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Sinead tempts judges with tasty tune

Sinead McNally from Knockbridge has been announced as the winner of the Fresh Supermac’s Jingle Competition. She was selected from a shortlist of nine from the total of over 500 entries. Sinead will get a €1,000 cash prize plus a … Continue reading

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All-Ireland Poc Fada Finals

The All-Ireland Poc Fada finals in hurling and camogie will be held on the Cooley Mountains on Saturday August 5. The competition was first held in 1960 and except for a ten-year period in the 1970s and early 80s when … Continue reading

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Over 10,000 people living alone in Louth

THE Central Statistics Office (CSO) recently published Profile 4 Households and Families, the latest of the eleven Census 2016 profile reports. The report shows that there were 1,218,370 families in the State on Census Night, an increase of 3.3% since … Continue reading

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August events in Dundalk Library

Dundalk Library is hosting a number of events over the coming weeks that will be of interest to children. On Wednesday August 2 and Friday August 18 there will be storytelling at 11.30am, while on Tuesday August 8 and Tuesday … Continue reading

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Gina captures gold as local athletes impress

Dundalk athlete Gina Akpe Moses is the new queen of Irish athletics having captured the country’s first sprint title at U20, U23 or Senior level.  Gina won the 100 metres U20 European title in 11.71 seconds in Grosetto Italy last … Continue reading

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Three local parks receive Green Flag

Three parks in Dundalk have been awarded a Green Flag by the Environmental Education Unit of An Taisce. The 2017 awards are available to public parks, country parks, cemeteries and green spaces across the whole country. For the second year … Continue reading

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Helen succeeds Willie as Tidy Towns chairperson

Helen Byrne has been elected as the new chair of Dundalk Tidy Towns. Helen, who lives in Súil na Mara on the Lower Point Road succeeds Willie Duffy who sadly passed away in May. According to Helen her main focus … Continue reading

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Dundalk Youth Theatre presents Double Vision

Double Vision represents two different views of 2020 Ireland as imagined by young people and scripted by Don McCamphill. The first vision of Ireland looks at the choices facing young people in the future.  Issac has been offered his dream … Continue reading

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Outrage at Blessing of Graves fiasco

Council officials have pledged to review the options for next year’s Blessings of the Graves in Dowdallshill following widespread criticism of the ceremony on Sunday afternoon. Unlike previous years there was no sound system or PA set up for Sunday’s … Continue reading

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Dundalk on course for clash with Celtic

DUNDALK FC are just 90 minutes away from a dream tie against Celtic in the Champions League. The Lilywhite take on Norwegian champions, Rosenborg, tonight (Wednesday) knowing that victory will see them take on  Celtic if, as expected, the Scottish … Continue reading

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