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Local man awarded €281,500 after losing tip of his finger at FÁS course in Dundalk

A local man who lost the tip of his finger when he pushed back a sliding table which was part of a panel saw machine while on a FÁS course

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Dundalk back in league action against Shamrock Rovers on Sunday

Dundalk FC will return to league action this Sunday when they take on Shamrock Rovers in Oriel Park at 5pm. The match between the two sides was originally due to

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Dundalk to host Derry City in FAI Cup

Dundalk FC have been drawn to face Derry City in the first round of the Irish Daily Mail FAI Cup. The game will take place at Oriel Park next month

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Sixteen week waiting time in Dundalk for free legal aid consultation

People interested in receiving free legal aid in Dundalk are having to wait 16 weeks for a first consultation. That’s according to new figures from Minister for Justice and Equality

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59 new Gardaí assigned to Louth since recruitment resumed in 2014

A total of 59 new Gardaí have been assigned to the Louth Garda Division since recruitment resumed in 2014. That’s according to figures supplied by Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan

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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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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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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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Local man draws up proposal for new bus network for Dundalk

A local man has come up with a proposal for a new bus network for Dundalk. Christopher Browne feels that part of the town is neglected by the current service

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Armed anti terrorist unit will be based in Dundalk before the end of the year

An armed anti terrorist unit of the Gardaí will be based in Dundalk before the end of the year. News of the new unit was revealed on Friday by Garda

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Dundalk FC hotel evacuated in Norway after fire alarm goes off

Dundalk’s trip to Norway took another unfortunate turn this afternoon when the team’s hotel was evacuated after a fire alarm was set off. Players, officials, supporters and other guests were

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Louth Hospital Group seeking new manager for Louth and Lourdes hospitals

The Louth Hospital Group is currently on the lookout for a new Hospital Manager. The successful candidate will oversee the running of both the Louth County Hospital in Dundalk and

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Former Dundalk midfielder Dean Shiels signs for Scottish side Dunfermline

Former Dundalk FC midfielder Dean Shiels has signed for Scottish Championship side Dunfermline Athletic. The 14-times capped Northern Irish international spent the second half of last season at Oriel Park

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Two people arrested in separate incidents after ambulances are forced to stop on M1

Two people were arrested in the early hours of yesterday morning following separate incidents which led to two ambulances having stop on their respective journeys from Dundalk to Drogheda. The

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Free Coca Cola Zero samples being handed out in Dundalk this afternoon

If you’re around Dundalk this afternoon and fancy having your thirst quench then pop by the Market Square. That’s because the Coca Cola Zero team are there until 6pm handing