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Hollywood filmmaker John Moore delivers masterclass at Dundalk IT rn

Acclaimed Hollywood filmmaker and Dundalk native, John Moore recently visited Dundalk Institute of Technology (DkIT) to deliver an intensive masterclass with students on the BA (Hons) in Film and TV Production students.

Originally from St Clement's Park, Point Road and a past-pupil of

yesterday 18:22
Louth receives third highest amount of State help for funeral or burial costs

Feb 20, 2019 | Business, Current affairs, Headline, Local deaths, Local news

Louth had the third highest number requiring help with funeral or burial costs across the country last year.

New figures from the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection show that 121

yesterday 18:16
Over three quarters social housing delivered in Louth in 2018 was in HAP supports

The breakdown of social housing delivered in Louth in 2018 was published by Minister for Housing, Eoghan Murphy today and according to the breakdown, of the 1,229 units delivered, 965 or 79% were Housing Assistance Payments (HAP) to landlords.

Just two other local authorities had a higher

yesterday 17:19
Dundalk Soup Kitchen due to open its doors this weekend

Dundalk Soup Kitchen is finally due to open its doors this weekend after a three-month delay as the charity waited for ESB crews to hook up the premises. 

Owner Mark O'Neill, who also runs soup kitchens in Navan, Drogheda, and Balbriggan, told the Democrat: "We had the ESB in

yesterday 17:19
Teeling ‘disappointed’ at decision to reject Great Northern Distillery’s plans for whiskey warehouse in Kilcurry

Feb 20, 2019 | Business, Headline, Local news, National Papers

Great Northern Distillery boss John Teeling says he is “disappointed” at An Bord Pleanála’s decision to refuse his company planning permission for a new whiskey storage warehouse in Kilcurry having spent more than

yesterday 17:13
Ghan House highly commended at Irish Breakfast Awards

Feb 20, 2019 | Business, Local dining, Local news

One of the best breakfasts in Ireland can be found on our doorstep in Carlingford.

Ghan House was Highly Commended at the third annual Georgina Campbell Irish Breakfast Awards in Dublin’s InterContinental Hotel yesterday, missing

yesterday 17:13
Exciting line-up of events for Local Enterprise Week

Feb 20, 2019 | Business, Local events, Local news

“It’s time to visit the Local Enterprise Office website to book your places for our brilliant line-up of business events.” Cathaoirleach of Louth County Council Cllr Liam Reilly was speaking at the recent launch of the Local

yesterday 17:13
Dundalk Swim Club strikes gold, silver and bronze in National Aquatic Centre

Feb 20, 2019 | Local news, Sport

Dundalk Swim Club continued their strong start to the 2019 Long Course season at the National Aquatic Centre in Dublin last weekend winning Gold, Silver and Bronze.

Jake Logan won Gold in his Under 12s 100m Breaststroke, Evelyn Donnelly took Silver

yesterday 17:13
Jury hears Louth man accused of stabbing male 28 times was not home on night of alleged incident

A jury has heard that a man accused of stabbing another male 28 times was not at home the night of the alleged incident, despite being under curfew.

Detective Garda Karl Mannion old Patrick Gageby SC, prosecuting, that he had called to Paul Crosby's home just before 10pm on November 10,

yesterday 16:16
Registration open for St Oliver's 5K Run in Dundalk

Registration is well underway for the annual Friends of St Oliver’s 5K run and walk, supported by Dundalk Credit Union, which takes place on Saturday March 23.

Cllr. Anne Campbell, chairperson of the Friends of St Oliver’s, said she was delighted that Dundalk Credit Union has

yesterday 16:16
Plans for 584 new homes on Armagh Road remain a possibility

Feb 20, 2019 | Headline, Local news, Property news

Plans for 584 new homes on the Armagh Road in Dundalk remain a possibility after Louth County Council granted an extension to the developers’ ambitious plans.

