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Dundalk Sub Aqua Club continue to assist in search operation for missing Rescue 116 crew members

The Dundalk Sub Aqua Club were in Co Mayo once again last weekend as the search for Rescue 116 winchmen Ciaran Smith and Paul Ormsby continued. The two Dublin men

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SONG return to the stage in Dundalk Golf Club next week

Local musical group SONG will return to the stage with a concert in Dundalk Golf Club next weekend. The group will be performing at the Blackrock venue on Thursday and

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Second launch of The Louth Volunteers 1916 book takes place in Blackrock tonight

The second launch of The Louth Volunteers 1916 book takes place at The Stone House in Blackrock tonight. Wiritten by Padraic Agnew, Alan Bogan and Marcus Howard – all relatives

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Cllr Doyle welcomes OPW Minister to the area to discuss flood prevention measures

Earlier this week local councillor Maria Doyle welcomed Minister for State at the Office of Public Works and Flood Relief Sean Canney to the area to discuss flood prevention measures

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Passing of Mark Duffy a “community catastrophe”

Members of the Irish Coast Guard, local search and rescue personnel and youngsters from St Francis NS and Dundalk Rugby Club were amongst those who formed guards of honour for

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Captain Mark Duffy’s Funeral to take place in Blackrock this Thursday

The Funeral Mass of Captain Mark Duffy who perished in the Irish Coast Guard Rescue 116 helicopter crash off the coast of Co Mayo two weeks ago will take place

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Book of condolence opens at Dundalk Garda Station for Mark Duffy

A book of condolence has opened at Dundalk Garda Station for Captain Mark Duffy and the fellow crew members of Irish Coast Guard Helicopter Rescue 116 which perished off the

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Body of Mark Duffy recovered from wreckage of Rescue 116

Gardaí have confirmed that the body recovered from the wreckage of Irish Coast Guard helicopter Rescue 116 was that of pilot Mark Duffy from Blackrock. It emerged on Friday evening

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Remains of missing pilot Mark Duffy are found

The body of Rescue 116 pilot Mark Duffy has been found in the wreckage of the Irish Coast Guard helicopter this evening, according to a report in The Irish Daily

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Hopes of determining what happened Rescue 116 as black box is recovered

Hopes of determining what happened the missing crew members from Irish Coast Guard Rescue 116 and finding them have heightened this evening with the news that the black box recorder

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Work on upgrading sea wall in Blackrock is completed

Work on upgrading the sea wall of the lower car park in Blackrock village has been completed in recent days. The wall is now finished to the same high standard

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Wreckage of Rescue 116 found off Mayo coast

The wreckage of Irish Coast Guard helicopter Rescue 116 has been located off the Mayo coast, according to reports this afternoon Search teams found the wreckage 60 metres off Blackrock Island,

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Just 10 ghost estates remain in Co Louth

There are just 10 ghost estates left in Co Louth, according to new figures from the Department of Housing. This is a fall from the 104 that were accounted for

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Air Accident Investigation Unit think Rescue 116 may have crashed into Blackrock

It is likely that the Irish Coast Guard’s Rescue 116 helicopter crashed into Blackrock, off the Co Mayo coast in the early hours of last Tuesday morning, the Air Accident

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Blood donation clinic in Blackrock this evening

A blood donation clinic is open in St Francis National School in Blackrock this evening. The clinic will be open from 5pm to 8.30pm with new donors welcome. For further