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National award for Kilkerley pupils

Out and about in Dundalk

More success for female boxers

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Windfarm plans are blown away

Wednesday, 22nd May, 2013. Vol. 6, Issue 21 • 63 Clanbrassil Street, Dundalk, Co. Louth. Tel: 042 9320888. Fax: 042 9329676. Email: editorial@dundalkleader.com; advertising@dundalkleader.com

By Niamh Kirk

After more than eight years of planning and four years being opposed, the five turbine Rockmarshal Windfarm has been ultimately rejected by an Bord Pleanala. The submissions on the project and the Inspector’s report had been already considered at a board meeting held on April 24, but on May 15 the matter was put to rest with the final rejection of the project by the planning authority. An Bord Pleanala referred to the Louth County Development in which set out clear policies protecting unspoilt natural environments of outstanding natural beauty. The plan prohibits development that would interfere with or adversely affect scenic routes, and

protects identified views. An Bord Pleanala said the plan was reasonable and as the site of the wind farms is at a “prominent hill location on the Cooley Peninsula in a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty” the rejection of the plan was acceptable. They stated that “the proposed development would have a seriously detrimental impact on the visual amenity.” It was decided that the turbines would have had a serious detrimental impact on the character of the landscape which they say is necessary to preserve. It was rejected on four specific policies and because it was “contrary to the proper planning and sustainable development of the area.” Continued on Page 12

Eadaoin ready to battle in Europe AFTERjoining the local Martial Arts Academy only 18 months ago 11-year-old Eadaoin McCrave is preparing to represent Ireland in the coming European Martial Arts Championships in Poland. Eadaoin quickly reached competition standard and over the past year she has been competing for her club all over Ireland. She came first in her category in the Northern Irish Open 2012 and came out on top in two categories in the recent National Finals held in Mayo. Her quality performances saw her through to the European Championships and she must now dedicate much of her summer to training for the final test taking place this September. Despite the big challenge ahead, Eadaoin says she’s not nervous, but excited about going to face her biggest

Eadaoin McCrave will represent Ireland

challenge yet. The St Fursey’s NS pupil from Haggardstown has been in training with her coach Eamon Lawler and with the help of An-

nemarie O’Neill for some time. She usually sticks to a three day a week training routine but has bumped up her schedule to Continued on page 12


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More success for female boxers Continuing the success of female boxers in Dundalk, five girls from Clann Naofa Boxing Academy entered this year’s Irish Girl Championships and had the biggest overall result with four out of the five boxers taking home Irish titles. Sisters Shauna and Naomi O’Callaghan each had a walk over after their opponents pulled out at the last moment. However, the girls were very disappointed by the win without a bout as each had trained hard and wanted to prove that they are the best in Ireland at

Evelyn Igharo, Shauna O’Callaghan, Rebecca Gorman, Naomi O’Callaghan and Elisha O’Grady competed in the Irish Championships

their weight in the ring. The face-off between boxers from two Dundalk clubs was a highly anticipated affair. The bout

between Clann Naoifa’s Rebecca Gorman and Nicole McCann, Dealgan BC was a highly fought contest from the very first

bell of round one as they went head-to-head in the 54kg championship. The opponents were described as “throwing

punches at a fantastic rate that would put most boxers to shame.” It ended in the third round when Rebecca came out a 22/14

winner and All Ireland champion. Later Evelyn Igharo went up against Galway Girl Ruadhan Naughton and ran out a 12/2 winner and a 48kg Irish Champion. Her team mate Elisha O’Grady, a 50kg boxer was defeated in her contest against her Newry based rival. Elisha put in a huge effort but was just unable to make any head way against The St Pat’s boxer C Gibney. The club celebrated the girls successes and are hopeful that they have Olympic Champions in the making.

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Parts of Muirhevnamor have been turned into a film set this week as the cameras start rolling on a community project exploring the experiences of young people in the area. ‘Shook Up’ is a short film written and developed by a group of 14 to 17 year olds taking part in a youth project with the Craobh Rua Community House. Set in the modern day, the story looks at the impact the Troubles have had on their lives. The project has involved a lot of research that has integrated the stories of both victims and survivors of the violence and legacy of conflict in the North and South. As well as a core team of 25 young people, the filming has brought together students from the different schools across Dundalk and more than 60 extras will be taking part. The large scale production also involves some of Ireland’s most talented actors. Some scenes have already been shot with houses in the area having been allocated for indoor scenes earlier this week. Many of the locations for the rest of filming will be outdoors; but onlookers won’t get any spoilers as the film’s climax has already been recorded with the cast and crew working until 3am on Monday night. Emmet Kirwan, who has appeared

in a number of home-grown movies like Inside I’m Dancing and worked on YouTube sensation ‘I’m Just Saying’, is also a screenwriter and helped the group as they progressed their story. Colin Thornton is the film’s director. Last year there was an official call for community groups to pitch ideas to get funding for a creative community project ‘Sharp Focus – Crossing the Divide’ with the Co Louth based Calipo Theatre Company. The youth group in Craobh Rua threw their hat in the ring and after a number of rounds of assessment their project was given the green light. “They have been working so hard, and are very dedicated,” said Caroline one of the youth group leaders.“It is great to see the different schools integrating and encouraging more involvement.” Parents too have been helping out and putting in some extra work from accommodating the rehearsals and helping with costumes and helping the young stars prepare for their roles. The film will be screened at gala red carpet events in both Belfast and Dublin. But a ‘100 seat cinema-mobile’ will also take the final film back to the community by pulling up in the area where ‘Shook Up’ was filmed and giving everyone a chance to see it. There are also plans for it to go from silver to the small screen later this year.

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Guilty of drink driving A 30-year-old mechanic was disqualified from driving for three years after pleading guilty to a drink driving charge at Dundalk District Court. Francis Bergin of 142 Oaklawns, Dundalk, was stopped by Gardai at Anne St on Oc-

tober 27 and taken to Dundalk Garda Station where a breath specimen showed he was over the limit for driving. It was stated that the defendant is employed as a mechanic with a state body and may lose his job due to a conviction. He

had eaten very little on the day which contributed to the high reading. He accepted that he shouldn’t have driven and apologised. Judge Flann Brennan also imposed a €35 fine.

Infinity F1 make world finals By Paul Byrne

Dundalk Grammar school have done it again. Infinity F1 , the school’s F1 in Schools team finished in second place in Ireland on Tuesday April 30 giving them the incredible opportunity of forming a collaboration team with another team from another nation. They will now work together to compete in the F1 in Schools World Finals 2013 which will be held in Austin Texas this November. Three students from Infinity F1 alongside three team members from another nation’s team will form a new team incorporating the

best of both teams into one. The Grammar School has had a great track record in F1 , sending two teams , Govannon Racing (2010) and Octane Racing (2011) to world finals. The entire team was delighted to hear the news that they still had the opportunity of representing Ireland at the World Finals later this year and are keen to get started on what will be the most challenging and unique project of their lives, working as a team and overcoming language barriers, long time-gaps and of course the great distance between each other. Aside from finished second on the podium.

the team also won two awards on the day; “Best Portfolio” and also “Best use of Social Media”. “We were thrilled to win so big and become National Winners. Now we must work even harder as the challenges continue.” says Project Manager Erin Maguire. However, the hard work has only just begun for the Grammar school team, as like any World Finals team , Infinity F1 have to raise approximately €25,000 to fund their trip to World Finals as a world class team. “The project is about students getting together and designing and building an F1 team, but none of this would be possible without our great sup-

porters and sponsors as well as the sheer passion , enthusiasm and dedication offered up by our F1 Mentors, Scott Nowell

and Paul Murphy. “ said the team’s Marketing & Resource Manager Craig McHugh.

