LOCAL NEWS

New boutique By o la la opens on Clanbrassil Street

A new boutique opened its doors on Clanbrassil Street today.By o la la is located opposite DNG Duffy’s offices at 35 Clanbrassil Street.The new store opened its doors at 10am with a 10% discount to all customers throughout the day.By o la la sells a wide range of women’s clothing and accessories. Be

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New delicatessen and wine bar opens in Carlingford

A new delicatessen and wine bar has opened its doors in Carlingford.The Deli Bar is located in the former McAteer’s The Food House premises on Dundalk Street.Operated by the woman behind The Carlingford Arms, Sharon McGuigan, it is described as a “50 seater, delicatessen and wine bar catering for pr

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New drive-thru at the Marshes given the go ahead

Plans for a drive-thru facility at the Marshes Shopping Centre have been given the go ahead.KW Investment Funds have been granted conditional planning permission by Louth County Council for a single storey café incorporating a drive-thru facility.The proposed café will include an internal seating ar

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Former local doctor struck off medical register

A former local doctor was struck off the medical register in the High Court earlier this week over failing to comply with conditions attached to his registration, including to complete an alcohol awareness programme.Dr James Peter Cassidy, formerly with an address at Dublin Road, Dundalk, Co Louth,

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Michael O’Connor set to declare for Northern Ireland

Dundalk man Michael O’Connor is set to declare for Northern Ireland.The former Dundalk FC, Finn Harps and Shamrock Rovers striker has been in great form for Linfield this season in the NIFL Premiership, scoring eight goals.The 20-year-old has previously represented the Republic of Ireland at U18 and

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Roma donate €150,000 to help with Liverpool fan’s recovery

AS Roma and club president Jim Pallotta will donate €150,000 to assist with Irish Liverpool fan Sean Cox’s recovery from a serious assault suffered last April.Meath man Cox, who worked for Precision Cables in Mulholland Avenue in Dundalk, was attacked by opposition fans outside Anfield ahead of the

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McGahon says sale of land for Louth GAA stadium is a ‘no brainer’

Local councillor John McGahon has thrown his support behind the sale of council land off the 52 Inner Relief Road to Louth GAA to build a new state of the art stadium.In September GAA delegates voted to build a new €8 million stadium at a site between DkIT Sport and The Authentic Food Company which

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Sinn Féin select team to run in next year’s Local Elections

Sinn Féin last night confirmed their team to run in the next Local Elections in the Dundalk area.Candidates for the Dundalk South and Dundalk-Carlingford constituency were selected ahead of the Local Elections, which are scheduled to take place on Friday May 24th 2019.Current sitting councillors Ant

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Football fan clocked driving at 149km/hr on M1 motorway

A football fan was clearly in a hurry to get home last night after being clocked driving at 149km/hr on the M1 motorway.The driver of the Northern Irish-registered BMW was pulled in by the Louth Roads Policing Unit on the way home from the Republic of Ireland’s 0-0 draw with Northern Ireland at the

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All Island conference on Reducing Alcohol Harm in Dundalk next week

The Irish Community Action on Alcohol Network (ICAAN) will host a conference on ‘Reducing Alcohol Harm: The Power and Potential of Communities’ in Dundalk next week.Together with the Institute of Public Health, ICAAN will hold a full day conference on November 22nd in the Carnbeg Hotel on the Carnbe

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Fyffes Fit Squad set to return to Dundalk

Following successful visits to four Dundalk schools ahead of the summer break, Fyffes ‘Fit Squad’ initiative is returning to the town with another two events in the pipeline.On November 23rd next, 120 pupils from Saint Nicholas Monastery NS on Philip Street and Redeemer Boys’ NS in Ard Easmuinn will

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Burst water main affecting supply in Seatown area

A number of homeowners and businesses in the Seatown area may suffer disruption to their water supply this evening.This is as a result of burst water main which Irish Water say may cause supply disruptions and discolouration to Castle Road, St. Helena’s, Mill Street, Seatown and surrounding areas un

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Motorists urged to avoid the Avenue Road due to resurfacing works

Motorists have been advised to avoid the Avenue Road in Dundalk this week due to ongoing road resurfacing works.Delays have been reported in the area as a result of the works, which have reduced traffic to one lane just after its junction with Tom Bellew Avenue.The ongoing works are a follow up to p

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Taste of Louth returns to the Marshes this weekend

The ever popular ‘Taste of Louth’ event returns this weekend.The annual celebration of local produce will take place once again in the Marshes Shopping Centre on Saturday and Sunday.Across the weekend there will be cookery demonstrations, a cupcake challenge sponsored by the Marshes and a performanc

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Alpha Nails and Beauty to open on Chapel Street this Saturday

A new nail and beauty salon will open its doors in Dundalk this Saturday.Alpha Nails and Beauty is located at 5 Chapel Street and owner Viktorija Langovska has invited everyone along to their open day this weekend.It is open from 12 noon to 6pm on Saturday and there are plenty of reasons to pop by.V

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Digiweb awarded membership of Guaranteed Irish

Digiweb are delighted to announce their membership of Guaranteed Irish.Digiweb, part of The Digiweb Group, provide a range of broadband and telephone services throughout Ireland. Founded in 1997 and led by Chairman Colm Piercy, 2012 winner of the Ernst & Young Industry Entrepreneur of the Year. With

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Memorial events to remember those affected by road traffic accidents

This Sunday 18th November commemorates World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims. The third Sunday in November each year is a time to remember the many people killed and injured on our roads, together with their families, friends and many others who are also affected. It is also a day to tha

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