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Crowds pay respect to tragic trio

A large crowd gathered on Sunday evening in Carlingford for the candlelight vigil in memory of Ruth Maguire, Shane McAnallen and Martin Patterson. The Carlingford choir provided music and representatives from the victims families, An Garda Síochána, local clergy, local … Continue reading

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Traders request no posters

St Nicholas Qtr Traders & Residents are calling on elected representatives and candidates to avoid Bridge St for postering as a mark of support for the community. The group has noted that many areas, including Blackrock, have made similar requests … Continue reading

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Ard Dealgan project hits a glitch

Sinn Féin Councillor Anne Campbell has said all work has ceased at Ard Dealgan about two weeks ago. Cllr Campbell said “I have been monitoring the work at the Halliday’s Mill complex, formerly known as Ard Dealgan, on Quay Street … Continue reading

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Youth demand a better future

Hundreds of schoolchildren from around the county congregated in front of the court house in Dundalk calling on the Government to take action on climate change. The protest was organised by Donal McKenny and Conor Bailey from Ardee Community School … Continue reading

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Community pays tribute after tragic weekend

the community of Carlingford will gather this Saturday at 8pm at the tourist office for a candlelight vigil to remember the three people who lost their lives over St Patrick’s weekend. A tragic weekend for the community began when the … Continue reading

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Four Dundalk students at National Skills Finals

Dundalk IT will have four students in the Irish National Skills Finals next week at Ireland Skills Live in RDS Simmonsocurt. For the first time, the National Skills Finals will be held in public and contestants such as Dearbhla Moriarty … Continue reading

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Local double at business awards

Two local companies are celebrating after being honoured at the SFA National Small Business Awards 2019. Dundalk company Blueacre Technology was named overall winner while The Monasterboice Inn scooped the prize in the Sustainable Energy category. The Monasterboice Inn, known … Continue reading

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Leprechaun legend travels Down Under

Ireland’s most famous Leprechaun whisperer has become a big hit in a kindergarden in Auckland New Zealand thanks to a four year old Irish girl who wowed her little friends with tales of his cavern in Carlingford. Kevin Woods from … Continue reading

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Dundalk Municipal Civic Awards

There were fourteen worthy recipients at last week’s Dundalk Municipal District Civic Awards with Dundalk Young Ireland’s GAA Club and Jock McArdle amongst those recognised for their contributions to the local community. The awards which took place in Louth County … Continue reading

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St Patrick’s Day Event this weekend

The organisers of the St Patrick’s Day event in Dundalk on Sunday are urging people to come along to the Market Square to support the great local acts who are performing. Chairperson of the new organising committee, Cllr. Conor Keelan … Continue reading

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