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Soup kitchen set to open in Dundalk

A new soup kitchen is set to open in Dundalk. Twist Soup Kitchens provide 2,500 meals a week across the country and founder Oliver Williams told The Dundalk Democrat recently

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The Blackrock Sundial

Check out this superb shot of the sundial in Blackrock, as captured by local digital artist Paul Connolly. Source: Paul Connolly Digital Artist (Facebook)

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Santa Fun Run aiming to break the World Record

Dundalk Chamber of Commerce will be aiming to break a Guinness World Record when they hold their annual Santa Fun Run on Friday November 29th. Over 4,000 participants are needed

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Bluebird Care to host 5k in aid of Special Olympics

Bluebird Care North East will be hosting a 5k charity run/walk in aid of Special Olympics Ireland in Dundalk on Saturday September 21st at 10am. Entry to the event is

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Dundalk striker Hoban in the running to appear on cover of FIFA 14

Dundalk striker Patrick Hoban is in the running to appear on the front cover of EA Sports’ FIFA 14 game. The Galway native has been a revelation for the Lilywhites

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HMV will reopen in Dundalk, Hilco boss confirms

It has been officially confirmed that HMV will reopen in Dundalk in the Xtra-vision store at the Long Walk. Talk of the Town reported last week that owners Hilco were

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St Vincent’s debs

The debs season continued last night with the St Vincent’s debs. The good folk over at have been quick to upload photos from the night, which can be viewed

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Kearney a hit off the pitch as well as on it

Rugby star Rob Kearney has had a good few years on the pitch but he’s also having a great time off it too. The Leinster and Ireland full back has

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Beach Party returns to Silence next weekend

The schools might be back and the summer might be over but don’t pack away those shorts and t-shirts just yet. That’s because next weekend will see the return of

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This week’s Dundalk Leader

This week’s Dundalk Leader features a story about four St Vincent’s students who have been volunteering in Romania in aid of Crosscause. There’s also news of the opening of the

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Information day in Carlingford over proposed offshore wind farm

First Flight Wind are hoping to install wind farms off the south east coast of Co Down in the coming years. As a result they have set up offshore wind

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Tournament in aid of Lee this Saturday

Local football team Woodview Celtic will host a tournament in memory of Lee Myles Lucchesi this Saturday in Dundalk IT. The Lee Myles Lucchesi tournament is for under 8s and

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The long road to satisfaction

Cllr Oliver Morgan posted the above picture to his Facebook page yesterday showing himself with Greenwood Drive residents Brendan McQuaid and Bernard Dunne. The three men all look happy and

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This week’s Argus

In this week’s Argus, the main headline relates to Dundalk IT sealing the deal to take over the JJB complex. There’s also news of the first group of students attending

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It’s Debs season

It’s that time of the year again. The Debs season. Whether it be young women getting their hair done midweek, hummers and stretch limos whizzing through estates or the sign