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Riva Leisure closes its doors

Dundalk has suffered another business blow after Riva Leisure closed its doors. The popular bingo hall, which was located in the old Studio 8 nite club at the Fairways Hotel,

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  Laura McCabe has pointed out that two acts at this year’s Eurovision have performed in Dundalk in the past. Indeed, Ireland’s entry Ryan Dolan was one of them when

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Corr in court

Jim Corr is to appear before the Commercial Court today to answer questions about a €750,000 unpaid loan to ACC bank. The Dundalk musician is to be cross examined by

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Was Maxi at the Eurovision last night?

  Mary Kate Shannon claims to have seen well known Dundalk FC supporter Maxi McAllister at last night’s Eurovision semi-finals in Malmo. If Maxi was there, no doubt he was

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Corr, that’s a long way to come to meet our Sharon!

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CiebogLumE0] The Argus has an interesting story this week after reporting that a 27-year-old had travelled the whole way from Brazil to meet his idol, Sharon Corr. Ivo Marcio Silva

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Before there was Ridley’s…

Check out this picture from Larry O’Hagan of the Park Street premises, which now houses Ridley’s Nite Club and Eden Disco Bar. How times have changed! Source: Dundalk Northend and

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Not long to go now…

The clock is ticking down to this Sunday’s Run Dundalk 10km. The event will take on a new route this year but will still start and finish in the Market

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Valleys stars coming to Dundalk

Lateysha Grace and Nicole Morris, two of the stars of MTV’s The Valleys, will be coming to Dundalk on Friday May 31st for a school’s out party in Ridley’s Nite

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For the day that’s in it…

Emma Kirk raises an interesting question on Twitter about the apparent lack of beer gardens in Dundalk. While there are certainly an abundance on the outskirts of the town, the

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New bar opens in Dundalk

A Bank Holiday Monday is very often a comedown for pubs after a busy night before, but for one local bar there was plenty of celebrations last night as it

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Fantastic Vantastival!

The Vantastival music festival proved a huge success at Bellurgan Park, just outside Dundalk, at the weekend with thousands travelling for the event. Amongst the acts to perform over the

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A Starman in Dundalk?

It never ceases to amaze me just how easily rumours spread in Dundalk. There was another example of this last night when word spread that David Bowie had apparently called

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Roses hit the races

The new Louth Rose will be decided this Sunday, with the finalists having been decided upon in recent weeks. The Roses were invited to Dundalk Stadium last night to get

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Zoe Conway to embark on tour next week

LOCAL fiddle player Zoe Conway will embark on a nationwide tour next week with button accordionist Máirtín O’Connor and guitarist Donal Lunny. The trio will be performing an eclectic mix

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Nathan Carter to perform at Táin Festival

Country music star Nathan Carter was in Dundalk yesterday to help launch the Táin Summer Festival, which will take place on the weekend of June 8th and 9th. Nathan, whose