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Protests not the Enda the world

Enda Kenny’s visit to Dundalk today was certainly a mixed one, as local journalist Niamh Kirk observed in her tweet above. Many locals were expecting a repeat of the scenes

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Rounding up? That makes cents!

Ever get sick of having a load of change, made up primarily of one and two cent coins? Well that could be a think of the past – in Dundalk,

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Local man’s close shave with Boston bomber

Dundalk’s Martin Killedy had an “eerie and creepy” brush with Boston Marathon bomb suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev at the finishing line of last week’s race. A picture has emerged of Martin

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Donohoe suspect flees to the US

One of the chief suspects in the murder of Garda Adrian Donohoe has fled to America, according to reports in today’s national newspapers. Both The Irish Sun and the Irish

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There may be trouble ahead

Taoiseach Enda Kenny will travel to Dundalk on Thursday but he may not feel very welcome with at least two protests planned to coincide with his visit. The Dundalk Campaign

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Adams under pressure over brother’s sex abuse case

There are those who will never agree with Gerry Adams and those who feel he has spent a lifetime keeping secrets. Now the Sinn Féin president is receiving yet more

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Bridge over troubled waters could be in doubt

Plans to build the Narrow Water Bridge to link north Louth and south Down could be held up by Stormont Minister for Finance Sammy Wilson. Mr Wilson has yet to

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Did you know a man in Dundalk owns a barracks?

Well, he doesn’t quite own a barracks. That hasn’t stopped the Revenue Commissioners from thinking he does though with Dundalk soldier Kevin Murphy receiving a letter from them seeking a

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No need-le for it

Sinn Féin councillor Tomás Sharkey has posted a worrying picture on his Facebook page showing a syringe and needle that was found by one of his constituents outside their home

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Local couple avoid Boston bomb

A Dundalk couple had a lucky escape last night when they narrowly avoided being caught up in the bombs that rocked the finish of the Boston Marathon. David and Rose-Anna

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Corrs for concern

There may be financial problems ahead for Dundalk-born musician Jim Corr, as he has been called before the commercial court as ACC Bank looks to secure payment of €778,000 still