Local news

Back to homepage
Education Local news

Planned changes to timetables for Dundalk schools could cause problems for parents

Local secondary schools are understood to be planning a dramatic change in their timetables for the next academic year, which could have a significant impact on parents. Talk of the

Business Local news

Plans for creche and bingo hall at Fairways Hotel site to be scrapped

Plans for a creche and bingo hall at the site of The Fairways Hotel on the Dublin Road have been scrapped, Talk of the Town can reveal. Work on the

Local events Local news

Coffee morning in Willville on Saturday in aid of the Samaritans

A coffee morning and cake sale in aid of the Samaritans will take place in O’Neill’s Flower and Coffee Shop in Willville in Carlingford on Saturday May 20th. The event

Entertainment Local events Local news Music

An evening of A Capella singing in Green Church this Saturday

An Táin Arts Centre and their vocal ensemble in residence, Ardú Vocal Ensemble will host American Nova, an evening of a cappella singing inspired by American culture of the last

Business Health Local jobs Local news

Ten new jobs to be created by Irish HomeCare’s new Rapid Response Team in Louth

Irish HomeCare has today launched a new initiative in Co Louth – The Rapid Response team. The new service will allow Irish HomeCare to provide care to the elderly and

Current affairs Local government Local news

John McGahon pledges support for Leo Varadkar in Fine Gael leadership race

Dundalk Councillor John McGahon has confirmed that he will be supporting Leo Varadkar in the Fine Gael leadership race. The St Patrick’s Terrace man is the latest local representative to

Education Health Local events Local news

Dundalk IT students aim to challenge the stigma around schizophrenia with Realign project

A group of fourth year Creative Multimedia students at Dundalk IT are inviting people to ‘Realign’, a practice based research project that is tackling stigma in Irish media, specifically the stigma

Local events Local news Sport

Sign-up day for Oran’s Foundation’s Five Mile Run in Tesco Dundalk this Sunday

Oran’s Foundation will host their annual five mile run in Stabannon next month with a sign up day taking place in Tesco Extra in Dundalk this Sunday from 12-4pm. Oran’s

Crime Current affairs Local news National Papers

Sister of Dundalk murder victim Irene White makes complaint to GSOC

The sister of murdered Dundalk woman Irene White has made a formal complaint to The Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (GSOC) over the handling of her sister’s case. The Irish Daily

Education Local news

St Vincent’s Secondary School reach final of SEAI’s One Good Idea event

St Vincent’s Secondary School in Dundalk reached the National Final of this year’s Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland’s One Good Idea event earlier this week. They were one of 20

Entertainment Local events Local news

Táin March 2017 gets underway today

The Táin March gets underway today in Co Roscommon. The Táin March is a fun, family event, held annually to celebrate the Táin Bo Cuailgne (The Cattle Raid of Cooley),

Current affairs Local government Local news

Fitzpatrick backing Coveney in Fine Gael leadership race but O’Dowd supporting Varadkar

Local TD Peter Fitzpatrick has thrown his support behind Simon Coveney in the race to become the new Fine Gael leader. Deputy Fitzpatrick has said that he would be backing the current Housing Minister to succeed

Entertainment Local events Local news

New Girl Guide Unit being set up in Dundalk

A new Girl Guide Unit is opening in Dundalk with expressions of interest from people looking to get involved currently being sought. The new senior branch will be catered for

Crime Local news National Papers

Chief suspect in Adrian Donohoe murder facing deportation to Ireland following US arrest

The chief suspect in the murder of Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe has been arrested in the US. A report in today’s Irish Daily Star say the man in his mid-20s

Business Local jobs Local news

Dundalk company Multihog moving to new manufacturing facility

Local company Multihog has announced that they are moving to a new 89,000sq ft manufacturing facility at the Finnabair Industrial Park from next month. Multihog, founded in 2008 by Jim