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Convicted killer died after drinking hooch in prison cell

The man convicted of killing Niall Dorr on the Castle Road in Dundalk in October 2010 died after drinking hooch shortly after being heard singing in his prison cell, his

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Two ladies perform a ‘wash and go’ by not paying at local hair salon

A local hair salon got more than they bargained for yesterday when two women called in to the salon for stylings only to run off before paying their bill of

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Dundalk man’s bid to have explosive charge overturned fails

A Dundalk man jailed for having an explosive substance and ammunition at a home he was renting in South Armagh has failed in his bid to have his conviction overturned.

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Person hospitalised following house fire in Anne Street

One person has been taken to hospital following a fire at a house in Anne Street this morning. The blaze broke out shortly after 7am with two units of the

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Appeal issued regarding assault on Garda in Dundalk on St Patrick’s Day

An appeal has been issued for witnesses to an assault on a garda sergeant in Dundalk on St Patrick’s Day. The assault took place on Park Street in the early hours

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Gardaí investigating attempted robbery

Gardaí in Dundalk are investigating an attempted robbery of a woman as she walked towards the town centre last Wednesday March 15th. The woman was walking under the railway bridge

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McGahon insists illegal dumpers should be named and shamed

Dundalk Councillor John McGahon has called on stronger measures to be introduced to combat the problem of illegal dumping in the area. The Fine Gael councillors has suggested that those

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Gardaí apprehend those responsible for graffiti in Blackrock

Gardaí in Blackrock apprehended those responsible for a spate of graffiti in the village at the weekend. A large quantity of graffiti was discovered in the vicinity of Ladies Beach

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Vehicles parked just off M1 motorway outside Dundalk being targeted by thieves

Commuters who park their cars just off motorway slip roads have been warned that a number of vehicles have been stolen while their owners are at work in the past

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Two hospitalised following overnight crash on Dundalk to Castleblayney Road

Two people were hospitalised following a head on collision involving two cars on the N53 Dundalk to Castleblayney Road last night. The incident happened just past the old Hackballscross Garda

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Helicopter crashes on Cooley Mountains

Emergency services are attending the scene of a helicopter crash in the Cooley Mountains. The helicopter, believed to have contained two men, went down this afternoon close to Carlingford shortly

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Diesel laundering waste cleared from Kilcurry

Three cubes of diesel laundering waste have been removed by a contractor following their discovery at Kilcurry. The 3,000 litres of toxic sludge was illegally dumped at a location at

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Woman knocked off bike on Hoey’s Lane

A cyclist has been knocked down close to O Fiaich College and Dundalk IT this morning. The incident occurred around 9am on Hoey’s Lane with large tailbacks resulting from the

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Tidy Towns group hit out at vandalism in Blackrock Park

Blackrock Tidy Towns have hit out at vandals who pulled up a series of plants which were being grown in Blackrock Park. A number of plants which had been growing along

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Bridge Street building evacuated following electrical fault

A shop and apartment was evacuated in Dundalk earlier today after smoke was seen coming from the building. According to LMFM news, the evacuation was carried out by Dundalk Fire