News and Events Dundalk

New plant machinery business planned for Old Newry Road

A new plant machinery building is planned for the Old Newry Road.Colin Marmion has lodged a planning application with Louth County Council seeking permission to build a premises measuring 7.95m in height and 363.93sqm floor area for the sale, hire and repair of plant machinery.The application also s

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Louth the third most expensive county to buy land in last year

County Louth was the third most expensive county to buy land in last year.That’s according to the Agricultural Land Price Report 2018, published in the current edition of the Irish Farmers JournalIt found that Dublin recorded the highest average price at €21,983/ac, which was heavily influenced by s

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Annual SOSAD Mass to take place this Sunday

SOSAD and the Augustinian Community will combine once again to host the Annual SOSAD Mass for all those who have lost their lives to suicide this Sunday at 1.15pm in the Augustinian Church in Shop Street in Drogheda.The Mass is a very special occasion for all those that attend and will be celebrated

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Dundalk FC supporting Daffodil Day this Friday

Daffodil Day 2019 takes place this Friday March 22nd with Dundalk FC supporting the event.The club are encouraging you to buy your daffodil in Oriel Park for a chance of winning a great prize.The club said: “Join Dundalk FC in the fight against cancer by donating €3 for a daffodil pin badge, availab

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Business owners receive new Local Authority Rates

Business owners around County Louth have today received their new rates valuation assessment from the Valuation Office.The new rates will mean increases for some, decreases for others while some rates will remain unchanged.If you’re confused about the situation, local estate agents Sherry FitzGerald

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Local organisations receive over €1.3 million in funding

Ten local organisations have benefitted from over €1,368,601 in funding from the Government’s Community Services Programme (CSP).The CSP supports community-based organisations delivering vital services through a social enterprise model. Nationwide, some €46 million will be made available under the P

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Quay Street once again badly flooded by burst pipe

Local motorists have once again been advised to avoid Quay Street following another burst pipe in the area.Earlier this month a burst resulted in the area being badly flooded.The road is once again impassable this lunchtime.Irish Water have been notified of the problem.A statement from the utility s

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Dry weekend in store on local weather front

A dry but cloudy weekend is in store for us locally.That’s the verdict of Louth Weather in their latest forecast for the next few days.While some rain can be expected on Friday, the weekend is set to be dry with limited amounts of sunshine due to cloud cover.The latest forecast reads: “THURSDAY will

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Louth Sinn Féin to launch Local Election campaign this evening

Louth Sinn Féin will launch their local election campaign in the D Hotel in Drogheda this evening.The event at 7.30pm will see the party’s 13 candidates for the May elections unveiled.Amongst those running for the party in the various constituencies include Cllr Tomás Sharkey, Cllr Ruairí Ó March an

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Happy Feet For Sophia launch night takes place this Friday

The launch night for Happy Feet for Sophia will take place in the Lisdoo this Friday.Happy Feet for Sophia was established recently to help a young girl receive life changing surgery in America.Three and a half year old Sophia Griffin has Spastic Diplegic Cerebral Palsy but her parents Gerry and Cat

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Extension including student accommodation approved for Niall Clarke Oils

An extension has been given the go ahead for the Circle K Service Station on the Dublin Road in Dundalk which will see it feature a sit down area and student accommodation overhead.The filling station, operated by Niall Clarke Oils, is one of the busiest in the town.Now its owners are planning to pa

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Stunning Ballybarrack House on Ardee Road on market for €1.45 million

One of Dundalk’s most exclusive homes has gone on the market for €1.45 million.Ballybarrack House on the Ardee Road features 528sqm of living space and boasts an outdoor heated swimming pool and tennis court among its features.It has just gone on the market through Sherry FitzGerald Country Homes an

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Dundalk FC appoint new Chief Executive

Dundalk FC have announced the appointment of Mark Devlin as its new Chief Executive.Previously Chief Executive at Brentford FC between 2011 and 2018, Mark brings over 20 years of experience to Dundalk FC, having also worked as Chief Executive at Queens Park Rangers FC and Swindon Town FC.Commenting

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New alternative and holistic health service MindSoul opening soon in Dundalk

A new alternative and holistic health service called MindSoul will open shortly in Dundalk.The new facility will be opening on Mill Street in the coming weeks and will feature Reiki, meditation, spiritual counselling, various workshops and readings with psychics and mediums from Ireland and the UK.A

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Bingo Loco coming soon to Dundalk

A new bingo event is coming to Dundalk very soon.Bingo Loco has taken the world by storm since launching in 2017. They’ve flipped bingo on its head with rave rounds, conga lines, dance offs, lip sync battles, glow sticks and prizes ranging from vacations to cars to lawnmowers.A description on their

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Jinx Lennon gearing up for Dundalk show next month

Local singer/songwriter Jinx Lennon is gearing up for a local show next month.He will be performing in An Táin Arts Centre at the Town Hall on Saturday April 6th with special guests the wonderful beat poet Carl Plover AKA Wasps v Humans and local act Farmer Darkness, formed by Emery’s McGinnity and

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May seeks to delay Brexit until June 30th

British Prime Minister Theresa May has written to the European Union seeking to delay Brexit until June 30th.Britain is due to leave the European Union on Friday week March 29th but a letter from Ms May to the EU today has requested an extension.“I am… writing to inform the European Council that the

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