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Adams calls on government to become a champion for Narrow Water Bridge

  Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams has called on the government to become a champion for the Narrow Water Bridge project. The local TD raised the matter in the Dáil

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Adams questions findings of Smithwick Tribunal

Sinn Féin’s Gerry Adams has openly questioned the Smithwick Tribunal report on local radio this morning. Speaking on LMFM, the local TD said he doesn’t believe there was Garda collusion

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Fianna Fáil choose local election candidates

Fianna Fáil have become the latest party to choose their election candidates for next year’s local elections. Former county council chairman Peter Savage will look to retain his seat in

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Exhibition on The Disappeared coming to Dundalk in the New Year

An exhibition on The Disappeared is set to come to the County Museum in Dundalk in the New Year. An invite has been extended by Dundalk Town Council to the

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Cinema wars in Dundalk as rivals object to proposal at Retail Park

EXCLUSIVE Two local businesses have lodged an appeal with An Bord Pleanala against Dundalk Town Council’s decision to grant planning permission for a new seven screen cinema at Dundalk Retail

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Archbishop Eamon Martin visiting Dundalk this Thursday

  Archbishop Eamon Martin will be visiting Dundalk IT this Thursday. His visit will take place between 5pm to 6pm and all are welcome to attend his discussion in room

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New Beginning seminar on debt in Dundalk tomorrow

New Beginning will be holding a free seminar in Dundalk tomorrow on the topic of ‘Dealing with Debt’. The group, comprised mainly of lawyers, will outline to those in attendance

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Funding sought for Men’s Sheds in Louth

Louth County Council is to look into ways of providing funding for the Men’s Sheds facilities in the county. The facility for retired and semi-retired men has been operating here

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Local journalist honoured

Local journalist Niamh Kirk has been honoured with the Vincent Doyle Perpetual Trophy for Journalism by Independent College Dublin’s Faculty of Journalism Department. Niamh is well known in local media

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Dundalk-based priest is ordained

Locally-based priest Rev Maciej Zacharek was ordained a Deacon in St Patrick’s Cathedral in Armagh on Saturday by Cardinal Seán Brady. A native of Wygoda, in Poland, the 32-year-old is

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Fine Gael select four candidates to run in Mid-Louth at next year’s local elections

Fine Gael last night continued their preparations for next year’s local elections by selecting four candidates to run for the six seats in the Mid-Louth area. Sitting county councillors Jim

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Cross-border road safety event aims to protect young drivers

Emergency services from both sides of the border held a road safety event and simulated collision demonstration at Dundalk Institute of Technology on Wednesday to highlight the consequences of irresponsible

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St Vincent’s student wins National Europe Direct Soapbox competition

St Vincent’s student Maebh Sloan is celebrating today after winning the National Europe Direct Soapbox Final. The talented teenager was representing the Europe Direct Information Centre in Dundalk. The debating

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Sinn Féin select three candidates for Dundalk South area for next year’s local elections

Sinn Féin last night selected its three candidates for the Dundalk South constituency in next year’s local elections. Sitting county councillor Tomás Sharkey will look to retain his seat while

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McGuinness pledges support for Narrow Water Bridge

Northern Ireland’s Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness has pledged his full support to the Narrow Water Bridge project and called for an urgent meeting with Taoiseach Enda Kenny to discuss