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Friday Sep 12 | Dundalk Today
The Fairways hotel was awash with red on Saturday night as Dundalk dancing school Scoil Rince Mona Ni Rodaigh celebrated a year of astounding successes in the world of competitive Irish dance. This past 12 months have seen the school once again confirm its place as one of the world's finest as dancers were crowned Ulster, Irish National and World Champions.
Local drivers who have been banned from driving by courts in the North now face their disqualification being recognised in the Republic. Until now the motorists in question were only banned from driving in Northern Ireland and Britain, but the Road Safety Authority applied to Dundalk District Court last week to have disqualifications imposed at Newry Magistrate's Court on five motorists from the Republic, recognised.
Glowing tributes were paid to former Dundalk FC Chairman and local business man Des Denning, who died suddenly last Monday night. In a large attendance at St Patrick's Catherdral, Father Padraig Keenanpaid tribute to a man he described as 'the people's chairman'.
A small cohort of Oman fans made the journey to the Aviva Stadium in Dublin for last night's friendly against Ireland. But they didn't have too far to travel as the group of students from the Gulf state set out from Dundalk, Co Louth, for Ireland's final warm-up match ahead of the Euro 2016 qualifiers.
Working as an analyst on RTE's Monday Night Soccer programme, Sunday Independent columnist Sadlier launched a scathing attack on a rump of Dundalk fans who ignored pleas from club officials not to fly the Palestinian flag during the club's Europa Cup defeat to Hajduk Split, after the club had been warned by officials from European soccer's ... (more)
Solicitor John McBurney said it needs to be ascertained how many other similar incidents may have occurred in recent months and years A solicitor who represented one of the RUC families at the Smithwick Tribunal is concerned other potential cases of collusion may have occurred recently.
The High Court has found that warrants detaining three dissident Republicans, convicted of attempting to buy weapons and explosives on behalf of the Real IRA, are defective.
Updated: Fri Sep 12, 2014 11:52 pm
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