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Dundalk FC strike Euro millions jackpot

Dundalk FC hit the jackpot in Iceland last Wednesday evening as they beat Icelandic side FH Hafnarfjordur on away goals to secure a guaranteed €1.2m windfall. The Carrick Road outfit travelled to Iceland on the back of a slightly disappointing … Continue reading

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Francis completes Explorer Belt challenge

ONE of the most challenging awards in Scouting, the Explorer Belt, was successfully negotiated by local man Francis Meehan after he completed the gruelling 200km trek across Italy last week. Francis, a scout leader is St Patrick’s Scout Group in … Continue reading

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Clans launch photo exhibition

Clan na Gael GFC continued their centenary celebrations with a special photographic exhibition in the clubrooms last week. The Dundalk club put on display a large number of photos from different eras in their illustrious history, dating back to the … Continue reading

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International tennis returns to Dundalk

For a second year in row Dundalk tennis club will be hosting a junior international tennis championships which will attract players from across the globe. This will be a stopping point for players who are seeking world ranking points in … Continue reading

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Battle is on to save eBay jobs

The fight is on to ensure that a new premises can be found in Dundalk to accommodate eBay according to local TDs Peter Fitzpatrick and Declan Breathnach. PayPal and eBay currently share a building in Xerox Technology Park but rumours … Continue reading

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Dundalk out to steal Iceland’s Thunder

Despite last Wednesday’s disappointing 1-1 draw against Icelandic champions FH Hafnarfjordur Dundalk fans are travelling to the game with a quiet optimism that they can progress to the third round where they would once again face Belarussian champions Bate Borisov. … Continue reading

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Tree planting at Dun Dealgan NS

Dun Dealgan National School have done their bit for the future of our planet by planting 50 trees in Lough Dan, Wicklow. The Lough Dan scout centre in Co Wicklow invited groups to take part in creating a legacy for … Continue reading

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Council seek submissions on development scheme

Louth County Council is inviting members of the public to have their say on the future of the county by making a submission on the draft Louth Development Contribution Scheme 2016. The draft Louth Development Contribution Scheme 2016 is currently … Continue reading

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Athletes celebrate Olympic call-ups

DUNDALK will be well represented at this summer’s Paralympics with two locals making the trip to Rio to represent their country. Tom Badun will take his place in the Irish soccer team for the games while local cyclist Eve McCrystal … Continue reading

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Collette reaches 400 marathons

Collette O’Hagan reached another special milestone in her extraordinary long distance running career as she completed her 400th marathon in Duleek over the weekend. The 66 year old from Bay Estate came to marathon running relatively late completing her first … Continue reading

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