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Dundalk IT students in pre-production for new short film ‘Eventuality’

Final year students in the BA (HONS) Video & Film Production course at Dundalk IT are working on a new short film called Eventuality at present. The film is a

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Dundalk IT will have balanced books by this August following €3m deficit

Dundalk Institute of Technology will have balanced its books by this August and put a €3 million deficit behind them, the institute told the Public Accounts Committee today. The PAC

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Breathnach congratulates fire service on handling of Haggardstown fire

Local Fianna Fáil TD Declan Breathnach has congratulated the Fire Service who responded very quickly to the extensive blaze at a vehicle storage compound at Haggardstown yesterday evening on their

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Sinn Féin to host public meeting on Brexit in the Carrickdale tonight

Sinn Féin will host a public meeting on Brexit tonight in the Carrickdale Hotel. The ‘No Border, No Barriers, No Brexit’ meeting gets underway at 7.30pm. Amongst those who will

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Brian Lynch returns from World Masters Athletics Championships with two gold medals

Local athlete Brian Lynch has returned from the World Masters Athletics Championships with two gold medals. This day last week Talk of the Town reported how the 63-year-old had clinched

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Passing of Mark Duffy a “community catastrophe”

Members of the Irish Coast Guard, local search and rescue personnel and youngsters from St Francis NS and Dundalk Rugby Club were amongst those who formed guards of honour for

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Dundalk Photographic Society to open annual exhibition next month

Dundalk Photographic Society’s annual exhibition will open on Friday April 21st at 7pm in the Basement Gallery of An Táin Arts Centre at the Town Hall. Dundalk Photographic Society has

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Average monthly rent in Dundalk now €900

The average monthly rent in Dundalk at the end of last year was almost €900, according to new figures from the Residential Tenancies Board. Breaking down rents in the county

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Footpaths at the Demesne to be upgraded

Louth County Council have announced plans to upgrade the footpaths at Demesne Park in Dundalk town centre. Work will commence on Monday April 10th and last for a period of

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Huge crowds expected in Blackrock for Funeral Mass of Captain Mark Duffy

Huge crowds are expected in Blackrock this morning for the Funeral Mass of Captain Mark Duffy. The 51-year-old father of two died on Tuesday March 14th after Irish Coast Guard

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Gardaí investigating cause of Haggardstown blaze

Gardaí are investigating the cause of a fire which destroyed a premises and up to 90 vehicles in Haggardstown last night. The GT Recovery compound on the Marlbog Road was reported

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Dundalk Fire Service attending major blaze in Haggardstown

The local fire service are attending a major fire in Haggardstown at present. Over 100 cars are thought to be inside the compound at GT Recovery, best known locally as

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Dundalk IT students to host colour run in aid of two charities

Thursday April 6th will see Dundalk IT students hold a 3km colour run uniquely titled ‘Run or Dye Trying’ in support of two charities: the Dundalk Simon Community and Crumlin


Dundalk midfielder Benson ruled out for 6-8 weeks

Dundalk FC midfielder Robbie Benson has been ruled out of action with a hamstring injury for between six to eight weeks, the club have revealed. Despite losing the services of

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Traffic restrictions to apply in Blackrock for Funeral of Rescue 116 pilot Mark Duffy

The funeral of Captain Mark Duffy, who died following the crash of Irish Coast Guard helicopter Rescue 116 on March 14th, will take place in St Oliver Plunkett Church in