LOCAL NEWS

Number of items stolen from house in Boyle O’Reilly Terrace

Gardaí are investigating a burglary of a house on Boyle O’Reilly Terrace yesterday evening in which a number of items were stolen.The Casey family home had several items taken from it shortly after the family raised more than €7,000 for Pieta House as part of a fundraiser to mark the first anniversa

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Watch the Redemptorist Carol Service on Talk of the Town this Sunday

St Joseph’s Redemptorist Choir will be hosting their annual Redemptorist Carol Service this Sunday evening at the church on the St Alphonsus Road.Just as we did 12 months ago, Talk of the Town will be streaming the event live on our Facebook page for those unable to attend. Last year’s live stream p

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Weather warning upgraded to Orange in Louth

After a night of heavy wind and rain, things could be set to get even worse later today.While a yellow weather warning for wind and rain came into force at midnight across the country, this will be upgraded to an orange weather warning from 3pm this afternoon until midnight.Met Éireann said: “A deve

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New telecommunications mast planned for Riverstown forest

Plans have been submitted for a new telecommunications mast at Coillte Forest Grange in Riverstown.Cignal Infrastructure Ltd have lodged a planning application with Louth County Council for the new mast, which will provide voice and mobile broadband services in the North Louth area.They are proposin

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Dundalk racing fans to benefit from launch of Racing TV

Dundalk racing fans will benefit from additional coverage of the local track when the new Racing TV launches in the New Year.The new subscription channel will launch on January 1st with racing from all 26 Irish racecourses, as well as 35 more in the UK.While the new dedicated racing channel will cos

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McGahon welcomes extension of Confidence & Supply Agreement

Local councillor John McGahon has welcomed the extension of the Government’s tenure.Earlier this week Fianna Fáil leader Micheal Martin announced that his party were extending the current Confidence & Supply Agreement due to the impending threat of Brexit on the Irish economy.This means we won’t see

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Dundalk Theatre Workshop to stage ‘Duet for One’ in New Year

Dundalk Theatre Workshop will stage a production of the show ‘Duet For One’ by Tom Kempinski in the New Year.The play will be in An Táin Arts Centre at the Town Hall from January 30th to February 2nd with tickets on sale now from the box office on 042 9329281 or www.antain.ieIt will be directed by B

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Status yellow rain and wind warning issued for Saturday

A status yellow rain and wind weather warning has been issued for the whole of Ireland this Saturday.Met Éireann have warned that heavy rain during Saturday will lead to accumulations of 30 to 50mm with some mountainous areas exceeding these limits.The warning comes into force at midnight tonight an

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O’Connor family to hold Christmas Homecoming Concert in aid of CRY

Gerry O’Connor and his musical family from Dundalk are organising a special Christmas Homecoming in aid of CRY (Cardiac Risk in the Young) Ireland, the charity that supports families who have lost a child to Sudden Cardiac Death or Sudden Adult Death Syndrome.The O’Connor’s, who played a lead role i

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Limited number of Dundalk FC retro jerseys to go on sale on Monday

Dundalk FC will release a small batch of the limited edition 1988 retro jersey for sale on Monday.The jersey, complete with Harp Lager logo, sold out within minutes of going on sale earlier this month.Now another limited amount will go on general sale from the club’s Christmas shop in the Long Walk

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Late night trains running this weekend from Dublin to Dundalk

Late night trains from Dublin to Dundalk for the Christmas and New Year period will run this weekend.A 00:40hrs and 01:40hrs train from Dublin Pearse and serving Tara Street, Dublin Connolly, and all stations from Howth Junction to Dundalk will run this Friday and Saturday and next weekend, December

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Man charged in connection with Ardee hit and run in October

A man in his 30s is due to appear at Drogheda District Court at 10.30am this morning charged in relation to an incident on Sunday 28th October, 2018 at approximately 1.16am at Market Street, Ardee.Three pedestrians (2 women 21yrs & 20yrs, 1 man 53yrs) were struck by a silver Vauxhall Vectra which mo

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Plans for temporary landfill in Kilsaran approved by An Bord Pleanála

Plans for a temporary landfill at Bolies in Kilsaran in Castlebellingham have been given the go ahead by An Bord Pleanála subject to revised conditions.Barry Connolly was granted conditional planning permission by Louth County Council last June for the filling of existing lands at Bolies to include

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Adams warns of winter trolley crisis in our hospitals

Local TD Gerry Adams has warned of the possibility of a winter trolley crisis in Emergency Departments around the country, including at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda.In a statement, the Sinn Féin deputy called on the government to “urgently provide the greater bed capacity in our hospital

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Cursillo Christmas Celebration in St Patrick’s on Tuesday

Cursillo are holding their annual Christmas Celebration on Tuesday 18th December at 8pm in the Confraternity Room of St Patrick’s, Dundalk.An open invite has been extended to all who wish to join the group on the night as they prepare for Christmas.Cursillo was founded in Dundalk in 1987 by Fr John

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Warrenpoint Port cancels plans to dump dredged material in Carlingford Lough

Warrenpoint Port has cancelled plans to dump dredged material near protected areas in Carlingford Lough because of the potential environmental impact.It said early results from a survey showed the work could have had an “unacceptable detrimental impact”.CEO Clare Guinness said the potential impact c

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Wet and windy weekend in store

After a night of strong winds there are a few more wet and windy days ahead.That’s the verdict of Louth Weather in their look ahead to the weekend.With gusts of up to 70kph recorded in Carlingford last night, similar can be expected on Saturday with the weekend’s conditions expected to continue into

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Appeal lodged against plans to reopen Ravensdale quarry

As expected the first appeal has been lodged against Louth County Council’s decision to allow the local quarry in Ballymakellett in Ravensdale to reopen.Last month Arabtec Capital Unlimited were granted conditional planning permission by Louth County Council to reopen the quarry, which hasn’t been i

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Burst water main affecting supply in Glenwood

A burst water main may cause disruption to supply in Glenwood and surrounding areas today.Irish Water contractors are working to repair the problem and hope to have work complete by 5pm this evening. Those affected are advised to allow 2-3 hours after the estimated restoration time for their supply

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