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Almost one in five Dundalk IT students drop out of courses during the first year

Almost one in five students attending Dundalk IT are dropping out of their courses during their first year. That’s according to a new report from the Higher Education Authority titled

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Dundalk Study Academy to hold well-being workshop for Leaving Cert students on Tuesday

Dundalk Study Academy in Clanbrassil Street will host their first Well-Being Workshop for Leaving Cert students next Tuesday May 2nd. The workshop, being held in conjunction with The Rejuvenation Suite,

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Garda Superintendent vows to step up patrols to crackdown against drug dealers targeting students in Dundalk

The local Garda Superintendent has vowed to step up lunchtime patrols to prevent drug dealers targeting secondary school students in Dundalk. Speaking at the Local Policing Forum meeting last night,

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St Peter’s NS to host Marathon Madness fundraiser at the school this Friday

The pupils and staff at St Peter’s National School in Dromiskin are gearing up for a huge undertaking this Friday when they take part in a Marathon Madness event in

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300 students to take part in Dundalk IT’s largest ever SciFest event on Wednesday

Dundalk IT will host 300 post-primary school students from across the North East tomorrow when they arrive at the Dublin Road campus to participate in DkIT’s largest ever SciFest competition.

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Big turn out for Cycle Against Suicide events in Dundalk

There was a great turnout in Dundalk yesterday as the Cycle Against Suicide event arrived in town on the first leg of the event. Riders set out from Swords on

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Education Minister performs sod turning at new €16 million school in Dundalk

Minister for Education Richard Bruton was in Dundalk this morning for a sod turning ceremony at the new €16 million Coláiste Chú Chulainn secondary school being built at the Marshes.

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Former St Mary’s College building placed up for sale

The old St Mary’s College school on St Mary’s Road has been placed up for sale for an undisclosed sum. The sale is being targeted at investors looking to build

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Dundalk schoolteacher leading INTO’s push for better pregancy conditions

A local primary school teacher is leading the Irish National Teachers’ Organisation’s push for pregnancy-related sick leave to be discounted from sick leave records. At the INTO annual congress in

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Marist students take part in new Aspire programme

St Mary’s College were involved in the launch of a new programme called Aspire last week. Aspire aims to teach students many key skills in the areas of public speaking,

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Pop Up Gaeltacht event coming to Dundalk

A Pop Up Gaeltacht event will take place in Dundalk next month. The free event, which is aimed to promote the use of the Irish language, is coming to The

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Dundalk IT has second highest number of bullying cases of all third level colleges

Dundalk Institute of Technology had one of the largest number of cases of either bullying or disciplinary issues over the course of the last four years. New figures published today by

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Local schools triumph in RSA poster competition

Two local schools were celebrating last week after scooping prizes in the Road Safety Authority’s Seatbelt Sheriff competition in Dublin Castle. First class in Castletown Girls’ National School won first

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Easter arts and craft event at Dundalk Library this Wednesday

An Easter arts and craft event will take place in the Louth County Library in Dundalk this Wednesday. The event gets underway at 11.30am. Places are limited so booking is

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Spring into Storytime event in Dundalk Library today

A Spring into Storytime event will take place in the County Library in Dundalk today. The storytelling session gets underway at 11.30am. It is a free event and all are