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Louth the fifth luckiest county in Ireland when it comes to the lotto

Louth might be the Wee County but it has had huge success when it comes to the Lotto. New figures from the National Lottery have revealed that there have been

Fianna Fail General Election

Election 2016 profile: Declan Breathnach

On Tuesday February 2nd Taoiseach Enda Kenny dissolved the Dáil and called the General Election for Friday February 26th. On that day Talk of the Town emailed each of the

Sport

Top of darts league remains tight in all four divisions

It was another good week in the Dundalk and District Darts League with all four divisions remaining tight at the top. In the Premier Division The Nest beat Stags Green

Current affairs Education Local news

Dundalk IT staff and students vow campaign will continue until cuts are reversed

Teachers and students stood side by side on the picket lines at Dundalk IT as Institutes of Technology (IoTs) throughout the country remained closed on Wednesday last and those involved

Education Local government Local news

Sharkey expresses concern over Coláiste Chú Chulainn budget

Local councillor Tomás Sharkey has called for work to start on a new second level school in Dundalk as soon as possible to avoid budget overruns. The Sinn Féin councillor,

Crime Current affairs General Election Local government Local news Sinn Fein

Adams insists Special Criminal Court does not work

Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams has said the Special Criminal Court does not work and witnesses can be protected from intimidation without recourse to so-called emergency legislation. Asked if the

Education Health Local news

Dundalk IT students taking part in Shag Week this week

Students at six campuses around the country including Dundalk IT are taking part in “Shag Week” this week. The annual sexual health drive is being organised by the Union of

Local events Local news

Healthy Lifestyle Pancake morning in Stephenstown Pond tomorrow

A Healthy Lifestyle Pancake morning in association with Spinning with Kelly will take place at Stephenstown Pond in Knockbridge tomorrow morning from 10.30am to 12.30pm. The event, organised to mark

Sport

Burns the hero as Louth make it two wins from two against Waterford

Ryan Burns was the hero for Louth as they made it two wins from two in the Allianz National League Division Four with a 1-10 to 1-9 victory over Waterford

Business Local news

Teelings raise €5m investment for Great Northern Brewery in Dundalk

The Teeling family have successfully raised €5m for the Great Northern Distillery in Dundalk via the employment and investment incentive tax relief scheme (EIIS). Owner John Teeling said that a

Business Sport

Burbakers to remain Louth Mavericks sponsor for 2016

The Louth Mavericks have announced that Brubakers are to remain on as their sponsors for the 2016 campaign. Founded in 2012 as the Dundalk Mavericks, the American Football team based

Health Local news Weddings

Appeal launched to help terminally ill groom marry his fiancée

An appeal has been launched to help raise funds for a local couple to walk down the aisle after the groom was diagnosed with terminal cancer this week. Tony Mulholland

Sport

Dundalk advance in Leinster Senior Cup

Dundalk FC kicked off their defence of the Leinster Senior Cup with a 2-0 win away to Shelbourne in Tolka Park last night. The Lilywhites took the lead in the

Education Local news Music

DkIT Ceol Oirghialla Traditional Music Ensemble to present Ireland this summer

The DkIT Ceol Oirghialla Traditional Music Ensemble has once again been selected to represent Ireland at the International Society for Music Education Conference, to be held this year in Glasgow

Education Local news

Castletown Girls’ National School celebrate grandparents’ day

Castletown Girls’ National School invited the grandparents of its first class in for a craft class, a discussion about school in the old days and a cup of tea in