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Wednesday, 29th May, 2013. Vol. 6, Issue 22 • 63 Clanbrassil Street, Dundalk, Co. Louth. Tel: 042 9320888. Fax: 042 9329676. Email:;

School and sheep shearer celebrate All-Ireland wins By Paul Byrne

LOUTH is celebrating a unique All-Ireland double after a weekend that saw two national titles brought home to the Wee County. Monastery National School in Ardee got the ball rolling at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin as they became Aviva Health FAI All Ireland 5 A Side Soccer Champions and there was double joy for Louth as just hours later Ravensdale man Mark McGeown fought off competitors from all over the country to become the All Ireland Senior Sheep Shearer Champion in Millstreet Co. Cork. Monastery National School had earned the right to play in these finals by becoming Louth, North Leinster and Leinster Champions. They competed against the Summerhill NS, Athlone (Con-

Monastery National School celebrate their All-Ireland success

nacht), Scoil Íosagáin, Aghada, Cork (Munster) and Carndonagh BNS, Inishowen, Donegal (Ulster) champions. The competition was sponsored by Aviva Health and involved over 16,000 children

nationally. Dramatic victories over the Ulster and Munster champions gave the Ardee side four points and despite a loss in their final game against the Connacht champions Jim Mc-

Mark McGeown with the All-Ireland trophy

Gee’s side had done enough to secure a magnificent All Ireland success. The team walked up those famous steps in the Aviva Stadium and co-captains Liam Jackson and Dónal McKenny

received the Aviva Health FAI All Ireland 5s Champions Cup for Monastery NS, Ardee in front of their delirious supporters. Continued on page 8

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Seized oil tanker stolen from Army Barracks By Niamh Kirk

DIESEL laundering in Co Louth is firmly back in the spotlight following the theft of a seized oil tanker filled with illegal fuel from the Aik-

en Army Barracks in Dundalk early on Sunday Morning. An unknown person broke into Aiken Army Barracks on Barrack Street in the early hours of Sunday Morning. They managed to access the

vehicle, start it and escape by driving through the locked gates. The tanker had been seized in an intelligence led operation in Monaghan on May 22 and was being stored in Aiken

Barracks. It had been modified to fit a concealed tank and contained 20,000 litres of fuel when it was taken by customs. It still contained 20,000 litres fuel when it was stolen on

Sunday morning. The Revenue said that it uses a number of different locations in the area for storage of this type of item but for security reasons could not comment any further.

Kevin gets on his bike to give a little bit back By Paul Byrne

Blackrock man Kevin Maguire got on his bike to give a little bit back to the Ronald McDonald house in Crumlin children’s hospital having seen at first hand the great service they provide. The Ronald McDonald House provides a home-away-from-home for families of seriously ill children who are hospitalised or undergoing extended treatment at Our Lady’s Hospital for Kevin Maguire, Paul Smith, Paul Owens, Gavin Clarke and Derek Cahill who took Sick Children, Crumlin. part in the cycle as did Emma Boyle Families will be able to staff and facilities 25km scenic cycle up stay for the duration of enough. It makes such a the Wicklow mountains their child’s stay in hos- difference to have some- and around the Blessingpital. The Ronald Mc- where close to the hospi- ton lakes raising over Donald House provides tal where you can stay. €1500 for the Ronald a supportive environ- The House can accom- McDonald house. ment for these families. modate up to 16 families “They are actually Kevin and his wife in en-suite family bed- hoping to build a second have been regular visi- rooms with communal house at the moment so • FREE Full case history review tors to Crumlin hospital kitchens, dining areas the money will be put to since April 2011 when and living areas.” he good use. • FREE Video Otoscopy tour of your ears Visit us to their 13 year old son added. • FREE Assessment of hearing levels “We’ve had a few funKeith was diagnosed “They are not state experience • FREE Demonstration of the latest with Leukemia. The funded and rely com- draisers throughout the hearing aids couple stayed in the Ro- pletely on sponsorship year including €1000 nald McDonald house and charities helping raised by Keith and his school pals in Blackrock last July when Keith was them out. NS. Get your Hearing Aids brought into the chil“I decided just before “Altogether we’ve dren’s hospital for a bone (any make or model) Christmas that I was go- raised about €10,000 for marrow transplant. cleaned & checked for FREE by our “Myself and my wife ing to try and help them the Ronald McDonald on-site specialist stayed in the Ronald out by joining in their house. Thankfully Keith McDonald house last annual 25km cycle is doing well at the moAdvance Hearing Aid Centre • 12 Aston Quay, Dublin 2 year when Keith was around the Blessington ment and we’d like to thank all the staff in staying in the hospital Lakes in Wicklow” Freephone: 1800 677 247 • Kevin along with five Crumlin and the Ronald and they were absolutely brilliant to us” explained friends from Blackrock McDonald House for all Vance & Wilson Pharmacy, Main Street, Bray took to their bikes in the great work they do Kevin. Call: 01 2862052 “I couldn’t praise the April and completed the down there” he added.



