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Roads in Dundalk to close for resurfacing

Dundalk Town Council will close part of the Carrick Road and The Crescent areas of the town between Monday August 5th and Friday August 16th to facilitate resurfacing of the

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New café opens in Dundalk

A new café has recently opened at 18 Bridge Street. The Waverley, which is run by the Loughran family from Ravensdale, serves teas, coffees, lunches, desserts and much more. It’s

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Johnny is a young grandad and he loves it!

Becoming a grandparent can make you feel old but for a lot of grannies and grandads out there, they are gaining that title at a very young age. The Irish

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This week’s Dundalk Leader

  In this week’s Dundalk Leader, there’s the story of Louth Village teenager Brendan Lawlor’s All-Ireland pitch and putt success in Cork, news of a potential €50m investment in the

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Dundalk Mavericks settling into their new home

Fledgling local American Football team the Dundalk Mavericks have found a new home at Dundalk Rugby Club’s pitch on the Mill Road. We reported last month that the new team,

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Crimmins triplets featured in The Sun as they aim to crack US market

Local models the Crimmins triplets are featured in a picture special in today’s Irish Sun as they bid to make a break in America. The Belfry Gardens sisters – Alison,

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This week’s Argus

In this week’s Argus, a warning has been issued after a number of young calves were stolen in the area, there’s a report on a possible 60 new jobs for

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Gerry Adams the most popular TD on Twitter

Louth TD Gerry Adams has more Twitter followers than any other member of the Dáil. Research by Eamon Bell found that as of July 22nd, the Sinn Féin president had

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Dawn over Dundalk Bay

Thanks to Kieran Murphy for sharing this superb shot of the sun rising over Dundalk Bay this morning at 5.30am. Source: Kieran Murphy (Twitter)

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Ski slope may still go ahead, insists Curran

The much-debated ski slope facility, which had been earmarked for the Racecourse Road area of the town, may not be dead in the water. That’s according to the businessman behind

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The Rock in the 80s

Thanks to Larry O’Hagan from the Dundalk Northend and Friends group for sharing this classic image of Blackrock in the 1980s. It’s fair to say that the village has changed

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Virtual reality time in Louth County Museum

It’s virtual reality time in the local museum! A new ‘virtual presenter’ created by Casio is now in situ at the Louth County Museum in Roden Place. In what is

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Donkey Derby in Omeath this weekend

  This weekend will see the Cornamucklagh Donkey Derby taking place in Omeath. The event will run from Friday to Sunday at Cornamucklagh House on the Ferry Hill Road with

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This week’s Dundalk Democrat

  In this week’s Dundalk Democrat, there’s news of the injury that a local fireman suffered at the hands of a reckless driver. There’s also an update on preparations for

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Discounted tickets available to Dundalk music festival Oriel Live

Anyone looking to attend the Oriel Live music festival in Oriel Park on Saturday August 24th could do worse than avail of an offer that is running on discount website