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Two year old left waiting six hours in A&E

Claire O’Hanrahan had an experience yesterday, which unfortunately many of us in the area have become all too familiar with. Her daughter Saoirse, who is just two-years-old, was in A&E

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Lotto winner keeping ticket in “safekeeping”

LOTTO winner Simon Fagan insists he is in no hurry to collect the €3.6 million jackpot, which he scooped in Saturday night’s draw. The 33-year-old from Duffy’s Cross, Readypenny, Dundalk

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Series of searches carried out in Donohoe murder investigation

Gardaí investigating the murder of detective Garda Adrian Donohoe earlier this year are carrying out a series of searches in the north of the county this afternoon. A series of

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Price tapes “could lead to the fall” of Gerry Adams

Journalist Ed Moloney has claimed that tapes being held in Boston containing interviews with former IRA member Delours Price could lead to the fall of Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams

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Toddler tragedy narrowly averted

A major tragedy was narrowly avoided in Dundalk yesterday when a young mother just caught her child’s pram after it went flying through the air having struck a piece of

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Have we a bullying problem locally?

Check out the above Facebook post by local Sinn Féin councillor Edel Corrigan. Shocking stuff but should we really be so shocked? Having spoken to a local Garda recently, maybe

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The best pictures of today’s protests…

We’ve to credit Niamh Kirk for these two superb pictures from today’s protest at the Ballymascanlon Hotel of Enda Kenny’s visit. Needless to say, the pictures speak for themselves. Previously:

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Protests not the Enda the world

Enda Kenny’s visit to Dundalk today was certainly a mixed one, as local journalist Niamh Kirk observed in her tweet above. Many locals were expecting a repeat of the scenes

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Rounding up? That makes cents!

Ever get sick of having a load of change, made up primarily of one and two cent coins? Well that could be a think of the past – in Dundalk,

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Local man’s close shave with Boston bomber

Dundalk’s Martin Killedy had an “eerie and creepy” brush with Boston Marathon bomb suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev at the finishing line of last week’s race. A picture has emerged of Martin

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Donohoe suspect flees to the US

One of the chief suspects in the murder of Garda Adrian Donohoe has fled to America, according to reports in today’s national newspapers. Both The Irish Sun and the Irish

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There may be trouble ahead

Taoiseach Enda Kenny will travel to Dundalk on Thursday but he may not feel very welcome with at least two protests planned to coincide with his visit. The Dundalk Campaign

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Adams under pressure over brother’s sex abuse case

There are those who will never agree with Gerry Adams and those who feel he has spent a lifetime keeping secrets. Now the Sinn Féin president is receiving yet more

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Bridge over troubled waters could be in doubt

Plans to build the Narrow Water Bridge to link north Louth and south Down could be held up by Stormont Minister for Finance Sammy Wilson. Mr Wilson has yet to

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Did you know a man in Dundalk owns a barracks?

Well, he doesn’t quite own a barracks. That hasn’t stopped the Revenue Commissioners from thinking he does though with Dundalk soldier Kevin Murphy receiving a letter from them seeking a