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Military parade in Dundalk

A military parade was held in the Market Square in Dundalk this morning to mark the 40th anniversary of the 27th Battalion at Aiken Barracks. A number of former soldiers

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The beginning of the end for the Dundalk Shopping Centre

Demolition work has commenced at the Dundalk Shopping Centre, which is to be knocked in order to be replaced by a new Tesco Xtra superstore. While work on the demolition


Dundalk go top of the table with victory over UCD

Dundalk’s title challenge stepped up a notch last night as a 2-0 win over UCD at Belfield saw them move top of the table. Stephen Kenny’s side climbed to the


Dundalk hoping to keep title push on track against UCD

Dundalk will be aiming to keep their league title push on track when they travel to face UCD at the Belfield Bowl tonight. While the students are ninth in the

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Soup kitchen set to open in Dundalk

A new soup kitchen is set to open in Dundalk. Twist Soup Kitchens provide 2,500 meals a week across the country and founder Oliver Williams told The Dundalk Democrat recently

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The Blackrock Sundial

Check out this superb shot of the sundial in Blackrock, as captured by local digital artist Paul Connolly. Source: Paul Connolly Digital Artist (Facebook)

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Santa Fun Run aiming to break the World Record

Dundalk Chamber of Commerce will be aiming to break a Guinness World Record when they hold their annual Santa Fun Run on Friday November 29th. Over 4,000 participants are needed

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Bluebird Care to host 5k in aid of Special Olympics

Bluebird Care North East will be hosting a 5k charity run/walk in aid of Special Olympics Ireland in Dundalk on Saturday September 21st at 10am. Entry to the event is

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Dundalk striker Hoban in the running to appear on cover of FIFA 14

Dundalk striker Patrick Hoban is in the running to appear on the front cover of EA Sports’ FIFA 14 game. The Galway native has been a revelation for the Lilywhites

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HMV will reopen in Dundalk, Hilco boss confirms

It has been officially confirmed that HMV will reopen in Dundalk in the Xtra-vision store at the Long Walk. Talk of the Town reported last week that owners Hilco were

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St Vincent’s debs

The debs season continued last night with the St Vincent’s debs. The good folk over at have been quick to upload photos from the night, which can be viewed

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Kearney a hit off the pitch as well as on it

Rugby star Rob Kearney has had a good few years on the pitch but he’s also having a great time off it too. The Leinster and Ireland full back has

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Beach Party returns to Silence next weekend

The schools might be back and the summer might be over but don’t pack away those shorts and t-shirts just yet. That’s because next weekend will see the return of

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This week’s Dundalk Leader

This week’s Dundalk Leader features a story about four St Vincent’s students who have been volunteering in Romania in aid of Crosscause. There’s also news of the opening of the

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Information day in Carlingford over proposed offshore wind farm

First Flight Wind are hoping to install wind farms off the south east coast of Co Down in the coming years. As a result they have set up offshore wind