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Erasmus group to hold flash mob in Market Square tonight

The Erasmus Student Network Dundalk will hold an international flash mob tonight in the Market Square. This is part of a project launch, which got underway today in Dundalk IT,

Crime Local news

Dundalk man jailed for stealing from Cork council

A 40-year-old businessman, who is originally from Dundalk, has been sentenced to four years in prison with the final year suspended after admitting to stealing almost €124,000 from Cork County

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Two year old left waiting six hours in A&E

Claire O’Hanrahan had an experience yesterday, which unfortunately many of us in the area have become all too familiar with. Her daughter Saoirse, who is just two-years-old, was in A&E

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Lotto winner keeping ticket in “safekeeping”

LOTTO winner Simon Fagan insists he is in no hurry to collect the €3.6 million jackpot, which he scooped in Saturday night’s draw. The 33-year-old from Duffy’s Cross, Readypenny, Dundalk

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Register now for Mint Dundalk 10km road race

The Dundalk 10km road race will be taking place on Sunday May 12th. This year’s race will have a slightly different route, taking in the by-pass and St Helena’s Park,

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Series of searches carried out in Donohoe murder investigation

Gardaí investigating the murder of detective Garda Adrian Donohoe earlier this year are carrying out a series of searches in the north of the county this afternoon. A series of

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Price tapes “could lead to the fall” of Gerry Adams

Journalist Ed Moloney has claimed that tapes being held in Boston containing interviews with former IRA member Delours Price could lead to the fall of Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams

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Illegal dumping at graveyard costing €15,000 a year

Disposing of illegally dumped household waste in St Patrick’s Cemetery in Dundalk is costing the town’s joint burial board €15,000 a year. The board says two large skips are being

Business Local news

Xtravision’s future in doubt after it goes into receivership

The future of Dundalk’s last DVD and games rental store could be in doubt after Xtravision was placed into receivership this morning. The company hires 1,024 people nationwide but has

Business Local news

Dromad Hire wins prestigious award in London

There were celebrations for local company Dromad Hire on Saturday night after it scooped the HAE Company of the Year prize at the Hire Awards of Excellence in the Savoy

Betting Local news

Boylesports looking to cut rent bill

LOCAL bookmakers Boylesports are seeking substantial rent reductions across its 180 stores, according to a report in yesterday’s Sunday Business Post. The company, which is controlled by businessman John Boyle,

Local news Sport

Lotto winner goes GAA GAA after €3.6m win

What would you do if you’d learnt just 24 hours earlier that you had won the lotto? Well, the area’s newest millionaire Simon Fagan decided to umpire at a local

Local news Sport

Get on yer bike!

Cuchulainn Cycling Club will be hosting the Tour of Louth on Sunday 2nd June. The event, which will start from the Fairways Hotel, will get underway with a rolling start

Local news Road matters

Alright, alright, calm down, calm down

Further traffic calming measures are being proposed to tackle speeding motorists close to two secondary schools in Dundalk. Councillors have been told that some motorists were caught travelling at speeds

Humour Local news

Gone to the dogs!

The number of incidents of dogging – a euphemism for engaging in sexual acts in a public or semi-public place or watching others doing so – has dropped in this area,