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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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Dundalk man to head up Facebook’s new data centre in Co Meath

A local man will be heading up Facebook’s major new data centre in Clonee, Co Meath. Earlier this week the social media giant’s founder Mark Zuckerberg announced that construction was

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Dundalk IT to take part in biggest learning event in history this Saturday

Dundalk IT will take part in the biggest learning event in history this Saturday when it hosts an Hour of Code event at the college. Ever wondered how Mark Zuckerberg

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Apple Tree TV aims to showcase the best music from Dundalk

A new Facebook site, Apple Tree TV, has sprung up in the area in recent times. The page aims at capturing live performances of local artists and bands, thus promoting

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More than half of students in Louth feel they won’t find work in their own county – the highest figure nationally

More than half of secondary school students in Louth feel they won’t find work in their own county, according to a new survey from Studyclix. Considering the range of multi-national

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Ticketmaster mix-up leaves The Darkness fans without tickets for Dundalk show

Tickets to see The Darkness perform in The Spirit Store on Friday March 6th sold out online within seven minutes yesterday but not everyone who managed to buy them within

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Brubakers to make a major announcement this weekend

Local pub Brubakers has hinted at a major announcement, which they are expected to make some time today. The Park Street venue posted a picture to their Facebook and Twitter

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Cuchullain Credit Union now on Facebook

Cuchullain Credit Union on the Ramparts Road have recently launched a new Facebook page. The page will allow members and potential members to stay up to date with what is happening

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Local teens create new app that posts across several social networks at once

Two local CoderDojo pals, Cian Martin Bohan and Cormac Kinsella, 13 and 14 respectively, have created an app that allows a user to share a post across several social networks

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Convicted sex offender operating as a pimp in Dundalk and Carlingford

A convicted sex offender is reported to have established himself as a pimp in this area, operating between Dundalk and Carlingford. According to The Sunday World, self-confessed child abuser ‘Mucky’

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Water metering protests coming to Dundalk

With water metering set to commence in Dundalk in the next few weeks, a group of locals are trying to organise a protest fighting back against the introduction of water

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New boutique to open on Clanbrassil Street in Dundalk next week

Clanbrassil Street is set for a welcome boost as a new styling boutique is set to open its doors on Friday May 2nd. The person responsible for the new venture,

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Dundalk students running for positions on Irish Secondary Schools Union

Two Dundalk students, Craig McHugh and Shay McArdle, are running for positions on the national executive of the Irish Secondary Schools Union (ISSU). Craig McHugh is running for the position of

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Eno prepare for birthday celebrations by releasing behind the scenes video

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ulcb7Uedwww&feature=youtu.be] The good folk at Eno Bar & Grill in Roden Place recently spent a day filming behind the scenes to give customers an idea of what goes into preparing

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How (not) to sell something

A horrified local sent in this Facebook exchange earlier of a local furniture store’s post in reply to a man’s offer for a chest of drawers. Maybe the individual has