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Brendan books place in Voice of Ireland quarter-finals

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n25rzwy67MM] Brendan McCahey booked his place in The Voice of Ireland quarter-finals yesterday evening after impressing with a version of Roy Orbison’s hit ‘She’s A Mystery To Me’. Brendan’s version

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Louth has joint lowest rate of collection of commercial rates in the country

Louth County Council has the joint lowest rate of collecting commercial rates in the country, according to new figures. It and Limerick City Council collected just 55% of commercial rates

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Stags bounce back in style in Dundalk and District Darts League

There’s a saying that “there is no more dangerous animal than a wounded animal” and in the Tuborg Dundalk and District Darts League last week that animal was ” The

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Local comedian puts together comic sketch on Man Utd

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QNR31Fe4a0g&feature=youtu.be] Football fans the length and breadth of the country have been enjoying Manchester United’s fall from grace this season and now local comedian Alan Gernon has got in on the

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Dolan comes second in Moneymore

Cuchulainn Cycling Club came agonisingly close to taking its first outright win of the season when Liam Dolan was second in the Ciclisport Grand Prix in Moneymore on Saturday. Dolan

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Andrew owes his mother-in-law the gift of life after she donates a kidney to him

Local man Andrew Gallagher will have been a busy man yesterday. Not only would he have had to source Mothers’ Day presents for both his mum and wife but he

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Leinster Cup triumph for Coláiste Rís

Coláiste Ris Dundalk are celebrating their first Leinster U-14 Cup triumph after beating St Grennan’s College from Kilkenny in the final at Peamount in Dublin this afternoon. The local school

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Cuchulainn Credit Union to offer current account style facilities to members

A local credit union is one of a handful around the country set to take on the banks by introducing electronic payment options to its members. Cuchulainn Credit Union on

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Another store set to bite the dust in Clanbrassil Street

Clanbrassil Street is set to lose yet another retailer after fashion outlet Sally West announced its decision to close. The store at 57 Clanbrassil Street has sold a wide range

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Lynch claims new world record after indoor success in Budapest

There were celebrations on the double for North East Runners athlete Brian Lynch on Sunday when he not only clinched the over 60s 1,500 metres title at the World Indoor

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Kelly added to Fianna Fáil ticket for local elections

Fianna Fáil have added an 11th candidate to their line-up for May’s local elections. Seán Kelly, who has worked for the party in Dundalk for some time, will go forward

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Man has lucky escape after clothes horse catches fire

A man had a lucky escape in Dundalk last night after a fire broke out in his home on the Castletown Road. The incident happened around 12.45am after a clothes

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Donegal defeat consigns Louth to relegation

Louth will be playing in Division Three next season after yesterday’s 1-19 to 3-7 defeat to Donegal in Ballyshannon, coupled with Galway’s victory over Armagh, consigned them to relegation. The

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Ardee bar, restaurant and coffee shop goes on the market

The Hill Side Bar & Grill in Ardee has gone on the market for €250,000 with local estate agents Sherry FitzGerald Carroll. The two storey premises at 29-31 Market Street

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Dublin Meets Motorshow comes to Dundalk tomorrow

The Dublin Meets Motorshow takes place tomorrow (Sunday) at The Fairways Hotel in Dundalk. The event runs from 12 noon to 5pm and will feature a range of stands on the