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Tain March celebration The Táin March 2013 will take place on June 7 to 9 with a great programme of events planned along the route from Ardee to Carlingford. The Táin March is a celebration of Ireland’s epic legend, Táin Bó Cuailnge, The Cattle Raid of Cooley. A cohort of experienced walkers covers approximately 20km per day on foot, being joined by partway walkers through the towns and villages along the route, Ardee, Dundalk and Carlingford host the main events of the march, with feasts, re-enactments, drummers, chariots, music and fun. Everyone is invited to join the march as it approaches the towns. The Táin March Committee can provide help with costumes and dressing up, or people can make or invent their own costumes. This year a group of 22 French

Táin enthusiasts are travelling to Co Louth for the first time, specifically to join the Táin March. A group of 27 experienced walkers and those interested are invited to download an application form from “” to complete the march in its entirety. The weekend celebrations kick off on Friday evening in Ardee with a reenactment of the battle between Cuchulainn and Ferdia. On Saturday the events begin in the Market Square in Dundalk at Noon and will include two concerts by Oirialla and Glasheen. The marchers will arrive over the mountains into Carlingford at 3.45pm on Sunday to be welcomed on to the square for a Táin feast, and an evening of music, storytelling and celebrations.

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Tain open air concert

Country singing sensation Nathan Carter will headline this year’s Táin Summer Festival’s Open Air Concert in Dundalk’s Market Square. The show takes place this June 9 and tickets for the show are already selling, a percentage of the proceeds will go to the National Council for the Blind it was recently announced. Nathan visited Dundalk last week to officially launch the event and was joined by local performers Who’s Eddie, Wildflowers (Saffyre), Magnet and Donna & Joe McCaul who will be supporting him on the day. It will be his biggest outdoor performance to date. Dundalk Town Council Chairperson Jennifer Green was also on hand to welcome the award winning crooner whose track Wagon Wheel was an international hit on the country charts. “Last year was proof that our refurbished Market Square was the ideal location for an Open Air Concert. I am sure that Nathan will have the Market Square rocking on June 9th as will the other performers. Now we just have to pray for good weather to make the day absolutely perfect,” said Jennifer. Brendan Gallagher, from Prometric, who are sponsoring the event said, “In a very short time, we have learned that Dundalk is one of Ireland’s treasured regions, for its people as much as its remarkable legends. Prometric is pleased to once again support the Táin Festival. Our hope is that the weather will be beautiful and that people from all over will visit and enjoy the activities and culture hosted by the town.” Tickets to see Nathan are €14 with €30 family tickets (two adults and two children aged under 12). Please note under 12s must be accompanied by an adult ticket holder. Further ticket information is available from Dundalk BIDS office at the Market Square, telephone 042 9352842 or 086 4566248.

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More success for local fighters Competition was fierce at the Annual Chase International Championships in Birmingham on May, where members of Ireland Wadokai Karate-Do Remnei (IWKR) successfully competed and managed as part of a larger Team Ireland consisting of member clubs from within the Ireland Karate Federation Commission (IKFC) to bring home 28 medals in total. The star of the event had to be an up and coming John McGuinness who won Gold in his Kumite Section (fighting). With John being up against a large contingent from England, Scotland and Wales, he managed to use all his recent training with Sensei Tommy Marrett to his advantage and not only came away with a Gold medal but managed to inspire all within Team Ireland. Amy Dennis was also up against the best in her Kata Section (form), and she was pipped to the post by a very strong contingent from England. With David O’Donnell and Mary Marcus competing at the Annual IWKR International Karate Championships and the 9th Scottish International Open only recently, it was hardly surprising that they come away with five medals between them both.

