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This week’s Dundalk Democrat

  This week’s Dundalk Democrat leads with a story about Gardaí keeping pressure on fuel gangs in the area. There’s also the continued fall-out from the pre-Christmas fires at Clanbrassil

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Donohoe murder suspects face US deportation

Two men suspected of being involved in the murder of Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe last January face being deported from the US in the coming weeks as their holiday visas

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Spot flooding on Dundalk to Ardee Road

Motorists are advised to take care this morning if traveling along the N52 Dundalk to Ardee Road, with the AA warning of spot flooding along the route. There is excess

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H&M coming to the Marshes

Swedish clothing retailer H&M are rumoured to be opening in the Marshes Shopping Centre in the New Year. Talk of the Town hears that the men and women’s fashion giant

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Generous Aaron comes up trumps for Young Irelands

There was a welcome late Christmas present for local personal trainer Aaron Rogers at the weekend. Aaron, who works in The Gym on the Avenue Road, claimed the €5,000 top

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Intreo Centre coming to Dundalk

Dundalk will be one of 43 locations around the country where an Intreo Centre will open by the end of January. Intreo Centres are one stop shops, providing income support

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Sean O’Mahony’s flag day this weekend

Local GAA club the Sean O’Mahony’s will be holding their annual flag day this coming weekend – Friday January 3rd and Saturday January 4th. This is one of the Point

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Glyde River to open for salmon fishing in New Year

Wild salmon fishing will be permitted on the Glyde River next year following an assessment of the current state of stocks in the country’s rivers by local TD and Minister

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1,400 homes without power in Dundalk overnight as weather wreaks havoc

Around 1,400 homes in the Dundalk area were left without power for parts of last night and this morning due to the strong winds that have battered the country since


Peter and Clare tie the knot

Congratulations to local couple Peter Sweeney and Clare Campbell, who tied the knot on Friday followed by a reception in the Four Seasons Hotel in Carlingford. May they have a

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New tea room opens in Dundalk

It may have gone unnoticed in the build-up to Christmas but a new vintage style tea room called Ruby’s has opened in Francis Street. The new  venture is located in

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Shamrocks launch new club website

Local football club Shamrocks FC recently launched a new look website at The new site will feature updated results, fixtures and tables on a weekly basis and all of

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Greenmount Restaurant extensively damaged in further blow to Clanbrassil Street

Clanbrassil Street suffered another huge blow in the early hours of this morning when the Greenmount Restaurant was extensively damaged by fire. The latest incident follows a major blaze at

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Dundalk family goes all out to welcome son home for Christmas

One local family certainly went all out to welcome their son home from Australia on Friday Dymphna and Vinnie McArdle, from Dundalk, were waiting with daughter Niamh for the arrival

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Fire at Cycle Shop in Dundalk

A fire broke out at the Cycle Shop in Clanbrassil Street this morning. Dundalk Fire Service were called to the scene just after 11am with five units spending around three