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Fears expressed over future of casual trading in Dundalk town centre

Fears have been raised that Louth County Council may be looking to end casual trading in Dundalk town centre. The Market Square area of the town, in particular, has been

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Seatown Festival to return this September

The Seatown Festival is set to return this September. It is proposed that the popular street festival, featuring a number of top musical acts, will take place on Saturday and Sunday September 2nd

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Gardaí assaulted following arrest of man in Seatown Place last week

Two Gardaí were assaulted while responding to an incident at Seatown Place in Dundalk last week. The incident occurred last Thursday when the two officers, one of whom was female,

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Top job in BoyleSports stays in the family as Conor Gray named new CEO

The top job in BoyleSports is set to remain within the family. Talk of the Town reported last month how John Boyle was set to step down as chief executive

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Gerry Campbell takes over as new president of Dundalk Lions Club

Gerry Campbell was elected the new president of Dundalk Lions Club at a handover event in the Lisdoo at the weekend. Gerry takes over from the outgoing Kerri Malone and

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Adams calls for immediate publication of HSE report into St John of God Services

Local TD Gerry Adams has called for the immediate publication of the HSE report from its audit of St John of God Services. The report, which was leaked in the

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Rugby star Rob Kearney given the go ahead to build new home in Carlingford

Leinster and Ireland rugby star Rob Kearney has been given the go ahead to build a new house in Carlingford. The 31-year-old, who hails from nearby Willville, applied for planning

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Three local parks receive Green Flag awards

Three local parks have been awarded a Green Flag. The parks to benefit include Blackrock Community Park, Ice House Hill Park and St Helena’s Park. St Dominic’s Park in Drogheda

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Blackrock to host four day film festival at the end of next month

Blackrock will host its very own four day film festival at the end of next month. The event, hosted by the Blackrock Tourism and Development Group, is an expansion on

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Gold for Gina at European Athletics Under-20 Championships

There were major celebrations for local athlete Gina Akpe-Moses on Friday after she clinched gold in the 100m at the European Athletics Under-20 Championships in Grosseto in Italy. Running into

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Gas Networks Ireland given go ahead to upgrade gas mains network at the Demesne

Gas Networks Ireland have been given the go ahead to upgrade the gas mains network in Dundalk town centre. The company have been granted conditional planning permission by Louth County

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Rovers goalkeeper Chencinski accuses Dundalk supporters of racism

Shamrock Rovers goalkeeper Tomer Chencinski hit out at sections of the Oriel Park crowd on social media last night following his side’s 1-0 victory over Dundalk yesterday evening. The Canadian

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Bourbon Boutique set to expand with move to Clanbrassil Street store

Bourbon Boutique in Dundalk is set to expand with a move to a new premises in Clanbrassil Street. The store, which opened in May 2016 in Francis Street, is relocating

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The search is on for new Miss Louth

The search is on for this year’s Miss Louth. The hunt for the new Miss Louth, who will go on to represent the county in this October’s Miss Ireland contest,

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Haughey’s Dublin property sells for €3.5 million

A Dublin property that had belonged to the late Dundalk-born businessman Dr Edward Haughey has been sold for €3.5 million. The redbrick Georgian house at 64 Fitzwilliam Square was for