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Frost expected over the next few nights

Nov 13, 2019 | Headline, Local news, Weather

This afternoon’s rain will clear away this evening leading to a couple of good days on the local weather front.

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

The local forecaster has warned ...

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Talk on digital detox in Dundalk Library on Thursday

Nov 13, 2019 | Local events, Local news

Lisa Dunbar will host a talk on a Digital Detox in Dundalk Library this Thursday at 6.30pm.

On the night Lisa will be discussing the impact smartphones and social media are having on our physical and mental health.

Lisa will give tips ...

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Taste of Louth returns to the Marshes this weekend

Nov 12, 2019 | Entertainment, Local dining, Local events, Local news

The seventh annual Taste of Louth event returns to the Marshes Shopping Centre this weekend.

The event, which is a fundraiser for the Cross Border Orchestra of Ireland, runs on Saturday and Sunday and will feature ...

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Robbie Rafferty to launch new book on local soccer this Saturday

Nov 12, 2019 | Local events, Local news, Sport

Robbie Rafferty will be launching his new book ‘A Century of Local Soccer 1919-2019’ this Saturday in Roe River Books on Park Street.

Robbie is the chairman of the Dundalk and District League and has put his encyclopaedic ...

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Local forecourt operators up for ShelfLife National C-Store Awards

Nov 11, 2019 | Business, Local news

Two local forecourt operators have been nominated for honours at the 19th annual ShelfLife National C-Store Awards.

The awards, held in association with Cuisine De France, The National Lottery & NewsBrands Ireland, will take place at ...

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Equivalent of 800 wheelie bins of raw sewage being dumped into Carlingford Lough daily

Nov 13, 2019 | Headline, Health, Local news

The Environmental Protection Agency has described as unacceptable the levels of raw sewage being released into the environment on a daily basis.

A report from the EPA has found that untreated sewage from the equivalent of 77,000 people in ...

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Andrea Corr to hold book signing in Dundalk this Saturday

Nov 12, 2019 | Entertainment, Local events, Local news, Music

Dundalk singer Andrea Corr will be signing copies of her brand new memoir ‘Barefoot Pilgrimage’ in Eason in Dundalk this Saturday.

She will be in store at the Marshes Shopping Centre from 2pm on the day.

You are ...

2019-11-12 19:16 open_in_new
Extension sought to build final 64 homes in Lis na Dara

Nov 7, 2019 | Local news, Property news

The developers of the Lis na Dara estate on the Carrick Road have lodged a planning application seeking an extension in which to build the final phase of the housing development.

Silaro Limited would be given another five years to build the ...

2019-11-12 16:07 open_in_new
Dublin Road development land to be sold at online auction next month

Nov 12, 2019 | Headline, Local news, Property news

A parcel of residential development land on the Dublin Road in Dundalk is due to go under the hammer at an online auction next month.

The 2.91 hectares (7.19 acres) is located to the rear of Line Terrace and runs as far as the ...

2019-11-12 16:07 open_in_new
Rents in Louth continue to increase

Nov 12, 2019 | Current affairs, Headline, Local news, Property news

Rents in Co Louth have risen by 3.6% in the last year.

That’s according to the latest Daft.ie Rental Report.

The report shows that the average rent in Louth now stands at €1,236, up €43 on the same stage ...

2019-11-12 15:04 open_in_new
DkIT disappointed in TUI’s decision to embark on industrial action next week

Nov 12, 2019 | Education, Headline, Local jobs, Local news

Dundalk Institute of Technology say they are disappointed in the Teachers’ Union of Ireland’s decision to embark on industrial action next week.

Strike action by lecturers and researchers will commence on Tuesday ...

2019-11-12 14:01 open_in_new
Cuchulainn cyclists impress in cyclocross event in Meath

Nov 11, 2019 | Local news, Sport

The cyclocross action for Cuchulainn Cycling Club moved to Co Meath last weekend where Oldcastle Cycling Club hosted a muddy and wet race as part of the Leinster League.

First up for Cuchulainn was Michael O’Rourke in the under 10s and he continues ...

2019-11-12 12:58 open_in_new
Community footpath fundraiser in the Ballymac this Saturday

Nov 8, 2019 | Local events, Local news

The Jenkinstown Project Committee are holding a Community Footpath Fundraiser in Ballymascanlon House Hotel this Saturday at 8pm.

Supper will be served with entertainment by local musicians. A raffle will also take place with prizes worth over ...

2019-11-12 11:55 open_in_new
The Fairways Hotel now open to the public

Nov 8, 2019 | Business, Local dining, Local news

The Fairways Hotel has now officially opened to the public.

Following a soft launch for invited guests yesterday, the Dublin Road hotel formally opened its doors at 11am.

You can take a look inside the hotel in our video ...

2019-11-12 10:52 open_in_new
The Clermont in Blackrock set to re-open later this month

Nov 12, 2019 | Business, Headline, Local dining, Local news

The Clermont in Blackrock looks set to re-open later this month.

The Main Street pub has been undergoing a major renovation for most of the year having been sold in September 2018 by the Smyth family, who continue to run ...

2019-11-12 10:52 open_in_new
Dundalk FC finish the year on a high with thumping win over Linfield

Nov 12, 2019 | Headline, Local news, Sport

Dundalk FC ended their season in style with a crushing 6-0 victory over Linfield FC at Oriel Park last night to clinch the inaugural Unite the Union Champions Cup.

After a 7-1 aggregate victory over the two legs, the cross border cup now ...

2019-11-12 10:52 open_in_new
Mixed week expected on local weather front

Nov 11, 2019 | Headline, Local news, Weather

It’s due to be a mixed week on the local weather front with both rainfall and sunshine above average for the time of year.

That’s the verdict of Louth Weather in their latest forecast for the week ahead.

While we can expect some ...

2019-11-11 20:10 open_in_new
Golfer of the Year Clem clinches another win at Dundalk Golf Club

Nov 11, 2019 | Local news, Sport

Golfer of the Year Clem Walshe took Sunday’s 14 Hole Singles Stableford competition with an excellent nett score of 35pts.

It was enough to give him a one-point victory over fellow five handicapper Colin Roche and he also recorded the day’s best ...

2019-11-11 19:07 open_in_new
New barbers Level Up opening in Dundalk today

Nov 8, 2019 | Business, Local jobs, Local news

A new barbers will open its doors in Dundalk this morning.

Level Up Barber Shop is located on River Lane.

It will be open Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 9.30am to 6pm, Thursdays and Fridays from 9am to 7pm and from 9am to 6pm on ...

2019-11-11 15:58 open_in_new
Walk a Mile in her Shoes fundraiser in aid of Women’s Aid to take place in Cooley

Nov 8, 2019 | Local events, Local news

Cooley Pastoral Committee wild hold a fundraising walk this December to support Women’s Aid Dundalk.

The ‘Walk A Mile In Her Shoes’ fundraiser on Sunday December 8th aims to create awareness of the growing problem of domestic violence in ...

2019-11-11 12:49 open_in_new
Tommy Tiernan to return to Dundalk for two nights in February

Nov 11, 2019 | Entertainment, Headline, Local events, Local news

Tommy Tiernan is set to return to Dundalk for two nights next February.

The comedian will bring his ‘A Work in Progress” show to The Spirit Store on Friday February 21st and Saturday February 22nd.

Tickets, ...

2019-11-11 12:49 open_in_new