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O Fiaich Institute open day this Thursday

O Fiaich Institute of Further Education will hold their open day this Thursday from 9am to 3pm. You are invited along on the day to see all that the institute

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Land prices in Louth the most expensive in Ireland

Land in Co Louth is the most expensive in the country. That’s according to the Irish Farmers’ Journal’s Land Price Report for 2016 which was released last week. The report

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Dr Pearse Lyons awarded St Patrick’s Day Science Medal

Dundalk-born entrepreneur Dr Pearse Lyons has been awarded this year’s St Patrick’s Day Science Medal. The Alltech owner received the Science Foundation Ireland-sponsored accolade alongside Irish statistician and sociologist Adrian

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Reports of ‘savage’ dog attack in Blackrock played down

Locals in Blackrock have played down reports of a “savage” dog attack in the village last Thursday. According to reports in a local newspaper at the weekend a large dog

Sport

Grandson of Dundalk legend Danny Hale named in Irish U-21 squad

The grandson of Dundalk legend Danny Hale has been included in the Republic of Ireland U-21 squad for the first time. Noel King named his panel for their forthcoming UEFA

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Vehicles parked just off M1 motorway outside Dundalk being targeted by thieves

Commuters who park their cars just off motorway slip roads have been warned that a number of vehicles have been stolen while their owners are at work in the past

Business Local news

Plans to expand Park Street premises

An extension has been planned to a commercial premises on Park Street. Jerome Lambe has applied to Louth County Council for planning permission to construct a two storey extension to

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Search resumes for Rescue 116 crew including local pilot Mark Duffy

The search for the remaining crew of the Irish Coast Guard helicopter which went down off the coast of Co Mayo in the early hours of yesterday morning is resuming

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Dundalk Oxfam store amongst properties to be sold at auction next month

A number of local properties are set to be sold at the Allsop Online Auction next month. The auction will take place on Wednesday April 5th. Two commercial premises will

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St Patrick’s Day parade in Blackrock cancelled

The planned St Patrick’s Day parade in Blackrock has been cancelled. News of the cancellation was announced yesterday evening. Organisers said the event would not be going ahead due to

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Local man missing following Irish Coast Guard crash named

The local man missing following the disappearance of an Irish Coast Guard helicopter off the coast of Co Mayo this morning has been named. Mark Duffy, from Blackrock, was one

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Louth TD Breathnach a big Beyonce fan

Local TD Declan Breathnach is a big fan of Beyonce. While not many people would expect the Fianna Fáil deputy to be a fan of Mrs Jaz Z, the Knockbridge

Humour Local news

People dying to cook a fry for Rob Kearney

Rob Kearney might be feeling a bit down right now following Ireland’s Six Nations defeat to Wales last weekend but it appears there are plenty of people willing to pick

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More than one in 10 mortgages in Louth in arrears

More than one in 10 mortgage holders in Louth are in arrears. That’s according to the latest research from the Central Bank which found that 11% of mortgages in the

Sport

Dundalk FC to receive Special Merit Award from FAI

Dundalk FC are set to be honoured with a Special Merit Award for their performances in Europe last year at this Sunday’s ‘Three’ FAI International Football Awards. The club will