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Dundalk woman Colette O’Hagan to take part in Energia 24-hour race this Saturday

Dundalk woman Colette O’Hagan will be amongst the runners in this Saturday’s Energia 24-hour race, which is taking place in Victoria Park in Belfast. Colette will be representing the North

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eBay closes its doors for good in Dundalk

It’s the end of an era today as eBay in Dundalk closes its doors for the final time. The online auction site opened at the Xerox Technology Park, off the

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Louth Adventures’ new boat broken into in Carlingford at the weekend

One of Louth Adventures’ boats was targeted by criminals in Carlingford at the weekend. The company’s new boat Brienne was broken into on Saturday night. Thankfully no damage was caused

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Birth of baby girl helps local woman Katie move on from the horror of Paris terror attacks

The local woman, who along with her fiancé survived the Paris terror attacks in November 2015, has moved on from the terrifying experience by throwing herself into motherhood following the

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Redevelopment of Market Square building gathers pace

The redevelopment of the former Wallace’s Seeds shop at the Market Square in Dundalk has gathered pace in recent weeks with the demolition of the building now complete. Talk of

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The Coronas’ Spirit Store gig sells out within seconds of going on sale

Tickets for The Coronas’ gig in The Spirit Store this Tuesday sold out within seconds of going on sale this morning. The band, whose new album ‘Trust The Wire’ has


Dundalk to the four against Finn Harps

Dundalk made it 10 goals in their last two matches with a 4-0 victory over Finn Harps in Oriel Park last night. Following on from a 6-0 win away to

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Jinx Lennon earmarked as a not-to-be-missed act at Body & Soul

Dundalk singer Jinx lennon has been earmarked as one of the five acts not to miss at this weekend’s Body & Soul Festival in Co Westmeath by RTÉ. Lennon is

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Incoming DkIT Students’ Union president and vice president meet with TDs in Leinster House

Incoming Dundalk IT Students’ Union president and vice president Pauraic Renaghan and Aaron Geagan travelled to Leinster House earlier this week to lobby TDs and senators on the Union of

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20 students attend first ever Entrepreneurship Summer Programme for second level students in Dundalk IT

Twenty secondary level students from across the North East and Midlands regions attended DkIT’s inaugural Entrepreneurship Summer Programme which was uniquely designed by the Institute’s School of Engineering to help

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Planning applications granted in Louth increases by almost two-thirds in first quarter of the year

There were 152 applications for planning permission granted by Louth County Council in the first three months of 2017. This represents a 61.7% increase on the 94 applications given the


Dundalk’s match with Bohemian FC brought forward two days to Wednesday July 5th

Dundalk’s match against Bohemian FC, originally scheduled for Friday July 7th, has been brought forward to Wednesday July 5th at Dalymount Park. The game in Phibsborough has been brought forward

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Large fuel spill reported at Xerox junction in Dundalk

Local motorists are urged to proceed with caution at the Xerox junction in Dundalk amid reports of a fuel spill there this morning. The large diesel spill at the junction

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Temporary landfill in Kilsaran given the go ahead

Plans for a temporary landfill at Bolies in Kilsaran in Castlebellingham have been granted conditional planning permission. Barry Connolly applied to Louth County Council last August for planning permission for

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Major Brexit conference taking place in Dundalk today

A conference on ‘Brexit and its border implications’ will take place in Dundalk today. Hosted by the European Economic and Social Committee, the event will take place in the Ballymascanlon