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Dundalk entries sought for €5,000 Teen Classical Music Awards

Dundalk teens seeking a financial boost to their musical career can now tune up to enter the 2017 Top Security Frank Maher Classical Music Awards. There’s a €5,000 first prize

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Dundalk IT named national winner of European Enterprise Promotion Awards 2017

Dundalk Institute of Technology has scooped a major award after being confirmed as a National Winner of the European Enterprise Promotion Awards (EEPA) 2017 for its development of the BSc.

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Education Minister expresses concern at situation at Faughart national school

Education Minister Richard Bruton says his department is “concerned” about the ongoing situation at Scoil Náisiúnta Bhríde in Faughart which has left the school without any pupils. Following an ongoing

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Dundalk Deaf Group to host sign language awareness week next week

The Dundalk Deaf Group are hosting a sign language awareness week next week. The week long event is aimed at promoting how to communicate with the deaf in signage language

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Coláiste Chú Chulainn open night planned for later this month

Coláiste Chú Chulainn will hold an open night for fourth, fifth and sixth classes students on Wednesday September 27th. The event at the school’s temporary home on Nicholas Street will

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Increased Garda presence on streets tonight for Junior Cert celebrations

Best of luck to all students receiving their Junior Certificate results today. Gardaí have encouraged all those getting their results to enjoy their celebrations responsibily. Business owners have been warned not

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Students urged to keep a record of bicycle details in case of theft

Gardaí have appealed to students returning to school and college in Dundalk to keep a record of their bicycle details incase it is stolen. Bikes are seen as “easy pickings”

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Morgan hits out at ‘traffic mayhem’ close to the Marist school

Former local councillor Oliver Morgan has expressed his concern about the “traffic mayhem” being caused since the opening of the new St Mary’s College school last year. Mr Morgan, who

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No pupils now left in Faughart NS

Scoil Naisiunta Brighde in Faughart now has no students enrolled in it. Just six pupils returned to the school after the summer holidays earlier this month as a long-running dispute

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Stunning video on ‘The Ages of Carlingford’ is released

A stunning new video detailing the history of Carlingford has been released in recent days. ‘The Ages of Carlingford’, produced by chronicles the history of Carlingford and Cooley in

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Parents hit out at political message outside Dundalk primary school

A number of parents have hit out after a political message was left outside a local primary school this morning. A truck with the message ‘Save the 8th’, a campaign

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Traditional Irish music to commence in Dundalk this Monday

Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann Craobh Dhún Dealgan will commence classes in traditional Irish music from this coming Monday. An enrolment and information night will take place at the Oriel Centre at

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Dundalk IT to host information evening on part-time courses on Tuesday

Dundalk IT will host an information night on Tuesday evening for those interested in their range of part-time courses. The event will take place at DkIT from 7pm to 8.30pm

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4,719 families in Louth benefit from Back to School Allowance

Over €1.5 million in Government funding helped more than 4,700 families in Co Louth with back to school costs. That’s according to figures released today by local Fine Gael TD

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Two new prefabs to be installed at St Joseph’s NS

St Joseph’s NS are set to install two new prefab classrooms at their school in Muirhevnamor. The school’s board of management have been granted planning permission to Louth County Council