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New president expected to be appointed at Dundalk IT this August

A new president is expected to be appointed at Dundalk IT by this August. That’s according to Minister for Education and Skills Richard Bruton. Responding to a parliamentary question from

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Dundalk rugby star Tadgh McElroy on verge of move to Saracens

Dundalk rugby star Tadgh McElroy is on the verge of a move to Aviva Premiership and European Champions Cup winners Saracens. The 19-year-old was due to fly out yesterday with

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Contents from Edward Haughey’s London home sell for over €5 million

Contents from the London home of the late businessman Edward Haughey sold for £4.35 million (€5.03 million) at an auction in Sotheby’s earlier this week. The sale included over 500

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Duffy and McMillan on target as Dundalk beat Pat’s

Goals from Michael Duffy and David McMillan saw Dundalk run out 2-0 winners over St Patrick’s Athletic in Richmond Park in Dublin last night. Duffy gave Stephen Kenny’s side the

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Killin Park House hits the market for €680,000

A period home dating back to the 1800s has gone on the market on the outskirts of Dundalk. Killin Park House is a three storey Georgian country house set amidst

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Breathnach insists discussions will take place soon on future of Narrow Water Bridge project

Local TD Declan Breathnach insists that discussion will take shortly on what the next step is in relation to the Narrow Water Bridge. The proposed bridge, which was proposed to

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Dundalk student wins top prize in Texaco Children’s Art Competition

A Dundalk student has been presented with a top award in this year’s 63rd Texaco Children’s Art Competition. Pictured is Nathan Morgan (17) from St Brigid’s Special School in Ard Easmuinn. He picked

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Local man suing Facebook over post claiming he was “Dundalk’s biggest heroin dealer”

A local man has taken legal action against Facebook, claiming he was defamed in a post calling him “the biggest heroin dealer in Dundalk and beyond”. Paul McArdle, from Medebawn

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Free bingo this Saturday at Let’s Bingo

You will have the chance to avail of free bingo this Saturday night at Let’s Bingo on the Racecourse Road. Dundalk’s only bingo hall is offering everyone the chance to

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Beach Races taking place in Blackrock tonight

Blackrock AC will host their annual Beach Races in the village tonight. The first race gets underway at 7pm with the U-16 and U-18 races and all support is welcome

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Louth Ladies begin Leinster Intermediate Championship campaign against Offaly this Saturday

Louth Ladies will begin their Leinster LGFA Intermediate Championship campaign this Saturday when they take on Offaly in Ballycumber. Now under the management of John O’Leary and Fergal McNally, the

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Motorist on M1 clocked by Dundalk Traffic Corp travelling at 171kph

The Dundalk Traffic Corp detected a motorist travelling at 171kph on the M1 motorway this morning. The driver of the silver Kia was travelling at 51kph above the 120kph speed

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Area of Pearse Park cordoned off amid reports of woman being stabbed

Gardaí in Dundalk have cordoned off an area of Pearse Park amid reports that a woman was found stabbed in the estate in the early hours of this morning. It

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Dundalk Tidy Towns chairman Willie Duffy to be laid to rest on Monday

The funeral of former Dundalk Tidy Towns chairman Willie Duffy will take place on Monday morning in the Church of the Holy Redeemer. The Ard Easmuinn man passed away last

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Last chance for Dundalk schoolchildren to enter Art in Action Schools competition

One lucky Dundalk schoolchild will be taking their classmates on a fantastic school trip to Celtic Adventures in Clogherhead and will have their work featured on the new Shop Local