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And now the end is near…

Jennifer Green will relinquish her role as chair of Dundalk Town Council when they hold their annual meeting tomorrow night. The 31-year-old mother of two became the youngest ever female

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Body found in Dundalk

A body was found on the Point Road in Dundalk yesterday afternoon. No identification has taken place as yet, with a post mortem due to take place today. Further details

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Over €120,000 spent by county council on dealing with stray horses

Recent figures published in The Irish Independent have shown that Louth County Council has paid out over €120,000 in the last five years to either put down or rehome 128

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Dundalk man takes on Matt Cooper

  Have a listen to the below clip from the Last Word with Matt Cooper on Today FM from last Friday of Dundalk man Eamon Lowe taking on show presenter

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One person hospitalised following crash on M1

One person was hospitalised following the road traffic accident yesterday that resulted in part of the M1 motorway being closed north of Dundalk. The road was closed southbound for a

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The Blessing of the Graves

  Thanks to Anthony O’Hagan for sharing this picture of the recent Blessing of the Graves ceremony in the old Castletown Graveyard on the Castleblayney Road. It’s shocking to see

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Celebrate the 4th of July in style at Stephenstown Pond

  Stephenstown Pond in Knockbridge will host an American family fun day on the 4th July to coincide with Independence Day in the USA. The event will take place from

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Part of M1 motorway closed between junctions 18 and 19

The M1 southbound between junctions 19 and 18 Ravensdale and Ballymascanlon is closed at present following a two car road accident. Diversions are in place at junction 19. Gardaí say

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Raft Race and family fun day in Blackrock tomorrow

  Tomorrow will see Blackrock host its annual raft race and family fun day. Proceedings get underway in the village from 11.30am when the hugely popular raft race will kick-start

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130 extra higher education places announced for Dundalk IT

An extra 130 higher education places have been announced for Dundalk Institute of Technology. These places, which will be available through the Springboard programme, will provide jobseekers with an opportunity

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Beware of men selling lines door to door

Thanks to Tom Quigley for alerting us yesterday about two men who were reportedly selling bogus lines while casing houses in the Ashbrook area. According to Tom, a handbag was

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The road to nowhere

  New figures obtained by Louth County Councillor Frank Godfrey have shown that €45m has been collected in Louth over the past three years from motor tax. As the former

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A Lotto luck in Dundalk

There has been a ‘Lotto’ luck locally in the past few days. Marion Brabazon Cumiskey of Cumiskey’s XL shop on the Avenue Road has revealed that one lucky customer won

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Smithwick Tribunal to end today

A public inquiry into the murders of the two most senior Royal Ulster Constabulary officers killed during the Troubles is expected to end today. The Smithwick Tribunal was set up

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Handbook for part-time courses at Dundalk IT now available

Anyone thinking of expanding their mind and their CV will be interested to know that Dundalk IT have released their new part-time courses handbook for the forthcoming academic year. As