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Dundalk Credit Union Host Successful Department of Finance Event For North East Credit Unions

Aug 24, 2019 | Headline, Local news

Department of Finance representatives travelled to the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Dundalk last Tuesday evening to speak to representatives from more than twenty Credit Unions drawn from across the North East.

The Department’s presentation covered ...

2019-08-24 13:34 open_in_new
Jimmy’s Bar to re-open soon with renovation underway

Aug 23, 2019 | Business, Headline, Local news

Work is underway on the renovation of Jimmy’s Pub in Park Street.

The popular corner bar has been idle since the start of the year following the passing of publican Vincie Duffy.

In recent weeks Jimmy’s has been advertised by ...

2019-08-23 20:46 open_in_new
St Vincent’s 5k to take place next month

Aug 23, 2019 | Local events, Local news, Sport

The St Vincents Secondary School annual 5K will be officially launched on Wednesday September 4th.

The walk/run will take place on Sunday September 29th starting at Noon from the school gym and all proceeds will go towards a ...

2019-08-23 19:43 open_in_new
ISME roadshow to visit Dundalk next week

Aug 23, 2019 | Business, Local events, Local news

ISME, the Irish Small-Medium Enterprise Assocation, will be bringing a series of roadshows around the country over the coming weeks with a visit to Dundalk planned for next Wednesday August 28th.

The roadshows will provide an ...

2019-08-23 18:40 open_in_new
Good run of weather begins today

Aug 23, 2019 | Headline, Local news, Weather

Good news for anyone with weekend plans… today is the start of what should be a good spell of weather.

That’s according to Louth Weather in their latest forecast for the next few days.

In an update this morning, Louth Weather ...

2019-08-23 16:34 open_in_new
SOSAD and Redemptorist Church to host Mass for those affected by suicide

Aug 23, 2019 | Local events, Local news

SOSAD and St Joseph’s Redemptorist Church will combine to host the SOSAD Mass on Sunday week September 1st at 7pm for all those who have lost their lives to suicide.

The Mass is a very special occassion for all those that attend and will be ...

2019-08-23 15:31 open_in_new
Dundalk RFC underage registration day this Saturday

Aug 23, 2019 | Local events, Local news, Sport

Dundalk Rugby Club are holding a youths and minis registration day at the Mill Road this Saturday.

The day takes place from from 12 noon to 1.30pm with all those interested and their parents or guardians invited along on the day to see ...

2019-08-23 14:28 open_in_new
Fairways developers seeking to retain extension to hotel

Aug 22, 2019 | Business, Local news, Property news

The developers of The Fairways Hotel have lodged a planning application looking to retain an extension to the Dublin Road hotel.

East Coast Catering Ireland are seeking retention permission for a single storey extension to the hotel ...

2019-08-23 14:28 open_in_new
Green cards no longer required by motorists to cross the border post Brexit

Aug 23, 2019 | Current affairs, Headline, Local news, Road matters

Local motorists will no longer need “green cards” to cross the Border in the event of a no-deal Brexit thanks to an agreement between transport authorities in the UK and the Republic.

There had been a scramble to ...

2019-08-23 13:25 open_in_new
Tickets now on sale for this year’s Blackrock Film Festival

Aug 20, 2019 | Entertainment, Local events, Local news

Tickets are now available for this year’s Blackrock Film Festival.

You can purchase tickets for the festival online here or from Conor Hughes’ shop in Blackrock.

The event will run from Thursday August 29th to Sunday ...

2019-08-23 12:22 open_in_new
Dolly Parton tribute The Dolly Show coming to The Carnbeg Hotel & Spa next month

Aug 16, 2019 | Advertising Feature, Entertainment, Local events, Local news, Music

Ireland’s leading Dolly Parton tribute act and band The Dolly Show will perform at The Carnbeg Hotel & Spa on Saturday 7th September.

Doors will open at 9pm with the show itself starting at ...

2019-08-23 11:19 open_in_new
Redeemer Celtic move closer to Dundalk and District League title

Aug 22, 2019 | Local news, Sport

Redeemer Celtic moved a step closer to the Dundalk and District League title on Tuesday night with a 5-2 win over Bellurgan Utd.

A lightning fast start to the game saw the league’s top scorer Thomas Daly nipping in to shoot past Kevin ...

2019-08-23 11:19 open_in_new
Four new homes given the go ahead in Blackrock

Aug 22, 2019 | Local news, Property news

Four new houses have been given the go ahead on Kearney’s Lane in Blackrock.

Briege Tuite has been granted conditional planning permission for the new houses on the lane, which is located just off Main Street at the Home Bakery.

Ms ...

2019-08-23 10:16 open_in_new
Extension planned to Dublin Road filling station rejected by An Bord Pleanála

Aug 23, 2019 | Business, Headline, Local news, Property news

An extension planned for the Circle K Service Station on the Dublin Road has been rejected by An Bord Pleanála.

In March Louth County Council granted conditional planning permission to Niall Clarke Oils to proceed with ...

2019-08-23 10:16 open_in_new
O’Dowd urges local businesses to prepare for Brexit

Aug 22, 2019 | Business, Local government, Local news

With just over two months to go to the Brexit deadline on October 31st, local Fine Gael TD Fergus O’Dowd has reminded businesses of the need to prepare for Brexit.

In particular, the Government has highlighted nine steps all ...

2019-08-23 10:16 open_in_new
€34 million to be spent connecting 8,660 premises in Louth to fibre broadband

Aug 21, 2019 | Business, Local news

A total of €34 million will be spent in Louth to connect the remaining homes and business currently without it to fibre broadband.

While most of the county is well connected in terms of internet connectivity, around 14% of properties in Louth ...

2019-08-22 20:37 open_in_new
New car parking area given the go ahead at Finnabair Business & Technology Park

Aug 21, 2019 | Business, Local news

A new car parking area has been given the go ahead at the Finnabair Business & Technology Park at Marshes Upper, Dundalk.

Thistleglade Ltd have been granted conditional planning permission to construct the new car parking area with a new ...

2019-08-22 19:34 open_in_new
Weather conditions locally set to improve in the coming days

Aug 22, 2019 | Headline, Local news, Weather

There could be good news at last on the local weather front with conditions set to improve over the coming days.

That’s the verdict of Louth Weather in their latest forecast for the new few days.

Louth Weather said that while ...

2019-08-22 18:31 open_in_new
Dundalk FC striker Hoban to raise funds for two local charities

Aug 22, 2019 | Headline, Local news, Sport

Dundalk FC striker Patrick Hoban is set to raise funds for two local charities over the coming weeks.

Yesterday, Talk of the Town revealed that the striker was set to auction the match ball from Monday night’s 6-1 win over Bohemian FC in ...

2019-08-22 13:16 open_in_new
New phase of homes launching soon in Medebawn

Aug 21, 2019 | Local news, Property news

A new phase of four bed semi-detached homes will launch soon in the Medebawn estate on the Avenue Road in Dundalk.

The properties, which will be sold by local estate agents REA Gunne, will have prices starting from €295,000.

Built by ...

2019-08-22 12:13 open_in_new
Drawings of proposed new County Grounds in Dundalk revealed to clubs

Aug 22, 2019 | Headline, Local news, Property news, Sport

The Louth GAA County Board last night presented drawings of the proposed new County Grounds to club delegates at a meeting in Darver.

The new 14,000 capacity arena is earmarked for a site at Upper Marshes on the Inner Relief ...

2019-08-22 10:07 open_in_new