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Dundalk collector’s Hitler painting no longer attributed to Nazi leader

Auctioneers Mealy’s has amended its description of a painting “attributed to Adolf Hitler” ahead of next week’s fine art auction. Lot 534 in Tuesday’s sale is catalogued as a watercolour “attributed


Halford lands double as Dundalk Stadium celebrates its 10th birthday

Mick Halford landed a double in the two most valuable races on the Dundalk card last night, both of them ridden by Shane Foley. It was an evening to remember


National title for Dundalk boxer

Dundalk’s Paul Broadhurst is a national champion again after winning his fight at the finals of the National Intermediate Championships at the National Stadium last night. Paul, who was an

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Dundalk development lands close to being sold

Land at Lisnawully, just off the Carrickmacross Road, is close to being sold after going sale agreed in recent days. The 12.5 acre piece of land was on the market

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Attempted snatching in Dundalk

We’ve received the following email from a number of people and while we haven’t been able to confirm its authenticity as yet, we thought we’d err on the side of

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Dundalk breaks World Record with 6,000 taking part in Santa Run

Dundalk was a sea of red and white tonight as it broke a new world record as around 6,000 took place in the Santa Run from the Redemptorist Church to

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Butler and Dearey to contest local elections for Green Party

The Green Party have announced their candidates for next May’s Local Elections in Louth. Sitting councillors Mark Dearey and Marianne Butler will be battling to retain their seats in Dundalk-Carlingford

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Jean McConville kidnap van driver may be in the UK

The driver of a van used to transport Jean McConville, the Belfast mother-of-10 shot dead by the IRA more than 40 years ago, may be living in Britain, police have

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Construction to commence on five local school projects next year

Construction work will commence on five schools next year as part of the government’s five-year capital investment programme. Minister for Education Ruairi Quinn today unveiled 70 projects for next year,

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Planning granted for extension to Scoil Uí Mhuirí

Louth VEC have been granted planning permission for a two-storey extension to provide 26 new teaching spaces at Scoil Uí Mhuirí, Dunleer. The 3,102 square metre extension will also include

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Santa’s Cavern opening in Carlingford tomorrow

Santa’s Cavern Below The Earth in Carlingford will open this Saturday. The fun experience will be open every day until Monday December 23rd from 4pm to 9pm. Entrance is €12

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This week’s Dundalk Leader

In this week’s Dundalk Leader the newspaper looks ahead to tonight’s Dundalk Santa Run. There’s also news of Cellulac plc bringing 30 new jobs to the town while there’s a

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Special Olympics clubs seek volunteers

Special Olympics Ireland have made a plea for volunteers to get involved with the Special Olympics clubs in the county. Volunteers are sought for Drogheda, Dundalk and St Therese’s Special

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Little change on Louth County Board

There will be little or no change on the Louth County Board next year with all the major players set to return to their positions unopposed. The nominations for Monday

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Smithwick Report due today

The Dáil will find out later today if the Smithwick Tribunal has found evidence to support claims of gardaí collusion in the IRA murders of the two most senior police