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Body found in Dundalk

A body was found on the Point Road in Dundalk yesterday afternoon. No identification has taken place as yet, with a post mortem due to take place today. Further details

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Somewhere over the rainbow… lies Ardee, hey!

Not quite Dundalk related but we still felt this image form Nikki O’Carroll of a double rainbow on the outskirts of Ardee at the weekend was worth a share. Source:

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Super Moon over Dundalk

Thanks to Niall Carroll for sharing this photo of the super moon, captured over Dundalk last night. Source: Niall Carroll

Local government Local news

Over €120,000 spent by county council on dealing with stray horses

Recent figures published in The Irish Independent have shown that Louth County Council has paid out over €120,000 in the last five years to either put down or rehome 128

Local images Nostalgia

Dundalk from the sky

Thanks to Sharron McQuaid for sharing this picture of a bird’s eye view of Dundalk in years gone by, as captured from the spire of St Patrick’s Cathedral.

Humour Local news

Dundalk man takes on Matt Cooper

  Have a listen to the below clip from the Last Word with Matt Cooper on Today FM from last Friday of Dundalk man Eamon Lowe taking on show presenter

Local news Road matters

One person hospitalised following crash on M1

One person was hospitalised following the road traffic accident yesterday that resulted in part of the M1 motorway being closed north of Dundalk. The road was closed southbound for a

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Celtic Legends too good for Dundalk

Celtic Legends showed they still have a touch of class at Oriel Park yesterday after beating Dundalk’s 2002 FAI Cup winning side 2-0 in a fundraising match. Pierre van Hooijdonk

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The Blessing of the Graves

  Thanks to Anthony O’Hagan for sharing this picture of the recent Blessing of the Graves ceremony in the old Castletown Graveyard on the Castleblayney Road. It’s shocking to see

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Celebrate the 4th of July in style at Stephenstown Pond

  Stephenstown Pond in Knockbridge will host an American family fun day on the 4th July to coincide with Independence Day in the USA. The event will take place from

Local images Nostalgia

Dundalk House

Thanks to Sharon McQuaid for sharing this old snap of Dundalk House, which was located at the old PJ Carroll’s factory at Church Street. Part of the old premises has

Local news Road matters

Part of M1 motorway closed between junctions 18 and 19

The M1 southbound between junctions 19 and 18 Ravensdale and Ballymascanlon is closed at present following a two car road accident. Diversions are in place at junction 19. Gardaí say

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Raft Race and family fun day in Blackrock tomorrow

  Tomorrow will see Blackrock host its annual raft race and family fun day. Proceedings get underway in the village from 11.30am when the hugely popular raft race will kick-start

Local images

Carlingford Lough

  Check out this superb shot by Alan Smyth of Carlingford Lough. Source: Alan Smyth (Twitter)

Weddings

Patrice and Peter tie the knot

Congratulations to Patrice Toner and Peter McDonnell from Bellurgan who tied the knot in Ravensdale Church yesterday. May they have many years of happiness ahead of them.