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Planned changes to timetables for Dundalk schools could cause problems for parents

Local secondary schools are understood to be planning a dramatic change in their timetables for the next academic year, which could have a significant impact on parents. Talk of the

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Dunopoly team land top prize at Student Enterprise National Finals

Students from St Mary’s Colleges were amongst the winners at the recent Student Enterprise National Finals in Croke Park. The team who came up with Dunopoly, a Dundalk FC version

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Alan Craven appointed new St Mary’s College principal

Local man Alan Craven is set to become the new principal of St Mary’s College in Dundalk. Already an English and PE teacher at the Marist, Alan will succeed Con

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Former St Mary’s College building placed up for sale

The old St Mary’s College school on St Mary’s Road has been placed up for sale for an undisclosed sum. The sale is being targeted at investors looking to build

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Marist students take part in new Aspire programme

St Mary’s College were involved in the launch of a new programme called Aspire last week. Aspire aims to teach students many key skills in the areas of public speaking,

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Dunopoly to expand into other areas

The St Mary’s College students behind the hit Dundalk FC-themed Monopoly board are set to expand into other sporting areas. Hundreds of people ordered the board game when it was

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Students behind Dunopoly amongst the winners at Louth Student Enterprise Awards

The St Mary’s College students behind the Monolopy-themed Dundalk FC game Dunopoly were amongst the prize winners at the Louth Student Enterprise Awards last week. The popular board game proved

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Féile Dhún Dealgan taking place in Dundalk IT this Friday

Pupils and teachers throughout the county are eagerly preparing for Féile Dhún Dealgan, the annual Irish language Scoildrámaíocht festival. This year’s festival will take place in DkIT’s Mac Anna Theatre

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Student population in Louth jumps 5.4% in last three years

The number of students attending post primary schools in Co Louth has jumped 5.4% in the last three years. That’s according to figures supplied by the Minister of Education and

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Plans for 25 new dwellings on grounds of the Marist are upheld

An Bord Pleanála have upheld Louth County Council’s decision to grant planning permission on the grounds of the old St Mary’s College on St Mary’s Road. Planning permission for 25

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Coláiste Chú Chulainn students triumph at Gael Linn Irish-language quiz

A team of four students from Coláiste Chú Chulainn claimed the top prize in the finals of the Gael Linn Irish-language quiz that took place in Armagh last week. The

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557 students suspended from Louth schools in the last academic year

A total of 557 students were suspended from schools across Co Louth in the 2015/2016 academic year. That’s according to new figures from Minister for Children and Youth Affairs Katherine

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Just 10% of students in Co Louth went on to high-points courses this year

Schools in Co Louth failed to send more than 10% of their students to high-points courses this year. That’s according to The Irish Times, who published their regular feeder schools’

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Local students release Dundalk FC-themed Monopoly board called Dunopoly

A group of transition year students from St Mary’s College have come up with a Dundalk FC-themed Monopoly board. The ‘Dunopoly’ board, which features Stephen Kenny and his players instead

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Dundalk schools to reopen tomorrow following suspension of ASTI’s industrial action

Local schools are set to reopen tomorrow morning after the Association of Secondary Teachers Ireland (ASTI) announced this evening that they were suspending its industrial action with immediate effect. That