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Friday Sep 12 | Dundalk Today

Scoil Rince Mona Ni Rodaigh dancers celebrate successful year

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.

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Friday Sep 12 | Dundalk Today

Local heroes tackle post office robber armed with needle

Two local men came to the rescue of Dublin Street Post Office staff this afternoon as they were held up by a needle wielding armed robber. At approximately 2.30pm a man armed wtih a needle attempted a robbery at the post office on Dublin Street.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Dundalk Today

RSA applies for Northern driving bans to apply in the Republic

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.

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Dundalk Today

Tributes paid at funeral mass of Des Denning - 'the people's chairman'

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'.

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Dundalk Today

Man believes effigy of nun maybe the 'faceless' ghost he saw in 1976

A Pearse Park man says he believes that the effigy of a nun that was discovered by construction workers at the Friary recently could be the same nun that he saw in the form of a ghost in the nineteen seventies. "The dog was barking to go for a walk, which he never did, so I took him down the back alley."

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Business World

E169m build for home of the Black Stuff

Guainess brand owner, Diageo, today unveiled its new E169m brewhouse in Dublin's St James' Gate, marking the biggest construction project in the capital in years. The extension means that Guinness brewing will now be fully centred in the iconic site at its Victoria Quay headquarters.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

Independent.ie

Pope accepts Cardinal Sean Brady's resignation

Cardinal Brady should have resigned in 2010 according to one of Smyth's victims, writer Brendan Boland. Photo: Frank Mc Grath Cardinal Brady said it had been a great joy and privilege for him to serve as Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland since 1996.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

Independent.ie

Oman fans travel to Ireland friendly all way from... Dundalk

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.

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Business World

6 shops and an office block for E120m

One of the largest ever retail investment portfolios to be offered to the market in Ireland was launched today by joint selling agents Savills and Bannon.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

Packer

Irish multinational gains stake in California avocado grower

Ireland-based Total Produce PLC, one of Europe's top fresh produce companies, has acquired a 45% stake in Eco Farms, a Temecula, Calif., avocado grower, marketer and distributor.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Dundalk Today

Seven Louth Primary Care centres to become smoke free zones

Seven primary care facilities in County Louth are set to become smoke free as part of the HSE plan to eliminate smoking from all its facilities.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Independent.ie

Ogle flies flag for Palestinian-supporting soccer fans

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)

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BBC News

Solicitor has Garda text concerns

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.

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Dundalk Today

Gardai opposed bail for woman charged with arson

Gardai opposed the granting of bail to a 26 year-old mother of one who is accused of arson following a house fire in which a 70 year-old woman was seriously injured.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Dundalk Today

Oldest award in the world given to Grammar school

Reverend Joyce Moore BA, H Dip Ed, ARIAM ; Bishop Alan Harper OBE, BA, FRGS ; Mr Cyril Drury BA, MSc, H Dip Ed., Headmaster Dundalk Grammar School with the oldest award in the world being donated to the school by Bishop Harper.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Independent.ie

Warrants detaining three dissident Republicans are defective, High Court finds

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.

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UTV

Tracey Magee: Ceasefire

"Things always look inevitable when you get them behind you, but there's nothing inevitable about them at the time."

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Dundalk Today

Dundalk retains clean IBAL status

The latest survey by business group Irish Business Against Litter shows Dundalk has improved and jumped to 20th place in the ranking of 40 areas surveyed and now deemed 'Cleaner than European Norms".

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Dundalk Today

McNeela O.N.E. branch a vital link for ex-soldiers

The Organisation of National Ex-Servicemen and Women is a support organisation for veterans of the defence forces.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Banbridge Today

Went on Outlet shoplifting spree

A Lithuanian man who came to Banbridge "equipped with a bag designed to prevent detection" stole goods from a number of shops at the Outlet.

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