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David granted wish to return home

David Garvey who suffers from locked in syndrome and has been pleading with the HSE to let him go home after 18 months in hospital, this week received some very good news. David and his family have been told that … Continue reading

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Family tradition continues at Ultan’s Confirmation

A family tradition dating back 60 years was maintained at a Confirmation ceremony on Saturday last when a local boy proudly displayed a medal first worn by his grandmother. The medal was worn by Ultan O’Hagan as he made his … Continue reading

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Action group formed to stop scramblers on mountains

A packed and angry public meeting in the Carrickdale Hotel last Wednesday evening unanimously decided to form an Action Group with a clear aim set out in its name – Stop Mountain Scrambling in the Cooley Mountains and Ring of … Continue reading

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Young musicians display their talents

Music Generation Louth’s Junior String Orchestra displayed their vast talent once again after claiming first place in the string ensemble competition at Newry Feis. The programme’s Playstrings Training Orchestra also played superbly well and pulled off third place in the … Continue reading

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Battle is on to save Women’s Aid

A HUGE battle is underway in an attempt to save Dundalk Women’s Aid from closure after it was announced last week that the vital service will cease due to a cut in Government funds. The centre has seen its funding … Continue reading

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Family renew bid to have David home

Dundalk man David Garvey who has been appealing to the HSE to allow him to leave hospital has launched a new campaign after his most recent request was again rejected on financial grounds.  David’s family are calling on the community … Continue reading

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Cic Saor is back with chance to win €5k

Cic Saor is back next month as the search for Ireland’s best free kick taker takes place in Oriel Park on May 3 with €5000 up for grabs for the overall winner. The All Ireland Cic Saor championship was created … Continue reading

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Electrifying hope to light up Bord Gais theatre

THREE Transition Year art students from the Bush Post Primary School are hoping to make a splash in the fashion world when they take part in the Junk Kourture final in Dublin next month. The students, Claire O’Hanlon, Catherine Kane … Continue reading

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Rugby heroes say thanks to Lauren

Local girl Lauren McCullough received a wonderful surprise last Wednesday as Brian O’Driscoll, Cian Healy, Jack McGrath and Ian Madigan paid a visit to Temple Street hospital in Dublin along with the RBS 6 Nations Trophy. Twelve-year-old Lauren who goes … Continue reading

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Brian is on top of the world – again

Brian is on top of the world – again TIME is proving to be no obstacle for 60 year old North East Runner Brian Lynch as he scorched around the track in Budapest to become over 60s 1500 metres World … Continue reading

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