Bryan McCrystal presents a cheque for €5,050 to the North Louth Hospice which was raised by the Mint Dundalk 10k recently.


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Weekly Quiz

1. Ireland Which is known as The City of the Tribes? 2. Books Who wrote the children’s story ‘The Little Mermaid’? 3. America Atlanta, Savannah and Athens are cities in what US state? 4. Language What does the Latin phrase ‘Caveat Emptor’ literally mean? 5. Pop Music Niall Horan of One Direction comes from what town? 6. Movies Which classic Film Noir tells the stor of Norma Desmond, a former silent movie star who goes mad and resorts to murder? 7. Folk Songs By what name is The Ballad of Seth Davey better known? 8. Local

Name the brass band leader and music teacher based in Castletown Road, who organised Christmas Carol sessions throughout Dundalk for many years. 9. History In 1926 Gertrude Ederle became the first woman to do what? 10. Cartoons and Comics What comic book sports hero married Penny lane in 1976? This week’s stinker Old Ned, written by Australian Ron Grainer, was the theme tune for what BBC TV sitcom from 1962 to 74?

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Innovative Kilkerley pupils deliver national success Fourth Class pupils from Scoil Mhuire gan Smál, Kilkerley, celebrating their success

FOURTH Class students from Scoil Mhuire gan Smál, Kilkerly, Dundalk along with their teacher and Principal, were at Dublin’s GPO last week to receive the overall award in the 2013 anpostschoolbag.ie educational challenge. Over 16,000 students from over 600 schools entered this year’s ‘Impostipuzzle’ Challenge. The

overall winning student, Fionnuala Kirby, and her class from Scoil Mhuire gan Smál had every reason to celebrate. Principal, Madonna Lambert, and class teacher, Aoife Curran accepted a €1,000 cheque for the school. The class were also treated to a tour of the Letters, Lives & Liberty exhibition at the An Post Muse-

um in the GPO. The online educational resource www.anpostschoolbag.ie is in its second year and has proved hugely successful in the classroom. By linking An Post mails and retail businesses with aspects of the curriculum at primary and secondary school level, it’s proving an invaluable resource for Irish schoolgoers and teachers.

Student lands a four-year driving ban A STUDENT at DkIT was disqualified from driving after failing to provide a breath specimen following an incident during which he damaged two cars and a wall. David Doyle, of Walshtown South, Mullingar, was observed driving a damaged vehicle at Rockfield Manor. Gardai saw him mount a footpath and almost collide with a patrol car before leaving the scene. The car was later seen parked outside a house and when Gardai investigated, David Doyle admitted being the owner. Gardai became away of a man whose car was damaged while a wall at another property was also damaged. It was estimated that the damage to the car

was €3,000 and the wall €3,700. When the rubble from the wall was removed the number plate from Mr Doyle’s car was found. He was taken to Dundalk station where he failed to provide a breath specimen. Barrister, David Costelloe, told the court that his 20-year-old client is an electrical engineering student and that both he, and his parents who were present in court, were ashamed of these actions. He apologised for making a stupid mistake and was grateful that nobody was hurt. He stated that it will not happen again. Judge Flann Brennan imposed a ban of four years and a fine of €200. The disqualification will

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in Brief Bealtaine Festival

Moorehall Lodge Retirement Village in Ardee will host a special Dawn Chorus event on Sunday May 26 to celebrate the Bealtaine Festival. The Dawn Chorus will be held in conjunction with Ardee Active Retirement and Ardee Church Choir and will begin at 9am in MoorehallRetirement Village’s picturesque setting on the banks of the River Dee.

Hockey Group

A new Dundalk Junior Inline/Roller Hockey group has started in Dundalk on Saturday afternoons in the Redeemer Resource Centre, Ard Easmuinn. They train/play from 2pm to 3.30pm. For more information email dundalkjrinline@ gmail.com.

Blackrock Festival

Blackrock Tidy Towns are organising the Raft Race and Family Fun Day which takes place on Sunday, June the 23. As well as the famous raft race itself, there will be a full afternoon of family fun at the seaside. For the children there will be the ever popular sandcastle competition and fancy dress, while the grown-ups can enter the new pantomime horse race, have a go at cricket on the beach, or listen to a recital by the Dundalk Concert Band. There will also be a family treasure hunt and a visit by the Coastguard helicopter. Bookings are currently being taken for the Raft Race and for the Horse Race, and you can contact Blackrock Tidy Towns through Facebook, at blackrocktt@gmail.com, or on 042 9321098.

Car Boot Sale

A car boot sale will be held on Sunday May 26, 1 to 5pm. Marist school grounds hosted by St Mary’s College Parents Council. Great fun day for all the family, great stalls, cakes, refreshments, bouncy castle, ice cream, face painting and much more. Come and enjoy a great day out and raffle on the day.

Pilgrimage

The Legion of Mary have organised a pilgrimage to Knock on May 26. Bus leaves St Patrick’s Cathedral at 7.45am, Blackrock at 8am, Castlebellingham at 8.10am and Ardee at 8.20am. Anybody interested in travelling to Knock should contact Kathleen at 0429399057. Tickets for trip cost €35. This covers the bus fare and also includes an evening meal.

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Returned to shop Cyclists head for Carlingford he tried to rob A man who produced a weapon to a pregnant shop assistant in an attempted robbery was identified after returning to the shop on two occasions over the following two weeks. On August 15 Daniel Corry of 1 Ard Cormac, The Laurels, Dundalk, entered the XL Shop on Jocelyn St, Dundalk, and demanded money after producing a weapon. The shop assistant, who was five months pregnant, didn’t give him any money and he escaped. The court was told that it was alleged the defendant produced a knife and although one was recovered close to the scene, it was not identified as being used by Mr Corry. The defendant then returned twice to the shop over the next two weeks where he was identified. Mr Corry also faced a burglary charge arising out of an incident on June 16, 2011, when van keys were stolen from a property in Dunleer and the vehicle was taken. It was later recovered in Drogheda with no damage caused. Solicitor, Conor MacGuill, revealed that his client realises how much difficulty he is in and as a result of his drug abuse, he has completed a rehabilitation

course and is currently attending another course. He stated that €150 compensation was paid to the van owner. Mr MacGuill added that his client, who had never been in court before, began taking cannabis and had moved to tablets and heroin in a remarkably short space of time. He asked for the case to be adjourned to see if he could follow through on his efforts to change his lifestyle. “He returned to the shop after the offence which is an unusual feature as anyone intending to cause harm would not have done that. It shows that he was all over the place at the time”, he added. Judge Flann Brennan remarked that it was a very serious offence and remanded the defendant in custody for a week to consider the case. “When you started practicing here Mr MacGuill which is not that long ago, a case like this would have not have been dealt with in this court. Sentences are not what they used to be. He threatened a pregnant woman with a knife”, stated the judge. “I will consider next week if the sentence can be served in the community”, added Judge Brennan.

