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Dundalk band Nix Moon win Vantastival’s Battle of the Bands contest

Dundalk band Nix Moon were the winners of last night’s Firestone Vantastival Battle of the Bands event in Odd Mollies in Drogheda. The five piece, made up of David Joyce,

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Blackrock AC 4 mile road race to be dedicated to the late Captain Mark Duffy

This year’s Blackrock AC 4 mile road race will be jointly dedicated to Stephen Carroll and Captain Mark Duffy. The annual race, which will take place in Blackrock village on

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Sing Li win gold award at FreeFrom Food Awards

Dundalk company Sing Li picked up a prestigious gold award at last night’s Irish FreeFrom Food Awards 2017 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel at Dublin Airport. The company, who are

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Meehan’s Garage planning upgrade to Dublin Road showroom

A major upgrade is being planned for Meehan’s Garage on the Dublin Road. The Toyota dealer has applied to Louth County Council for planning permission to carry out development work

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Nominations now open for Louth Business Awards 2017

Nominations are now open for this year’s Louth Business Awards. This year’s awards will take place on Saturday October 21st in The Carrickdale Hotel with 19 different categories up for

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Hoban linked with Dundalk return after Mansfield release

Former Dundalk FC striker Patrick Hoban is on the look out for a new club after being released by Mansfield Town yesterday. The 25-year-old, who won a league title with

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Fuel price war benefitting Dundalk motorists

A fuel price war has been taking place between two rival forecourt operators on the Carrick Road in recent weeks with local motorists reaping the benefits. The Emo garage, operated

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Louth Fleadh 2017 gets underway tonight

The Louth Fleadh 2017 gets underway tonight and will run until Sunday. The official opening will take at 7.30pm this evening in the Oriel Centre at Dundalk Gaol from 7.30pm

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Hozier lavishes praise on Dundalk singer David Keenan after Today FM performance

Leading Irish musician Hozier led the plaudits for local singer/songwriter David Keenan after his performance on Today FM last night. Keenan performed his new single ‘Cobwebs’ on The Paul McLoone

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Less than half of Dundalk motorists taken to court for using mobile phone while driving received convictions

Less than half of motorists in Dundalk who were summonsed to court last year for not paying a fixed charge notice relating to driving while holding a mobile phone were

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Discount tickets now on sale for first sailings on Scenic Carlingford Ferry

Tickets are now on sale from the Scenic Carlingford Ferry, which will link Co Louth and Co Down. The first sailing of the new cross border ferry service is expected

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Dundalk the third biggest town in Ireland

Dundalk is the third biggest town in the country. That’s according to new data from the Central Statistics Office, based on information provided in last year’s Census. Dundalk now has

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Car used in Dublin shooting found burnt out just off M1 at Castlebellingham

The car used in a gang-related shooting in Dublin yesterday was found burnt out just a few miles south of Dundalk yesterday evening. 30-year-old James Gately was shot in the

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Dundalk woman Hazel’s new book The Food Medic soars to number one in Irish charts

Local woman Dr Hazel Wallace is celebrating after seeing her new book, The Food Medic, rocket to the top of the book charts in Ireland. The fitness and lifestyle book

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Owner of gutted Haggardstown premises wants to rebuild building destroyed by fire

The owner of a local premises that suffered extensive fire damage in March is looking to rebuild the building. The GT Recovery compound on the Marlbog Road in Haggardstown was