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Man fails in bid over drink driving charge A 30-year-old father of two was disqualified from driving for three years after being convicted of drink driving at Dundalk District Court. Mark Mulroy, 58 Gort Uaine, Clogherhead, had attempted to have the charges against him struck out by claiming that he was not given sufficient information by investigating Gardai. However, Judge Flann Brennan, stated that the Garda had provided the relevant information and on that basis he im-

posed a €350 fine and disqualification. Evidence in the case had been heard on April 17 but judgement was adjourned to allow the judge to consider the outcome of previous cases. The court had heard that the defendant was stopped by Gardai at 1.05am on February 7, 2012, after being observed using a mobile phone. After Gardai noticed a strong smell of alcohol and slurred speech, the defendant was arrested and taken to Dundalk Garda Station.

As doctor was unable to attend to take a sample, the test was conducted on an evidencer, which showed that Mr Mulroy was over the limit for driving. Prior to the sample being taken, the defendant was told that he would have to be observed for 20 minutes to ensure he did not consume anything which would contaminate the test. However, the defendant’s barrister argued that when Gardai informed his client about this observation period,

they failed to tell him why it was required. He stated that in light of two test cases when the intoxilyser was introduced, the Gardai were obliged to provide “objective justification”, such as saying observation was required in conjunction with the manufacturer’s guidance or under best international practice. He argued that as this had not been done, it followed that his client’s detention was unlawful. Inspector Martin Beggy stat-

ed that there is nothing in the legislation to say that Gardai have to elaborate on the reason for 20 minute observation. In making the judgement, Judge Flann Brennan stated: “The Garda gave evidence that a 20 minute detention was required for an uncontaminated sample and on that basis I am not going to make a direction to dismiss”. The disqualification will commence on November 15.

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The Marian Park Reunion Night takes place this coming June 7. Taking place in The Lisdoo, Dundalk from 9pm-1am it will feature a Golden Oldies Disco With Freddie Frisco. Tickets €10 Including Finger Food as well as a Raffle for spot prizes on the night. All proceeds from the event will be donated to St Oliver’s Hospital. Contact Ollie Bradley 086-2375527 or Rose Bailey 086-3718194


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A man who was described in court as a ‘model inmate’ was warned to give up alcohol or face having no future. Judge Flannn Brennan made the remarks as he imposed a prison sentence on Mark McCourt of 56 St Nicholas Ave, Dundalk. “I say this advisably as I don’t want you to get depressed about it, but you have no future if you don’t give up drink as you just can’t handle it. It is a chemical thing and part of an addictive personality, but this is what has brought you to all this”, explained the judge. “Serve your sentence in prison and resolve that you won’t drink when you come out”, he added. The defendant, who is serving a 12 month prison sentence which had initially been suspended by the Circuit Court, admitted theft

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of €1,200 worth of oil from the Louth GAA Centre of Excellence in Darver on December 6, 2012. The oil was recovered. On December 18 at Park St he was arrested on public order charges after being ejected from a night club and became abusive to members of the public and Gardai. Mr McCourt also admitted driving at speed and the wrong way on a one-way street at Shirley House Lane in Carrickmacross on Decmber 3. He pleaded guilty to assault at Park St on December 8, causing bruising to a man’s eye and face. Barrister, Irene Sands, stated that in relation to the assault, her client had taken exception with the way an individual had spoken to his aunt. She added that the 22-year-old

with 30 previous convictions has been serving a sentence since January and intends travelled to Tralee to work with his father as a plumber when he is released. Ms Sands stated that her client’s problems arose from difficulties with alcohol and trying to cope with life’s difficulties. Shortly before these incidents a friend of his had died and he didn’t cope very well. “He is currently attending AA, working in the prison kitchen and doing a cooking course. He is a model inmate and giving no difficulty. Judge Flann Brennan imposed a fine of six months for assault, and three months for the driving offences on December 3 and three months for theft of the oil. All sentences will run concurrently.

