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Aislinn to mix with stars at The Oscars

Dundalk filmmaker Aislinn Clarke will rub shoulders with the rich and famous at the Oscars next month after receiving an invite for the exclusive event. Aislinn, who hails from Fatima, has been invited to the glitzy awards ceremony off the … Continue reading

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Full steam ahead for GAA pitch

Louth GAA County board chairman Peter Fitzpatrick has declared that it’s full steam ahead for the building of a new stadium for the county following fears that the project would be delayed due to funding issues. There was widespread anger … Continue reading

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Last day for nominations ahead of election

Today is the final day that potential candidates can put themselves up for nomination in next month’s general election. So far the following candidates have put their names forward for election. The Louth/East Meath constituency is a five seater and … Continue reading

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St Brigid’s Day Candlelit Procession

The 44th annual St Brigid’s Day Candlelit Procession will take place on Saturday February 1 on Faughart Hill. The event will commence at 7.40pm with trumpeter and hymns before the lighting of the fire at 8pm. There will be a … Continue reading

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Narrow Water Bridge back on the agenda

Sinn Féín Councillor Antóin Watters has welcomed the inclusion of the Narrow Water Bridge in the “New Decade New Approach” document released last Thursday as part of the restoration of the institutions in the North of Ireland. The Omeath councillor … Continue reading

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Candidates gear up for election campaign

The battle to claim one of the five seats on offer in the Louth constituency looks set to commence shortly with rumours intensifying that Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is set to call a snap election in early February. Initially the Taoiseach … Continue reading

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Solomon’s wisdom earns Young Scientist prize

There was success for Grammar student Solomon Doyle at the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition as he was awarded third place in his category. Solomon, who is in second year, returned to the RDS having also represented the school … Continue reading

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RCNE seek helpline volunteers

Rape Crisis North East is offering you the opportunity to attend a Helpline Training Programme which will commence on Wednesday March 4 and finish on Thursday April 2. The training is free and in return, RCNE will ask you to … Continue reading

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Aoife escapes worst of bush fires

A Dundalk woman who was working on a fruit farm in New South Wales during the devastating Australian Bush Fires has described how the sky was thick with smoke and how the farm had to be evacuated due to the … Continue reading

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Young Scientists aim for glory

The 2020 Young Scientist and Technology exhibition kicks off today at the RDS and Dundalk will be represented by three local schools at the ever-popular annual showcase. Dundalk schools have a long proud history in this event and once again … Continue reading

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