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€11.8m in Louth claims to injury board

Louth came out third in a table showing the amount of claims made to the injuries board with a total of €11.8m coming into the county through compensation. The county in Ireland with the most awards as per head of … Continue reading

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Enterprising students show their business skills

Enterprising students were out in force on Friday as the annual Dundalk Cross-Border Student Enterprise Trade Fair took place in the Marshes Shopping Centre. The event, which is organised by Dundalk Grammar School Transition Year students, saw many of the … Continue reading

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Local men take top roles in Students Union

DKIT students voted in their new president and vice president last week with Aaron Lawless and Paddy Duffy coming out on top after a gruelling week on the campaign trail. Third year Marketing student Aaron who hails from Blackrock got … Continue reading

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Dundalk FC close in on record

Sligo Rovers come to Oriel Park this Friday night aiming to be the first side to leave Dundalk with three points since Limerick City 18th months ago. Stephen Kenny’s Dundalk have gone an amazing 20 home league games without defeat … Continue reading

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Dundalk supporters attacked in Derry

Dundalk FC supporters were left shaken on Friday night as a gang of thugs threw bricks at the supporters buses outside the Brandywell in Derry. Windows were smashed and one young Dundalk supporter got cut just under his eye narrowly … Continue reading

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Colaiste Rís celebrate

The intimacy and warmth of the ceremony to mark the official opening of Aras Ui Chuanaigh made it clear that this was not just a celebration of a new building but a recognition of the contribution the wider Colaiste Ris … Continue reading

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Parades attract huge numbers

Up to 25,000 people lined the streets of Dundalk on Tuesday afternoon as the annual St Patrick’s Day parade brightened up the town in what was a fun filled family event. On a dry spring afternoon, large crowds turned up … Continue reading

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Orla stars in 40 shades of purple

It was case of ’40 shades of purple’ in Dundalk on Thursday last as the fundraiser in aid of the Irish Cancer Society proved to be a huge success. Dyed hair and even beards were the order of the day, … Continue reading

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Lucky Rosie saved for a second time

THEY say that cats have nine lives, but one lucky Dundak dog is closing in on that target after being rescued for a second time in a matter of months. When Rosie the lurcher dog was stolen in February, many … Continue reading

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Marist students get ready for parade

The Transition Year students of St Marys College are in the process of creating a 14 foot statue of St Patrick as an attraction in this year’s St Patrick’s Day Parade. The 34 transition year students along with their art … Continue reading

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