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As part of Volunteering Week 2013, in May, Good Morning Louth held an open day on Monday May 13. The co-ordinator, Anne Murphy was delighted to welcome visitors from Louth Volunteer Centre and two transition year students from Coláiste Rís. The interest displayed by these two young people was very encouraging. It was a wonderful opportunity to showcase the volunteering activity at Good Morning Louth and demonstrate the value of the service. Good Morning Louth welcomes any enquiries from people who would like to give of their spare time to maintain this very worthwhile service. Please contact GML at Aspen House, 76 Seatown Dundalk or call 042 9330103 Pictured above are Anne Murphy Co-Ordinator GML, Megan O’Hare, respect between the chil- Tess McGlynn, Eimear Boyle, GML dren of the two participating and ChiChi Onwaegsbi. schools, and raised awareness of Cultural Diversity. Many new friendships have DUNDALK FC annual 5 card Poker been formed in the process. classic takes place on Sunday June 2at The schools will show6pm in the Lisdoo. Tickets are priced case the results of their joint at €50, with €5 buy-ins and €10 top project for their parents, up, and there is a guaranteed prize fund grandparents, family and of €3000. friends on Wednesday, May For information contact Stephen 29 in the local museum. Neary on 087 7460263 or Gerry Curtis The children’s work will then remain on display to on 087 2900113. the public in the museum for a week. They wish to extend an THE Dunleer Community Employinvitation to anyone young ment Board are raising funds with a and old interested in viewing duck race on the White River at the the display to come along to Bia Restaurant in Dunleer. This takes place at 3 pm on Sunday June 2. the museum.

Local schools hold exhibition The pupils of St Francis NS Blackrock and Scoil Mhuire na nGael Dundalk have recently been working on a joint Cross-Border Intergenerational Project called “Schools Connecting Cultures”. The children have been exploring the themes of “What’s Special to me” and “Me and My Place” through the topic of “Journeys”. The project has led the children to explore memories, values and cultural memorabilia associated with land, sea and air journeys they and their parents have undertaken. The project has promoted mutual understanding and

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Ancient History Cleopatra ruled what ancient land? Sport Fans of what English premiership club are nicknamed ‘The Gooners’? Ireland Which river flows through Derry? Local What was the name of the licenced premises located within the Dundalk Shopping Centre shortly after it opened? Cartoons and Comics In the Peanuts strip who or what is Woodstock? Geography In what county is the Banff National park, the world’s biggest national park?

Sport In what sport could you perform an ‘Eskimo Roll’? History Austrian-born Maximillian I was the emperor of what country in the 19th Century? Movies Who sang the theme song from the Bond movie, ‘Die Another Day’? Journalism The sports journalist and writer, Con Houlihan, was a native of what Co Kerry town? The Stinker James Last’s ‘Jagerlatein’ has been the them tune for what RTE TV programme since 1979?

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From page 1 The victorious Monastery NS Team was Gavin Kirk, Dónal McKenny (Co-Captain), Liam Jackson (Co-Captain), Tom Jackson, Jonathan Commins, Eddie Bing Quan Ooi, Evan McKenna and Darragh McCoy. The team was managed by principal Mr Jim Mc Gee and teacher Ms Leanna Cusack. Principal and team manager Jim Mc Gee was understandable overjoyed with is teams All Ireland success and thanked everybody who had helped make it happen.

“It’s a great day for our school and it was a great day for County Louth sport in general. A big thank you to the bus load of parents, staff, friends and supporters of Monastery NS who travelled and cheered us onto victory.” added the proud manager. Meanwhile 38 year old Mark McGeown from Ravensdale also tasted All Ireland success as he impressed the judges with his flawless technique to be crowned Senior All Ireland Sheep Shearing Champion.

It was a proud day for Mark and his family as he beat off competitors from all over the country to lift the All Ireland trophy. “I’m delighted to have won the title down in Cork. I’ve been shearing for 18 years now and I’ve gone to a few All Irelands before but probably haven’t done myself justice” explained Mark. “I tend to get nervous in these big events and generally haven’t done great on previous occasions. But I won a wee competition in Ballymena on Friday night and that

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gave me a bit of confidence coming into the All Irelands. “There was 24 in the heats and I managed to make it through to the final six on Saturday. The judges are looking for speed, technique and

overall quality of the shear. I sheared ten sheep in the final and thankfully the judges were sufficiently impressed. It’s a nice feeling to be named an All Ireland Champion.” added a delighted Mark.

