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Cuchulainn Gaels hoping to build new clubrooms in Omeath

Louth’s youngest GAA club the Cuchulainn Gaels have applied for outline planning permission to build new clubrooms at their ground at Knocknagoran in Omeath. The application to Louth County Council

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More than 3,000 under the age of 25 in Louth not registered to vote

More than 3,000 people in Co Louth under the age of 25 are not registered to vote, according to new figures compiled by the National Youth Council. In the build-up

Crime

Dundalk Gardaí come to man’s rescue after gun and arson attack on house

Two local Gardaí came to a man’s rescue earlier today after his house suffered a gun and arson attack in the early hours of the morning. The incident happened at

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Appeal lodged against five new houses planned for Seatown

An appeal has been lodged with An Bord Pleanala against Louth County Council’s decision to grant planning permission for five new homes in Seatown. Valentine Mongey was given the go

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Egyptian ambassador coming to Dundalk next week

Ahmed Mostafa from the Egyptian Embassy will travel to Dundalk next week to with companies interested in discussing potential business with the African country. Mr Mostafa has been invited to

Health

Scans at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital to be reviewed after errors found in locum’s work

Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda is one of seven around the country where X-rays may have been misread. The Irish Times reports today that thousands of X-rays and

Sport

Dundalk FC awarded UEFA licence

Dundalk FC have been awarded a UEFA licence by the Independent Club Licensing Committee of the FAI. The licence allows them compete in this season’s Champions League, with the three

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Louth GAA to host open night next week

The Louth GAA team will hold an open night on Thursday May 7th at their centre of excellence in Darver. The night, which gets underway at 7pm, is a chance

Crime

Teenager dies in Belfast crash in van stolen from outside Dundalk

A teenage boy has died after a van which had been stolen just outside Dundalk crashed in Belfast last night. The 17-year-old was killed after the silver Transit van, which

Local jobs

Penney’s in Dundalk hiring part-time staff for summer

Penney’s in the Marshes Shopping Centre are currently hiring part-time retail assistants for the summer months. Candidates must have continuous availability from June to September and be available to work

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Rock Celtic looking to extend their clubhouse

Rock Celtic are hoping to extend their clubhouse at Sandy Lane in Blackrock. The Seasiders have applied to Louth County Council for outline planning permission for an extension to the

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Crisp sandwich shop opening in Dundalk next week

Dundalk’s first ever crisp sandwich shop will open its doors next Wednesday. Crispie Bites will open at 11am on the day in Park Street and will also feature a deli

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Dundalk Tennis Club to host international competition this August

Dundalk Lawn Tennis and Badminton Club will host an international tennis competition at the start of August. The International Tennis Federation has announced the Ramparts venue as a host of

Education

St Vincent’s win All-Ireland Debating Science Issues competition

St Vincent’s Secondary School in Dundalk were today named the All-Ireland winners of the Debating Science Issues event, hosted by the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. The winning team

Road matters

Xerox traffic lights back working

The traffic lights at the Xerox junction in Dundalk are back working again as of 4.20pm. The lights had been out of order for much of today and yesterday causing