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Respond! given go ahead to convert Toberona shop into five bed house for social housing needs

The Respond! Housing Association have been given the go ahead to convert a local shop unit into a five bed house for social housing needs. The Dublin-headquartered association, who were

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Former Aslan member Tony McGuinness to perform in Dundalk later this Saturday

For those who love to hear the stories behind the songs, the Oriel Centre at Dundalk Gaol will welcome a former Aslan great on Saturday with the show ‘London – Ballymun

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Possible disruption of water supply in Omeath tonight

Pump failure may cause disruption of the water supply to Omeath and surrounding areas later tonight. Irish Water contractors are scheduled to carry out works from 11pm this evening until

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Fives the latest cab company to increase fares to €7

Local cab company Fives have announced that they are increasing their local fares to €7. The move by the Francis Street-based firm follows on from the recent announcement by Sevens

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Local singer/songwriter David Keenan to perform at next month’s Other Voices Festival

Local singer/songwriter David Keenan will be playing this year’s Eir Other Voices Festival in Co Kerry next month. The Knockbridge man will be appearing in Dingle on December 2nd. The

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Frostival to kick off Christmas in Dundalk this weekend

The Christmas period will officially get underway in Dundalk this weekend with the launch of the Frostival Winter Festival on Friday and Saturday. A wide range of events are lined

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Aura Leisure Centre gym to close next month for facelift

The gym at Aura Leisure Centre in Dundalk will close next month in order to undergo a facelift. The gym will be closed from Friday December 8th to Wednesday 20th

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Santa to set sail on Scenic Carlingford Ferry this Saturday

Those looking for a trip to see Santa with a difference should keep the Scenic Carlingford Ferry in mind. That’s because Santa arrived on board the Frazer Aisling Gabrielle this

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Sharkey tipped to be given first crack at replacing Gerry Adams in Louth

Tomás Sharkey is expected to be given the opportunity to have a first run for the local Dáil seat which Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams will vacate at the next

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Traffic lights set to get a lot more colourful locally as Canvas Paint A Box project is approved

A motion by local councillor John McGahon calling for Louth County Council to follow the example set in Dublin in establishing a Canvas Paint a Box art project was passed

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Rafferty releases new range of calendars for 2018

Local photographer Darran Rafferty has released a new range of calendars for 2018. Darran first came up with the idea for a calendar based on his imagery from the Navvy

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Exhibition on demolition of old Clark’s shoe factory opens in Dundalk Library on Thursday

A photography exhibition documenting the demolition of the old Clark’s shoe factory on the Ramparts Road will open in Dundalk Library on Thursday and run until Saturday December 2nd. The

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Accident on Inner Relief Road in Dundalk

A multi-vehicle accident has occurred at the Quay Street junction of the N52 Inner Relief Road in Dundalk. Southbound traffic is currently being diverted via Barrack Street as emergency services

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Minor Injuries Unit in Dundalk to open to those five and over from February

The Minor Injuries Unit at the Louth County Hospital in Dundalk will begin treating children aged five and over from next February. The news was announced during a visit by

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Diaceutics claims Small & Emerging Exporter of the Year Award at Export Industry Awards

Diaceutics, the Dundalk-based data insights and solutions company helping patients receive potentially lifesaving medicine through better testing, recently won the Small & Emerging Exporter of the Year Award at the