Action from the Louth Championships in Carlingford at the weekend

Ireland’s cyclists are getting close to the heyday of the late 80s when Sean Kelly and Stephen Roche dominated professional cycling, and the cream of the crop will be visiting Carlingford for the National Cycling Championship in next month. At present Ireland’s professional cyclists are riding high with Dan Martin winning the world’s oldest bike race, LiegeBastogne-Liege, Martyn Irvine winning a world track title and

meanwhile in the US, Donegal’s Philip Degnian won the recent professional Tour of Gila. All of these cyclists, along with Nichloas Roche, will be lining up in Carlingford come June 23 for the National Cycling Championships. They will be joined by Ireland’s other European based professionals & Ireland’s best domestic riders. The route got a test on Thursday last when it hosted the Louth Road Race Champi-

onships. The event open to any cyclist resident in the county or riding for a Louth registered club, was run over the same 13km lap. The first winner on the course & Louth Road Race Champion for 2013, was Bryan McCrystal. Bryan, who is riding the An Post Rás starting this Sunday, is sure to feature in the national championships come June. Ray O’Shaughnessy was second and Gary Gorman third.

Young Farmer of the Year competition begins The search is on for ambitious young farmers for Macra na Feirme’s FBD Young Farmer of the Year competition. Applications are sought from young farmers in Louth who are actively involved in the running of a farm. A county winner will

be chosen who will go through to the all-Ireland final in September. The competition was launched by organisers, Macra na Feirme, sponsors FBD and partners, the IFA. The aim of the competition is to recognise and reward the top

young farmers in the country. Entrants are judged according to a number of criteria including farm business initiative and innovation, levels of farm efficiency and enterprise quality, farm safety and environmental protection awareness, as well

as agricultural knowledge and community involvement. The overall winner of the competition will receive a bursary to undertake international travel and study farm practices. Young farmers can also be nominated for the competition.

Forms are available from Macra na Feirme national office by phoning 01-426 8900, from your local IFA or FBD offices and for download onwww. macra.ie. The closing date for applications and nominations is May 31st 2013.

Forty years helping the needy Volunteers’ recognition This is a landmark year for the Society for Old Folk and Underprivileged Children as they celebrate 40 years in existence. The group was founded in 1973 by a group of men in answer to a cry for help for two families in town experiencing financial difficulties. This cry for help was conveyed by the late Canon Desmond Campbell. The first committee was chaired by Vincent McKey and also consisted of MJ McDonnell, Paddy Finegan, Kevin McGuinness, Frank

Hamilton, Noel Breen and Eamonn Flood. Over the past 40 years, many people have given of their time with great generosity to further the aims and wishes of the society. One group who made an exceptional contribution to the Society were members of An Garda Siochana and the position of Chairman was held by six members of the force. The present committee is chaired by Paul McGee, with Tom Darcy, Des Duffy, Tom Cheevers, Seamus Mc-

Dermott, Eamonn Flood and Seamus Byrne. Eamonn has been on the committee for the full 40 years and was chairman from 1996 to 2009. The activities of the society have changed over the years and presently concentrated on projects connected with schools and colleges to assist underprivileged children. They also provide support for St Olivers hospital and distribute approximately 65 food parcels at Christms time. The society contrib-

utes €25,000 to assist old folk and underprivileged children in Dundalk annually. The 40 year anniversary is not being allowed to go unnoticed as on Friday May 24, deceased members will be remembered at 7.30pm Mass in St Josephs Redemptorist Church. Families of deceased members, past members and helpers are invited to join with present incumbents at the Mass and afterwards to the Jockey’s Lounge, Anne St, for some refreshments.

Dundalk company, Dromad Hire, has won a second European award, this time clinching the Small Rental Company of the Year title at the European Rental Association awards. The announcement

was made at a dinner Wednesday May 15 at the Hyatt Paris Etoile Hotel in front of an audience of 300 rental managers and representatives from equipment manufacturers to

recognise the tool hire industries elite The international judges stated Dromad Hire “was not a ‘wait and see’ kind of company. In an extremely difficult market they remained positive and looked for

solutions. This award comes just two weeks after Dromad Hire won the Hire association Europe’s ‘hire company of the year’ at their annual event held in the Savoy hotel London.

Double award delight for Dromad Hire

A heart-warming video, thanking and celebrating the people in County Louth who volunteer their time, energy and expertise to have a positive impact on their communities, has been posted on YouTube. Last week was national volunteering week and the team at Volunteer Louth wanted to take the opportunity to thank the 2000 plus people in the county who volunteer. ‘Because of You’ shows the effect that the volunteers have had on a wide variety of community groups, from toddlers learning gardening basics and children’s football teams, to adults learning new languages and older people getting active. Each group tells of what they are now able to do thanks to the kindness of the people who give their time. John Cotterell, Manager of Louth Volunteer Centre said that they

Louth volunteers celebrate volunteering week

wanted to take the opportunity to showcase the positive effects that volunteers have, and to thank them. “As anyone knows who has ever volunteered it is a humbling experience and one which gives you plenty of food for thought. Studies have shown volunteering is also good for the heart and helps

you live longer. Moreover, ¾ of employers surveyed prefer those with volunteering on their CV,” he added. In 2006 the Census results showed that about 15% of people in County Louth volunteered. Although not recorded in the 2011 census, the numbers are thought to have doubled since.


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n May 25th, Jimmy’s Bar on Park Street be celebrating their 2nd anniversary in business and the party will go on all day long! Popular singer songwriter Simon O’Driscoll will be keeping the patrons entertained with a mixture of crowd favourites as well as his own original songs. The famous old pub was taken over by Vincent Duffy back in 2011 and with the help of Raymond Trimble the pair have been providing great service to customers in Dundalk over the past two years. Speaking ahead of the 2nd anniversary celebrations Vincent thanked all the loyal patrons who have helped make the first two years in business such a success. “Myself and everybody here in Jimmy’s would like to thank our loyal patrons for sticking with us over the past two years. ! We've worked hard on making Jimmy’s a great place for the men and the ladies of the area to sit and relax in our bar. “Myself and Raymond run a tight ship in here and we strive to offer good service, good drink and a warm friendly atmosphere.” explains Vinny. “We look forward

Vincent Duffy and Raymond Trimble of Jimmy's Bar.

