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Steam train excursion from Dundalk to Dublin this Sunday

A steam train excursion will take place from Clarke Railway Station in Dundalk to Connolly Station in Dublin this Sunday. Dundalk Railway Heritage Society, in association with the Railway Preservation

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Brennan family reunited with their father’s prestigious GAA medal collection

A local family were yesterday reunited with their father and grandfather’s prestigious medal collection, which includes two All-Ireland medals won with Louth in 1910 and 1912. Earlier this month it

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An evening with Fr Michael Cusack and Harry Lee takes place this Thursday

This Thursday night in the Louth County Library in Roden Place a special event will take place involving two of Dundalk’s best known figures. “An evening with Fr Michael Cusack

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RTÉ recall Dundalk’s ‘Singing Lighthouse Keeper’ John McGuinness

The RTÉ Archives have shared a clip from Nationwide which was broadcast this day 10 years ago where their crew interviewed John McGuinness, who was known as ‘The Singing Lighthouse Keeper”.

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Event on the life of Delia Murphy in Dundalk Library this Thursday afternoon

A music and chat event on the life of Delia Murphy, who was known as the Irish Vera Lynn, will take place in the Louth County Library at Roden Place in

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Foreign Affairs Minister renews appeal for British Government to release files on Dundalk bombing and murder of Seamus Ludlow

Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan has renewed his appeal for the British Government to open their files to an independent source on the Dundalk bombing in December 1975 and

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Rare Louth GAA medals, including All-Ireland wins from 1910 and 1912, to be sold at auction

All-Ireland Football Championship medals in Louth are about as rare as hen’s teeth but two of them could be yours if you fancy bidding at an auction later this month

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Large turnout at Dundalk railway station for steam train visit

There was a large turnout at Clarke Station in Dundalk today for the visit of the Bluebird Steam Train. The train stopped at Dundalk railway station as part of its

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Steam train excursion from Dundalk to Dublin this Thursday

A steam train excursion from Belfast to Dublin will make a stop at Clarke Railway Station in Dundalk this Thursday at 12.05pm. Dundalk Railway Heritage Society has an allocation of

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Fifteen years ago today since Dundalk’s FAI Cup win over Bohemians

It’s 15 years ago today since arguably the most famous of Dundalk’s FAI Cup wins, a 2-1 victory over Bohemians at Tolka Park. Garry Haylock’s double saw the Martin Murray-managed

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Event to commemorate local men who died in the Spanish Civil War to take place this Saturday

An event to commemorate the local men who died during the Spanish Civil War will be held in The Spirit Store this Saturday. The Friends of the International Brigades in

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Life and works of Dorothy Macardle to be celebrated at Dundalk Gaol this weekend

A weekend of words, music and drama celebrating the life of Dundalk-born Dorothy Macardle will take place this Friday, Saturday and Sunday at Dundalk Gaol. Organised by The Dorothy McArdle

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Former footballer who played with Pele recalls how he briefly played for Dundalk

A former Dundalk player who played with and against the likes of Pele, Franz Beckenbauer, George Best, Johan Cruyff and Eusebio is the focus of a new radio documentary on

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New building on Cosy Bar site in Barrack Street given the go ahead

Plans to develop a new building on the site of the former Cosy Bar on Barrack Street have been given the go ahead. The popular pub has been closed for

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The first days of The Road House Hotel remembered by RTÉ Archives

For those old enough to remember the Carrickdale Hotel when it was known as The Road House, a recently released clip from the RTÉ archives will surely bring a smile