Frank and Ronan McArdle, who developed the nearby Lismullen estate,

yesterday 16:10
22 Louth drivers purchased electric car and availed of €5,000 grant in 2018

22 Louth drivers purchased an electric vehicle last year and qualified for a €5,000 grant, up to €5,000 off VRT and cheaper tolls, according to figures shared today by Dundalk Fine Gael cllr John McGahon.

"There are excellent support schemes available to help people adapt to a

yesterday 15:13
Louth artists wanted for An Táin's 2019 artist in residence

An Táin Arts Centre’s summer residency programme is open to recent graduates and artists at the start of their career looking to establish a collaborative practice. The aim of the residency is to assist artists to research and develop new work and give them the time and space to develop

yesterday 15:13
Tickets for Louth Contemporary Music Society’s Stations of the Sun festival now on sale

Feb 20, 2019 | Entertainment, Local events, Local news, Music

Tickets are now on sale for Louth Contemporary Music Society’s festival Stations of the Sun which takes place in Dundalk this June.

The two day event takes place on Friday June 21st and Saturday June 22nd at the Oriel

yesterday 15:07
20 bedroom extension planned for Blackrock Abbey Nursing Home

A planning application has been lodged with Louth County Council by ACH Nursing Homes & Healthcare Limited, seeking to develop a twenty bedroom, two-storey extension to Blackrock Abbey Nursing Home in Blackrock.

The application which is at a pre-validation stage also

yesterday 14:10
Niall Clarke Oils have locations in Dundalk, Banbridge, Newry, and Kilkeel

Niall Clarke Oils is the local leader in independent distribution of Domestic Heating oil, Commercial oil, convenience retailing, motorist and HGV refueling. The business has almost 30 years expertise in delivering high quality domestic and commercial oil products to towns such as

yesterday 13:07
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Hollywood filmmaker John Moore delivers masterclass at Dundalk IT rn

Acclaimed Hollywood filmmaker and Dundalk native, John Moore recently visited Dundalk Institute of Technology (DkIT) to deliver an intensive masterclass with students on the BA (Hons) in Film and TV Production students.

Originally from St Clement's Park, Point Road and a past-pupil of

yesterday 18:22
Louth receives third highest amount of State help for funeral or burial costs

Feb 20, 2019 | Business, Current affairs, Headline, Local deaths, Local news

Louth had the third highest number requiring help with funeral or burial costs across the country last year.

New figures from the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection show that 121

yesterday 18:16
Over three quarters social housing delivered in Louth in 2018 was in HAP supports

The breakdown of social housing delivered in Louth in 2018 was published by Minister for Housing, Eoghan Murphy today and according to the breakdown, of the 1,229 units delivered, 965 or 79% were Housing Assistance Payments (HAP) to landlords.

Just two other local authorities had a higher

yesterday 17:19
Dundalk Soup Kitchen due to open its doors this weekend

Dundalk Soup Kitchen is finally due to open its doors this weekend after a three-month delay as the charity waited for ESB crews to hook up the premises. 

Owner Mark O'Neill, who also runs soup kitchens in Navan, Drogheda, and Balbriggan, told the Democrat: "We had the ESB in

yesterday 17:19
Teeling ‘disappointed’ at decision to reject Great Northern Distillery’s plans for whiskey warehouse in Kilcurry

Feb 20, 2019 | Business, Headline, Local news, National Papers

Great Northern Distillery boss John Teeling says he is “disappointed” at An Bord Pleanála’s decision to refuse his company planning permission for a new whiskey storage warehouse in Kilcurry having spent more than

yesterday 17:13
Ghan House highly commended at Irish Breakfast Awards

Feb 20, 2019 | Business, Local dining, Local news

One of the best breakfasts in Ireland can be found on our doorstep in Carlingford.

Ghan House was Highly Commended at the third annual Georgina Campbell Irish Breakfast Awards in Dublin’s InterContinental Hotel yesterday, missing

yesterday 17:13
Exciting line-up of events for Local Enterprise Week

Feb 20, 2019 | Business, Local events, Local news

“It’s time to visit the Local Enterprise Office website to book your places for our brilliant line-up of business events.” Cathaoirleach of Louth County Council Cllr Liam Reilly was speaking at the recent launch of the Local

yesterday 17:13
Dundalk Swim Club strikes gold, silver and bronze in National Aquatic Centre

Feb 20, 2019 | Local news, Sport

Dundalk Swim Club continued their strong start to the 2019 Long Course season at the National Aquatic Centre in Dublin last weekend winning Gold, Silver and Bronze.