2nd Birthday Party Sat 25th May with Simon O'Driscoll

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to seeing our customers, our friends and all of our regulars to help us celebrate our 2nd birthday on May 25th. he added. A favourite spot for lovers of sport, Jimmy’s offer four large screens for customers to watch all the major sporting events in a friendly cosy atmosphere. Jimmy’s is also

a keen supporter and sponsor of Dundalk FC as can be seen with all the various memorabilia adorning the walls of the famous Park St watering hole. Music also plays a big part in Jimmy’s and from June 9th local favourites ‘The Mad Hatters’ will be playing live every Sunday between

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“ Mamo pomóż, Mamo daj, Mamo zrób”- słyszymy te słowa codziennie od naszych dzieci, tych małych i tych starszych. My dorośli też niejednokrotnie ich używamy. Są one czymś naturalnym w naszym codziennym życiu. Jest jednak jeden dzień w roku, gdy słowo “mama’ nabiera szczególnego znaczenia. Ten dzień to 26 Maja Wtedy to wszystkie polskie dzieci dziękują swoim Mamom za miłość i trud wychowania. Tego bowiem dnia obchodzimy w naszym kraju DZIEŃ MATKI. Po raz pierwszy miało to miejsce w Krakowie w 1914 roku. Mamy obchodzą swoje święto także w innych krajach na świecie. I tak np. w Irlandii jest to czwarta niedziela wielkiego postu, na Litwie- pierwsza niedziela maja, we Francji - ostatnia niedziela maja, w Mongolii1 czerwca, a w Indonezji - 22 grudnia. Historia Dnia Matki sięga czasów starożytnych. W Grecji z nadejściem wiosny celebrowano Swieto Matki Natury. W czasie specjalnych festynów składano hołd bogini Rei, matce bogów. W Rzymie swoje święto miała bogini Cybele. Świeto to nazywano Hilarie. Trwalo ono od 15 do 18 maja. Zostało “ zaadoptowane “ przez wczesny Kościół Katolicki i przemienione na Święto Matki Boga. W czasach nowożytnych zwyczaj ten nie był kultywowany. Powrocono do niego w XVII w. w Angli.Było to święto “ Niedziela u Matki “. Tego

dnia najpierw szlo sie do katedry, a potem odwiedzalo matki i obdarowywało sie je kwiatami i słodyczami. Po 2 wiekach zaprzestano tej tradycji, aby powrócić do niej po II wojnie światowej. W USA początki Dnia Matki sięgają 1858 r. Od 1905 r. uznały je prawie wszystkie Stany. Za świeto narodowe Kongres USA uznał ten dzień w 1914 r. Bez względu na to, gdzie i kiedy obchodzone jest to święto , staramy się aby nasze Mamy, tego dnia czuły się wyjatkowe. Obdarowujemy je prezentami, składamy życzenia osobiście. Jeśli nie ma ich blisko, wysyłamy kartki, smsy, e- maile. Wspominamy je, gdy ju od nas odeszły. Niezależnie od tego , w jaki sposób będziemy chcieli, aby ten dzień był szczególny, nie zapomnijmy powiedzieć Mamie: “ Kocham Cię “. To dwa najważniejsze słowa, które umykają nam w chaosie codziennych zajęć. Używajmy ich nie tylko od święta. Każdy moment jest dobry, aby je wypowiedzieć. Nie wstydżmy się tego. Mama, mother, maman... Słowo to w większości języków brzmi podobnie. Zostało stworzone dla kogoś, kto kocha nas bezwarunkowo. Kto kojarzy nam się z miłością i dobrocią. To słowo, dla kogoś, kto kocha nas, dlatego że istniejemy. Kto kocha nas takimi jacy jesteśmy. Tak kochać może tylko Matka. Ewa Toporek.

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remember David By Niamh Kirk

Joseph Mullen

By Paul Byrne

Three De La Salle students have been making waves in their respective sports in recent weeks as they aim to reach the top of their chosen disciplines. Joseph Mullen, a Fifth Year student in the De La Salle College has been setting the tennis world alight recently climbing to number three in the national rankings at U18 level. Joseph trains at Mac X Tennis Academy in Dundalk under John McGahon and Paul Casey and has also been training with the Leinster Squad ‘Elite’ in Leopardstown under John McGahon and Steven Nugent. In addition Joseph trains under Gary Cahill and Conor Niland at the National Tennis Academy in DCU so he has been keeping busy and focused by all these expert coaches. All this training is paying off

Enda Kelly

Ciaran O’Connor

as Joseph’s position in the Junior National rankings indicate. For the first half of 2012 he was ranked number 1 in the U-16 age category and this year so far he is ranked third in the U18 age category. Another fifth year student, Enda Kelly, is on his way to Poland for the Junior European Kickboxing Championships in September. Enda will represent Ireland in the ‘Musical Weapons’ category of the competition. “I will be going against the best in Europe in my discipline of Musical Weapons where we do a series of moves in front of three judges and I will be scored on the quality of the performance. “My weapon of choice is the Bo-staff, which I have been training in for six years.” explained Enda. Enda has been kickboxing for eight years now at the Mas-f club in Distillery Lane, Dundalk. He is

currently a ‘brown belt’ but hopes to have achieved his ‘black belt’ by the end of the Summer. So good luck to him over the coming months both here and in Poland. Finally, Ciaran O’Connor’s stellar performances for the U18 squad have impressed new Dundalk manager Stephen Kenny and led to the youngster been offered a permanent place in Dundalk’s first team squad. Ciaran who started playing soccer with Rangers at under 8 level was called into Kenny’s squad recently after a string of impressive performances for Dundalk’s underage teams. “I signed up to play with their U-18 squad and had a couple of great performances with them. On the basis of this Martin Connolly took me into the U19 squad and my good playing form continued there and we managed to come second in the league to Sligo.” explained Ciaran.

A benefit night held in memory of David Carney from Stabannon raised in excess of €13,000 and there is still more coming in. The night was planned a number of weeks ago to help support the family through David’s illness, but sadly, David passed away before he could see it. His friends at the local Motor Cycle Club however thought that it would be fitting to go ahead with the night, and hold it in his memory. David was well known for his involvement in charity work and fundraising and had a lifelong passion for motorcycles. Family, friends and the wider community came out in droves to support the event. “We had a packed house; we hadn’t room to move it was so busy, we were

out looking for tables and chairs at one stage, it was fantastic,” said Pat Furey who helped the MCC organise the night in David’s honour. Singer Jennifer Reyonlds, Country Sound, The Full Shilling and Barry Pritchard all performed on the night and James and John Kavanagh helped out. “The bands were brilliant and had everyone entertained all night,” said Pat. He thanked everyone who attended, particularly Deirdre Kavanagh, Doloras Grimes, Olive Lynch and Bernie Leivehan who encouraged so many to buy tickets and open their wallets for the cause. David’s wife Clodagh spoke on the night about David, his passions and his spirit. Once the final tally comes in, she will be presented with a cheque in the Grove Hotel this week.

Christy Moore Concert at The Fairways

Paddy Reilly, Lisa O’Neill, Aoibheann Mc Genity and Ronan Gregory

Alan Tolan and Joanne Treanor Niamh and Oisin Houghton

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Paul Gerlitz, Fiona Mullen, Kevin Long and Carol Corbally. Kevin celebrated his birthday at the Christy Moore concert on Friday evening

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Scoil Uí Mhuirí in Dunleer played host to a visiting delegation of teachers and students from the Netherlands last week. Four teachers and 30 second level students from the Utrecht region in the Netherlands arrived at the

school on Tuesday morning and were welcomed by the CEO of Co. Louth VEC, Dr. Pádraig Kirk and school Principal Fiona Kindlon. The teachers and students were treated to a performance by the

school choir before sitting in on lessons in the school alongside their Scoil Uí Mhuirí counterparts. Visiting teachers and students experienced what it was like to attend school in Ireland and had lessons in various subjects.

