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Blessing and Dedication of the St Joseph’s Redemptorists Bells

The ten newly refurbished bells from St Joseph’s Redemptorist church as well as the two new replacement bells were the centrepiece of a Blessing and Dedication service which took place during the 12:30 mass last Sunday. The service conducted by … Continue reading

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Regional Group seek action on long COVID

In the first major parliamentary debate on the impact of long COVID in Ireland, Deputy Peter Fitzpatrick and his colleagues in the Regional Group of TDs will table a Dáil motion this morning (Wednesday) seeking the roll out of specialist … Continue reading

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Katie opens up on ADHD diagnosis

A Dundalk teacher who has an ADHD diagnosis has spoken about the condition in a bid to highlight ADHD Awareness Month. Katie McDonnell from Priorland told the Dundalk Leader that she was diagnosed earlier this year. According to the 26-year-old … Continue reading

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Owen returns for 30th anniversary charity cabaret

Thirty-two years ago during the summer of 1990, Paddy Whyte asked well-known local businessman and entertainer Owen Gray to bring his hugely popular cabaret show to Greenore Golf Club for a fundraiser. The idea was to try and raise money … Continue reading

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Halloween horror as man shot in home

Gardaí have renewed their appeal for witnesses to last Saturday evening’s shooting at Woodbury Gardens (off the Avenue Road) which saw a man taken to hospital after a number of shots were fired through his front window. The man who … Continue reading

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Luca follows in Dad’s footsteps as he makes his stage debut

Sean Whelan will be every inch the proud Dad as he watches his son Luca make his Táin theatre debut in Arthur Miller’s powerful moving drama ‘All My Sons’ next week. However, Sean will be watching from the side of … Continue reading

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Clean sweep for brilliant Broadhurst

Muirhevnamór southpaw boxer Amy Broadhurst has always been a special talent as her heaving trophy and medal cabinet can attest to but in 2022 the 25-year old has shown the world that she is one of the very best boxers … Continue reading

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‘War on drugs has been well and truly lost’- O-Murchú

Legislation around the coercion of children by drugs gangs and the need for a citizens’ assembly on drugs were raised by Deputy Ruairí Ó Murchú in Leinster House last week. The Dundalk Sinn Féin TD spoke a number of times … Continue reading

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‘Not our building’-Halliday Mills residents ‘not our responsibility’ says council chief

‘Not our building’ Halliday Mills residents not our responsibility says council chief THERE was a heated discussion over meetings about anti-social behaviour in Halliday’s Mills at the monthly meeting of Louth County Council (LCC) on Monday morning. The meeting which … Continue reading

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Cillian’s big hearted gesture for homeless

Kind-hearted Cillian O’Callaghan from Jenkinstown had been saving up his pocket money to buy himself a brand new Playstation. However, the seven-year old pupil from Rampark N.S in Jenkinstown decided instead to help the homeless by making a food donation … Continue reading

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