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Dundalk Photographic Society to commence digital photography course in Omeath on Monday

Dundalk Photographic Society, in conjunction with Omeath District Development, will begin a six week Digital Photography Course this coming Monday February 13th. The class will take place at the Dolmen

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More than two thirds of students at Dundalk IT receive grants

More than two thirds of students at Dundalk Institute of Technology are in receipt of grants to support their education. A study in today’s Irish Times show that 63.6% of

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Valentine Card Making Workshop for children in Dundalk Library this Wednesday

A Valentine Card Making Workshop for children is taking place in Dundalk Library this Wednesday at 3.30pm. The event is free but booking is essential. For further information contact Dundalk

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Social Media for Local Traders course gets underway in Dundalk Library on Tuesday

The Europe Direct Centre, in conjunction with Dundalk Library, are hosting a Social Media for Local Traders course delivered by Gwen Noone of ‘The Digital Bakery’ in Dundalk Library from

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Former De La Salle student presented with DFP Dundalk Business Bursary Award

Local student Brendan Sheils from Willow Grove was recently presented with the DFP Dundalk Business Bursary Award for De La Salle College. The presentation of the award to Brendan was

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23 Dundalk schools have no access to National Educational Psychological Service

Local TD Gerry Adams has criticised Education Minister Richard Bruton for failing to ensure that all schools in the constituency have an assigned National Educational Psychological Service (NEPS) psychologist. Last

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Grandparents educate Castletown Girls on how to make St Brigid’s Crosses

Castletown Girls’ School celebrated Grandparents’ Day, as part of Catholic Schools Week, by inviting the grandparents of First Class pupils into a St Brigid’s cross-making session. The grandparents showed their

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St Vincent’s students promote Irish language while discussing social problems

As part of a competition organised by Conradh na Gaeilge students from St Vincent’s Secondary School have been busy looking at ways to promote the Irish language this week. For

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Student population in Louth jumps 5.4% in last three years

The number of students attending post primary schools in Co Louth has jumped 5.4% in the last three years. That’s according to figures supplied by the Minister of Education and

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Dundalk IT to train Europe’s next generation of scientists to investigate the effects of storms on water quality

The Centre for Freshwater and Environmental Studies (CFES) at Dundalk Institute of Technology (DkIT) has been selected to lead a cross-European Innovative Training Network for the ‘Management of Climatic Extreme

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Workshop for children in Dundalk Library this Saturday

As part of the Brigid of Faughart Festival there will be a workshop for children this Saturday at 2pm in Dundalk Library. The workshop is suitable for 4 – 8

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Dundalk IT professor wins European Entrepreneurship Education Award

Professor Colette Henry, Head of School of Business at Dundalk Institute of Technology has been announced as the 2017 recipient of the European Entrepreneurship Education Award. The prestigious award is

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Traffic calming measures planned outside Haggardstown school

Traffic calming measures are set to be installed at St Fursey’s National School in Haggardstown as part of the €5 million funding announced for the improvement of Louth’s roads earlier

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DkIT to lead €7.7 million EU research project in the fight against lung disease

The Smooth Muscle Research Centre (SMRC) at Dundalk Institute of Technology, together with partners at Queen’s University Belfast and University of the West of Scotland, has received combined funding of

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No funding for research at Dundalk IT since 2012

Dundalk IT has received just over €1.6 million in funding for research over the last 11 years. That’s according to new data from Science Foundation Ireland which was released by