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Future of Dundalk church and Starbucks coffee shop secured

A local church has been granted planning permission by Dundalk Town Council to retain its facility at the North Link Retail Park on the Coes Road. Grace Fellowship had converted

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Poor old Jim

Yesterday wasn’t a day that we reckon Jim Corr will look back on with much fondness. Just moments after leaving the Commercial Court, where it was revealed he had reached

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Jim Corr reaches settlement with ACC Bank

The Commercial Court has been told that a settlement has been reached between Dundalk musician Jim Corr and ACC Bank in relation to a judgment against the musician of €1.4m.

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House evacuated by bomb squad in Ardee

The Army Bomb Disposal team says an object found in Ardee last night was not a hoax or viable device. The item was found in a laneway off Tierney Street

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CCTV to be used in Dundalk’s fight against drugs

Dundalk Town Council has been urged to use its CCTV cameras to help combat open-drug dealing in the town. Sinn Fein’s Kevin Meenan and the Green Party’s Mark Dearey both

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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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Man who suffered severe injuries in Dundalk accident is awarded €5.2m

A young man who suffered brain damage and other devastating injuries while working in Dundalk yesterday secured €5.2m damages in a settlement of his high court action. On January 14th

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Body found in Dundalk identified as that of Sean Watters

The body discovered at Marsh North last weekend has been identified as that of Sean Watters, who had been missing since last March. The 60-year-old from Laurel Grove was last

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Anyone missing an immersion?

  Local journalist for The Dundalk Democrat Ian Cameron has just tweeted this picture – which he titled “this baby is far too big for this pram” – of three

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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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Corr set to be questioned over missing €4m

Dundalk musician Jim Corr will be asked to explain what has happened to €4 million in cash he once had on deposit in Irish and US banks when he returns

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Body found in Dundalk

A body was found on the Point Road in Dundalk yesterday afternoon. No identification has taken place as yet, with a post mortem due to take place today. Further details

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Beware of men selling lines door to door

Thanks to Tom Quigley for alerting us yesterday about two men who were reportedly selling bogus lines while casing houses in the Ashbrook area. According to Tom, a handbag was

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Smithwick Tribunal to end today

A public inquiry into the murders of the two most senior Royal Ulster Constabulary officers killed during the Troubles is expected to end today. The Smithwick Tribunal was set up

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No retrial for O’Brien

The State will not seek a retrial in the case of a local man who had one of his two convictions for IRA membership quashed by the Court of Criminal