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IDA Ireland takes High Court case against OpenHydro owners

May 23, 2019 | Business, Local jobs, Local news, National Papers

IDA Ireland has taken a High Court case against the French warship company which previously owned the failed Irish renewable energy outfit OpenHydro.

The court action, which was lodged on Monday, is understood to be ...

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Snickers troll Cork fans with Dundalk-themed billboard outside Turner’s Cross

May 24, 2019 | Local news, Sport

Snickers have decided to troll Cork City fans about their rivalry with Dundalk with a new billboard outside their ground in Turner’s Cross.

For the last number of years the Cork-Dundalk rivalry has been the biggest in Irish football with the two ...

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Reginald D Hunter to return to The Spirit Store this October

May 23, 2019 | Entertainment, Local events, Local news

Top stand-up comedian Reginald D Hunter has announced a return to The Spirit Store in Dundalk this October.

The American native, who has appeared on a range of TV shows including Channel 4’s 8 Out of 10 Cats and BBC One’s ...

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Podracer return to the DisFunction Room this Saturday

May 23, 2019 | Entertainment, Local events, Local news

Dundalk’s noisiest three-piece Podracer return to the DisFunction Room, above Uisce Beatha pub in Clanbrassil Street this Saturday night.

The group are back as angry, trashy, punchy and irreverent as they’ve always been, ...

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Daly describes rental costs as a ‘scandal’

May 22, 2019 | Current affairs, Local Election 2019, Local government, Local news, Property news

Local election candidate Eoin Daly has described the rent costs across the country as a “scandal”.

The Green Party candidate for Dundalk-Carlingford said that the most recent news of ...

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Revised plans submitted for 67 new homes on the Dublin Road

May 24, 2019 | Headline, Local news, Property news

New much revised plans have been drawn up for 67 new homes on the Dublin Road in Dundalk.

Last August Dublin-based Torca Developments Ltd were granted conditional planning permission by Louth County Council to build 43 new homes on ...

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Carlingford Lough Ferry unveils new promotional video

May 23, 2019 | Business, Local news

Yesterday at the Natural Museum of Ireland, Carlingford Lough Ferry celebrated the launch of a cinematic 120 second promotional video which highlights the natural beauty of Carlingford Lough and the Cooley and Mourne Mountains that surround ...

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Polling stations now open

May 24, 2019 | Headline, Local Election 2019, Local news

Polling stations both locally and nationally are now open as voters go to the polls today to vote in the Local Elections.

Polling stations opened at 7am and will close at 10pm tonight.

After lengthy campaigning and ...

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Illegal mineral oil and tobacco seized in Dundalk

May 23, 2019 | Crime, Headline, Local news

Revenue Officers carried out a search, under warrant, at a residential premises in Dundalk today targeting mineral oil laundering and tobacco tax fraud.

The search was an intelligence led, joint operation carried out by Revenue’s Customs ...

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National ‘Slow Down’ Speed Enforcement Day takes place this Friday

May 23, 2019 | Headline, Local news, Road matters

An Garda Síochána in Louth will conduct a national speed enforcement operation ‘Slow Down’ day over the 24 hour period from 7am on Friday 24th May until 7am on Saturday 25th May 2019. The initiative is supported by Louth County ...

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New café and wine bar opens at Carlingford Marina

May 22, 2019 | Business, Local dining, Local jobs, Local news

A new café and wine bar has recently opened at Carlingford Marina.

Rabelo serves a selection of teas, coffees, wines, tasty treats and sandwiches ranging from spiced beef in a bun, to chicken and stuffing and many ...

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Hollywood movie being shot in Carlingford next week is seeking extras

May 23, 2019 | Entertainment, Headline, Local news

A Hollywood movie being shot in Carlingford next week is looking for extras.

The US romantic comedy film ‘There You’ll Find Me’ features some big names in it like Vanessa Redgrave and Derry Girls star Saoirse-Monica ...

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Former NFL star Nick Novak to attend Louth Mavericks training this Thursday

May 22, 2019 | Local events, Local news, Sport

Former NFL player Nick Novak will be the guest of honour at local American football team the Louth Maverick’s training session this Thursday evening.

The placekicker played for several NFL teams throughout his career including the ...

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Virtual Reality Workshop for Older Adults in Dundalk Library this Saturday

May 22, 2019 | Education, Local events, Local news

A Virtual Reality Workshop for Older Adults will take place this Saturday in Dundalk Library.

Participants will get the chance to experience the world of virtual reality in this workshop targeted towards older adults.

The ...

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Dundalk schools come together to hold climate strike protest this Friday

May 23, 2019 | Current affairs, Education, Headline, Local news

A team of transition year and fifth year students from a number of schools around Dundalk will come together in the Market Square this Friday to hold a school climate strike.

The protest will take place at the Square ...

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Construction works begin on €325 million WuXi Biologics Dundalk facility

May 22, 2019 | Business, Local jobs, Local news

WuXi Biologics has begun the construction on the world’s largest single-use biologics manufacturing facility, covering an area of 48,000m² on a 52-acre site outside Dundalk.

Construction personnel numbers will rise to 500 by year ...

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St Vincent’s complete purchase of land for sports field at Seatown Place

May 22, 2019 | Education, Local news, Property news

St Vincent’s Secondary School have recently completed the purchase of land across the road from the school at Seatown Place.

The Board of Management recently confirmed the purchase of the 1.7 acre site.

It is understood it ...

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National Fish and Chips Day takes place today

May 22, 2019 | Business, Local dining, Local news

National Fish and Chips Day will take place today with half price fish and chips available in a number of local take aways.

Those taking part include the Roma on Park Street, the Europa on Earl Street and Mullen’s in Roden Place ...

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Dave Kearney secures new Leinster Rugby contract

May 21, 2019 | Local news, Sport

Dave Kearney was among 21 Leinster Rugby players who had a new contract confirmed by the province this afternoon.

The Willville man joined names such as Scott Fardy, Cian Healy, Robbie Henshaw and Johnny Sexton in committing their futures to Leo ...

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The Square Restaurant opens its doors in Dundalk today

May 22, 2019 | Business, Headline, Local dining, Local jobs, Local news

Dundalk’s newest restaurant opens its doors today.

The Square Restaurant is located in the Market Square.

In March Talk of the Town exclusively revealed that the people behind The Courthouse Restaurant ...

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New small residential development approved for Carlingford

May 21, 2019 | Local news, Property news

A new small residential development has been given the go ahead in Carlingford.

Fjord Developments Ltd have been granted conditional planning permission from Louth County Council to build four dormer style dwellings on the Greenore ...

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