Jake Logan won Gold in his Under 12s 100m Breaststroke, Evelyn Donnelly took Silver

yesterday 17:13
Jury hears Louth man accused of stabbing male 28 times was not home on night of alleged incident

A jury has heard that a man accused of stabbing another male 28 times was not at home the night of the alleged incident, despite being under curfew.

Detective Garda Karl Mannion old Patrick Gageby SC, prosecuting, that he had called to Paul Crosby's home just before 10pm on November 10,

yesterday 16:16
Registration open for St Oliver's 5K Run in Dundalk

Registration is well underway for the annual Friends of St Oliver’s 5K run and walk, supported by Dundalk Credit Union, which takes place on Saturday March 23.

Cllr. Anne Campbell, chairperson of the Friends of St Oliver’s, said she was delighted that Dundalk Credit Union has

yesterday 16:16
Plans for 584 new homes on Armagh Road remain a possibility

Feb 20, 2019 | Headline, Local news, Property news

Plans for 584 new homes on the Armagh Road in Dundalk remain a possibility after Louth County Council granted an extension to the developers’ ambitious plans.

Frank and Ronan McArdle, who developed the nearby Lismullen estate,

yesterday 16:10
22 Louth drivers purchased electric car and availed of €5,000 grant in 2018

22 Louth drivers purchased an electric vehicle last year and qualified for a €5,000 grant, up to €5,000 off VRT and cheaper tolls, according to figures shared today by Dundalk Fine Gael cllr John McGahon.

"There are excellent support schemes available to help people adapt to a

yesterday 15:13
Louth artists wanted for An Táin's 2019 artist in residence

An Táin Arts Centre’s summer residency programme is open to recent graduates and artists at the start of their career looking to establish a collaborative practice. The aim of the residency is to assist artists to research and develop new work and give them the time and space to develop

yesterday 15:13
Tickets for Louth Contemporary Music Society’s Stations of the Sun festival now on sale

Feb 20, 2019 | Entertainment, Local events, Local news, Music

Tickets are now on sale for Louth Contemporary Music Society’s festival Stations of the Sun which takes place in Dundalk this June.

The two day event takes place on Friday June 21st and Saturday June 22nd at the Oriel

yesterday 15:07
20 bedroom extension planned for Blackrock Abbey Nursing Home

A planning application has been lodged with Louth County Council by ACH Nursing Homes & Healthcare Limited, seeking to develop a twenty bedroom, two-storey extension to Blackrock Abbey Nursing Home in Blackrock.

The application which is at a pre-validation stage also

yesterday 14:10
Niall Clarke Oils have locations in Dundalk, Banbridge, Newry, and Kilkeel

Niall Clarke Oils is the local leader in independent distribution of Domestic Heating oil, Commercial oil, convenience retailing, motorist and HGV refueling. The business has almost 30 years expertise in delivering high quality domestic and commercial oil products to towns such as