Inexperience led to teen crashing mother’s car AN 18-year-old who took his mother’s car without permission and while uninsured, fell victim to his lack of driving experience when he was involved in a collision with a lorry. Oisin Watters from Lugbriscan, Riverstown, Dundalk, took the car from his house on February 24 and at 2.15pm turned in front of a lorry causing a crash at Riverstown. His mother con-

firmed to Gardai that he had no insurance and wasn’t given permission to drive. Solicitor, Conor Breen, stated that his client had little or no driving experience at the time. He may have been blinded by the sun at the time but the main cause of the accident was his lack of experience. He stated that the lorry has been repaired and is back on the road, and that Mr Watters’s family

had offered to address any compensation issue required. “Mr Watters comes from a respectable family in Cooley who have never been in trouble before. He has learned a salutary lesson and he won’t be here again. He has no explanation for what he did but young men of his age make mistakes”, added the solicitor. Mr Breen revealed that the car he was driv-

ing was written off. It was valued at €5,000 and he is paying his mother back €50 per week from a part time job. His client is planning to return to college to complete his studies in September. Judge Flann Brennan imposed a conviction for unauthorised taking and driving without insurance, and a €200 fine in each case. He disqualified the defendant from driving for two years.

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Over to you QUESTION: Should Ireland give up on the Eurovision Song Contest?

Karen McDonagh

Kate Wynne

Emma Marry

Saorlaith Duffy

Karen McDonagh

It’s time we give it up once and for all. We never even get close anymore. It’s time we stop embarrassing ourselves.

I think they should pull out of it next year. We’re never going to win it. It’s become too political with neighbours voting for each other. I actually thought the song was pretty good. It didn’t deserve last place.

It’s time to cut our losses and get out. We’ve become a laughing stock. They were even slagging us the other night at the interval when they called Linda Martin a drag queen. They have no respect for us.

I think they should keep on sending acts over. It’s great fun seeing how bad they are every year. The Eurovision is always good for a laugh.

It’s definitely time we gave up the ghost. All we do is finish near the bottom nowadays. It’s not like the glory days of the 1980s and 90s.

An Bord Pleanala say no to windfarm

Continued from Page 1 They did state that they were not ruling out windfarms in the area in general however. The Protect Rockmarshal Mountain Group welcomed the decision saying that it “endorsed the fundamental objection which the Protect Rockmarshal Mountain Group raised in all of their submissions.”

Protect Rockmarshal Mountain groups formed in the autumn of 2010 as plans for the development on the mountain were being lodged. The membership increased and opposition to the windfarm grew. More than 1200 locals and visitors signed petitions against the development and there were more than 116 individual submissions and objections made by people in the

community. The national tourist industry leader Failte Ireland lent their voices to the opposition and made a submission which mirrored many of the group’s observations. They too recommended that An Bord Pleanala uphold the decision of Louth County Council to refuse planning permission on the grounds that the proposed development would

undermine the tourism and amenity potential of the area. In a statement The Protect Rockmarshal Mountain Group thanked all those who have supported them, including those who organised and took part in the Rockmarshal Mountain fundraising walk. Gealectric said that they “noted the decision and have no further comment to make at this time”.

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four days a week and is even putting in some extra hours too to make sure she is ready. Eadaoin revealed that her friends are very supportive and that she doesn’t mind practicing so much as overall she really enjoys it. Eadaoin first took an interest in Martial Arts after her gym classes wound down. Finding herself with new activities to explore she looked to martial arts as she enjoyed Disney TV show ‘Kicking It.’

She has also started playing for the GAA Club The Geraldines Under 12s after finding she enjoyed Gaelic when she joined the school team earlier this year. Her parents, Alishea and Anthony, as well as her brother Jordan say they are all very proud of her and are wishing her the best as she takes on with the challenge. Her club is holding a Kick-a-thon in the Marshes on June 6 to help raise funds and there Eadaoin will be seen performing her floor routine. There is a ‘Stars in Your Eyes’ benefit night on July 12 also.


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Man found with drugs in car A Dundalk man who was found to have drugs valued at €320 in his car pleaded guilty to three charges of unlawful possession of drugs at Dundalk District Court. The court heard that Richard O’Connor of 23 O’Hanlon Park, was parked at Coes Road, Dundalk on December 12, 2011. When Gardai spoke

to him they noticed a smell of cannabis. When they searched the car, three quantities of drugs valued at €190, €120 and €10 were found. It was believed that the drugs were for his own use. Solicitor, Peter Lavery, stated that his client was a 36-year-old man with a young family who

had no previous convictions. At the time he had a problem with drugs but was never addicted. He added that his client was hoping to take a course in Event Management and Hospitality and this could involve a trip to the USA. Judge Flann Brennan adjourned the case to September 11.

Political Sister Act for school

It was back to school for Dundalk born MEP Emer Costello and her Senator-sister, Mary Moran, who visited the Bay Estate School in Dundalk on Monday of last week. The pupils in the school are doing a project on the European Parliament and the local politicians were on hand to help out. They also discussed Women in Politics and Ms Costello’s work as a Member of the European Parliament and Ms Moran’s work in the Seanad. Mary Moran invited the school to come with her and visit Leinster House and the end of the month Dundalk Leader can Natures Aid:Layout 1 on11/05/2013 10:36 Page 1 so that the students see first-hand what goes and a enjoy a tour.

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Louth’s prison population is on the decrease The Irish Prison Service report for 2012 which was released earlier this week shows a u-turn on the increasing number of people from Co Louth being committed to prison. The number of people being jailed from the area had been rising steadily for a number of years and in recent times the increase has been acute, having nearly doubled from 231 in 2008 to 456 in 2011. However the drop followed the national trend, and the total number of people from Co Louth that were sent to prison fell to 329 for

2012. The gender difference is striking with a total of 37 women in total being sent to jail for a term, while there were 292 men imprisoned in 2012. The figures are still high and above the national average. On the national the table, Co Louth ranked ninth in terms of the volume of residents jailed in 2012 at 329, just ahead of Co Meath which saw 335 of its residents imprisoned last year. Dublin was at the top of the rankings with more than 4360 Dubliners jailed in 2012. The report was launched by Justice Minister Alan

Shatter who said that the largely static nature of the overall figures remained a challenge. He also questioned why the judiciary were not administering more community service orders and continuing to impose custodial sentences of less than 6 months. The majority of custodial sentences are for Road and Traffic offences, followed by Public Order and Social Code offences. It cost an average of €65,300 to keep a person in prison for one year, meaning that it costs the taxpayer €21,483,700 to keep prisoners from County Louth’s alone.

A car boot sale will be held on Sunday May 26, 1 to 5pm. Marist school grounds hosted by St Mary’s College

Parents Council. Great fun day for all the family, great stalls, cakes, refreshments, bouncy castle, ice

cream, face painting and much more.

