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National Cycling Championships set for Carlingford this weekend

The National Cycling Championships take place in Carlingford this weekend and as a result a number of roads in the area will be closed to public transport from 10.30am to

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Meanwhile, at the Home Bakery

  The good folk at the Home Bakery in Jocelyn Street have taken to Facebook to announce that they are selling mint Aero cheesecakes. All we can say is NOM,

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This week’s Argus

In this week’s Argus, the front page story is how an O Fiaich College Leaving Cert student is having to organise her dad’s funeral following his death in a car

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Dundalk investigating fall of Pat’s supporter

Dundalk FC issued a short statement last night, reassuring League of Ireland fans that they are fully investigating the incident which seen a St Patrick’s Athletic supporter fall in the

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Blow for Dundalk as Ward is ruled out for the rest of the season

Dundalk’s promising season has been dealt a major blow with the news that midfielder Keith Ward faces the rest of the campaign on the sidelines with injury. The 22-year-old, who

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Anne Frank exhibition coming to Dundalk

An Anne Frank exhibition is scheduled to come to Dundalk this September. The exhibition, which is run by the Anne Frank Trust in the UK, creates a journey of self-exploration

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16 properties in Saltown sell for combined total of over €3m

Sixteen homes have sold in the Saltown estate in Dundalk for a combined total of €3,090,000. The transactions – which total €193,125 each – are recorded on the Property Price

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No retrial for O’Brien

The State will not seek a retrial in the case of a local man who had one of his two convictions for IRA membership quashed by the Court of Criminal

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When the Lion was just a cub…

Rob Kearney made his first start of the current tour for the British and Irish Lions in their defeat to the Brumbies today. A picture of the Carlingford man has

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This week’s Dundalk Democrat

In this week’s Dundalk Democrat, there’s reaction to the injury a St Patrick’s Athletic fan suffered at Oriel Park on Friday night, with Dundalk FC denying there was crushing at

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View from the Cooley Mountains

Thanks to Gary Farrell for sharing this stunning picture from the top of the Cooley Mountains, looking down on Dundalk Bay.

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Bell X1 to perform exclusive acoustic gig in Dundalk to mark release on new album

Top Irish band Bell X1 are set to mark the release of their new album Chop Chop by performing at a series of ‘pop-up’ shops around the country, including an

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Tallanstown home destroyed by fire

A house just outside Tallanstown village was destroyed by fire last night. The owner of the property returned home around 9pm to discover the blaze. He quickly alerted the relevant

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Wily farmers cut grass at Park Hotel in Dundalk to deal with fodder crisis

We’ve all heard about the impact the fodder crisis has been having on the farming community. The situation has been so bad that the airport authorities at Dublin and Shannon

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The Castletown River

  Check out this superb picture from Lizzie Irwin of the Castletown River and Castletown Bridge in Dundalk. Source: Lizzie Irwin (Twitter)