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Allie takes New York by storm

Despite her tender years Dundalk girl Allie Farrell is becoming something of a seasoned pro in the modelling world with trips to fashion meccas such as Paris and New York now becoming the norm. Six-year old Allie made her catwalk … Continue reading

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Positive step for Narrow Water Bridge project

Monday’s meeting of Louth County Council saw Sinn Féin Councillor Antóin Watters once again raise the issue of the Narrow Water Bridge Project. Cllr Watters said “this project is a vital piece of infrastructure in the development of tourism around … Continue reading

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Launch of ‘One Billion Rising’ project

Women’s Aid Dundalk are organizing their very exciting annual event, One Billion Rising, for the 9th of March, which is the day following International Women’s Day. They would love to have as many people as possible joining them on the … Continue reading

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De La Salle make it through to final

De La Salle secondary school have made it through to the final of the prestigious Walton’s Music Competition. The annual Waltons Music for Schools Competition is a non-profit national initiative designed to support and reward music-making in Irish schools and … Continue reading

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Sinn Fein top the poll in Louth

Two days of high drama at the count centre in the Carnbeg hotel ended with four men and one woman still standing as Imelda Munster, Ruairi O Murchú, Ged Nash, Fergus O’Dowd and Peter Fitzpatrick were elected to the 33rd … Continue reading

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Storm Ciara wreaks havoc with local sporting fixtures

Storm Ciara hit hard in many areas around Louth over the weekend with reports of flooding and storm damage in Blackrock, the Fairgreen Road in Dundalk and coastal areas around Cooley and Carlingford. High winds and heavy rain battered the … Continue reading

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Castle Players bring Sive to An Tain

From 26 to 29 February, the Castle Players will transport their audiences back to North Kerry in 1959, and an era of infamous matchmaking. A young, illegitimate schoolgirl named Sive, much loved by her grandmother and her sweetheart Liam Scuab, … Continue reading

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New Irish medium Youth Club to open in Dundalk

As part of a campaign to have a full immersion Gaelcholáiste open in Dundalk under the patronage of An Foras Pátrúnachta, parents are also looking at how to promote Irish with the next generation. The first step of this is … Continue reading

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Official turning of the sod for Louth GAA Stadium

GAA President John Horan was in Dundalk on Monday afternoon to officially turn the sod at the site for the new Louth GAA Stadium which is being built on the Inner Relief Road. President Horan made it clear that Croke … Continue reading

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Jane comes second in Guinness World Record attempt

Dundalk barmaid Jane Meehan finished joint second last weekend during a Guinness World record attempt to make the most Irish coffees in three minutes. Rory McGee from the Shelbourne hotel in Dublin created a new record by making a scarcely … Continue reading

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