By Niamh Kirk

TeamTorres enjoyed great success in Dublin

Great success in Dublin for local Jiu-Jitsu group A recent high intensity three week training camp in Brazil, the spiritual home of BJJ, paid off huge dividends for members of TeamTorres Brazillian Jiu-Jitsu, who train out of the MAS-F Dojo in Distillery Lane, when they travelled to Dublin to compete in the largest BJJ competition held in Ireland, the ‘Irish International Open’. The team continued to add to their impressive medal tally for 2013 when with some inspiring performances against some very

tough opposition they nonetheless managed to come away with a superb haul of six gold and eight silver. In the process the team achieved a ranking of fourth best team on the island of Ireland which is no small feat considering there were over fifty clubs entered and also the relative size of many of the other clubs particularly those from the big cities. The club managed to take gold not only in the male and the female sections but also in the teen-

agers section, where up and coming stars Ryan Wilson, Christian Kerr, Ryan McCarthy and Caolan Rowntree, secured three gold and one bronze between them. Members of the team are now in the final stages of their preparations to travel to England in a few weeks time to represent TeamTorres in the British Open which is one of the premier BJJ competitions in Europe. Buoyed by their recent successes there are high hopes of more medals being secured.

Marist Car Boot sale on Sunday

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Louth Fianna Fáil c CDC Annual General s Meeting took place on Thursday May 9 in the Constituency Office, Jocelyn Street, Dundalk. Local Dáil Deputy Séamus Kirk chaired the meeting. There was a good attendance and frank discussions made by members of the party. T Members elected to the M officer board are: Chairman: Michael Coyle l Vice Chairman: Benny t r Devlin Secretary: Seán Kelly Assistant Secretary: Cian D Breathnach a Joint Treasurers: Rose- t Mary Farrell and Ciarán m Briscoe G Joint P.R.O: David a McArdle and James A Byrne b OGRA Officer: David o McArdle Constituency Delegate: a Harry Arrowsmith At the meeting, there was great praise to the winners of the Gaeltacht Scholarships 2013. The winners of the scholarships are: Tiarnan O’Malley, Roisin Englishby, Daire Hoey and Conor Hoey.

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Young writers help fundraise for Lily Mae By Niamh Kirk

A number of talented young writers from the area have come together to raise funds for a fiveyear-old who is battling cancer. Last year Lily-Mae Morrison captured the hearts of the nation as she battled a rare and aggressive

form of childhood cancer, and local children were so touched by her plight that they have put together a collection of writings which has just been published. Lily Mae, who hails from Galway, loves fairies and dressing up as a fairy whenever she can. So based around the theme of fairies

and childhood, the group of budding authors, and supported by some established writers, wrote and illustrated stories for a fundraising book. The writers, both young and old have been working on the book for more than nine months and it will be officially launched in Dundalk

D’Arcy McGee Summer School

The second annual Thomas D’Arcy McGee Summer School was launched by the Canadian Ambassaor to Ireland, Loyola Hearn, in Dublin recently. This year’s theme is “Thomas D’Arcy McGee: Fenianism & Orangeism”. It appropriately captures the many dimensions of Carlingford’s most famous son, born in 1825. McGee became a prominent journalist and political activist before fleeing to America, and on to Canada, where he became one of the founding fathers of Canadian Confederation. The Summer School will facilitate a well-informed, but likely contro-

versial debate on his relationships with the Fenians and Orangemen in Ireland and Canada, offering the opportunity to consider what relevance his legacy has for relationships in these islands. The Thomas D’Arcy McGee Summer School will take place from August 19 to 21 in Carlingford and the social programme is designed to ensure that people can enjoy the hospitality, stunning scenic environment, as well as the many visitors expected from Ireland and abroad. Find out more by visiting facebook.com/darcymcgee.ie or contact tommyfegan@ gmail.com

Entries sought for agricultural show

in May. “Tiny Dancer - A book for LilyMae” was previously released as an eBook available only by download and the organisers decided to publish a hard copy of the book which is to be launched on Saturday May 25 in the AV Theatre in Dundalk.

Local children who have contributed to the book

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The launch of the Louth Show took place last week

Entries are now being sought for the 2013 Co. Louth Agricultural Show on Sunday June 16 in Bellurgan Park. There are many classes for Cattle, Sheep, Horses and Ponies, Show Jumping, Side Saddle, Carriage Driving, Poultry, Alpacas, Dogs and Gun Dogs, Sheep Dog Trials, Arts and Crafts, Horticulture, Home Industries, Photography, Baking and Flower Arranging. There are also classes for children and those with special needs, Best Dressed and Bonny Baby competitions and Trade Stands. Entries are the very life and blood of any show and the Dundalk Show Society Ltd is hoping for a huge number of entries this year. The show holds a number of qualifying events for All Ireland Finals held at other

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DKiT ‘Apps’ short-listed

Apps developed by students and older people from the SANDPiT Project, an age-friendly IT based initiative in Dundalk Institute of Technology (DkIT), have been shortlisted for a major European Award. The inter-generational project created four Smartphone Apps that support older living. The team created an emotional well-being app aimed at both young and older people; an inter-generational quiz app, a community security ‘what’s happening in your area app’ and a “Don’t Panic” app to get help fast for fall victims. Their age friendly efforts have been acknowledged in the EU’s Go-Act Award which rewards those who operate best practices in inter-generational learning. The apps were showcased at the Netwell Centre at DKIT Friday May 17. Retired teacher Pat Kilboy from Blackrock, County Louth thoroughly enjoyed working with his younger colleagues to create a board games app. “We had great fun working together. There’s a natural bond, the grandparent generation, and teenagers. We appreciate their enthusiasm and ideas and they respond to our approval and interest.” The project is led by Louth VEC and CASALA, a DKiT research facility which specialises in developing Age Friendly Technology, and it involves 40 Transition Year students from colleges across Louth. TY students from O’Fiach College, Dundalk; St Oliver’s Community College, Drogheda; Bush Post Primary School, Cooley and Scoil Ui Mhuiri, Dunleer, along with a group of nine older adults in their 60s and 70s have been working on the project for more than nine months. Dr Julie Doyle, who specialises in human

Michael O’Hare from Scoil Ui Mhuiri, older participant Tommy Morrissey from Drogheda and Karina Hamilton from O’ Fiaich College.

computer interaction research with CASLA, led the group workshops that produced the apps. “We mixed up the generations on the teams and it was wonderful to see how they interacted. They have created some great apps, designed to be useful and easy to use for young and old,” she said. The SANDPiT apps have been developed to prototype stage with the aim of taking the best and producing them for the app market. Dr Doyle said that a number of DKIT students will be working on this during the summer. “The apps work on the basis of what 16 year olds and the over 60’s have in common, rather than their differences. Both generations worked together as co-designers. That real cross generational co-operation has been recognised in our nomination for the EU’s award,” said Information technology manager at Louth VEC John Heeney

Local band ‘Third Smoke’ are hot Dundalk band ‘Third Smoke’ have made it to the final five of the Hot Press Big Break competition. The four piece band have been making waves nationally in recent months will grace the cover of Ireland’s premier music magazine if they manage to win the prestigious competition. The Hot press Big Break Competition is aimed at unsigned up and coming Irish Bands. Out of 100s of applications a shortlist of 30 bands were chosen. From this a final five bands were selected by the Hotpress judges, which was based on the amount of votes received from their fans and how effectively each band portrayed themselves and their music online. The ultimate winner will be announced in the next issue of

Third Smoke are in the final five

Hotpress while the five finalists now have to submit an additional two songs to the Hot Press judging panel. Third Smoke drummer Chris Rocks, was understandable overjoyed upon hearing his band had made it through to the final five acts of the competition.

