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An Post release new railway themed stamp series featuring Clarke Station in Dundalk

An Post have released a new series of stamps featuring railway stations across the country. Clarke Station in Dundalk is one of the stations featured in the series along with

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Sports bags stolen following break-in to car at Carrickdale Hotel

A local woman has appealed for information after a couple of sports bags belonging to her daughter and her friend were stolen from the back of her car while it

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Childcare services in Louth receive €310,000 in extra funding

Childcare services in Louth have received a massive boost after over €310,000 in extra funding was announced for them yesterday. The biggest beneficiaries are Pugwash Bay Limited, who have creche

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Numbers residing in direct provision centre at Carroll Village falls

There are currently 56 people residing the direct provision centre at Carroll Village. The centre is run by local firm East Coast Catering for housing refugees. The number residing there

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Unique pop up shopping centre event to take place in the Carrickdale Hotel next month

A unique pop up shopping centre event will take place at the Carrickdale Hotel next month. The ‘All Things Beautiful by Nicole’ event will take place on Bank Holiday Monday

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Shock for Dundalk commuters after man is arrested on Enterprise train with gun

A number of local commuters had a train journey they won’t forget in a hurry after a man was arrested for being in possession of a gun at Connolly Station

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Scenic Carlingford Ferry to make maiden voyage this Friday

The first sailing of the Scenic Carlingford Ferry will take place this Friday at 12 noon. The first sailing of the ferry was due to take place last month on

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Helen Byrne elected new chair of Dundalk Tidy Towns

Helen Byrne has been elected the new chair of the Dundalk Tidy Towns committee. The local woman takes over from Willie Duffy, who sadly passed away in May. Helen, who

Sport

Dundalk bravely bow out of Europe after extra-time defeat in Norway

Dundalk FC bowed out of Europe last night after losing 2-1 to Rosenborg after extra-time (3-2 on aggregate). A Matthias Vilhjalmsson header in extra-time proved to be the killer blow

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Dundalk Rugby Club begin recruiting for new women’s team

Dundalk Rugby Club have begun recruiting for a women’s rugby team at the club. The Mill Road outfit are hoping to build on the success of girl’s youth rugby in

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Tribute flotilla in memory of Rescue 116 to be held on Carlingford Lough

A tribute flotilla in memory of Irish Coast Guard helicopter Rescue 116 will be held at Carlingford Marina later this month. The event on July 30th will remember Dara Fitzpatrick,

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St Malachy’s Villas to close for repairs for 12 days next month

Louth County Council are proposing to temporarily close St Malachy’s Villas to traffic for a period of 12 days next month while the road is resurfaced. The road will be

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Charity walk in memory of Peter Conlon this Sunday

Conlon’s Food Hall will host a charity walk this Sunday in memory of their founder, Peter Conlon, who passed away last December. The Monaghan Way sponsored walk, a scenic hike

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Windows smashed at Dundalk Rugby Club

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses after a number of windows were broken at Dundalk Rugby Club at the weekend. The windows were broken at the Mill Road venue some time

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Dundalk currently has the cheapest petrol and diesel prices in the country

Dundalk is the cheapest place in the country to buy a litre of petrol or diesel for your car. Information from Pumps.ie, which monitors fuel prices across the country, show