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Weekend to remember for Ciaran Byrne as he returns to action after 343 days out injured

It was a weekend to remember for local man Ciaran ‘Casey’ Byrne as he made his AFL comeback after 343 days out injured with the Northern Blues on Saturday before

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Rob Kearney misses out on British & Irish Lions squad

Leinster and Ireland rugby star Rob Kearney has missed out on inclusive in Warren Gatland’s initial squad for this summer’s British & Irish Lions tour to New Zealand. The Welsh

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Sponsored Mountain Walk in aid of Kevin Bell Repatriation Trust to take place this Sunday

A sponsored mountain walk in memory of Evan McArdle (21) from Dundalk and Niall Quinn (27) from Silverbridge, who passed away suddenly abroad, will take place this Sunday. The event has

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Sponsored Mountain Walk in aid of Kevin Bell Repatriation Trust to take place next month

A sponsored mountain walk in memory of Evan McArdle (21) from Dundalk and Niall Quinn (27) from Silverbridge, who passed away suddenly abroad, will take place next month. The event

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Campaign launched to open late night coffee shop in Dundalk

A local man has launched a campaign for a late night coffee shop to open in Dundalk. Ross Burlingham has started the campaign via Facebook as part of a mental

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McGahon goes above and beyond to help Carlingford twins vote

Local councillor John McGahon went above and beyond the call of duty to help two brothers vote in today’s marriage equality referendum. The Fine Gael representative for Dundalk-Carlingford received a

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Sharon pours cold water on The Corrs reunion rumours

Sharon Corr has poured cold water over rumours that The Corrs could be set for a reunion but didn’t rule it out as a possibility down the line. Newspaper reports

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Liam Neeson helps to turn Mark Mulholland’s Dundalk-based novel into a film

‘A Mad and Wonderful Thing’, the Dundalk-based novel by Mark Mulholland is set to be made into a film. A movie deal was concluded in recent days and will be

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Support urged for the Polar Plunge in aid of Special Olympics in Clogherhead this Saturday

People are being urged to get freezin’ for a reason this Saturday by signing up for Special Olympic’s Ireland icy Polar Plunge. Leinster Rugby players Dave Kearney, Australian international Kane

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Dundalk IT’s Paddy O’Rourke named in goal for International Rules clash

Dundalk IT student Paddy O’Rourke has been named in goal for Ireland for tomorrow’s match with Australia in the International Rules series. The Meath man is the current vice president

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Liam Neeson and Jeremy Irons lend their support to Dundalk novel

Two of Hollywood’s leading actors, Liam Neeson and Jeremy Irons, and Channel 4’s celebrated newscaster Jon Snow have commented enthusiastically on the recently published Dundalk novel A Mad and Wonderful

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Dundalk-born John Sharkey releases new book

Dundalk native John Sharkey has recently released a new book called ‘Quest to Freedom – the journey to insight, success and happiness.” Living in Australia since 1992, where he has just

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Gannon’s wonder goal earns international plaudits

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DMJtwfVcUJE] Sean Gannon’s goal at the end of Dundalk’s 4-1 win over St Patrick’s Athletic on Friday night has gone global after being named in The Guardian’s best goals of

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Burrito shop to donate a day’s takings to Dundalk Simon Community as part of RAKnomination craze

Following on from the recent Neknominate drinking game craze, many people have been trying to turn the game around by moving away from the alcohol version. As a result, a

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Local Senator calls for Nek Nomination game to end

Local Labour Party Senator Mary Moran has called for the controversial ‘Nek Nomination’ game to be stopped immediately. The mother of five made the call via her Twitter page following