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Charity single released in memory of man who lost his life on Dundalk roads last month

The family of the young Armagh GAA player who was killed in an accident outside Dundalk last month have released a charity single in memory of their much loved son

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Yore happy to risk sacking to ‘stand up for the people’ in council Budget vote

Local councillor Maeve Yore says she will will accept the sack for voting against Louth County Council’s annual Budget yesterday if it comes to it but has insisted she had

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New O’Hanlon Park Boxing Club premises to open this Thursday

O’Hanlon Park Boxing Club will open their new premises at The Long Walk this Thursday night. The opening of the former Toymaster building will be conducted by New York-based hotelier

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The legendary Christy Moore announces gig in the Carrickdale Hotel next year

The legendary Christy Moore has announced a concert in Dundalk next year. The ‘Ride On’ singer will be performing at The Carrickdale Hotel on Friday July 6th. The Kildare man

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Funeral Mass of former local priest Fr Brendan McNally to take place tomorrow

The Funeral Mass will take place tomorrow morning of well known priest Fr Brendan McNally. The Antrim native was best known for his work with young musicians, with the Fr

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Huge turnout as Jedward officially open new St Vincent de Paul shop on Castletown Road

There was a huge turnout on the Castletown Road yesterday evening as Jedward officially opened the new St Vincent de Paul shop. The new store at 125a Castletown Road, the

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Appeal issued to Blackrock property owners to cut back hedges and trees at their properties

The Blackrock Tidy Towns group have issued an appeal on behalf of Louth County Council to encourage property owners in the area to cut back hedges and trees at the

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Ciaran O’Connor the latest Dundalk FC player to confirm his departure from Oriel Park

Ciaran O’Connor has become the latest player to announce his departure from Dundalk FC. The 21-year-old locally born striker spent last season on loan at firstly Finn Harps and then

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Dunphy calls for Stephen Kenny to be appointed next Ireland manager

Outspoken RTÉ soccer pundit Eamon Dunphy has called for Dundalk FC boss Stephen Kenny to be appointed the next Republic of Ireland manager. Writing in his column for The Irish

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Gardaí investigating reported kidnapping incident in Dundalk

Gardaí in Dundalk are investigating a reported kidnapping incident which occurred last Thursday evening. According to a report in today’s Argus, a 36-year-old man was abducted from outside his house

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Shane Grimes parts ways with Dundalk FC

The last senior Dundalk FC player from the town has parted ways from Oriel Park. Shane Grimes last night announced that he would not be rejoining his home town club

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Sharkey describes council as ‘dysfunctional’ as councillors reject Budget

Louth County Councillors voted not to adopt the 2018 budget presented to them by officials at their monthly meeting earlier today. Of the 28 councillors present, 21 voted against the

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Historian Dr Éamon Phoenix to give a talk in Dundalk this Thursday

Dr Éamon Phoenix comes to Dundalk this Thursday to give a talk in St Vincent’s Secondary School entitled ‘The North Began: Northern Narratives of the 1916 Rising from the UVF Man in

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Christmas Craft Workshop in Dundalk Library this Saturday

A Christmas Craft Workshop will take place this Saturday morning in the County Library in Roden Place in Dundalk. The parent and child workshop runs from 11am to 1pm and

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Joanne McNally to headline Juicebox Comedy Club on Saturday

Joanne McNally will be the headliner at this month’s Juicebox Comedy Club event in The Spirit Store on Saturday. McNally replaced Jennifer Maguire as co-host of RTÉ2 satirical comedy sketch