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Aldi seeking to recruit staff at Louth stores

Aldi today announced it is seeking to recruit 24 new employees across its stores in Louth. Opportunities are now available for Store Manager, Assistant Store Manager and Store Assistant positions at Aldi’s four Louth stores.

Aldi Ireland also announced a new minimum rate of pay of ...

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REVEALED: The shortlist for Dundalk's All Time Great

Since its launch a few weeks ago, the search for Dundalk's All Time Great has certainly been generating some conversation with suggestions coming in from near and far.

Now the nominations are in and the shortlisting is revealed, as the Dundalk Democrat prepares to find out who readers ...

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Dundalk man accused of serious assault and offences at Lourdes A&E

A 26 year old man accused of a serious assault at his home in Dundalk, and further offences at the Emergency Department at Our Lady of Lourdes hospital in Drogheda, pleaded guilty at Dundalk Circuit Court on Friday.

Geoffrey Browne with an address at Line Terrace, Dundalk admitted a charge ...

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Creative Spark launch art competition for Dundalk schools

Creative Spark have launched a new print competition for secondary and primary schools in Dundalk and the surrounding areas. 

Selected pieces will be exhibited in Creative Spark and judges include local Textile and Print designer Niamh Gillespie and Local artist and former ...

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Anti-Brexit protest at Carrickarnon this Saturday

As the Brexit deadline approaches for Britain to exit the European Union, Border Communities Against Brexit (BCAB) have planned a major unique demonstration against the return of a hard border in Ireland at Carrickarnon on the old Newry Road outside Dundalk to take place on this Saturday at ...

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Parkwind and ESB to jointly develop two offshore wind farms in Louth

Renewable energy in County Louth is set to receive a boost with the development of two new wind farms, according to Louth TD Fergus O'Dowd.

The Fine Gael deputy has just revealed details of Oriel Windfarm, an offshore wind farm that is in the development stage and is located approximately ...

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Sean Marry making his mark with Dundalk IT

Ah, college days. That blissful period of one's life which has none of the far away responsibilities of adulthood and all of  the joys of  'head in the clouds' wandering.

It's about 'finding yourself', while avoiding anything that could possibly dilute that sense of willful ...

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Gardaí seeking witnesses to Dundalk hit and run incident

Gardaí are seeking witnesses to a hit and run incident which occurred on the Dublin Road last Monday (January 14) at 10.30am.  

A man in his twenties was struck by a car which drove at a high speed towards him as he walked along the footpath near The Malt House.

The ...

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HSE submit planning application for new Community Nursing Unit in Louth

The HSE has submitted a planning application with Louth County Council this week, seeking to construct a Community Nursing Unit that would comprise three residential households consisting of ten bedrooms per house.

The location of the proposed development is a 2.8 hectare site at St ...

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LOUTH WEATHER: 'temperatures falling close to freezing'

Local weather guru Louth Weather is predicting that temperatures tonight will fall close to freezing point.

Louth Weather also says there is a good chance of sleet today and that similar conditions are expected tomorrow too.

Met Eireann expect it to be "very cold overnight, but ...

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Mixed local views on election poster ban in Louth

The merits of an initiative in Limerick where councillors signed up to a voluntary ban on posters for the next local elections, was put to Louth County Councillors in the Dundalk and Ardee Municipal Districts, to find out if they believe it would work in Louth.

Dundalk Cllr Maria Doyle ...

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Man attacked walking through Dundalk estate at 6am

A 28-year-old man was attacked by a man armed with an 'implement' as he walked through Glenwood between 6 and 6.20am on January 15. 

The man sustained injuries to the back of his head and was taken by ambulance to hospital. The man had his keys and phone stolen by the ...

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Louth ambulance workers on strike for 24 hours

Around 500 members of the national ambulance service are on strike across Ireland today. 

In Louth, paramedics are currently picketing at the Louth County Hospital until 5pm today. 

The ambulance personnel, who belong to the Psychiatric Nurses Association, have been out ...

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Deaths in Dundalk - Tuesday January 22 2019

The death has occurred of Colm Keenan of Sliabh Breagh, Ardee, Louth

Peacefully at Moorehall Lodge Nursing Home. Predeceased by his brother Kevin and sister Dympna.

Deeply regretted by his loving wife Vene, sons Oisìn and Gerard, daughter Joanne, brothers Finbarr ...

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REPORT: Multi-vehicle crash outside Dundalk

Reports are emerging this evening of a multi vehicle crash close to Cluskey's Bar on the Dundalk to Carrickmacross road.

Emergency services are en route to the incident.

More as we get it.

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Louth included in snow and ice warning

Louth has been included in a Met Eireann Status Yellow warning for snow and ice for the country.

Met Eireann say to expect "icy and slippery conditions due to accumulation of ice and snow on untreated surfaces.

"Scattered sleet and snow showers most frequent across Ulster ...

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Lego the star at upcoming Dundalk kids club at Marshes

Lego will be the theme as Dundalk children enjoy the first kids club of 2019 at Marshes Shopping Centre on Saturday, January 26.

There will be lots happening to keep children entertained at Marshes Little Monsters kids club from 12-4pm.

The free kids club runs on the last Saturday of ...

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Walker discovers skeletal remains of "hand" on North Louth beach

A member of the public has discovered skeletal remains of what they believed to be a hand whilst out walking on Templetown beach on January 20.

Gardai say the remains have been removed from the beach and are currently undergoing a technical examination.

It is not known whether the ...

2019-01-21 15:43 open_in_new
Louth's representative at the First Dáil 100 years ago united a divided county

Louth's representative at the First Dáil 100 years ago united a very divided county, but in ways people may not realise.

JJ O'Kelly was Louth's First TD and went on to represent Louth in the early 1920s. The North Louth members of Cumann na mBan played a key role in Mr. O'Kelly's ...

2019-01-21 10:28 open_in_new
Gallant Dundalk Young Irelands fall just short of All-Ireland final after narrow defeat to Beaufort

AIB All-Ireland JFC semi-final

Dundalk Young Irelands 0-10 Beaufort (Kerry) 0-12

To mix the metaphors, the bigger the prize the harder the fall. One step from Croke Park, and an All-Ireland junior final, Dundalk Young Irelands’ 20-game winning streak came to an end, at O’Moore ...

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Louth Weather gives their take on tomorrow's lunar eclipse

Local weather guru Louth Weather has updated their Facebook page with what to expect early tomorrow morning with the lunar eclipse.

"Quite a few people asking for details of tonight's event. Lunar Eclipses are not that uncommon but unfortunately the Irish weather and cloud cover often ...

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