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Extension to CBS primary school progressing well

Work is progressing well on the extension to the CBS Primary School in Chapel Street. The new two storey extension will consist of 12 classrooms, a junior general purpose room,

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Cara Cancer Support Centre to hold family race day on Sunday September 4th

Cara Cancer Support Centre are hosting a fundraising race day at Dundalk Stadium on Sunday September 4th. Doors to the race track will open on the day at 12.30pm with the

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Appeal launched to raise funds for mobility wheels for rescued dog

An appeal has been launched to fund mobility wheels for a dog who was rescued from the pound in recent weeks. Major was abandoned by his owner recently, who left

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Gaynor insists eBay closure is “very, very worrying” for Dundalk

Dundalk Chamber of Commerce president Michael Gaynor has described the impending closure of eBay’s office in Dundalk as “very, very worrying”. Staff at the company’s base at the Xerox Technology

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Blackrock beach to feel The Force tonight

Visitors to Blackrock Village on Friday evening are in for a treat as Cinema on the Sand present “Star Wars – A New Hope” from 8:30pm. The event in association

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Fitzpatrick vows to work hard for staff affected by eBay closure

Local TD Peter Fitzpatrick insists he will work hard to ensure that staff affected by the closure of eBay next year will have new job opportunities in Dundalk. Staff were

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Breathnach expresses “serious concern” following eBay’s decision to wind down in Dundalk

Fianna Fáil TD for Louth Declan Breathnach has expressed serious concern following the news that eBay is to wind-down its operations in Louth. Deputy Breathnach made the comments after a

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Well known local solicitor Dermot ‘Doc’ Lavery passes away

The death has occurred of well known local solicitor Dermot ‘Doc’ Lavery. Mr Lavery had a well known practice in Roden Place and was highly respected in legal circles. He

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eBay staff given rest of the day off after being notified of Dundalk office’s closure

Staff at eBay were informed of the decision to close the Dundalk early next year at a meeting earlier today before being given the rest of the day off work.

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eBay to close Dundalk office

eBay are set to close their Dundalk office at the Xerox Technology Park. Staff were informed of the move at a meeting this afternoon with the company to close its

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Tickets on sale for Caravan of Love 2016

The Caravan of Love Music Festival is set to return to Gyles Quay on Friday & Saturday, September 23rd and 24th Thanks to an electrifying performance at last year’s inaugural

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Knockabbey Castle set to sell after more than five years on the market

The stunning Knockabbey Castle in Louth Village looks finally set to sell after more than five years on the market. The castle has gone sale agreed with Coldwell Banker Leeson

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Breathnach calls on Minister to move on Sports Capital Grant allocations

Local Declan Breathnach insists sports clubs across Co Louth and the country as a whole are losing out on important funding because the Sports Minister has failed to announce the

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Gardaí appeal for information following armed raid of pharmacy in Dundalk

Gardaí in Dundalk are appealing for information following an armed robbery on a pharmacy in the town on Tuesday. A man armed with a knife entered the premises on the

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Missing Blackrock man found safe and well

A man who had been reported missing from Blackrock since last Friday was discovered safe and well last night. Information on the whereabouts of 55-year-old Austin Speight was sought on