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Residents in plea for help over rat problem

Residents of an estate in Dundalk say they have been plagued by rats in recent weeks but their efforts to get help from the authorities have fallen on deaf ears. Residents of O’Hanlon Park and Fr Murray Park have been … Continue reading

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De La Salle Primary School celebrate centenary

De La Salle primary school on Philip St are busy celebrating their 100th birthday this week and the board of management have organised a busy timetable of events to help celebrate the momentous occasion. One hundred years ago the brothers … Continue reading

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Dundalk to host first marathon

Local marathon runner Collette O’Hagan will fulfil a long time ambition this September with the news that her hometown will host its very first marathon. Collette has run almost 500 marathons in various locations all over the world but this … Continue reading

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Many events planned for raft race

The official launch of the 2016 Blackrock Raft Race & Family Fun Day took place in The Clermont on Tuesday last, and Blackrock Tidy Towns are now putting the finishing touches to arrangements for this year’s event which takes place on … Continue reading

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Rates incentive boost but more is needed

Attempts by the County Council to help businesses deal with the issue of rates have been praised but there have been calls to do more in an effort to boost the local economy. The recently announced retail incentives by Louth … Continue reading

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Kilsaran NS win All-Ireland title

Pupils and staff at Kilsaran National School are celebrating an All-Ireland title after claiming first place in ‘An Féile  Scoildráimíochta’, and Irish language drama competition. The Fifth Class students, under the guidance of teacher Maistir Ruairí, produced an unusual look … Continue reading

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Cross Cooley Challenge nears €100k total

The Cross Cooley Challenge had yet another successful fun day crossing the Cooley Mountains via the Táin way to Carlingford for very worthy causes on Saturday May 7. Almost walkers took part in the 15.4 kilometres walk which started from … Continue reading

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Tribute to 1916 hero

The Thomas Clarke Remembrance garden was officially opened in the Fairgreen last Thursday morning with Clarke’s grandniece Helen Litton in attendance for the big day. Cllr Maria Doyle officially unveiled the plaque detailing Clarke’s life in front of a big … Continue reading

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Alan is special guest at House of Lords

A local man had the opportunity to rub shoulders with the gentry in Britain’s House of Lords after being invited to attend a function to help former professional footballers deal with the challenges of retirement. Alan Gernon from Louth Village … Continue reading

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Patrick is Student of the Year

Marist student, Patrick Fu is celebrating after winning the Sky Sports – Living for Sport, Student of the Year Award for the Republic of Ireland. Fifteen-year-old Patrick is a Third Year student in St Marys College, after overcoming difficulties with … Continue reading

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