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Illegal dumping site discovered at Aisling Park, Dundalk

Louth County Council responded to a significant fly-tipping incident in Dundalk on 13th June 2024, where large quantities of waste had been illegally dumped close to a residential area. Local authority staff discovered the waste dumped in a wooded area … Continue reading

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O Murchú seeks assurances for local workers as PayPal announce further job cuts

PayPal need to provide workers connected to their Irish operations with assurance that the latest round of job cuts will be the last, Sinn Féin TD Ruairí Ó Murchú has said. The Dundalk TD was reacting to this morning’s announcement … Continue reading

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Local chef hoping to reign in Spain. Ravensdale chef John Kenwright has made it into the last 16 of the World Paella Day Cup

Ravensdale chef John Kenwright has made it into the last 16 of the World Paella Day Cup John, who works in and owns the Townhouse Restaurant in Dundalk with his wife Sarah, has reached the last sixteen of the World … Continue reading

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Estelle to launch debut novel in Roe River Books this Friday

A DEBUT novelist from Blackrock is inviting local book lovers to attend Roe River Books on Friday, June 14 to celebrate the launch of her new novel Ravelling. Mother-of-four Estelle Birdy told the Dundalk Leader that she has always had … Continue reading

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Oran’s marathon journey to Athens

Louth Village man Oran Colgan will set off on a journey of a lifetime today (Wednesday) with the aim of cycling almost 2000 miles to Athens in Greece. The 22-year old works in the Fairways Hotel in Dundalk and his … Continue reading

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Queen Maeve and King Sean lead the way in Dundalk

Strong showing from Independents while Sinn Fein stand still As always during election time, there were winners and losers, cheers and tears, celebrations and post-mortems and of course long long hours of counting and sorting before winners were confirmed. In … Continue reading

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Sean’s 100th marathon in memory of loved ones

A DOCTOR from Ravensdale who is living and working in Wales is returning home to run his 100th marathon in honour of his late wife and grandnephew. 61-year old Dr Sean McCormack is a GP who attended De La Salle … Continue reading

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‘My heart hurts like its never hurt before.’ Amy’s Olympic flame is extinguished.

Amy Broadhurst will not compete at this summer’s Olympic Games in Paris after she was defeated at the quarter final stage in Bangkok last Friday afternoon. Amy, a World, European and Commonwealth champion, wanted to end her amateur career by … Continue reading

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Grave concerns

A local resident has issued concerns regarding the state a number of graves were left in following grass cutting by Louth County Council in Dowdallshill last week. The local man said he was shocked to find a number of graves … Continue reading

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One Armed Wonder’s Emmy success

The brilliant documentary about the late Northern Irish Dundalk FC footballer Jimmy Hasty won the outstanding short documentary prize at the Sports Emmy Awards in New York last week. The UEFA documentary One-Armed Wonder: The Extraordinary Story of Jimmy Hasty … Continue reading

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