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Na Piarsaigh hoping to expand clubrooms

Local GAA club Na Piarsaigh are hoping to expand their clubrooms on the Rock Road. The town’s youngest club have recently applied to Dundalk Town Council for planning permission for

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Cox’s Demesne energy-saving project set for European awards

The Cox’s Demesne Regeneration Project which has seen major energy efficiency works carried out on 573 homes in Dundalk was awarded the ‘Best Energy Smart Initiative by a Local Authority’

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New takeaway earmarked for Barrack Street

A new takeaway is set to open in the coming weeks at the former O’Hanlon’s Take Away in Barrack Street. Dundalk Town Council recently granted conditional planning permission to Simon

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Armagh Road residents discuss local break-ins

The chairmen and secretaries of the Lios Dubh and Armagh Road/Lennon Melia Residents’ Associations held a “very productive” meeting last night. The meeting was called to discuss the growing number

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Future of LifeStyle Sports in Dundalk under threat due to rent dispute

The future of Lifestyle Sports in the Marshes Shopping Centre in Dundalk is believed to be under threat after the sports retailer threatened to close the store in a dispute


Double delight for Kearney brothers after they are both selected for Scotland clash

Rob Kearney will win his 50th Ireland cap after being named at full back for Ireland’s Six Nations opener with Scotland in the Aviva Stadium on Sunday. The Willville man

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Louth County Council inviting applications for Housing Adaptation Grants

Louth County Council is inviting grant applications from those in the county who require assistance to make their home more suitable to accommodate a person with a disability and for

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EK Fuels start work on new express valet service

EK Fuels have started work on a new ‘Express Valet’ service at their site on the Armagh Road. The local TOP garage hopes to open the new service in the

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Mixed fortunes for local schools in finals

There was mixed fortunes for two local schools in their respective finals at Oriel Park on Wednesday. Dundalk Grammar School clinched the North East Senior League Division Two title with

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Woman who fell at Slane gig withdraws case against Dundalk company

A Co Armagh woman who was suing a Dundalk-based company and concert promoters MCD after allegedly slipping and fracturing her leg at a Rolling Stones concert in Slane Castle in

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Fears of further flooding in Dundalk and Blackrock this weekend

There are fears of further flooding in Dundalk and Blackrock this weekend following the issuing of a high tide warning. The tide is expected to reach a height of 4.57m

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St Mary’s College meets those concerned by new school project for Dundalk

The management of one of the largest second-level schools in the town has moved to allay concerns among some local residents about plans to build a new school in Dundalk

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Staff told not to report to work at Sellafield due to “elevated levels of radioactivity”

Staff at the nuclear power plant site at Sellafield in the UK – just across the Irish Sea from Dundalk – have been asked not to report to work today


Reilly drafted in for Louth debut in league opener

Patrick Reilly is the surprise inclusion in the Louth team for Sunday’s Allianz National Football League Division Two opener against Armagh at the Gaelic Grounds in Drogheda. The St Brides

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Darver Castle looking to expand

Darver Castle are hoping to extend the reception area of the castle. Owner Aidan Carville has applied to Louth County Council for planning permission for a 13 square metre extension