one local sporting clubs have benefitted to the tune of almost €1m following the latest round of Sports Capital Grants. Glyde Rangers GAA club in Tallanstown and Naomh Moninne hurling club in Toberona, Dundalk were the … Continue reading

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Burglaries down but thefts and robberies up

An Garda Siochana attended a Joint Policing Commitee meeting in Dundalk at the end of October where they gave a short presentation on latest crime figures and statistics. During the presentation local gardaí revealed that burglaries in Dundalk in 2019 … Continue reading

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Louth volunteers honoured

Louth Volunteer Centre is delighted to announce the shortlist for the 12th annual Volunteer Ireland Awards. Over one million people in Ireland volunteer and these awards aim to celebrate the hard work and dedication of volunteers across the country. Aged … Continue reading

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DkIT strike called off

Strike action at DkIT which was scheduled to take place yesterday was lifted following constructive talks between the TUI and the board of management of the college. Last week the TUI announced that its members in DkIT would take a … Continue reading

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Town ready for Frostival Festival

This weekend sees the Frostival Winter Festival arrive in Dundalk Town Centre with plenty of things to do for all the family. The festival takes place on Friday November 22 and Saturday 23 and this year’s theme is ‘Carnival of … Continue reading

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