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Rockmarshall wind farm refused planning permission by An Bord Pleanala

A NEW wind farm proposed for the Cooley Peninsula has had its planning application denied by An Bord Pleanala. Gaelectric had been looking to build the windfarm within the Rockmarshall

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Happy birthday Andrea

Today is Andrea Corr’s birthday. The youngest member of The Corrs is celebrating turning 39. Does that make you feel old? On Corr-related news, the Brazilian fan of the band

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The Red Barns Road

Check out this superb shot of the Red Barns Road by Darran Rafferty, who is certainly catching the eye with some of his photographs of the area. You can view

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I hope he has better look in the exam…

Dunleer man Shane Carolan has been having a bit of a nightmare today. He had been hoping for a peaceful day studying for an exam tomorrow but was forced to

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Garda suspended amid rape claims

A GARDA from the North East has been suspended from duty following an allegation that he raped a woman in a house in Dublin at the weekend. The complaint relates

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For the week that’s in it

[youtube=] It’s been quite a week for football what with Rafa Benitez getting his hands on another trophy last night and David Beckham retiring from football today. Another legend will

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Holland steps down from Dundalk role

Dundalk FC have announced that Kevin Holland has stepped down from his positions as bar manager, club secretary and FAI representative. Kevin, who used to run Oscars in Park Street,


Understanding the Dundalk accent

[youtube=] Thanks to Gerard ‘Ged’ McGrath for sharing this humourous video of someone’s attempt to explain what can only be described as ‘Dundalkisms’

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Broadband boost for the area

25,000 homes in County Louth, including 10,000 in Dundalk, will have faster broadband by next September, according to local TD Peter Fitzpatrick. The Fine Gael TD met with Eircom earlier

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Old Quay Street station

  Thanks to John Brendan Tuite for sharing this great photo of the old Quay Street train station. John recalls the old station well, saying: “I remember the tracks going

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Greyhound owner asks IGB to clear his name over Dundalk scam

A high-profile greyhound owner implicated in a race-fixing scam has demanded the Irish Greyhound Board (IGB) clears his name. Roscommon businessman Des Whyte has issued a statement in which he

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Fans forum in Oriel Park

Dundalk FC will host a fans forum tonight in the Lilywhite Lounge at 8pm. Manager Stephen Kenny will be present, as well as a number of players and members of


Lauren and Barry’s big day

Congratulations to Lauren Belton and Barry Walsh on their wedding, which took place recently in Haggardstown Church followed by reception in Darver Castle. Picture: Paula Kavanagh Photography

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Meanwhile, at Leinster House

  Local Senator Mary Moran welcomed students from Redeemer Girls School in Dundalk to Leinster House yesterday.

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Committee to meet about Narrow Water Bridge

The Joint Committee on the Implementation of the Good Friday Agreement tomorrow meets with business leaders from both sides of the border to consider how best to advance the Narrow