“We were blown away by the level of support we received through the competition and are very grateful to people who voted!” enthused Chris. “Over the past few months we did a UK tour including multiples dates in London and Manchester to promote our new single

“Peacock” we then came home to Ireland to play a sold out show in Whelans in Dublin.” explained Chris. “We also just played Vantastival over the weekend and were picked as highlights of the festival by both Hotpress and Golden Plec. We have a few more festivals over the summer, Including YouBloom Dublin which is an international music industry festival.” “We find out next week if we won the Hot Press competition so hopefully that will be more good news for us and we’ll be gracing the magazine’s front page in the near future.” he added Third Smoke are currently recording a new EP for release in October and also working on an album for release in 2014.

Cerlmont Chorale present workshops and concerts Resurgam, Ireland’s premier vocal ensemble, presents Slava, a series of workshops and concerts in Dundalk this May. Slava is presented in partnership with local group Clermont Chorale and offers the choir the opportunity to work closely with Resurgam singers and director in workshops, with a focus on performance and exploration of the great Russian Orthodox choral tradition. Thus local choirs will gain insights into a major but little-known repertory whilst

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improving their individual and collective technique and expressivity. Four singers and Mark Duley will visit the local choirs in advance and rehearse in a workshop context the works to be performed. The texts, the distinct textures of this music and the extraordinary dynamic and expressive range required together offer interesting ways of addressing issues of choral tone and sonority, and vocal technique and production. The works to be featured in the workshops and subsequent performances will

constitute a retrospective three-century survey, including works by the following composers: Bortnyansky (1751-1825), Tchaikovsky (1840-1893), and Arvo Pärt as well as a new commission by Irish composer Garret Sholdice. The centerpiece of the concerts will be Sergei Rachmaninov’s hauntingly beautiful Vespers setting (All Night Vigil). The event takes place on Thursday May 23 at 8pm in St Patrick’s Cathedral. For all enquiries, contact info@resurgam.ie or 087-2456971.


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Drum-roll for James LOCAL drummer James Mackin will be performing as part of Mike Neilsen’s Ripe for Rebels in The Spirit Store this Sunday May 26. The jazz quartet is spearheaded by Sligo native Neilsen, who has gained a reputation as one of the leading guitarists in European jazz, having performed alongside the likes of Kenny Wheeler, Larry Coryell, Kenny Werner, Jason Moran, Simon Nabatov, Eric Revis,

Michael Moore, Joe Lovano and Dave Liebman. Ripe for Rebels have earned quite a reputation on the Dublin music scene in the last 12 months and are now looking forward to their first Dundalk show with Mackin the man largely behind their appearance in the area. “I’ve been with the quartet for a year and really want to try to do a decent show in Dundalk, being where

Nights On Broadway The Bee Gee’s Story Friday, 24th May - €23 Special Early Booking Price of €20 to the first 50 Customers (available from the Box Office only)

James Mackin will be in The Spirit Store

Friday 24th May

Karaoke with ROZ

All Pints Longneck & s €3.5 from 9pm 0

I’m from, as we are in Dublin regularly. “I met Mike while studying under him doing a Masters in Jazz after studying in New York and he is an incredible talent.” A jazz show promises to be something a little different for Dundalk but if you’re not an aficionado

in Brief

last orders

Marian Park Reunion night

Gerry & Keenan Monday 27th May

open mic night All Welcome

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

James, the quartet also features Neil O’Loghlen and pianist Greg Felton. Tickets to their Spirit Store show are on sale now priced €10, with doors on the night open at 8pm. Further details are available on www.spiritstore. ie where you can also buy tickets online.

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.

Paddyland Comedy Show starring Dave O’Connor

Friday 31st May Tickets €15 plus booking fee

KID KAST

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

Man in the Mirror Saturday 7th June - Tickets €25

News

Saturday 25th May Live Music with

Sunday 26th May Live Music with

fear not, as Ripe for Rebels are known for their quirky versions of pop tunes to help attract new people to the genre. Amongst the tracks they recorded recently in the National Concert Hall was a cover of David Bowie’s Let’s Dance. Along with Mike and

Mick Maloney Sat 25th May:

Front Bar - Mal Reilly

Country Music Sunday Nights

Sun 26th May:

Dee Reilly

Sun 2nd June:

The Indians

Appearing soon: Gerry Guthrie, Declan Nerney, 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.,

& The Green Grass Of America Sat 8th June €25

B'Town

presents

"Bugsy"

15th June €12 €45 Family available from box office only

LCM Promos presents - Celebrating 25 Years

Mary Duff in Concert

with special guest Marc Roberts - 5th July - €25


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special services GERRY'S UPHOLSTERY SERVICE: Suites/Antique furniture repaired and re-covered. Better than new. 0860800788 CHIMNEY & STOVE CLEANING Inspection & Repair Tel Paul McArdle 042-9332491/0876660094 or 089-4962292. Email tribalky@yahoo.com DUNDALK BUREAU DE CHANGE – Best Rates Guaranteed – No Commission – We Buy and Sell All Major Currencies – Electronic Bank Transfers – US and Austrailian Dollars – 8 Park St (Open 7 Days, 8am -11pm) & 4 Linenhall St (Open Mon-Sat) - Call 042 9339922/9370101 – www.dundalkbureaudechange.com – Accepting All Major Credit and Debit Cards. PERFECT FIT ALTERATIONS - For all your sewing needs. For your convenience NOW OPEN on Avenue Road. 10% off for Slimming World members. Castletown Road: Tel: 042 9327837. Avenue Road: Tel: 042 9352348 LOOKING FOR A UNIQUE GIFT? Create a personalised newspaper page to celebrate a special occasion - birthday, anniversary, birth, sporting success etc. Contact 086 3238328 www. frontpagenews.ie A VAN & DRIVER: available for furniture removal, also single items, 3 piece suites, cookers, fridges, washing machines. Day & night Tel 086 8704908 FULLY QUALIFIED MECHANIC available for MOT, servicing & Mechanical repairs. Renault specialist Tel Declan 0044 7749488859 ADVERTISE YOUR SERVICE to over 60,000 readers for only €5 per week up to 20 words Phone Dundalk Leader 042 9320888

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Beekeepers’ Meeting A meeting of Louth Beekeepers Association will take place on Thurs May 23 at 8pm in the Teagasc Centre Dublin Rd, Dundalk. It will reflect the fact that beekeeprs have just gone through the worst year in living memory and this lecture has been organised to help. Subject: Replacement of Colony Losses and Expanding Colony Numbers. The lecture will concentrate on how to help get over losses and how to provide new colonies. Eoghan Mac Giolla Coda will give a talk full of practical information.

