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Ciaran Byrne makes Aussie Rules debut

Proud parents, Pauline and Brendan Byrne from Louth Village, made a last-minute dash ‘around the world’ to see their son, Ciaran, make his Australian Rules debut at the famous Melbourne Cricket Ground over the weekend. It was a moment to … Continue reading

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Sue ready to kayak around Ireland

For most teachers, the summer months provide an opportunity for some much-needed rest and relaxation after a busy academic year. However, for one teacher that will not be the case as she plans to spend her holidays kayaking around Ireland … Continue reading

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Huge crowds for Patsy Kelly 5K

Over 800 runners, joggers and walkers made the trip ‘around the town’ on Saturday evening when they took part in the fourth annual Patsy Kelly 5K. The event, organised by Clan na Gael GFC and North East Runners to commemorate … Continue reading

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Action continues in darts league

Action in the Dundalk Darts League continued with The Andrew McAlester Shield where Jackie’s  Army were the victim of an upset when they travelled to Ferguson’s. Unfortunately for Fergusons, they met a strong McEnteggarts in the next round and it … Continue reading

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Order of Malta recruiting new members

Local voluntary service ‘Order of Malta’ in Dundalk is looking to recruit new members for the organisation as demand for the service has increased by over 20% in the last two years. Everyone is welcome to join the Order of … Continue reading

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Conor’s invention is a perfect gift for his aunt

A GIFTED local teenager who has used his technology skills to greatly improve the quality of life for a family member, has been honoured with another prestigious award. Conor Begley, a Fifth Year student at Colaiste Rís, developed the system, … Continue reading

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GP warning on free care for under six

Dundalk  GP Dr Grace Kenny has expressed major concerns over the proposed under six contract proposed by the Department of Health which aims to provide free GP care to all children under the age of six. Last Thursday it was … Continue reading

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Theatre group make presentations to community groups

HaggleRock Theatre Group based in Haggardstown/Blackrock gathered on Thursday evening last in The Stonehouse Restaurant, Blackrock to hand over donations to three local community groups which was a result of the proceeds from their recent sell out performance ‘Only An … Continue reading

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Five-year-old picks up used syringe

A concerned Marian Park resident has urged the council to erect a fence to stop drug users gathering beside homes in the estate after a five-year-old girl found a black box containing used syringes. Drug users have been a constant … Continue reading

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Another jobs boost for Dundalk

Dundalk received another employment boost with the announcement of 40 additional jobs at Prometric on Wednesday. The US-based testing company will invest €3.5m to expand its operation in Louth which will bring the total employed at the local facility to … Continue reading

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