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New Maxol TV advert set in Dundalk

A new Maxol TV advert has just gone live featuring the fuel giant’s new store on the Dublin Road in Dundalk, opposite DkIT. The new filling station, run by local

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Cork solicitor found guilty of misconduct in case involving Blackrock couple

A Cork-based solicitor has been found guilty of misconduct for threatening to destroy files belonging to his clients – the local parents of a 16-year-old boy who died in 1999.

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A close up of Dundalk Lighthouse

It’s an important part of the coastal infrastructure of the area and yet not many have ever seen it. Dundalk’s Lighthouse guards the mouth of Dundalk Bay but its distance

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Former Dundalk detective settles case against Swithwick Tribunal findings

A case taken by a former Dundalk garda detective against the findings of the Smithwick Tribunal report has been settled. Former detective sergeant Owen Corrigan welcomed a Smithwick Tribunal statement that its

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Local hair salons supporting Get Blown Away for Childline event this weekend

A number of local hair salons are taking part in the ISPCC’s Get Blown Away for Childline event which runs from this Thursday until Saturday. The event, which is supported

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Goitse to launch fourth album ‘Inspired by Chance’ in The Spirit Store this Friday

Trad group Goitse will launch their fourth album ‘Inspired by Chance’ in The Spirit Store this Friday night. The five piece, which includes Dundalk musician Áine McGeeney, launch the new album

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Dundalk council house comes under attack for the second time in 24 hours

A council house in Dundalk has came under attack for the second time in the space of 24 hours last night. The property in Aisling Park in Cox’s Demesne was

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Northern Irish pig producer to spend €2.5m on Knockbridge farm

Northern Irish-based pig producer JMW Farms is to spend €2.5 million on a new “finishing” farm in Knockbridge. According to a report in today’s Irish Times, the new state-of-the-art fattening

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Short documentary compiled of Dundalk’s very own Paddy McDowell

Anyone from Dundalk or who has visited the town frequently over the years will know of Paddy McDowell, sometimes named ‘Elvis’ or ‘Jesus Jones’. Undoubtedly one of Dundalk’s greatest characters,

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Man arrested in relation to Martin Mulligan murder inquiry released without charge

The 22-year-old man arrested in Dundalk on Monday night as part of the investigation into the murder of local taxi driver Martin Mulligan has been released without charge. The body

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Dundalk Tesco staff to begin indefinite strike action from 7am tomorrow

Staff at both of Dundalk’s Tesco stores will go on indefinite strike from this Thursday in a dispute over planned pay cuts for around 1,000 long-serving employees. The workers at

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National Fish and Chips Day this Wednesday

National Fish and Chips Day will take place on Wednesday with half price fish and chips available in a number of local take aways. Those taking part include the Roma

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Break-in to shop in Omeath

Gardaí in Omeath are appealing for information following a break-in to a shop at Knocknagoran in the early hours of Monday morning. The incident occurred between 2am and 3am with

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Money stolen from woman while she used toilets in Long Walk Shopping Centre

Gardaí in Dundalk are appealing for information after a woman had a sum of money stolen from her in the Long Walk Shopping Centre last Friday evening. The incident occurred

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Sharkey hits out at level of illegal dumping at Dundalk Retail Park

Local councillor Tomás Sharkey has hit out at the level of illegal dumping at a disused area of Dundalk Retail Park, off the Inner Relief Road. The Sinn Féin representative