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Dundalk-based Prometric records huge profit increase

Dundalk based company Prometric saw its revenues increase by 81% last year. The US multi-national has reported that its turnover rose from €14.3 million in 2012, up from €8 million

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One Way Summer Camp returns to Dundalk for an eighth year

The One Way Summer Camp will return to Dundalk for an eighth year at the end of the month. The biggest children’s summer camp in town, One Way caters for

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Brown bin now compulsory in Dundalk

A new type of bin will become more visible along Dundalk streets from this week, as it becomes compulsory for households to use. The brown bin is for disposing of

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Bellingham Castle taking shape

Thanks to local digital artist Paul Connolly for sharing this sneaky shot of the new look Bellingham Castle, which was scheduled to open in June but has been delayed slightly.

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Local man fired by Northern Trust for operating rogue scheme, which saw €200,000 vanish

A LOCAL man with family connections to politics in the area has lost his job at US financial services firm Northern Trust’s Dublin office after the company uncovered a rogue

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Memories of Pa’s at the Dundalk Shopping Centre

Anyone over a certain age in Dundalk will surely recall the old Pa’s Bar upstairs in the Dundalk Shopping Centre. It must be closed for well over a decade at

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You can bank on long queues in Dundalk

  Fiona McLaughlin has reported that an old man has just collapsed while waiting in a queue at the AIB branch in Dundalk. Apparently the problem was exasperated by the

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New Dundalk bingo hall to open in August

The grand opening of new local bingo hall Let’s Bingo has been scheduled for Tuesday August 6th at 5.30pm. The new bingo hall, which will be located at the former

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Park Hotel close to being sold, according to report

The Park Hotel in Dundalk is close to being sold for a figure “not far off the asking price” of €1.5m. That’s according to a report in today’s Irish Times.

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Dundalk firm forced to pay settlement following construction worker’s death

A Dundalk-based contracting firm have had to pay out part of a €670,000 settlement to the family of a construction worker who died when the dumper truck he was driving

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Family Fun Day in Dundalk Stadium this weekend

Dundalk Stadium will stage the second of their Family Fun Days next Sunday in conjunction with their matinee greyhound meeting. The first such meeting at the end of May was

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RTÉ prepare to move to Dundalk IT

RTÉ’s North East correspondent Richard Dowling has shared the photograph below of things being packed up at the State broadcaster’s studio on the Ramparts Road in Dundalk ahead of their

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Meeting organised to tackle Dundalk’s retail crisis

A meeting has been organised for next Tuesday July 2nd in the County Museum to deal with Dundalk’s retail crisis. The meeting – titled ‘Dundalk Retail Crisis – Turning it

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130 extra higher education places announced for Dundalk IT

An extra 130 higher education places have been announced for Dundalk Institute of Technology. These places, which will be available through the Springboard programme, will provide jobseekers with an opportunity

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A Lotto luck in Dundalk

There has been a ‘Lotto’ luck locally in the past few days. Marion Brabazon Cumiskey of Cumiskey’s XL shop on the Avenue Road has revealed that one lucky customer won