yesterday 13:07
Latest news from Dundalk
yesterday 18:22 Hollywood filmmaker John Moore delivers masterclass at Dundalk IT rn
yesterday 18:16 Louth receives third highest amount of State help for funeral or burial costs
yesterday 17:19 Over three quarters social housing delivered in Louth in 2018 was in HAP supports
yesterday 17:19 Dundalk Soup Kitchen due to open its doors this weekend
yesterday 17:13 Teeling ‘disappointed’ at decision to reject Great Northern Distillery’s plans for whiskey warehouse in Kilcurry
yesterday 17:13 Ghan House highly commended at Irish Breakfast Awards
yesterday 17:13 Exciting line-up of events for Local Enterprise Week
yesterday 17:13 Dundalk Swim Club strikes gold, silver and bronze in National Aquatic Centre
yesterday 16:16 Jury hears Louth man accused of stabbing male 28 times was not home on night of alleged incident
yesterday 16:16 Registration open for St Oliver's 5K Run in Dundalk
yesterday 16:10 Plans for 584 new homes on Armagh Road remain a possibility
yesterday 15:13 22 Louth drivers purchased electric car and availed of €5,000 grant in 2018
yesterday 15:13 Louth artists wanted for An Táin's 2019 artist in residence
yesterday 15:07 Tickets for Louth Contemporary Music Society’s Stations of the Sun festival now on sale
yesterday 14:10 20 bedroom extension planned for Blackrock Abbey Nursing Home
yesterday 13:07 Niall Clarke Oils have locations in Dundalk, Banbridge, Newry, and Kilkeel
yesterday 12:04 Tickets go on sale for Louth Contemporary Music Society's Summer Festival
yesterday 11:58 Dundalk Dog Rescue to host annual table quiz in the Lisdoo this Friday
yesterday 11:01 Winner of €175m EuroMillions jackpot makes contact
yesterday 11:01 Learner drivers in Dundalk waiting up to three months for driving test
yesterday 10:55 Gardaí investigating break-in to home on Nicholas Street
yesterday 09:58 Dundalk Dog Rescue reveal number of dogs 'dumped' after Christmas
yesterday 09:58 REPORT: 'Bogus collector scam in Dundalk area'
yesterday 08:55 Deaths in Dundalk, Wednesday February 20, 2019
yesterday 08:55 Brave Sophia from Dundalk is ‘the little girl who is always smiling’
yesterday 07:46 20 bed extension planned for Blackrock Abbey Nursing Home
2019-02-19 20:07 Plans for 11 new homes on Birches Lane in Blackrock
2019-02-19 19:10 65 potential vacant sites identified in Louth
2019-02-19 19:10 VIEW: Trip through time to way it used to be at the Dundalk Democrat
2019-02-19 19:04 Williams goal sends Dundalk crashing out of Leinster Senior Cup
2019-02-19 19:04 BHK Credit Union to sponsor this year’s St Patrick’s Day parade in Blackrock
2019-02-19 19:04 Tom Baxter to perform in Dundalk Gaol this May
2019-02-19 18:07 Treat yourself at the Luxe Spa at the Four Seasons Hotel, Carlingford
2019-02-19 18:07 ‘Lucky escape:’ Explosive find in Dundalk 120 years ago!
2019-02-19 18:07 Louth motorist denies it was her speeding
2019-02-19 17:04 Man (28) appears in Ardee court charged with sexually assaulting minor
2019-02-19 17:04 €30.37 million in commercial rates collected in Dundalk in 2018
2019-02-19 17:04 Cusken Ltd: going from strength to strength
2019-02-19 16:58 Gardaí investigating theft of sofa suites from Knockbridge
2019-02-19 16:01 Gaelic Grounds 'isn't really' a home comfort says Louth player ahead of Sligo's visit to Drogheda
2019-02-19 16:01 Dundalk cllr moves to allay local concerns regarding Clanbrassil St works
2019-02-19 14:58 Fine Gael select candidates to contest local election in Dundalk area
2019-02-19 14:52 Great Northern Distillery’s plans for whiskey warehouse in Kilcurry rejected by An Bord Pleanála
2019-02-19 14:52 Breathnach hopes M1 Corridor project can help fill vacant commercial units in Louth
2019-02-19 13:55 75-year-old woman mugged in Dundalk town centre
2019-02-19 13:55 Planning sought for 11 house development at Birches Lane in Blackrock
2019-02-19 13:49 Louth County Board make first move to prepare Dundalk site for new County Grounds
2019-02-19 13:49 Injuries to Benson and McEleney not as bad as first feared
2019-02-19 12:52 Deaths in Dundalk, Tuesday February 19, 2019
2019-02-19 12:52 Archbishop Martin leads tributes to Fr Phelim McKeown who served in Dundalk
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