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Big hearted Shay helps out homeless

A big hearted 11-year old from Ashbrook in Dundalk has been using his credit union savings to help out the less fortunate around town. Last Thursday evening Shay Downey walked in to the Save Our Homeless Dundalk headquarters in the … Continue reading

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Chain reaction

The purchasing of new ceremonial chains for the chairperson of the Dundalk Municipal District has proved to be a bone of contention with one independent councillor describing them ‘as a waste of Louth taxpayers money’. Speaking at the monthly Dundalk … Continue reading

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Call to push ahead with Narrow Water Bridge

Sinn Féin Councillor Antóin Watters has called on the Chief Executive of Louth County Council to push ahead with the Narrow Water Bridge project given the amount of money that has been spent on consultants. Reports are that €1.3m was … Continue reading

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New Birches support group to open

A new Birches family support group will open in the community house in Rath Abbey, Grange Carlingford on Wednesday March 1.  It is planned that the group will meet on the first Wednesday of each month from 7.30pm to 9pm. … Continue reading

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Korey’s inspiring story goes viral

A Dundalk teenagers inspirational story has gone viral with his YouTube video since it was uploaded last Friday. Eighteen year old Korey Callan Bolton from Belfry Drive was the target of bullies for years due to his weight issues which … Continue reading

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Tadhg’s dream debut for Ireland

Local man Tadhg McElroy enjoyed a dream six nations debut on Friday evening scoring a try against Scotland in the Ireland U20’s 20-19 victory in Glasgow. Tadhg, who hails from O’Hanlon Park is a product of Dundalk Rugby Club having … Continue reading

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Ardee students reach Math final

Students from Ardee Community School took part in the Team Math competition which has been a long running activity of the Irish Maths Teachers’ Association. Team Math is a competition for teams of four students from Leaving Cert year with … Continue reading

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Busy time at The Spirit Store

February promises to be another busy month at The Spirit Store with another series of top acts lined up to perform. Thursday February 9 will see the Keith Plunkett single launch. 100 Cracks is the first single from Keith’s upcoming … Continue reading

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Jobs boost is start of potential windfall

Dundalk is ready to cash in on Britain’s exit from the EU and business leaders are hoping that the creation of 100 new jobs by the Almac Group is just the start of a potential windfall for the town. The … Continue reading

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Lucky escape for residents

The occupants of two houses on Railway Tce suffered an unexpected disturbance in the early hours of Sunday morning when a car crashed into their front doors. The incident happened at 5.10am and resulted in the driver being taken to … Continue reading

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