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Talk on the Cooley Mountains in The Spirit Store on Monday

A talk on all that the Cooley Mountains have to offer will take place in The Spirit Store on Monday. Qualified mountain guide Derek Watters will give the free talk,

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Varadkar reiterates desire to see a high speed cross border railway line

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has reiterated his desire to see a high speed cross border railway line between Dublin and Belfast by vowing to cost the proposal in the Dáil this

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300 tyres destroyed by fire in Dromad

Around 300 tyres were destroyed during a fire in north Louth last night. The incident took place at Dromad around 8.15pm. A silo was also destroyed in the blaze. Four

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Gardaí investigating arson attack on solicitor’s office in Dundalk

Gardaí are investigating an arson attack on a solicitor’s premises in Dundalk overnight. The incident occurred at James MacGuill and Company solicitors in Seatown around 11pm. It is reported that

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The Phoenix Bar placed up for sale

The Phoenix Bar has gone on the market with a €450,000 asking price. The pub at 15 Park Street has been lying idle since the start of July when it

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Huge crowds attend Taste of Togher event in Annagassan

Crowds from all over Ireland and indeed international visitors attended another very successful Taste of Togher last Saturday. The Glyde Inn situated in the small picturesque fishing village of Annagassan,

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Extension to national school in Knockbridge given the go ahead

A new extension to St Mary’s National School in Knockbridge has been given the go ahead Principal Brian O’Donnell applied to Louth County Council in August for planning permission to

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Dundalk FC’s trip to face Finn Harps to be shown live on RTÉ

Dundalk FC’s trip to Finn Park to face Finn Harps in the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division has been brought forward to 5pm on Saturday October 7th in order to

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Prometric continues its growth with the recruitment of a number of new positions

Prometric have announced a number of new and exciting opportunities within their Dundalk office. The company currently employs 130 people in their offices located in the Finnabair Business Park and

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St Vincent’s to receive Google funding for Code Week

St Vincent’s Secondary School in Seatown is one of five schools to have been selected from over 500 submissions to receive funding from Google for their Code Week Activities. Google’s

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Dundalk IT release retro GAA jersey to mark return to the Sigerson Cup

Dundalk IT’s GAA Club have launched a new retro GAA jersey to mark their return to the Sigerson Cup this season. It was 1987 that the college, then Dundalk RTC,


Dundalk girls named in Leinster U18 side for match with Ulster this Saturday

Two Dundalk girls have been named in the Leinster U18 side to face Ulster in the Interprovincial Championship in North Kildare RFC this Saturday. Meadbh O’Callaghan retains her place at

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Dundalk IT music graduate recognised by world’s leading academic awards programme

Recent Dundalk IT music graduate Stuart Anderson has been named as a Winning and Highly Commended Entrant at the Undergraduate Awards 2017. Stuart, who has now completed his final year

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Dundalk FC commentator Gerry Malone to leave LMFM role this weekend

Well known local broadcaster Gerry Malone will be leaving his role at LMFM this weekend. The former Coláiste Rís schoolteacher (pictured above left with Dundalk FC captain Stephen O’Donnell) was

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Council reduces expenses bill by 5.8%

Louth County Council reduced the amount of expenses paid to councillors last year by 5.8%. Figures from the local authority’s 2016 annual report show the expenses claim of members in