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Tom makes his mark in Kenya

A 15-year-old student from the Grammar School has just returned from a life-changing trip to Kenya where he helped improve the lives of starving children in a small village called Embu. Tom Bell from Annagassan made the decision two years … Continue reading

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Work on cycle track to start by summer

Construction on the new BMX track and Cycling Velodrome could start as early as this summer according to secretary of Cuchulainn Cycling Club Karl Dolan. Planning permission had already been granted to Cuchulainn cycling club for the facility on land … Continue reading

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Love of Irish inspires new app

LOCAL teen Cormac Kinsella has combined his love for the Irish language with his computer skills to create a new app. The Colaiste Lú student has developed an app called Focal.ie which allows a user to rapidly translate any word … Continue reading

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St Louis students in line for an ‘Oscar’

St Louis Secondary School Dundalk’s production of ‘Hairspray’ has been shortlisted for Best Musical Number for their version of ‘Big Doll’s House’ in the National Finals of the Bord Gais Energy Student Theatre Awards. There are only two other schools … Continue reading

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Water money should have been used to fix leaks

A LOCAL campaigner who has been on the frontline in opposition to the water charges has stated that the revelation that Louth is losing 40 per cent of its water through leakages, highlights the folly in the Government’s approach to … Continue reading

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Conor’s Cuban Cocktail

A local man is hoping to secure a dream trip to Australia next week as he lines up for the final of the Bacardi Legacy Cocktail competition in Dublin. Conor Myers from Hackballscross made it to the final ten of … Continue reading

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Peter’s documentary to be screened in Chicago

Dundalk filmmaker Peter McKeown received great news last week when it was announced that his documentary ‘Tonn Nua’ has been selected for screening at this year’s Chicago Irish Film Festival. Recent DkIT graduates Peter McKeown worked in tandem with Navan … Continue reading

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Call to sign up for Fitzer’s 5k

Peter Fitzpatrick has invited the people of Louth to join him for his annual 5k run which takes place this Saturday at 11am commencing at the Marshes Shopping centre. This is the third year of the run which has raised … Continue reading

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Ice-cool Niall to take on the world

A LOUTH man is gearing up to skate down a 480 metre track at 40 miles an hour for an ice skating world championship event. Niall McEvoy, aged 23, is taking part in the “Red Bull Crashed Ice: Belfast, Ice … Continue reading

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Live Register provides another boost

THE local economy received another welcome boost this week with the news that the unemployment figures continued their steep decline. In a week where 100 new jobs were announced by customer engagement specialists SaleSense, came the news that the jobless figures … Continue reading

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