News and Events Dundalk

Dundalk Photographic Society’s annual exhibition launches this Friday

The official opening of Dundalk Photographic Society’s annual exhibition will take place this Friday night at 7pm in The Basement Gallery at An Táin Arts Centre.Having been founded in 1979, this is a very special year for Dundalk Photographic Society. To mark the club’s 40th anniversary and the most

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GoFundMe page set up in support of local woman fighting FND

A GoFundMe page has been set up for local woman Justine Boyle Cherrie to support her in her fight with Functional Neurological Disorder (FND).The Glenwood woman, who is married to former Dundalk FC goalkeeper Peter Cherrie, was diagnosed with FND last May. Peter currently plays with Derry City.FND i

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N33 to close for road reconstruction works next week

Louth County Council has given notice of its decision to close the N33 National Primary Road between the Carrickmacross Road roundabout and the Dundalk Road roundabout, north of Ardee, from next Tuesday April 30th to Friday May 3rd inclusive.The road will be close from 7pm to 6am each day to public

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Go ahead given for three new houses on Mill Street

The go ahead has been given for three new houses on Mill Street in Dundalk.Karen Wiseman has been granted conditional planning permission for the development at 10 Mill Street.It will consist of 3 two storey houses, including two semi-detached and one detached house with vehicular parking and all as

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LSPCA hold their annual general meeting

Last Wednesday April 17th the Louth Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (LSPCA) held its annual general meeting in the Tesco Community Room Dundalk.The following officers were elected at the meeting: Chairperson: Paul Casey Secretary: Olwen MatthewsTreasurer: Cait MonagherAssistant Trea

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Shots fired at the wrong house in Rockfield Manor

The house in Rockfield Manor which had shots fired through its window on Easter Sunday was the wrong home.The incident occurred in the estate just off Hoey’s Lane at around 11.40pm on Sunday with the gun shots smashing the downstairs window.No one was injured in the incident but young children were

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Areas north of Dundalk impacted by watermain flushing

A number of areas north of Dundalk may suffer disruption to their water supply today due to unplanned watermain flushing.Irish Water contractors began working on the flushing at 8am this morning and hope to have it complete by 6pm.These works may cause temporary discolouration of water and/or a loca

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Elderly couple tied up during aggravated burglary in Blackrock

An elderly couple were tied up during an aggravated burglary in Blackrock last nightThe pair, aged in their 80s were tied up by two men wearing ski masks at their home on the Rock Road at around 8pm.It is understood that those behind the attack were aged in their late teens to early 20s and were arm

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Saharan Dust falls on the area overnight

If you notice a little bit of extra dust on your car this morning that’s because sand from the Sahara blew across Ireland last night.According to Louth Weather the dust levels were highest overnight with a video of how they spread across Europe available to view below…On the local weather front Lout

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Amy Broadhurst to be honoured with civic reception on Thursday

A civic reception will take place this Thursday night in honour of local boxer Amy Broadhurst.The 22-year-old Dealgan Boxing Club member recently returned from the European U22 Championships in Russia with a gold medal, the fifth she has won at European level.To mark that achievement the Muirhevnamo

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Hillwalker rescued from Cooley Mountains at the weekend

A hillwalker had to be rescued from the Cooley Mountains after becoming ill while out walking on Saturday morning.The alarm was raised to the incident on Slieve Foy just before launch time with Irish Coastguard helicopter Rescue 116 responding to the alert.They deployed their winch man to the scene

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Down Syndrome Ireland AGM in Dundalk next week

The Louth/Meath branch of Down Syndrome Ireland will hold their annual general meeting in he Crowne Plaza Hotel next Monday April 29th.The event gets underway at 8pm on the night.All are welcome to attend.

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Oxlade-Chamberlain and Sterling invest in STATSports

Liverpool’s Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Manchester City’s Raheem Sterling have become investors in local company STATSports.The England internationals have joined the growing trend for elite athletes to invest in high-tech businesses in a bid to secure their financial futures once their playing care

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Defy kit out Dundalk & District League committee for new season

The Dundalk & District League committee has thanked local company Defy Sports Apparel for kitting them out for the new season.Defy, based at the Regional Development Centre at Dundalk IT, supplied people behind the local football league with new jackets for the 100th season of the competition, which

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Dundalk Bay Brewery to invest €2.5 million in new distillery

Local company Dundalk Bay Brewing is set to invest more than €2.5 million to launch a distillery in the town.According to a report in The Sunday Times at the weekend, the company is set to target international markets by diversifying into gin and whiskey production.The brewery, which was established

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Beautifully Broken Project to launch first photography exhibition next week

The Beautifully Broken Project will hold its first photography exhibition next week.It will tell the stories of those affected by mental health and suicide.It will run from May 2nd to 4th in the Long Walk Shopping Centre with the launch taking place on Thursday May 2nd at 5pm.The Beautifully Broken

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Plan to convert former Peak Physique premises to day care centre

Plans have been drawn up to convert the former Peak Physique Fitness Club premises in Mill Street into a day care centre for those suffering from mental illness.Praxis Care have lodged a planning application with Louth County Council seeking to change the use of the fitness centre to day care/office

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Mobile home destroyed by fire in Dundalk overnight

A mobile home was destroyed in a blaze in Dundalk overnight.The fire took place at the halting site at Woodland Park on the Inner Relief Road shortly after 7pm.According to LMFM news, two units of Dundalk Fire Service attended the scene.It is understood the cause of the fire was accidental.

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Dundalk FC come from behind to see off UCD

Dundalk FC made it three wins on the bounce after coming from behind to beat UCD at the UCD Bowl on a 3-1 scoreline yesterday afternoon.Vinny Perth’s side had to do things the hard way to claim the victory after falling behind to a Yoyo Mahdy goal after just 11 minutes.The goals from @DundalkFC 's i

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Dundalk Golf Club triumph over Seapoint

Dundalk Golf Club’s Provincial Towns team took a massive scalp at the weekend when they beat last year’s quarter-finalists, Seapoint, 5-4 with the vastly experienced Jim Dywer and Charlie Monaghan very much to the fore.In Dundalk,Paul O’Callaghan was beaten by Jim McMorrow on 17 after a match that n

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