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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

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US vice president Biden planning Louth visit later this year

American vice president Joe Biden will visit Co Louth later this year to strengthen his Irish links. That’s according to ESPN commentator Tommy Smyth, in an interview with the Gathering

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Course record broken at Dundalk Golf Club

Most people’s attention in golfing terms last weekend would have been on the USPGA tournament in America. However, while Jason Dufner was lining up his first Major championship at Oak

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Dual race day in Dundalk on August 18th

The Bar One Racing ‘Dual Race Day’ will take place at Dundalk Stadium’s all-weather horse and greyhound track on Sunday 18th August 2013. This highly anticipated annual event has traditionally

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Michelle is the new Carlingford Oyster Pearl

Michelle McGrath was last night crowned the Morgan’s Fine Fish Carlingford Oyster Pearl 2013. The event was one of many highlights of a weekend which seen the peninsula village host

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Local youngster Dunne nets move to Manchester United

Manchester United have been criticised for their lack of activity in this summer’s transfer window but the Premier League champions have finally added to their squad with the signing of

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California Burrito to open in September

The highly-anticipated new burrito shop, California Burrito, will open in the first week in September. Plans for the new Mexican diner, which will be located at the former ACC Bank