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Back in Woodland Park for Christmas

Residents of Woodland Park will celebrate the festive period in their refurbished homes after being given the news that they will return to the site in time for Christmas. Almost a year on from their controversial eviction from the site … Continue reading

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Daniel wins national award

Daniel Nordon from Haggardstown won the Junior Category of the tenth annual Poetry Aloud competition on Friday December 2, in the National Library of Ireland with his poems “On Raglan Road” by Patrick Kavanagh and “The Long Vacation” by Katherine … Continue reading

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Vote for Eve in RTE Sports Personality

Eve nominated for RTE sports award By Paul Byrne It’s been a fantastic sporting year in Dundalk and that has been reflected with the news that two sporting stars from the area have been nominated for this year’s RTE Sports … Continue reading

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Anti-poverty campaign at Coláiste Rís

Coláiste Rís was awash with the black and white last week when the school’s Transition Year students, assisted by teachers Briege Marie Dorrian and Paula Lavin, organised a ‘Black and White’ day on the day that Dundalk FC were to … Continue reading

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Club left devastated by act of vandalism

A senseless act of vandalism is set to cost a local football club €11,000 after joyriders badly damaged a new pitch which had only been laid down last month. St Dominic’s Schoolboys Football Club undertook a huge redevelopment of the … Continue reading

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Civic reception for record breakers

Hopes of achieving a world record for Christmas jumpers in Dundalk may have failed, but the record breaking Dundalk FC were the centre of attention in town on Saturday evening as they were awarded a civic reception for their efforts. … Continue reading

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Aggressive beggers to be targeted by Gardai

Aggressive beggers to be targeted by Gardaí Aggressive beggers around the county are to be targeted by Gardaí and they have asked members of the public to report any incidents to their local Garda station. At a Joint Policing Forum … Continue reading

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Grammar School Enterprise Day

The annual DGS Christmas Trade Fair will take place on Thursday the 15th of December. The fair will run from 2pm to 6pm and will feature student mini-company stalls, music, food, raffles and even a special visit from Santa. The … Continue reading

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Joanne is bridesmaid for American pen pal

A friendship that began as pen pals from across the Atlantic Ocean resulted in local woman travelling to the United States to act as bridesmaid for her lifelong friend. Joanne White, originally from Ravensdale, began writing to Kim Marciniack when … Continue reading

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Gardai investigate arson attack at halting site

Gardaí are investigating an arson attack which occurred on Sunday evening at a halting site in Woodland Park which is currently being refurbished by Louth County Council. Last January Louth County Council removed twenty-three families from the halting site because … Continue reading

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