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Crash outside Friary led to road closure

Emergency services were called to the scene of a car accident outside The Friary Church in Anne Street around 6pm yesterday evening. Gardaí, the fire service and ambulance personnel were

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Thirteen drug dealers arrested as part of operation in Dundalk

Thirteen suspected drug dealers have been arrested in Dundalk today following an operation targeting street dealers and their suppliers. Over 30 suspected dealers have been targeted as part of the investigation

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Man who witnessed his mother murdered in Dundalk says he holds no hatred for anyone

A man who witnessed his mum being murdered at their family home in Dundalk 30 years ago has opened up about the killing and said he has “absolutely no hatred”

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Man killed in single vehicle accident north of Dundalk

A man in his 20s has died following a road accident north of Dundalk in the early hours of this morning. The single vehicle collision occurred close to the border

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Teenager injured in attack before Dundalk v Shamrock Rovers game

A teenager suffered head injuries after being attacked on his way to Oriel Park last night to watch Dundalk’s SSE Airtricity League opener against Shamrock Rovers. The 15-year-old was heading

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Man pleads not guilty to murder of girlfriend

A man has pleaded not guilty of murdering his ex-girlfriend in Dublin almost four and a half years ago. Vesel Jahiri of Louth Village, Dundalk, Co Louth but originally from

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Flare set off in local secondary school

Pictures have emerged online of a flare being set off in a local school. It is understood the flare was lit on Tuesday by two male students at Coláiste Rís.

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Witnesses sought to Hill Street assault

Gardaí are appealing for information following an assault on a man in the Hill Street area of Dundalk at lunchtime. The victim is understood to have suffered facial injuries in

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One arrest following scuffle outside Courthouse

A person was arrested after a scuffle broke out outside Dundalk Courthouse at lunchtime. A large crowd gathered after a row erupted in front of the court seemingly involving members of

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Woman disturbs burglars in her home on Mulholland Avenue

Gardaí in Dundalk are investigating a burglary which occurred in the Mulholland Avenue area of the town last Thursday. A woman was returning to her home around 6.20pm when she

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Gardaí want to relocate owners with items discovered in trees on the Lower Point Road

Gardaí in Dundalk have recently located a number of items, which they believe to have been stolen, and are trying to relocate them with their owners. Last Tuesday they discovered

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Local man sentenced to eight and a half years in prison for making a bomb in his shed

A local man who was making a bomb in his shed has been sentenced by the Special Criminal Court to eight and a half years in prison. Philip McKevitt (62)

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20 years today since disappearance of Ciara Breen

Today marks the 20th anniversary since Ciara Breen went missing from her home in Dundalk. The then 17-year-old was last seen at her home in Bachelor’s Walk in the early

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Flare let off in shopping centre in Dundalk

Diners in a local shopping centre got more than they bargained for earlier today when a flare was set off in the food court area. The flare was set off

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Eight illegal immigrants caught by Gardaí at checkpoint outside Dundalk

Eight illegal immigrants were caught by Gardaí at a checkpoint outside Dundalk earlier this week. On Monday traffic travelling south from the N1/M1 were diverted off the motorway at Junction 18