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Town stunned by double tragedy

The two female pedestrians who were tragically killed on Monday evening in Hunterstown have been named as Josie Duffy (79) and Kathy McDonald (70). The accident happened on the road outside the Hunterstown Inn on the N2 at about 6.30pm. … Continue reading

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Young Scientist awards for students

Five projects from local schools managed to win awards at the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition, which finished up last weekend at the RDS in Dublin. Projects from Colaiste Cú Chulainn, Bush Post Primary and three from St Vincent’s … Continue reading

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Innovative Domestic Abuse Programme at DkIT

The class is now complete for the first intake of the new Dundalk Institute of Technology (DkIT) Level 8 part-time programme ‘Certificate in Fundamentals of Understanding and Responding to Domestic Abuse’. Launched last year, the 13-week accredited programme is the … Continue reading

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The Dream of St Brigid comes to library

Anyone with an eye for painting or an ear for a good story should get themselves along to the Dundalk Library on Tuesday January 24 at 2.30pm to witness “The Dream of St Brigid” There on display will be ten … Continue reading

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Couple caught in Florida airport terror

A local couple caught up in the Fort Lauderdale Airport shooting terror have spoken of their relief at surviving the extremely frightening experience. Pat and Marie Hamilton from Blackrock were ready to return home from a Christmas break in Florida … Continue reading

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Dundalk’s Young Scientists gear up for 2017 exhibition

The 2017 Young Scientist and Technology exhibition kicks off today at the RDS and Dundalk will be represented by three local schools at the ever-popular annual showcase. Dundalk schools have a long proud history in this event and once again … Continue reading

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Dance Kids’ celebrate ‘December Delights’ success

Freda Hearty and the Dance Kids have once again exceeded expectations and delighted audiences with their Christmas show ‘December Delights’. The talented Dance Kids aged from just four years danced and sang their hearts out last weekend when ‘December Delights’ … Continue reading

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The Netwell Dementia Café

The first guest speaker at the Dementia Café, in the River Café, Marshes Shopping Centre, on January 18 is Joanne Callan who is a holistic therapist and wellbeing coach and a regular presenter in dementia and Alzheimer’s cafés.  At 6.45pm … Continue reading

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Ruth returns home to claim national title

Ruth Copas became the Irish ladies National Tennis champion on New Year’s Eve when she defeated Karola Bejenaru (World No 811) from Romania in a gladiators contest taking the title 1-6, 7-5, 7-6. En route to the final Copas went … Continue reading

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Spirit of Fr Ted alive on Blackrock Beach

The spirit of Fr Ted was alive and well on St Stephen’s Day on Blackrock beach as Conor Hughes and friends hosted their annual fundraiser for Crosscause. Conor’s charity Crosscause has been helping the people of Romania, Moldova and Ghana … Continue reading

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