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New take away planned for Crowe Street

A new take away is being planned for Crowe Street in the premises formerly occupied by Celtic Bookmakers. Grainne Boyle has applied for planning permission to convert the shop into

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IRA attack on Dundalk barracks is remembered

TheIrishStory.com’s John Dorney has put together a fascinating article about an anti-Treaty IRA attack on Dundalk 91 years ago yesterday. The attack during the Irish Civil War took place on

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Louth forward Byrne pens two year deal with AFL side Carlton

Louth forward Ciaran Byrne has signed a two year deal with AFL side Carlton after impressing on a recent trial. The teenager, from Louth Village just outside Dundalk, has been

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Dromad Garda Station to have hours cut

The opening hours of Dromad Garda Station are set to be cut. Despite its relatively small size, the station close to the Carrickdale Hotel was one of the busiest in

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Man’s face slashed in Dundalk

A man had his face slashed in an incident at Williamson’s Place in Dundalk this morning. His injuries are not life-threatening but he was hospitalised for treatment. Gardaí are investigating

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St Vincent’s student gets eight A1s

A student from St Vincent’s Secondary School in Seatown received one of the best Leaving Cert results in the country today when she landed 8 A1s. Only nine other students

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Power outage in Dundalk

There was a major power outage in Dundalk this morning. The Alphonsus Road, the Dublin Road, parts of the Avenue Road and the Inner Relief Road were believed to be

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New front planned for Louth Hospital

Planning permission has been granted for the HSE to carry out alterations to the front of the Louth County Hospital. The entrance to the hospital on the Dublin Road has

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Meanwhile, in Ardee

Mark Conlon of Ardee pub The Turfman’s, aka Bogger’s Lounge, has posted the following picture on Facebook of a glass of water which he poured from the tap in the

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Warning issued to potential purchaser of Park Hotel

The Dundalk Democrat carries an interesting article today regarding a sign that has been erected opposite to the Park Hotel on the Armagh Road. The sign, pictured above, reads ‘KIRK

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Muirhevnamor dumper close to being caught

Recently, we brought you a story courtesy of Cllr Oliver Morgan about a person who was dumping waste in an alleyway at the rear of the McEneaney’s XL shop on

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Dundalk Supporters’ Club make appeal over flares and smoke bombs

The Dundalk FC Supporters’ Club have issued an appeal to fans attending Friday night’s Airtricity League Premier Division clash against reigning champions Sligo Rovers not to bring flares or smoke

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Wheelchair basketball exhibition to be held in Market Square

A wheelchair basketball exhibition game will take place in the Market Square in Dundalk on Saturday August 24th. The fun event will see the Dundalk Ravens and the Manchester Mavericks

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Brown Bull of Cooley sculpture removed for repair

A sculpture of the Brown Bull of Cooley, which had been along the M1 motorway, has been removed for repair, according to Louth County Council. The sculpture was removed in

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Boy’s Dunne good

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XB0Lp0UeQk8] It has been a whirlwind 24 hours for local schoolboy footballer Jimmy Dunne, following the announcement that he is set to sign for Manchester United when he turns 16