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Traders’ Cup event to take place in Dundalk this Sunday

Cuchulainn Cycling Club will host the 2017 Dundalk Traders’ Cup this Sunday. The event gets underway from DkIT Sport at 10am and involves a circuit of approximately 24km. Entry is

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Go Car parking space on Park Street to be removed following Dundalk BIDS intervention

A Go Car car parking space that had been installed in Park Street is set to be moved by Louth County Council following an intervention by Dundalk BIDS. At the

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Extension to Bush Post Primary School given the go ahead

A proposed extension to Bush Post Primary School in Riverstown has been given the go ahead. The Louth Meath Education & Training Board (LMETB) have been granted conditional planning permission

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Cancerous tumours the leading cause of death in Co Louth in first three months of 2017

A total of 243 people died in the first three months of the year in Co Louth with the majority of them passing as a result of malignant neoplasms. That’s

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SOSAD says ongoing investigation into disciplinary matter will not undermine its “integrity and goodwill”

Local suicide prevention charity SOSAD has released a statement assuring members of the public that an ongoing investigation into a disciplinary matter will not undermine the group’s “integrity and goodwill”.

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Local parks to receive Green Flag awards tomorrow

The three local parks who were awarded Green Flags earlier this summer will receive their awards tomorrow. In July it was revealed that Blackrock Community Park, Ice House Hill Park

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Canopy sought for new SuperValu ahead of late October opening

The company behind the new SuperValu at The Fairways Hotel are seeking to retain and complete a partially constructed canopy at the supermarket. Wonderglade Unlimited Company have applied to Louth

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Most workers and students in Louth leave home between 8.30am and 9am

The average person in Co Louth leaves their home between 8:30am and 9am for school or work. That’s according to new fata from Census 2016, released today by the Central

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Less than 40% of rivers in the area are at satisfactory ecological status – EPA

Local rivers in the area have one of the lowest percentage of satisfactory water in the country. That’s according to a new report from the Environmental Protection Agency on Water

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Total Produce reports increase in profits and revenues

Dundalk-based fresh produce company Total Produce has reported an increase in profits and revenues for the six months to the end of June after a number of acquisitions in the

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Dundalk teen may suffer permanent damage to his vision following assault at Tiesto gig

A teenager from Dundalk may suffer permanent damage to his vision following an assault at a concert in Belfast at the weekend. The PSNI have appealed for information after the

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Pop-up fashion stall in aid of The Birches at the Seatown Festival this weekend

A pop-up fashion stall in aid of The Birches Day Centre will be set up at the Seatown Festival in Dundalk this weekend. BB’s Fashion pop-up stall is hosted by

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New restaurant planned for Carlingford

A new restaurant is being planned for Carlingford. Talk of the Town has learned that Jim and Catherine Woods are set to apply for planning permission to convert Eblana House

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Farm machinery and equipment auction in Heynestown on Saturday

A farm machinery and equipment auction will take place in Heynestown this Saturday. The auction, hosted by Michael Lavelle Estate Agents, will take place on the farm of the late

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Suspected Garda killer one of almost 100 Irish deported from America in last five years

The man suspected of killing Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe in Bellurgan in January 2013 was one of almost 100 Irish criminals booted out of the US over the past five