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Safety concerns ahead of school return

In the week when children are preparing for their return a local man has expressed concerns about safety near one of the town’s busiest schools. Local Pearse Park resident Brendan Moore has raised concerns over the noticeable increase in traffic … Continue reading

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Amy in Irish squad for Elite Championships

Local female boxer Amy Broadhurst will travel to Madrid this week to compete in the European Elite championship 2019. The tournament will take place from August 24 to 31 and competitors from all over Europe will take part in this … Continue reading

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St Vincents launch annual 5k race

The St Vincents Secondary School annual 5K is fast becoming one of the most popular events on the local calendar and preparations for this year’s event are well under way with the official launch taking place on Wednesday Septmber 4. … Continue reading

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An Táin Arts Centre’s new programme announced

Highlights of the season include a huge host of local and touring music and dance, including: Mná na hÉireann, a unique celebration of the women of the revolution, the Opera Collective Ireland’s world prèmiere of Vagabones, local band Orwells ’84 … Continue reading

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Accused man is refused bail

A Blackrock man who was accused of stabbing a 93-year-old neighbour was refused bail when he appeared at Dublin District Court. James Reilly (30) of Gort Na Glaise in Blackrock, is charged with seriously assaulting the 93-year-old man at his … Continue reading

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Wait for Leaving Cert results is over

Local students joined the thousands around the country in collecting their Leaving Certificate Results on Tuesday morning. Following all the hard work over the last number of years and the stress of the exams, the students finally got to see … Continue reading

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Cancer society needs volunteer drivers

The Irish Cancer Society has put an urgent call out for volunteers throughout Louth for its Volunteer Driver Service, in order to cope with increasing demand on the free transport service. The Society has seen a nationwide increase of almost … Continue reading

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MAD YT night for charity

Last Thursday night MAD Couture fashion show was held at the Spirit Store to help raise funds for the Dundalk branch of Rainbow Ireland. The M.A.D Youth Theatre members-committee came up with the idea to explore the idea of costume … Continue reading

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Mourners at the funeral of Joshua Hill heard the 10-year-old described as a “ray of light” and were encouraged to celebrate his life. Joshua, who passed away after a tragic drowning accident in Carlingford, was laid to rest in his … Continue reading

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Brendan on top at Scottish Open

Dundalk Golf Club’s Brendan Lawlor came out on top when the inaugural EDGA Scottish Open was held alongside the European Tour’s Aberdeen Standard Investments Scottish Open at The Renaissance Club over the weekend. The 36 hole event featured ten players … Continue reading

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