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Planned changes to timetables for Dundalk schools could cause problems for parents

Local secondary schools are understood to be planning a dramatic change in their timetables for the next academic year, which could have a significant impact on parents. Talk of the

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Barbara’s celebrancy service allows you to get married your way

A local woman has recently set up a new service for people looking for the traditional church wedding without having to marry into one of the Christian faiths. Barbara Finegan’s

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Students behind Dunopoly amongst the winners at Louth Student Enterprise Awards

The St Mary’s College students behind the Monolopy-themed Dundalk FC game Dunopoly were amongst the prize winners at the Louth Student Enterprise Awards last week. The popular board game proved

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Dun Lughaidh Class of 1982 planning a reunion

The Dun Lughaidh Class of 1982 are planning to renew old friendships and share old memories by hosting a 35th anniversary reunion in Dundalk this June. Organisation of the event

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Just 10% of students in Co Louth went on to high-points courses this year

Schools in Co Louth failed to send more than 10% of their students to high-points courses this year. That’s according to The Irish Times, who published their regular feeder schools’

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Dundalk schools to reopen tomorrow following suspension of ASTI’s industrial action

Local schools are set to reopen tomorrow morning after the Association of Secondary Teachers Ireland (ASTI) announced this evening that they were suspending its industrial action with immediate effect. That

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Dun Lughaidh students to host Grease the musical next week

Transition Year students in Dun Lughaidh Secondary School in Dundalk are set to take on the mammoth musical that is Grease next week. They will stage the show on Monday,

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De La Salle crowned Gael Linn regional champions

De La Salle Dundalk were yesterday crowned Gael Linn Regional Champions. The Castletown-based school will now advance to the All-Ireland finals after their success at Scoil Éanna in Rathfarnham in Dublin yesterday,

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Dun Lughaidh class of 1995 reunion this Saturday

The Dun Lughaidh class of 1995 are set to host a 20 year reunion in Kennedy’s Bar on Saturday at 8pm. All who attended the school that year are invited to

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Just 38% of Louth students advance to high points courses

Just 38% of students in Louth progress to high points courses. That’s according to new figures compiled by The Irish Times as part of their Feeder Schools’ supplement in today’s

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Five local schools broken into

Five local schools were broken into over the course of three days at the weekend. The first break-ins occurred when on Saturday when the Redeemer Boys’ School and Scoil Eoin

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Operatic world and The Washington Post leap to the defence of Tara Erraught over criticisms regarding her weight

The Washington Post has hit out at a number of UK-based critics over their treatment of Dundalk native Tara Erraught in reviews of Glyndebourne’s new ‘Der Rosenkavalier’. The mezzo-soprano, who

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Dun Lughaidh to present Hairspray

Dun Lughaidh secondary school will present the show Hairspray this week. There will be three performances on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at 7.30pm each night. Admission is €10 with tickets

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Dundalk singer wins major honour in Bavaria

The Bavarian Government in Germany has honoured Ravensdale singer Tara Erraught for her contribution to the arts in the region. The mezzo-soprano has been living in Bavaria for a number

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Eilish guest of honour at Dun Lughaidh awards night

Irish Paralympian Eilish Byrne was the guest of honour at the recent Dun Lughaidh Secondary School awards night. The awards, which took place last Thursday night in the school’s gymnasium,