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Ambulance fleet in need of CPR

The ambulance service in Louth has been labelled a ‘sham’ after two vehicles broke down over the weekend, leading to serious questions being asked about the fleet. Sinn Fein councillor, Tomás Sharkey called on the Government to replace the fleet … Continue reading

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Lions Club gift keeps on giving

Ten years ago following one of the worst tsunamis in living memory, the Dundalk Lions Club purchased a boat which they donated to a Sri Lankan village to help local fishermen rebuild their lives. A decade on, news has filtered … Continue reading

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Dundalk Schoolboys impress at Gothia Cup

Dundalk Schoolboys League under 14 representative team returned home on Sunday evening having enjoyed a very successful tournament at the 40th Gothia Cup in Gothenburg, Sweden. This was the sixth time a team from Dundalk entered the Gothia Cup now … Continue reading

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Louth flag flying high at World Cup

As football supporters across the globe reflect on a World Cup described by many as the best ever, two local fans have memories they will never forget after finding themselves in the thick of the action. Sister and brother, Sharon … Continue reading

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Scouts are on top of the world

FOURTEEN members of the Dundalk Venturer Section [15-17yr olds], who are part of 1st/2nd/5th Louth Scout Group based on the Castletown Road, returned from Switzerland last week where they had spent 10 days hiking and camping in the Swiss Alps. … Continue reading

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Tara to make debut in Royal Albert Hall

Tara Erraught’s stock continues to rise with the news that she will make her debut in the Royal Albert Hall for the world renowned BBC Proms . Tara who originally hails from Ravensdale has been making waves in the Operatic … Continue reading

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Family celebrate World Cup win

IT’S a long way from Bay Estate to Oberhausen but on Sunday night for 120 minutes Heinz Kampes’ house in Cherryvale was transformed into a German fanzone as he and his family celebrated his home nation’s fourth World Cup victory. … Continue reading

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Dundalk man shares his knowledge of insects

Over 11,000 species of insects occur in Ireland but most are very small and escape notice. Identifying them accurately can be difficult or impossible. However, help is at hand thanks to Dundalk man Stephen McCormack who, along with his wife … Continue reading

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Quartet climb into record books

FOUR avid hillwalking enthusiasts from Dromiskin, County Louth recently set a new record by hiking to the top of the highest point in every county in Leinster in under 24 hours. The challenge, which took place on Saturday and Sunday … Continue reading

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Europa League fever hits Dundalk

Oriel Park should be rocking this week as Dundalk try to finish the job against Luxembourg side AS Jeunesse Esch having won the away leg 2-0. The carrot of a second round tie against Croatian giants Hadjuk Split awaits the … Continue reading

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