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Charity hill walk in aid of The Birches this Sunday

The Birches Alzheimer Day Centre will host a charity hill walk this Sunday. The walk will depart from the Lumper’s Bar in Ravensdale at 11am, with registration taking place from

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Ten North Louth projects to received combined funding of €245,000

Ten projects in the North Louth area have been awarded a combined total of €245,869 in funding to provide Safety Measures and Play Areas at their various locations. The funding

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Cycling group issue appeal for information on bikes stolen from local hotel worth over €10,000

A group of cyclists who competed in a charity cycle at the weekend have made an appeal for information after seven bikes, with an estimated value of over €10,000, were

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New Irish Ewe Sheep Shearing Record set at Co Louth Agricultural Show

Not even the heavy rain could dampen the spirits of Mark McGeown as he set a new Irish Ewe Sheep Sheering Record at Sunday’s Co Louth Agricultural Show at Bellurgan

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Co Louth Agricultural Show returns to Bellurgan Park this Sunday

The annual Co Louth Agricultural Show returns to Bellurgan Park this Sunday. This is the fifth year that the show, hosted by the Dundalk Show Society, will take place at

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Táin March to arrive in Dundalk this Saturday

The Táin March will arrive in Dundalk this Saturday on its final leg. The march began in Co Roscommon on May 19th and has made its way through Cloondara, Longford,

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Renewed appeal made for information on death of Robert Nairac, 40 years after his killing

A renewed appeal for information on the location of murdered British Army Captain Robert Nairac has been made to coincide with the 40th anniversary of his disappearance. The Independent Commission

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Dundalk manager Stephen Kenny amongst 350 participants in Cross Cooley Challenge

Dundalk FC manager Stephen Kenny and his assistant Vinny Perth were amongst those who took part in the Cross Cooley Challenge on Saturday. Just hours after their side had beaten

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Cross Cooley Challenge taking place this Saturday

This year’s Cross Cooley Challenge will take place on Saturday morning. Last year 250 people took part in the trip across the mountain, with some of the nicest scenery in

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Mountpleasant AC to host Easter 5k on Monday

Mountpleasant AC will host an Easter 5k event this Easter Monday. The event will get underway from The Rosewood Country Club in Ravensdale at 1pm with entry €10. There will

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Countdown is on to the Cross Cooley Challenge

This year’s Cross Cooley Challenge will take place on Saturday week, April 22nd. Last year 250 people took part in the trip across the mountain, with some of the nicest

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Louth Cuchulainn Cycling Team for An Post Rás is unveiled

Friday saw the launch of the Louth Cuchulainn Cycling Team for The An Post Rás at The Bike Station in Dundalk. The team will compete in the professional bike racing event

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Fire Service spend three hours tackling blaze on Ravensdale

Dundalk Fire Service spent three hours battling a gorse fire on the mountain at Ravensdale overnight. Three units attended the scene which could be seen from Dundalk at around 11pm.

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Local singer Tara Erraught performs Irish classic Gortnamona for the BBC

Local mezzo soprano and opera singer Tara Erraught teamed up with pianist James Baillieu on St Patrick’s Day to perform a live version of the poginant Irish song Gortnamona by

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Woodland walk to mark National Tree Week in Ravensdale this Sunday

National Tree Week takes place from March 5th to 12th and to mark the occasion Louth Woodland Gatherings are hosting a woodland walk in Ravensdale Forest Park on Sunday. The