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Thirteen drug dealers arrested as part of operation in Dundalk

Thirteen suspected drug dealers have been arrested in Dundalk today following an operation targeting street dealers and their suppliers. Over 30 suspected dealers have been targeted as part of the investigation


Cuchulainn Gaels given go ahead to improve their ground

Cuchulainn Gaels GAC have been given the go ahead for a series of improvements at their ground at Knocknagoran in Omeath. The county’s youngest GAA club have been granted planning

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Second cars and coffee event to take place in Dundalk this Sunday

The second Cars and Coffee North East event will take place at Dundalk IT this Sunday March 5th. The first event, which sees car enthusiasts come together to look at

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Bigger competition for seats expected for local rail commuters amid plan to extend service from Dublin to Newry

Local rail commuters who travel on the 5.13pm service from Dublin Pearse to Dundalk could see the number of people using the service increase in the coming months. That’s because

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Plans for three new homes on Ardee Lane rejected

Plans for three new houses on Ardee Lane, off the Ardee Road in Dundalk have been rejected by Louth County Council. Bernie Muckian and Lesley O’Keefe applied for outline planning

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Castletown Girls raise money for Armagh Diocesan Lourdes Pilgrimage Fund with free dress day

Castletown Girls National School recently held a free dress day in aid of the Armagh Diocesan Lourdes Pilgrimage Fund. Students at the school made a contribution to the fund in

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Seachtain na Gaeilge celebrations in Dundalk Library next week

The Louth County Library in Roden Place will celebrate Seachtain na Gaeilge next week by hosting Irish music and dancing on Tuesday March 7th at 7pm. The ‘Oich Ghaelach” is

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Dundalk man to cycle from Limerick to London in aid of Make A Wish Foundation

A local man is set to take part in a 700km cycle from Limerick to London this June in aid of the Make A Wish Foundation. The fundraiser will take Ryan

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New festival Higher Visions coming to Bellurgan Park on St Patrick’s Day

A music and arts festival will take place at Bellurgan Park this St Patrick’s Day. Higher Vision is a bring your own beer event which will see some of the

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Ballybinaby crash victim to be laid to rest on Thursday

The 23-year-old who passed away following a road accident at Ballybinaby on Sunday will be laid to rest on Thursday. Andrew ‘Andy’ Smith died following a single vehicle accident close

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Supports for retailers at Local Enterprise Week

“Louth’s Local Enterprise Office has lots of ways to support retailers in the county,” Thomas McEvoy, Head of Enterprise declared this week. “Many of the supports are new because of

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More than €50.4 million spent on homes in Dundalk last year

More than 30% of all property transactions in Co Louth last year took place in Dundalk. Figures from the Property Price Register show there were 357 sales recorded in Dundalk


NFL: Louth Player Ratings vs Offaly

By Caoimhín Reilly Louth won their third consecutive league game 2-13 to 0-14 against Offaly yesterday, meaning that they’re the only team across all four divisions to have kept clean

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Adams calls for Ladywell Centre to be upgraded to a Primary Care Centre

Local TD Gerry Adams has called for the Ladywell Centre in Dundalk to be replaced with a Primary Care Centre to improve mental health facilities in the north of the

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Rotary Club to host charity breakfast for Shrove Tuesday

The Dundalk Rotary Club are hosting a Shrove Tuesday charity breakfast in the Crowne Plaza Hotel on Tuesday from 7.30am to 10.30am. The breakfast, now in its 17th year, is