Enterprise Board celebrate 20 years Next month, Louth County Enterprise Board celebrates the 20th anniversary of their foundation. Over the last 20 years they have supported vast numbers of entrepreneurs in every corner of Louth to establish, develop and sus-

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The Viva Las Elvis show consists of a live band, lead guitarist, bass guitarist, keyboard players, drummer, female backing singer to add harmonies and glamour and also a sound quality engineer from Dundalk. The show tributes 35 of Elvis’ greatest songs including Heartbreak Hotel, Suspicious Minds, Burning Love, Return to Sender and Jailhouse Rock. The show will be live at the Fairways Hotel on Friday May 31. Doors open at 10pm and show starts at 10.30pm. Entry €10 on the door.

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DkIT students win Dare to be Digital Five students from Dundalk Institute of Technology (DKIT) will work alongside some of the best computer game developers in the world this summer, after winning the Irish team place on Dare to be Digital, an international computer game design competition. The five students from DKIT who won the Irish leg of the competition are Simon McDonnell from Bellurgan, Co. Louth; Seán Gilleece from Ballyconnell, Co. Cavan; Nicola Disley from Swords, Co. Dublin; Ryan McCabe, originally from Ontario in Canada; and

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Dmitrij Starcenko, originally from Daugavpils, Latvia. Their team – Stone Hammer Games – impressed the Irish judging panel with the concept for their proposed game, ‘Two Remaining Souls’. The game will be a co-

op action defence game, played by two players using iPhones. One player will play a third-person action game as a powerful golem, while the other will play a tower defence game as the strategic tower commander.

The goal will be to defend a ‘druid stone’ against waves of increasingly difficult enemies. Both players will view the same world from different angles, while seeing each other’s actions in real time. The five DKIT students will travel to Abertay University in early June, and will spend until the beginning of August developing and fine-tuning their prototype game. The three highestscoring games will receive prizes of £2,500 and the chance to compete for the coveted BAFTA Ones to Watch Award.

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The local Rape Crisis Centre and North Louth Hospice have benefited to the tune of €1,000 each after the owners of licensed premises agreed to pay the money to avoid a conviction for selling alcohol to a person under 18. Dundalk District Court heard

that Joanne Rooney of Avenue Inn, Avenue Road, Dundalk, pleaded guilty to selling the cans of alcohol during a test purchase case on April 12 last year without asking for identification. Defence solictor stated that his client had no previous convic-

tions and while the staff didn’t realise the person was under 18, they accept an error was made in not asking for identification. Judge Flann Brennan accepted a donation of €2,000 to the community and warned the proprietor not to repeat their actions.

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Kilkerley schools puts best foot forward

Scoil Mhuire Gan Smál Kilkerley were one of a number of schools in the area to take part in the National Walk to School Week. The initiative sees Green Schools working on their Travel Theme, which promotes more walking, cycling and use of public transport, has been encouraging parents and pupils to reap the benefits of incorporating a walk into the school run.

The Kilkerley school, which first launched their WOW (Walk on Wednesday) days back in March to great success, geared themselves up for the challenge with a busy schedule of activities all week including a “Tiptoe Tuesday” and a “Trot on Thursday”. Irene Brennan, Green Schools Coordinator, was delighted with the turn out on the day and said there were “barely any cars in the


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car park on the morning”. They also asked families to compose some slogans for the week. The school was also one of three in the county to take part in the Cross Border Walking Challenge, which involved 20 schools. The aim is to get 100% of pupils walking all or part of the way to school on National WOW morning to be in with a chance of winning some of the €2,000 prize fund.

Spat in the face of Garda A man who spat in the face of a Garda after being arrested on public order charges was sentenced to one month in prison after pleading guilty to assault at Dundalk District Court.

Barry Agnew of 37 Cypress Gardens, Bay Estate, was arrested on June 29, 2012, at Market Square Dundalk. He was intoxicated and was aggressive to doormen, and when Gardai arrived he refused to

leave. He then became abusive and aggressive to Gardai and spat in the face of one. The defendant, who has 13 previous convictions, apologised for his behaviour. Solicitor, Frank Mc-

Donnell, stated that the 23-year-old defendant is currently serving a sentence and is due for release in February 2016. He added that his client repeated his apology and had not set out to get into trouble.

