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Dundalk mother appears on The Late Late Show discussing trauma of having rented home repossessed

A Dundalk mother of two appeared on The Late Late Show on RTÉ One last night to discuss the desperate situation her family have found themselves in after having their rented

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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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Miss Louth Emma Griffith vying for Miss Ireland title tonight

Local woman Emma Griffith will be hoping to be named the new Miss Ireland when the contest takes place at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Northwood in Dublin tonight. The

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Culture Night 2017 up and running in Dundalk

Culture Night 2017 is officially underway in Dundalk. The annual all-island event celebrates culture, creativity and the arts. Things got underway in Dundalk at 2pm with a display of Banned

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AIB Start-Up Academy coming to Dundalk next month

AIB have teamed up with The Entrepreneurs Academy to deliver a series of free one day bootcamps in eight locations nationwide, including Dundalk. You are invited to register your interest

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Down Syndrome Centre North East to host free family fun day this Sunday

A new Down Syndrome centre for the North East Region will open in the New Year. The Down Syndrome Centre North East (DSC NE) will be opening its doors in

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Exhibition on Dundalk FC to open at the County Museum on Tuesday

The County Museum in Dundalk are set to open a new exhibition on Dundalk FC next week. The exhibition will celebrate the club’s achievements from its foundation in 1903 up

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Steam train excursion from Dundalk to Dublin this Sunday

The Railway Preservation Society of Ireland have organised a Steam Enterprise trip from Belfast to Dublin this Sunday. The train will be stopping at Clarke Station in Dundalk and Dundalk

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Complimentary tickets up for grabs for Dundalk Stadium’s 10th birthday celebrations tonight

The 10th anniversary celebrations of Dundalk Stadium takes place this evening. The €35 million Racecourse Road venue officially opened its doors on August 26th 2007. To mark that landmark a

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King family continues to reign with another double at Ploughing Championship

The National Ploughing Championships concluded in Skreggan in Co Offaly yesterday but not before the King family from Philipstown had added to their reign as the undisputed stars of the

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Trad group Gatehouse to perform at the Oriel Centre this Saturday

Trad group Gatehouse will perform at The Oriel Centre at Dundalk Gaol this Saturday. The concert gets underway at 8pm with admission €12 for adults or €10 for concessions. Gatehouse

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Taoiseach Leo Varadkar to visit Dundalk today

Leo Varadkar will visit Dundalk today for the first time in his tenure as Taoiseach. Amongst Mr Varadkar’s engagements will be a visit to the Carrickdale Hotel where he will

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MacNamee’s in Knockbridge to launch new B&B service

A rural pub on the outskirts of Dundalk is set to launch a new B&B service. MacNamee’s Bar in Knockbridge revealed on its Facebook page yesterday that it was launching

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Ryan Cullen to headline Juicebox Comedy Club this Saturday

Rising comedy star Ryan Cullen of ‘Facts’ YouTube channel fame headlines the JuiceBox Comedy Club at The Spirit Store on Saturday. Ryan has rapidly become one of Ireland’s most talked

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Fund for Benny Reilly raises almost €40,000 inside 24 hours

A memorial fund for former Louth footballer Brendan ‘Benny’ Reilly, who died suddenly at the weekend has raised almost €40,000 in the space of 24 hours. The 38-year-old passed away