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Aoife escapes worst of bush fires

A Dundalk woman who was working on a fruit farm in New South Wales during the devastating Australian Bush Fires has described how the sky was thick with smoke and how the farm had to be evacuated due to the … Continue reading

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Young Scientists aim for glory

The 2020 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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Dundalk FC and Fyffes visit Temple St

Players from Dundalk Football Club recently joined character Freddy Fyffes on a visit to see the young patients at Temple Street Children’s Hospital. There to assist Santa Claus and his helpers on their traditional Christmas outing to the hospital were … Continue reading

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Local musicians play in the National Concert Hall

Three Dundalk students who are members of the National Youth Orchestra of Ireland were busy this week with concerts in the national concert hall in Dublin on Sunday evening and Galway on Saturday evening. Left to right Cillian Hennessy (Colaiste … Continue reading

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Dundalk community show spirit of generosity

The community of Dundalk have been lauded for their generosity towards those less fortunate over the Christmas period following a huge number of fundraisers and charitable collections over the holiday period. From the annual busk for the Simon community to … Continue reading

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Conor Hughes St Stephen’s Day fundraiser a success

The annual Crosscause fundraiser on Blackrock beach once again proved to be a huge success with Conor Hughes and company raising €5400 on the day. All proceeds will go to towards a new eye treatment clinic in Ghana which Crosscause … Continue reading

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Generous Dundalk People Help the Homeless

Eugene Garvey, who co-ordinated a shoe box appeal, has said he was overwhelmed at the generosity of the people of Dundalk and surrounding areas for his recent shoebox appeal to help the homeless. “When we first send out the appeal … Continue reading

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Dundalk Musical Society returns with Aladdin

Dundalk Musical Society along with their principal sponsor CuChullain Credit Union are delighted to announce that booking is now well under way for their annual pantomime which this year is the all-time favourite “Aladdin”. Ticket sales have got off to … Continue reading

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Vikram shows real meaning of Christmas

Christmas for most people is a time for family gatherings and enjoying good food and good company. However, for some it can be the loneliest day of the year with no family or friends around to enjoy sharing the day … Continue reading

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Fitzer aims to continue two roles

Independent TD Peter Fitzpatrick has promised to raise standards in Louth GAA following his overwhelming victory at Monday night’s convention in Darver. The Clan na Gael man will succeed now former chairman Des Halpenny thanks to a landslide victory which … Continue reading

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