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Sarah hopes to take final step to Rose of Tralee By Paul Byrne

SARAH McCrave’s bags are packed and she is raring to go as she gets ready to represent Louth ahead of this week’s Regional Finals of the Rose of Tralee in Portlaoise. The 18 year old DkIT business student will travel to Portlaoise this evening as she bids to follow in the fotsteps of last year’s Louth Rose Patricia Marmion who made it all the way to Tralee. “I’m not actually that nervous yet” said Sarah. I know what to expect after the Louth Rose qualification and I’m guessing it will be pretty similar but on a slightly bigger scale. I’m heading down to Portlaoise

today with my mam, brother, aunties, uncles, granny, granddad, boyfriend and some of his family so I won’t be short of support down there.” laughs Sarah. “I’m pretty much ready to go at this stage. I’ve collected my clothes from Neola in River Lane who have kindly sponsored me and I’ve my bags packed and ready to go” she explained. Thursday will be spent meeting all the other Roses as they get to know each other ahead of the selection process. Friday and Saturday the girls will be on stage with Daithi O Se as they try and impress the judges. Sarah hopes to wow the judges with her

Sarah will take to the until Sunday evening to “Obviously it would Tralee but I’m not go- a great experience so far be a dream come ing to be too down if I and I’m delighted that I stage on Friday night find out if she will repbut will have to wait resent Louth in Tralee. through if I made it to don’t make it. It’s been went for it”

Sarah McCrave

bubbly personality and she will entertain them with a recital of Percy French’s classic poem ‘Ach, I don’t know’. “There’s 29 Irish Roses going down to Portlaoise with only seven places up for grabs to make the Grand Finals in Tralee. Although the odds aren’t great Sarah is just going to make the most of her weekend and enjoy the experience.

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O Fiaich students who won the environmental award

O Fiaich College environmental group Waste Watchers have won the Eco-Alu art and design category of the recent Eco Unesco environmental competition. The project, which was one of 300, was selected for the national showcase held in the Mansion House in Dublin on Wednesday May 22. This very prestigious event was compered by RTE’s Stephen Byrne, the guest speaker was President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins. The project consists of a sculpture of a crocodile made from crushed

drinks cans. The idea of the crocodile was decided upon because it was felt that it would be a fun way to get the message across about recycling. He is big - about five metres long and two metres wide. The students enlisted the support of the woodwork department in the form of the sixth year leaving cert applied class who put the timber frame together onto which the cans would be fixed. Only green and silver cans were used for the body as the colour will not fade as much in sun-


light. Black cans were used for the spines and red cans for inside his mouth. The cans were flattened, first underfoot and then with a mallet. Each can then had to be screwed individually to the frame. That took a lot of time! While it took a lot of time both to plan and execute, the students found it a very enjoyable experience. To win their section was even better. The sculpture will be sited in Blackrock, near the Bring Banks which are situated in the lower car park at the northern end of the village.

Paddy and Emma Clarke pictured with cheque for € 60,000 which was raised during Happy Faces Day 2013 in Ireland by members of The Irish Professional Photographers Association for Jack and Jill also in picture is Gareth Byrne( President IPPA) and Jonathan Irwin (Jack and Jill).

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Summer Focus on . . . 84 Clanbrassil Street Open 6 Days 9-6pm

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undalk has always been renowned as a great place to shop, and without doubt Clanbrassil Street is regarded by many as one of the most popular locations for both traders and shoppers alike. In terms of variety, value, convenience and accessibility, Clanbrassil Street ticks all the boxes for those looking to pick up what they are looking for – whether they be essential or luxury items. There is no doubt that Clanbrassil Street is a shopper’s paradise and has an exciting mix of both

established names and new outlets, providing all your needs and all of this located in a very compact area. You’ll find lots of small boutiques, specialty shops and family-run stores in the town centre,

many of which have been here for years and all of which provide a shopping experience with real character. The huge variety on offer on Clanbrassil Street is one of the big reasons that shoppers

are attracted to the area. Whether you are looking for a jeweller, those essential household items or the chance to spruce up your home, then there are no shortage of options available. If you are tempted

to upgrade your wardrobe then you can’t help but be impressed by the number of fashion outlets. You may also be tempted to pamper yourself or treat yourself and your friends to a good

