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Gardaí investigating break-in to house in Greenacres

Gardaí in Dundalk are investigating reports of a break-in to a house in the Greenacres housing estate yesterday evening. The incident happened sometime between 5.30pm and 6.30pm. Those responsible came

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Local man fighting proposed extradition to Lithuania on human rights grounds

A local man who is to fight extradition to Lithuania on human rights grounds. Liam Campbell from Upper Faughart was previously released by the High Court in Belfast after it ruled

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Nicholson hat-trick helps Glenmuir U-16s into last 16 of the National Cup

Paddy Nicholson grabbed a hat-trick as Glenmuir U-16s booked their place in the last 16 of the National Cup with a 5-3 victory over Springfield Ramblers in Cobh at the

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Kenny and May vow to avoid a hard border post Brexit

There was good news for the local area yesterday with Taoiseach Enda Kenny and British Prime Minister Theresa May pledging to seek to avoid a hard border following their meeting

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Louth has lowest compliance level for commercial rates for fourth year running with two-fifths unpaid

Two fifths of commercial rates bills in Co Louth went unpaid in 2015. New figures from the National Oversight & Audit Commission have revealed that Louth County Council had the

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Dundalk garage at risk of closure as part of Bus Éireann cost saving plans

Closing its garage in Dundalk is one of the options being considered by Bus Éireann in a bid to cut costs. The company, which lost around €8 million last year,

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Registration now open for DkIT Dundalk 10k road race

Registration is now open for this year’s Dundalk 10k road race, which will take place on the evening of Tuesday April 25th at 7pm. This year’s event includes a 5k

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E Street Band founder member Garry Tallent announces Spirit Store show

A founding member of the famous E Street Band has announced a gig in The Spirit Store in Dundalk on Thursday June 1st. The longtime bassist for Bruce Springsteen’s band

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Ludlow family to begin High Court hearing to appeal for new investigation into 1976 murder

The family of Seamus Ludlow, the Mountpleasant man murdered by Loyalists in 1976, will today begin a three day hearing in the High Court. The former forestry worker’s family will

Sport

Pitch relaying gets underway at Oriel Park as McGrath goal gives Dundalk victory over Glenavon

Work began yesterday on the relaying of the surface at Oriel Park. Limonta Sport began the process of lifting the current surface ahead of the installation of a new 4G

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11 new apartments planned for just off the Ardee Road

Plans have been submitted for the development of 11 new apartments on the Ardee Road in Dundalk. Derry-based Ardmore Enterprises Ltd have applied to Louth County Council for planning permission

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Avenue Road Medical Centre remains a possibility

Hopes of a new medical centre on the Avenue Road remain alive after the planning permission for the development was extended recently by Louth County Council. McParland Bros (Ire) Ltd

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O’Byrne Cup: Louth Player Ratings vs Dublin

By Caoimhín Reilly Louth relinquished their 100% record in Drogheda yesterday after losing the O’Byrne Cup Final to Dublin. Here’s how the home side rated individually: Craig Lynch – Had a

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Workshop for children in Dundalk Library this Saturday

As part of the Brigid of Faughart Festival there will be a workshop for children this Saturday at 2pm in Dundalk Library. The workshop is suitable for 4 – 8

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New committee elected for 2017 by Glenmuir FC

Glenmuir FC held their annual general meeting last Friday. The following officers were elected for the coming year: Club Chairman – Gary Rogers Vice Chairman – Ciarán Caldwell Club Secretary