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Thieves strike during Month’s Mind Mass

LOCAL people are being urged not to keep large money in their houses following an incident in which thieves struck while family members attended a relative’s Month’s Mind. The elderly homeowners returned to find their house had been ransacked and … Continue reading

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Dundalk handed trip to Belarus

Dundalk manager Stephen Kenny says he is looking forward to the challenge of taking on Belarusian Champions Bate Borisov in next months Champions League second round qualifier. The Airtricity League Champions were given probably the toughest draw hey could have … Continue reading

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Meeting hears concerns over road closures

COMMUTERS residents, business owners, TDs and councillors attended a meeting on Monday evening to voice their opposition to Louth County Council’s plan to close the N53 Dundalk-Castleblayney road for a three month period. Peter Finnegan who runs a shop in … Continue reading

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Here I Am exhibition opens at The Square

A photographic exhibition which highlights the individuality of children with Down Syndrome was officially launched in Dundalk’s Market Square last Thursday morning. The ‘Here I Am’ exhibition features 20 photographs taken by Kerry photographer Dan Murphy which celebrate the unique … Continue reading

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New App to promote healthy living

Consistent with the national drive to fight obesity and encourage healthy eating, Dundalk-based banana importers Fyffes has released a tablet app to encourage young children to ‘Go Bananas’. Aimed at 7 to 10 year olds, the app is produced with … Continue reading

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Business may be hit by road closure

Louth County Council will put livelihoods and businesses at risk if they go ahead with their plan to close the N53 Dundalk-Castleblayney Road for a three-month period according to one local businessman. Peter Finnegan who runs a shop in Hackballscross … Continue reading

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Old Dundalk Society summer outing

The Old Dundalk Society (ODS) had a very successful outing recently to Co Down. The tour was ably led by local man Hugh Smyth, who acted as tour guide for the day. The Society’s first stop was Downpatrick, where a … Continue reading

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Family call to support MND fundraiser

A local family are encouraging people to show their support for Motor Neuron Disease in the run up to MND/ALS Global Awareness Day. Peter and Patricia Stewart from Muirhevnamor lost their 21 year old daughter Siobhan to the disease in … Continue reading

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Karen raising funds for Mellon Educate charity

Karen McArdle from Dundalk has volunteered with Mellon Educate for the past 13 years and has signed up once again to travel to Rural South Africa this coming November (7th-14th).  During the week of the Building Blitz, the volunteers will … Continue reading

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Shots fired linked to feud

AN ongoing feud between two families in Rockfield Manor escalated in the early hours of Monday morning when shots were fired at a house in the Hoeys Lane estate just off the Dublin Road. Nobody was injured during the shooting … Continue reading

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