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value meal or just a cup of coffee, and if so there are a range of outlets that offer quality, value and comfort. If, on the other hand, you fancy getting away from it all for a few days, then a visit to the

travel agent should be your first stop. The undoubted value on offer is another of the big attractions for shoppers in Clanbrassil St, and its traders are proud of the great range of items available

at very affordable prices. Throughout all the outlets on the street, there is real value to be had every week of the year. However, if you are out and about this weekend there are plenty of special offers

available for the Bank Holiday. Another great selling point for Clanbrassil St is the convenience and accessibility it offers. There are ample parking spaces on the street itself and in car parks nearby so there is no difficulty in getting to visit your favourite shop. With all shops located in such a compact area it also means that all this value and variety is available to you in a short walk. Added to all these factors are the attractive opening hours with the outlets available to meet your needs at times that fit into your schedule. Some of the


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Clanbrassil Street biggest names in business in Dundalk can be found on Clanbrassil St and they continue to make every effort to make your shopping experience both enjoyable and worthwhile. For those looking for even better value than normal, Boyds Stores are offering 20 per cent off everything for six days only, while McEvoys have some unbeatable Summer Specials and If you want to treat yourself, you have a great choice and range on jewellery with both Aidan Brennan and Duffners offering special deals for the Bank Holiday. Val-U-Zone have great value on household items, and if you want to spruce up your home them Spirit of the Home are offering 10 per cent

off all gift ware, while Niamh Carter Designs have 25 per cent off selected roman blinds. For those heading out over the weekend, a visit to N Styles Hair Salon is a must and don’t forget to check out the Midweek Madness offers. The Bank Holiday

may also be a good opportunity to get some of those essential jobs done, so keep in mind the great service provided by Sparkles Dry Cleaners and T&G Byrne Locksmiths and Shoe Repairs. Those who fancy getting away for a well-earned break,

O’Callaghan Travel offer many years of experience whilst also providing great value and advice. If you need any essential grocery items, or want to call in for a snack or coffee, then the impressively stocked Costcutters is certain to satisfy all of those needs.

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Carrick Festival this weekend The Carrickmacross Festival 2013 is here and promises to have plenty to offer for everyone. Running from the Thursday May 30 to Monday June 3 this year’s Carrickmacross Festival is jam-packed with a wide range of events and entertainment, the Carrickmacross Festival 2013 promises to be free fun for all the family. ‘This year will prove to be even bigger and better than before. As we finalise almost everything apart from the weather we would welcome you to join us this June Bank holiday weekend’ said Chairman Liam Connolly and assistant Chairman David Maggs. The Carrickmacross Festival will have street entertainers, arts and crafts local and local produce, a teddy bear picnic, kid’s entertainment, live music over four days on two stages and much more. Kicking off the Carrickmacross Festival weekend will be the final of the ‘You Bring The Talent’ competition. Seven local talents will be fighting it out for the grand prize of €2000, winner taking all along with taking to the main stage on Monday evening to showcase their winning talent. A great night’s entertainment guarantee so come along to Vanity on Thursday May 30 to your support to our up and coming local talent.

30th May 2013 – 3rd June 2013

FREE FUN FOR ALL THE FAMILY Carnival Opening Parade Theme Madagascar ‘You Bring the Talent Alex The Friendly Lion, Melman the HyCompetition’ Final kicks Characters, pochondriac Giraffe, Toy cars, Snake Charmer, Stilt off festival on Thursday Walkers, Puppets – Children’s Window Festival Treasure – Mobile Farm – Face painting – Irish Culture and 30th May in Vanity Night Hunt Tradition Music + Song – European and Irish Farmers Club. Winner takes all Market – World of Owls – Teddy Bear Picnic – Bonnie Baby Competition – Game Zone - Fun Fair €2000 Prize. Great Live Street Music by: The Fuzzy Burgers, Blue nights entertainment Moose, John Glenn, Brush Shiels, The Seducers, Queen Tribute, The Big Eazy, Bruce Springteen Tribute, guaranteed. The Sazzy Kats, The Camembert Quartet. Entertainment for all the family A weekend not to be missed

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Charity cycle

The 213-mile challenge is in aid of A team from Marshes Shopping Centre are taking part in a sponsored The Mary Peters Trust and Co-Opercharity cycle from Marshes to Foyle- ation Ireland. You can sponsor the team at the side Shopping Centre, Derry, from Informtion Desk. May 31 to June 3.

