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Memories of Pa’s at the Dundalk Shopping Centre

Anyone over a certain age in Dundalk will surely recall the old Pa’s Bar upstairs in the Dundalk Shopping Centre. It must be closed for well over a decade at

Sport

Limerick come from two down to derail Dundalk’s title hopes

Dundalk’s bid to force their way into the Airtricity League title race suffered a major setback at Thomond Park last night as they squandered a two goal lead at the

Sport

Louth make tough work of seeing off Antrim

Louth saw off Antrim by six points on a 1-17 to 1-11 scoreline in Drogheda today but the victory was nowhere near as comfortable as the scoreline might suggest. Aidan

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Speech and Drama stage camp to be held next month

Geraldine’s School of Speech and Drama will be hosting Stage Camp Summer Performance Workshops from July 22nd to 26th in the Louth Creative Community Hub in Muirhevnamor. The workshops run

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The top of Slieve Gullion

  Thanks to local digital artist Paul Connolly for sharing this superb shot from the top of Slieve Gullion, looking down on County Louth. A wonderful photograph. Source: Paul Connolly

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Gerry Adams to launch Dundalk Pride event

  The Dublin Pride event, which celebrates gay and lesbian rights, will be held this weekend. With that in mind it’s worth noting that its Dundalk equivalent is only around

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Man who suffered severe injuries in Dundalk accident is awarded €5.2m

A young man who suffered brain damage and other devastating injuries while working in Dundalk yesterday secured €5.2m damages in a settlement of his high court action. On January 14th

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Dundalk native Duffy is new CEO of Longford/Westmeath VEC

The Louth VEC might have wrapped up this week but one local man is set to play a prominent role in the future of the education committee in the Midlands.

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You can bank on long queues in Dundalk

  Fiona McLaughlin has reported that an old man has just collapsed while waiting in a queue at the AIB branch in Dundalk. Apparently the problem was exasperated by the

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New Dundalk bingo hall to open in August

The grand opening of new local bingo hall Let’s Bingo has been scheduled for Tuesday August 6th at 5.30pm. The new bingo hall, which will be located at the former

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Meanwhile, at Dundalk Rifle Range

Thanks to Alan Smyth for sharing this superb shot of steel wool, which he captured last night at Dundalk Rifle Range. Source: Alan Smyth (Twitter)

Weddings

Happily married in Cyprus

Congratulations to local couple Claire Boylan and Gerard Murphy, who tied the knot last week in Cyprus. Here’s hoping they have a lifetime of happiness together.

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Joe’s prepare for parish family day and BBQ

  St Joseph’s GFC will hold a Gathering event this weekend when they host a Monster Parish Family Day and Daybreak BBQ in Cluskey Park. Sunday’s event gets underway at

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Body found in Dundalk identified as that of Sean Watters

The body discovered at Marsh North last weekend has been identified as that of Sean Watters, who had been missing since last March. The 60-year-old from Laurel Grove was last

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Park Hotel close to being sold, according to report

The Park Hotel in Dundalk is close to being sold for a figure “not far off the asking price” of €1.5m. That’s according to a report in today’s Irish Times.