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Stadium plan hits stumbling block

Plans to build a new county ground for Louth GAA in Dundalk have hit a speed bump after a number of councillors indicated that they would vote against the proposal ahead of last Monday’s monthly Louth County Council meeting. The … Continue reading

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SS Dundalk centenary remembrance

Relatives of those who perished on the SS Dundalk in October 1918 were amongst those who took part in a number of commemorations on Sunday to mark the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the ship. There were 32 people … Continue reading

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Top award for local student

Tiffany Qiu from Market Street, Dundalk, a sixth year student at St. Vincent’s Secondary School in Seatown Place, was one of only seven finalists at the 2018 Top Security Frank Maher Classical Music Awards held at the Royal College of … Continue reading

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RCNE seek volunteers

Rape Crisis North East will be holding their annual Flag Day on Thursday November 15. Collectors will be in various locations around Dundalk, and the organisation is seeking your help in raising awareness and much needed funding for our counselling … Continue reading

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Woman is victim of violent assault

A second assault in the space of three days took place on Rampart Lane this week when a 36-year old woman was knocked unconscious between 3am and 4am in the early hours of October 4. The woman was approached by … Continue reading

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Young Irelands celebrate Junior win

Dundalk Young Irelands secured a memorable league and championship double when they lifted the Junior title with a one-point victory over Glyde Rangers on Sunday. Mark Savage was the scoring hero for the Dundalk men as his goal early in … Continue reading

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St Vincent’s Wild Atlantic Way trip

St.Vincent’s Transition Year students spent four action packed days in Colaiste Acla on Achill Island recently. The girls braved the Wild Atlantic Way and storm Ali as they participated in bog-snorkelling, kayaking, cliff jumping, surfing and body-boarding. Alongside these exciting … Continue reading

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Damewits reunite for charity

Local cabaret duo The Damewits are taking to the stage once more to try and raise some money for local charities ‘Cara Cancer Care Centre’ and ‘The Maria Goretti Foundation’. The Damewits formed back in the golden days of the … Continue reading

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Fitzer on solo run as McGahon steps in

Dundalk Councillor John McGahon has been selected to contest the next general election in Louth and East Meath by his party Fine Gael in the hope to succeed Peter Fitzpatrick who resigned from the party this week. John was selected … Continue reading

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St Gerard’s Novena starts this week

The St Gerard Majella Novena begins on Monday October 8 and runs for nine days until Tuesday October 16. Rector of St Joseph’s, Fr. Michael Cusack is expecting huge crowds to converge on Dundalk to attend the popular novena in … Continue reading

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