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A look inside PayPal

PayPal president David Marcus was in Dundalk today for the official opening of eBay’s European operations centre by Taoiseach Enda Kenny. Before the event, he tweeted a picture from inside

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The best pictures of today’s protests…

We’ve to credit Niamh Kirk for these two superb pictures from today’s protest at the Ballymascanlon Hotel of Enda Kenny’s visit. Needless to say, the pictures speak for themselves. Previously:

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Protests not the Enda the world

Enda Kenny’s visit to Dundalk today was certainly a mixed one, as local journalist Niamh Kirk observed in her tweet above. Many locals were expecting a repeat of the scenes

Crime

Van stolen

A local man has had his van stolen in Dundalk this afternoon and is appealing for people to keep an eye out for it. Mark Cumiskey’s blue Ford Transit was stolen

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Toberona Bridge

Check out this stunning picture of Toberona Bridge in Dundalk by local digital artist Paul Connolly. Source: Paul Connolly Digital Artist (Facebook)

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Rounding up? That makes cents!

Ever get sick of having a load of change, made up primarily of one and two cent coins? Well that could be a think of the past – in Dundalk,

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Local man’s close shave with Boston bomber

Dundalk’s Martin Killedy had an “eerie and creepy” brush with Boston Marathon bomb suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev at the finishing line of last week’s race. A picture has emerged of Martin

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McDonnell came up against a young Super Mario!

Mario Goetze is a man making headlines at the minute for a variety of reasons. Not only has the German midfielder just helped his Borussia Dortmund team-mates to beat Real

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Hip, hip, eBay!

There’s good news on the local jobs front this morning with online auction and retail giant eBay set to open their new European operations centre in Dundalk. The new facility,

Sport

Get your kit on!

Dundalk Rugby Club have released a new limited edition jersey. The new strip is available in Elvery’s in Dundalk Retail Park, costing €55 for an adult size. Source: Dundalk RFC

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Where the original Dundalk folk are buried

There’s an old saying that you can only be described as being “from the town” if you have a relative buried in Castletown Cemetery. Whether that’s true or not, here’s

Music

Julie wishes JLS all the best

LOCAL singer Julie Cunnane will have been among those most upset to hear the news that British boyband JLS are to break up. As an ex-member of girl group Desire,

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An oldie but a goodie

Here’s a picture that has been on the go for sometime but still always gains a chuckle. Not quite what McDonald’s had in mind when they came up with the

Weddings

Aoife and Mark’s big day

We got a nice promotion earlier from Dundalk Local Weddings on Facebook and spotted this superb video put together by Sure Shot Productions of Aoife Watters and Mark Adams on

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The wasteland costing us thousands to maintain

An area of wasteland behind St Nicholas’ Avenue in Dundalk was set alight 49 times a five year period between 2004 and 2009 – costing the taxpayer €22,000. Forty-Nine! That’s