Coasters MCC handing over the money raised from the David Carney benefit night to his wife

Art exhibition in Dundalk library

Friday 31st May

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everything in between and there’s great camaraderie between everybody. We mostly do watercolours but there are all types of painters within the group.” explains Pat. “The exhibition is a chance to display some of the many paintings we’ve painted over the last while. We’re always looking out for new members so if anybody is interested in learning how to paint or to paint with some like-minded people they should get in touch with me and we’ll take it from there” added Pat. The exhibition was due to begin last night at 8pm and will be open to the public during library hours from today on (library is closed on Mondays). Contact Pat on 086 8393525.


Monday 3rd June

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Premiership Live on Big Screen – Pints & Longneck Specials Saturdays and Sundays during games.

More than 50 of Dundalk’s finest musicians are going to be locked-up in the Spirit Store all weekend as three days of music, spanning all genres, gets underway at the Lock-Up Weekend. It will be one of the first times in Dundalk that so many bands and DJ’s from the area have played consecutively at one festival, over one weekend. “It is all about showcasing the local talent and just having some craic,” said Dagan Fleming, owner of The Lock-Up rehearsal rooms where many musicians in Dundalk practice. The Lock Up Weekend is from Friday May 31 to Sunday June 2. Tickets are €10 per night or €25 for a weekend pass.

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The cream of Dundalk’s artists will be displaying their paintings in an exhibition which takes place in the town’s library this week. The Artisans exhibition began last night and will run until Friday 7 of June. Admission to the exhibition is free of charge and all are welcome to attend. Pat Cooling who is a member of the local artistan collective says that the twenty strong group are looking forward to the exhibition and hope people around the County can come out and enjoy the paintings on show. “We meet up every Friday evening at 7:30 in Carroll Meade Hall and I suppose that there are about twenty or so of us altogether. There’s experts, novices and


1st & 2nd June €15 adult, €10 child, €45 Family available from box office only

Mary Duff in Concert

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Sat 1st June:

Lannleire Presentation Dance

Country Music Sunday Nights

Sun 2nd June:

The Indians

Sun 9th June:

Declan Nerney Appearing soon: Gerry Guthrie, Robert Mizzell, Dominic Kirwan, Derek Ryan + Many More

Restaurant Open 7 Days for Breakfast, Lunch & Evening Meals Function Room available to hire for Private Parties, 21st, Weddings, Anniversaries, etc.,

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Family Notices

In Memoriam Announcements , Anniversaries, Birthday Remembrances, Thanksgivings & Acknowledgements.

In memoriam


Murray 2nd Anniversary


Behold me kneeling at your feet Our Lady of the Sacred Heart. You know why I make this Novena. I come exhausted with fatigue to show you the crushing weights of my trials. You are powerful O Mary and can come to my assistance. (Here mention your request). I feel confident by the thoughts you can help. I have reason to expect any favour from a Mother who is at once so powerful in the name of In loving memory of Kevin (Victor) Murray, the love which you ever had for your divine late of Fr. Murray Park, who died on 4th June son. Our Lady of the Sacred Heart, Queen of peace, pray for us. This Novena will grant you 2011. any request. Publish prayer immediately. Also If tears could build a stairway, thanksgiving to the Sacred Heart. Thanks to And memories could build a lane, the Sacred Heart for favours. R.D. We would walk right up to Heaven, And take you home again. Our weekly Deadline for —Love and miss you so much. Dad and Mam XXX. Anniversary Mass, Sunday, 2nd June, 12 Noon, St. Nicholas Church.

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THANKS for favours received, Jesus Mary & Joseph the Sacred Heart, Saint Martin, Saint Theresa. God of The Divine Mercy. G.S.

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planning notices DUNDALK TOWN COUNCIL We, Barry's Taverns Dundalk Ltd, intend to apply for planning permission for alterations including elevational changes, provision of awnings, landscaping including provision of outside seating along Armagh Road facade and minor increase to internal public floor area at Lisdoo Steak House, Newry Road / Armagh Road, Dundalk, Co. Louth. This planning application may be inspected or purchased at a fee not exceeding the reasonable cost of making a copy, at the offices of Dundalk Town Council from 9.30am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday. A submission or observation in relation to the application may be made to the Authority in writing within a period of 5 weeks from the date of receipt by the Authority of the application and on payment of the prescribed fee of €20.00.

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€27,000 + VAT






2012 VW Transporter SWB

€16,000 + VAT








OPENING HOURS Mon-Fri 9am-6pm Saturday 10am-2pm

042 939 4499 Dundalk Retail Park •





€10,000 + VAT







Dundalk Leader

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