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Staff threatened with meat cleaver

Staff, customers and passers-by were caught up in a frightening ordeal carried out in broad daylight when a masked man carrying a meat cleaver stole jewellery from a shop. The incident occurred at around 3pm on Thursday May 11 at … Continue reading

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Coast Guard on two rescue missions

The Coast Guard unit in Greenore have warned people to stay vigilant this summer during any warm spells over the next few months. Last week’s warm weather may have been a welcome sight for many people but as is often … Continue reading

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Community workers honoured by council

Community activists honoured in inaugural Municipal District of Dundalk Civic Awards Louth County Council has recognised 13 individuals and organisations from the Dundalk area for their contribution to the local community at the inaugural Municipal District of Dundalk Civic Awards. … Continue reading

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Van Morrison tribute at Spirit Store

If you love Van Morrison’s music you will love Celtic Soul, the definitive Van Morrison tribute. They play the Spirit Store this Sunday May 21 starting at 9pm. The band will be celebrating with songs from Them, Astral Weeks and … Continue reading

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Rebecca creates sporting history

A local secondary school student has made history by becoming the first female to represent the Ireland U-18 team at fly-fishing. Rebecca Moffitt McGinn, from Ravensdale, will compete in an international tournament in Wales at the beginning of August after … Continue reading

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Gardai clamp down on drink driving

Garda efforts to tackle drink driving are continuing with a total of 56 checkpoints being set up at various locations around town in just over a week. The mandatory alcohol and drug testing checkpoints have resulted in six arrests since … Continue reading

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DkIT hosts Scifest

competition Of the over 140 projects exhibited at SciFest@DkIT 2017, the top prize on the day went to Dearbhla McCourt and Ruth Clarke from St Vincent’s Secondary School, Dundalk for their project, ‘Park and Stride – The Hidden Hazards’. The … Continue reading

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De La Salle host trade fair

The annual De La Salle Trade Fair was once again a huge success with over 30 stalls selling their wares in the school gym last Thursday morning. A wide and varied spectrum of products were on show from first year … Continue reading

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Top of the Class

Dundalk students really are top of the class as a number of schools are celebrating national success this week. Fifth Class pupils at the CBS are celebrating after coming out on top in the national Show Racism the Red Card … Continue reading

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Dundalk Dog resuce unveil plans for new centre

The Dundalk Business Community was brought together last Thursday evening to learn first-hand what Dundalk Dog Rescue have in store with the launch of their upcoming rescue centre, the first of its kind in Ireland. Local business representatives and TDs … Continue reading

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