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Kids find needles in public park

MEMBERS of the O’Hanlon Park Residents Association have accused the council of ignoring the continuing problem of used needles around the area and have called for immediate action after a four-year-old child was found holding a needle from Ice House … Continue reading

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Louth is luckiest Lotto county

Louth is the county with the highest population of lottery millionaires with approximately one Lotto millionaire for every 5,000 people in the county. Since the national lottery began in 1988 there have been 28 winners of more than one million … Continue reading

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Seamus is All-Ireland champion

Dundalk was once again represented on the winners’ podium at the Comhaltas All-Ireland Fleadh Cheiol in Sligo where a local boy took home one of the main prizes. Seamus De Faoite, of Comhaltas Ceoilteiori Eireann, Dun Dealgan, was rewarded for … Continue reading

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Poc Fada rescheduled for Sunday morning

The rescheduled 2014 M. Donnelly All Ireland Poc Fada Championships will now take place on Sunday 24th August with the action starting at 10:45am. The popular annual event was due to take place on the 2nd of August in the … Continue reading

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Light up the Lough for Gaza

The Carlingford community came together last Friday night to express their support for the people of Palestine. Light up the Lough was organised by a host of coordinators across the north-eastern region as part of the Stand Up for Palestine … Continue reading

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Dubai Rose with Dundalk roots ready to take on Tralee

Final preparations are being made for Ailís Hughes as she gets ready for the Rose of Tralee festival which kicks off this Friday. Ailís who originally hails from Omeath moved to Dubai after three years teaching in London and will … Continue reading

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Irish rockers, On Off, take ‘Best Rock Band Award’ in California

Irish Band with Dundalk roots, On Off, who moved to California have been honoured by the American music industry. The three piece whose drummer Stevie Ten Bears is from Dundalk and front-man Paulie who lived here for many years, picked … Continue reading

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New homes needed to avoid shortages

Recent reports indicate that Co Louth may be facing housing shortages over the next ten years if action is not taken. The first warning came last week from the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) who said that about 500 … Continue reading

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Tom MacGuinness to take part in World Equestrian Games

On August 28th, Horseware Managing Director Tom MacGuinness will contest his first World Equestrian Games (WEG), in Normandy, France, as one of only two Irish competitors in the 160km Endurance Championship. Endurance is a long-distance race over 160 km, a … Continue reading

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Conor, 7, turns Loom Band craze into Gaza fundraiser

A seven-year-old boy from Dundalk was so moved by what he saw happening  to children his own age in Gaza that he asked to attend the solidarity protest in Dundalk.  As a result, Conor Magennis proudly stood beside his father … Continue reading

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