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Protest over failures that are costing lives

The people of Dundalk came out in force for the ‘Feet on the Street- Against the HSE’ which took place last weekend. The march which started at Thomas J Clarke Park on Linenhall Street and finished up at The Square … Continue reading

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Ciaran Casey weekend of sport

The Ciaran Casey Weekend of Sport is fast approaching with Bellurgan FC hosting the tournament once again for the annual fundraiser. Last year the club hosted a very successful 5 a side tournament in Bellurgan and this year organisers have … Continue reading

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PayPal donates to local charitites

Three local charities have benefited from donations made by PayPal. SOSAD, LSPCA and the Louth/Meath branch of Down Syndrome Ireland received a combined total of €20,000 out of a total of €65,000 donated nationwide. PayPal employees at the Dundalk offices … Continue reading

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Railway Heritage Society lecture

Dundalk Railway Heritage Society will host a lecture on the architecture of the GNRI as part of the commemoration of the closure of the GNR works on September 30, 1958. The lecture will take place in the museum on Jocelyn … Continue reading

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Huge support for St Louis after blaze

Students in St Louis Secondary School will spend the next number of weeks in DkIT as all operations are transferred to the campus following the damage to the school in the early hours of Saturday morning. A fire was reported … Continue reading

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Farm visit to local school

Children from St Nicholas’s National School in Dundalk were treated to an educational and fun morning down at the farm last Tuesday morning courtesy of www.farmyardschoolyard.ie Farmyard in Your Schoolyard is run by Ashley O’Rourke who brings his farm animals … Continue reading

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Launch of Tony Golden Cycle

The third annual Tony Golden Memorial Cycle was launched in Dundalk Garda Station on Wednesday May 9. This year the cycle takes place on September 22 and covers two routes of 55km and 110 km taking in Blackrock and Omeath, … Continue reading

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Sharon Shannon at An Tain

Sharon Shannon will perform at An Táin Arts Centre on Friday, May 25 at 8pm. In support of her most recent album, 2017’s “Sacred Earth”, Sharon Shannon brings her tour to An Táin Arts Centre. Combining traditional Irish music with … Continue reading

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Anger as vandals target football pitch

A member of a local football club has spoken of his digust after vandals damaged their pitch on Bank Holiday Monday. Rampart Celtic manager Kieran Pickering hit out at those who have caused a fire at the field in Bay … Continue reading

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James leaves Greenore for new role

It was the end of an era for well-known Greenore Coast Guard James Larkin last week as he stepped down from his position as Officer in Charge to take up a new role as East Coast Sector manager with the … Continue reading

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