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520 students receiving concessionary school transport

A total of 520 students in Louth are receiving concessionary school transport for the current school year, new figures have revealed. A parliamentary question from Deputy Carolan Nolan revealed that

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Dundalk IT moves up two places in The Sunday Times’ Good University Guide rankings

Dundalk IT has moved up two places in The Sunday Times’ Good University Guide rankings. The local college is now in the top four ITs in the country after jumping

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NetwellCASALA at Dundalk IT nominated for prestigious EU Innovation Radar Award

The NetwellCASALA centre at Dundalk IT has been nominated for a prestigious EU Innovation Radar Award. NetwellCASALA is the Research Centre for Ageing based in DkIT and is a leading

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Dundalk Student Village is sold

A deal for the sale of the Dundalk Student Village at Dundalk IT has been concluded in recent days. The development of 40 purpose built student apartments went on sale

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Gina Akpe-Moses to open St Vincent’s 5k run later this month

Past pupil and current European U20 100m champion Gina Akpe-Moses will open the St Vincent’s 5k run later this month. The event will take place on Sunday October 22nd and

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Castletown Girls’ National School release video for Road Safety Week

This week is Road Safety Week and to mark the occasion Castletown Girls’ National School have released a video of tips for parents on how to keep their children save.

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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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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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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,

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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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Students and lecturers brave the elements for lunchtime protest at Dundalk IT

Students and lecturers from Dundalk IT braved the elements at lunchtime to protest at the funding crisis in Institutes of Technology around the country due to budget cuts. One part

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Naughton to be honoured alongside Bill Clinton at DCU next month

Dundalk born businessman Martin Naughton is to be honoured alongside former US president Bill Clinton at a ceremony at Dublin City University next month. The Glen Dimplex founder (pictured above

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Faughart NS parents beg Archbishop Martin to ‘save our school’

Parents from Scoil Náisiunta Bhrighde in Faughart greeted Archbishop Eamon Martin with a protest when he arrived in the area on Sunday. The Archbishop was in Faughart for the All-Irish

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Dr Michael Mulvey appointed new president of Dundalk IT

Dr Michael Mulvey has been appointed the new president of Dundalk Institute of Technology. Dr Mulvey, who will take up his new role on Monday on a five year contract,