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New president expected to be appointed at Dundalk IT this August

A new president is expected to be appointed at Dundalk IT by this August. That’s according to Minister for Education and Skills Richard Bruton. Responding to a parliamentary question from

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Dundalk student wins top prize in Texaco Children’s Art Competition

A Dundalk student has been presented with a top award in this year’s 63rd Texaco Children’s Art Competition. Pictured is Nathan Morgan (17) from St Brigid’s Special School in Ard Easmuinn. He picked

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Last chance for Dundalk schoolchildren to enter Art in Action Schools competition

One lucky Dundalk schoolchild will be taking their classmates on a fantastic school trip to Celtic Adventures in Clogherhead and will have their work featured on the new Shop Local

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Financial contribution of students to Dundalk IT up by more than 350% since 2007

The level of student contributions to the running of Dundalk Institute of Technology has jumped by almost €8.3 million in the space of the last nine academic years. New figures,

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Dundalk school St Joseph’s needs your support to win Safe Cross Code competition

St Joseph’s National School in Muirhevnamor have made it into the final of the Road Safety Authority’s Safe Cross Code competition but need your help to land the top prize.

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Road Safety Authority discuss new roadside drug tests with Dundalk IT students

The Road Safety Authority of Ireland recently travelled to Dundalk IT to discuss the new roadside drug tests that Gardaí are able to carry out. In a video released on their

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Car boot sale in St Mary’s College today

A car boot sale will take place in the grounds of St Mary’s College today. Hosted by the school’s Parents’ Council, the event runs from 11am to 3pm with gates

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Planned changes to timetables for Dundalk schools could cause problems for parents

Local secondary schools are understood to be planning a dramatic change in their timetables for the next academic year, which could have a significant impact on parents. Talk of the

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Dundalk IT students aim to challenge the stigma around schizophrenia with Realign project

A group of fourth year Creative Multimedia students at Dundalk IT are inviting people to ‘Realign’, a practice based research project that is tackling stigma in Irish media, specifically the stigma

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St Vincent’s Secondary School reach final of SEAI’s One Good Idea event

St Vincent’s Secondary School in Dundalk reached the National Final of this year’s Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland’s One Good Idea event earlier this week. They were one of 20

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Faughart community to host Save Our School meeting this Friday

The Faughart community are hosting a public meeting to ‘save our school’ this Friday night at 9.15pm in the Ramada Hotel on the Armagh Road. Fears have been expressed over

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Consultation in Dundalk this Thursday to discuss Irish LGBTI+ Youth Strategy

A consultation will take place in Dundalk this Thursday on the Irish LGBTI+ Youth Strategy. The proposed strategy will be the first of its kind in the world for 15-24

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Additional funding for childcare now available in Louth

Extra funding for childcare is now available in County Louth. News of the additional funding has been confirmed by local Fine Gael TD Fergus O’Dowd, who promised support for all

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Extension planned for Bush Post Primary School

An extension is planned for the Bush Post Primary School in Riverstown. The Louth Meath Education & Training Board (LMETB) have applied to Louth County Council for planning permission to

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Dunopoly team land top prize at Student Enterprise National Finals

Students from St Mary’s Colleges were amongst the winners at the recent Student Enterprise National Finals in Croke Park. The team who came up with Dunopoly, a Dundalk FC version