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Dundalk IT conferrals to take place at the end of the month

This year’s conferring ceremonies at Dundalk IT will take place on Thursday October 31st and Friday November 1st. The School of Informatics and Creative Arts will graduate on Thursday morning

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E Street Band member to perform at The Spirit Store

One of the newest members of Bruce Springsteen’s legendary E Street Band will be performing in Dundalk this December. Saxophonist Jake Clemons – the nephew of the late, great Clarence

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Kate celebrates Clare’s All-Ireland success

Clare girl Kate McGlennon, who is living in Dundalk and studying midwifery in DkIT, has become almost an official mascot for the Banner County’s All-Ireland winning hurling team in recent

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Giro d’Italia to pass through Dundalk next May

Next year’s Giro d’Italia cycle race will pass through Dundalk. The prestigious race will be official launched next week with the BBC revealing the routes for the three Irish stages

Local papers

This week’s Dundalk Democrat

  This week’s Dundalk Democrat carries another exclusive story on the goings on in Louth County Council’s housing section, with the front page article by Ian Cameron claiming that two

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New Dundalk town map now available

A new map of Dundalk town is now available at Dundalk Tourist Office. The map, pictured above, was developed in recent months and also features advertising from some of the

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Friends of Gerry McCann hand out missing posters at Irish Rail stations

The search for the whereabouts of missing actor Gerry McCann gathered pace this morning when friends and relatives handed out posters to commuters at Irish Rail stations in Dublin to

Sport

Dundalk refuse to throw in the Towell in title fight as Richie’s hat-trick secures European football for next season

Dundalk FC can look forward to European football next season after seeing off Derry City 3-0 at Oriel Park last night courtesy of a Richie Towell hat-trick. With Sligo Rovers

Weddings

Dundalk girl Sarah ties the knot in Mayo

Earlier this year Dundalk girl Sarah McGuinness tied the knot with Joseph Canning in St Peter and Paul’s Church in Straide, Co Mayo before having a night to remember in

Property news

House prices stabilising in Louth

Asking prices for houses in Louth have shown signs of stabilisation in the third quarter of the year, with the latest survey from property website MyHome.ie showing that the median

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Local man creates history by becoming one of the first married deacons in Ireland

A man from St Patrick’s Parish in Dundalk made history over the weekend when he became one of the first married men to be ordained a deacon in the ancient

Sport

McCrystal regains 100 mile time trial record

Cuchulainn Cycling Club’s Bryan McCrystal reclaimed his 100 mile time trial record in spectacular fashion while competing in the Ulster event on Sunday last. The event was held in Woodgreen,

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Stop the stink campaign launched against Oxigen

Local man Pairic Duffy has started a social media campaign to try and force local waste recycling company Oxigen to do something about the alleged stink company from their facility

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Mental Health art exhibition coming to Dundalk

The Dundalk Positive Mental Health Forum will present an art exhibition in the County Museum from Saturday October 5th to Saturday October 12th. The event is aimed at celebrating mental

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Narrow Water Bridge project “hangs by a thread”

A report in today’s Irish Times suggests that the Narrow Water Bridge project “hangs by a thread” and may be scrapped “within weeks” unless a funding shortfall is resolved urgently.