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Aoife is a good bet for Rose of Tralee

Dundalk’s Aoife Heffron will proudly represent Louth at the 59th Rose of Tralee Festival in August. Aoife, a PR Executive with Boylesports, is a native of Bay Estate in Dundalk and is currently living on the Blackrock Road in the … Continue reading

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Colm Markey new chair of Louth County Council

Fine Gael’s Colm Markey has been named as the new chair for Louth County Council. The Togher councillor succeeds Drogheda’s Paul Bell having been nominated with 16 votes out of the 29 available. Nine voted against while there were four … Continue reading

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Old Dundalk Society annual summer outing

This year’s Old Dundalk Society annual summer excursion will visit County Monaghan on Saturday June 24. The outing will visit Bessmount Park House, where there will be a tour of this fine Georgian house and gardens. Leaving Bessmount House the … Continue reading

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Carlingford to Newry Greenway plan announced

Cathaoirleach of Louth County Council, Cllr Paul Belll announced plans for a new 10km stretch of greenway linking Omeath to Newry, and Carlingford Marina to Carlingford Village, at a special event in the Granvue Hotel, Omeath, on Friday. The €3.46m … Continue reading

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Mark sets new Irish record

Mark McGeown proved himself to be the best in country as he set a new Irish sheep shearing record. The Ravensdale man achieved his goal when he sheared a total of 514 sheep in eight hours on Sunday, which works … Continue reading

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Gary Anderson in charity darts exhibition

Local darts fans are in for a treat next month following the announcement that two-time world champions and current world number two Gary Anderson is travelling to Dundalk for an exhibition match. Scottish darts legend Anderson will play in the … Continue reading

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Portable defibrillator for Bush PP

Louth Public Participation Network (PPN) continued its efforts to promote lifesaving skills in the community by making the presentation of a portable defibrillator to Bush Post Primary School. Louth PPN launched a first aid training initiative for secondary schools throughout … Continue reading

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Impressive performance by St Vincents athletes

St Vincent’s athletes once again proved themselves to be top contenders at the Irish Life Health All Ireland Schools Track and Field Championships held at the Tullamore Harriers stadium on June 3. In the junior girls 800m Neasa Reilly was on form in a quality … Continue reading

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Chad’s support for terror victims

A local man who was so touched by the tragic events in Manchester that he showed his support for the city where his older brothers lives by running a 10k race just days after the terrorist attack at Manchester Arena … Continue reading

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McGahon elected chair of Municipal District

Dundalk Councillor John McGahon has been elected as Chair of the Dundalk Municipal District for the 2017/2018 year. Speaking on his election as Chairperson, Cllr McGahon said his aim was to make sure the council continued to be effective. “Naturally … Continue reading

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