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Dundalk Library to close for essential maintenance works

The Louth County Library in Roden Place will close for a week later this month for essential maintenance works. The library will be closed from Tuesday January 21st to Friday

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Dundalk schoolboy receives letter from Will Smith

Christmas has come early for one local schoolboy after he received a letter from Hollywood movie star Will Smith. Sixth-class pupil Elijah Odigie was one of a number of youngsters

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Tenders sought for major refurbishment and extension to St Joseph’s NS

Tenders are being sought from contractors for a new two-storey extension and refurbishment at St Joseph’s National School in Muirhevnamor. The work would involve a two-storey extension to the existing

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The Fight Before Christmas in The Fairways this Monday night

  The Fight Before Christmas white collar boxing event will take place this Monday night in the Fairways Hotel. Entry to the charity fundraiser is €15, with all proceeds raised

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Digital Dundalk to launch in the New Year

A new initiative to get Dundalk on the digital map is being launched in 2014. Called #digitaldundalk the idea is to pull people interested and working in the digital community

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Dundalk IT launch €4.2m Honeycomb project

Dundalk IT have launched a new business support programme designed to maximize the economic potential of Ireland’s growing digital content sector. Entitled ‘Honeycomb – Creative Works’, the €4.2m programme will

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Just under half the population of Louth now have a Facebook account

Just under half of the population of Louth now have a Facebook account, according to new statistics from The website found that 47.19% of the county use Facebook –

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Erasmus Christmas Party on Monday

The final ESN Dundalk party of the semester takes place on Monday 9th December. The Erasmus International Christmas Party will take place in the college bar of Dundalk IT from

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Dundalk IT celebrate All-Ireland success

Dundalk IT are celebrating this morning after beating IT Tralee 2-6 to 1-8 yesterday to land the All-Ireland Freshers’ title in Pukane in Tipperary. Shane Lennon’s side clinched the Division

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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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Table quiz in aid of Marist Missions in Dundalk this Friday

A fundraising table quiz in aid of the Marist Missions in Ranong, Thailand, will take place this Friday at McGeough’s Pub, Roden Place, at 8.30pm. The event is being organised

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Construction to commence on five local school projects next year

Construction work will commence on five schools next year as part of the government’s five-year capital investment programme. Minister for Education Ruairi Quinn today unveiled 70 projects for next year,

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Planning granted for extension to Scoil Uí Mhuirí

Louth VEC have been granted planning permission for a two-storey extension to provide 26 new teaching spaces at Scoil Uí Mhuirí, Dunleer. The 3,102 square metre extension will also include

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Santa Hat Challenge at Dundalk IT

  A Santa Hat Challenge in aid of St Vincent de Paul will take place at Dundalk IT next Thursday. Organisers are hoping to beat the record for the most

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€1.45m in funding for Dundalk and Drogheda to combat childhood disadvantage

Dundalk and Drogheda were today selected as one of nine areas to enter the design stage of the Area-Based Childhood (ABC) Programme 2013. Minister for Children & Youth Affairs Frances