PROPERTY MAINTENANCE: Repairs, building plastering plumbing, painting, tiling, concreting, patios, gardening, PVC facia and soffits, window cleaning. Over 20 yrs experience. References available. Tel Michael 085858-8090 DUNDALK BUREAU DE CHANGE – MoneyGram Money Transfer – Pay Household Bills – Payzone/Postpoint – Buy Stamps – Phone Top-ups – Prepaid Credit Cards – Sterling and Euro Cheques Available - Best Rates Guaranteed – No Commission – 8 Park St (Open 7 Days, 8am -11pm) & 4 Linenhall St (Open Mon-Sat) - Call 042 9339922/9370101 – www.dundalkbureaudechange.com – Accepting All Major Credit and Debit Cards. CHIMNEY CLEANING SERVICE: Dust Free. Brush & VAC. Reasonable rates. Call Tommy. 087186 9164 EAMONN COONEY Satellite, T.V Aerial, Saorview, Freeview, Freesat etc. Sales/ Service/Repairs. Phone 087 2671809 042 9331348 WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY SPECIALS: Beautiful wedding photography professional taken presented in Picture Book Album With 150 photographs fot €750.00 Peter Hughes Photography 087-256-1161 or 042933-3732 CARPENTER AVAILABLE 26 years experience. All interior, exterior, including kitchens, decking, doors, floors, flat-packs etc. No job too small. Keenest prices. Quality finish assured. Call Des for free quotation 087-618-0150 WINDOW CLEANING, gutter & facia cleaning carried out by professional, fully trained and insured staff. Affordable rates. Call our office for a free quoatation. EVERKLEEN 0429352717 or 0868293585.

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Motoring Services Guide

2010 Peugeot 308 Dsl 28k miles................€10,950 2010 Citroen Berlingo Multispace...........€10,950 2010 Corsa 1.2 6k miles................................ € 7750 2007 Ford CMax Dsl 80k miles......................€7250 2007 Vauxhall Astra 1.3 Dsl.........................€5950 2007 Ford Fusion 1.4 Dsl...............................€4950 2004 VW Polo Choice Black or Blue.............€3950 2004 Ford Fiesta 64K miles...........................€3500

FIVE STAR SKODA OCTAVIA

The new Skoda Octavia has been awarded five stars in the latest Euro NCAP crash tests. The Octavia saloon tested scored 93% for adult occupancy, 86% child occupancy, 82% pedestrian and 66% safety assist. Euro NCAP awarded top marks for the circumferential occupant protection of adults seated in the front, scoring 93 per cent. The passenger compartment remained stable with the front-seated dummies virtually undamaged after the test. The new Skoda Octavia is available with a number of active safety systems which include front Assistant with emergency brake function. There is Lane Assistant which keeps the Octavia on-track on motorways or dual-carriageways. Multi collision brakes with automatic brake intervention during an accident, a crew Protect Assistant to safeguard the vehicle in accidents and the Driver Activity Assistant to recognise driver fatigue. Passive protection includes up to nine airbags, it is the first time that side airbags in the rear and knee-airbags have been available on Octavia, albeit as an option with the Crew Protection Assistant Package.


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REVAMP FOR 5 SERIES

With over one million 5-Series Saloon alone being sold in the last three years BMW has enhanced the 5-Series line-up for 2013, with the focus on new technology with enhanced ConnectedDrive functionality and subtle revisions to the styling and suspension tuning. The BMW Business Navigation system is now standard on all new 5 Series Saloon and Touring models. The 5 Series Gran Turismo range maintains Business Navigation on all four-cylinder variants with the upgraded

Professional Navigation system available as standard on all sixcylinder models. On the safety front now that all 5-Series feature Business or the Professional Navigation system owners will also benefit from BMW Emergency Call which uses the built-in BMW SIM card to automatically contact the Emergency Services in the event of an accident, when any of the crash sensors are deployed or when the driver has requested assistance. The optional Professional Media Package

has been enhanced to include the latest Professional Navigation system with ConnectedDrive Services including Real Time Traffic Information and BMW Apps. This system includes the new iDrive Touch controller, allowing written entry of addresses and telephone numbers and an intelligent Routeahead Assistant, which anticipates the forthcoming road conditions and provides advice to the driver on how to maximise an efficient driving style based on braking and accelera-

tion points. You can also opt for Driving Assistant which utilizes a camera-based driver assistance system designed to significantly reduce the risk of potential collisions at both high and low speeds. The system's attributes include a Lane Departure Warning, Front-end Collision warning and pedestrian recognition with pro-active and autonomous braking. You can also add BMW Night Vision with pedestrian recognition which uses a thermal imaging cam-

The New ŠKODA Octavia Has Arrived. From €239 per month at Doran Motors.

era to detect heat emitting objects and, in addition to acoustically alerting the driver of potential hazards, the fog light beam is directed to clearly illuminate the object ahead to maximise the reaction speeds of the driver. There have been some nips and tucks with all 5 Series having Xenon headlights as standard with Adaptive LED lights now an option. The nose now features additional contour lines around the grille and there is modified lower air intake. Door mirrors now featured

LED indicators and the Saloon/Touring models having new-style tail lights with LED light strips. The 5-Series Gran Turismo has been enhanced with a longer tailgate which increases the boot capacity by 60 litres to 500 litres. BMW have ensured that all of the 5-series

engines exceed EU6 emissions to meet the new the legislative requirements which come into affect September 2014 regarding exhaust outputs. For example the 184hp 2.0-litre diesel engine in the 5 Series Saloon now has CO2 emissions of 119g/km for both manual and

automatic transmissions, which matches the figures of the former EfficientDynamics model, which has now been discontinued. All diesel models now feature either a NOx Storage Catalyst or an SCR catalytic converter with urea injection, which allows them to meet EU6 emissions

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The New ŠKODA Octavia. Amazing. Everyday. One of Ireland’s best selling cars, with over 40,000 happy customers to its name, the ŠKODA Octavia needs no introduction. ŠKODA designers were challenged to make the new Octavia even bigger - with increased luggage space, a larger interior and greater safety equipment. But here’s the tricky bit. It had to be lighter to achieve 74 mpg* and still include more standard equipment plus a 5* NCAP safety rating...all for a car that costs from €239 per month! To experience the results test drive the new Octavia at Doran Motors.

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*Octavia 1.6 TDI/105bhp combined fuel consumption. Price excludes delivery & dealer related charges. Typical Finance example: Octavia OTRP €19,595. Deposit / Part Exchange €5,566.52. 36 monthly payments of €239 includes €10.99 service plan instalment. Optional Final Payment €7,598. Total hire purchase price €21,522.88 including acceptance fee (€75) and completion fee (€75). Minimum deposit is 10%. Subject to lending criteria. This offer is made under a hire purchase agreement. ŠKODA Finance is a trading style of Volkswagen Bank GmbH Branch Ireland, authorised by the Federal Financial Supervisory Authority in Germany and regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland for conduct of business rules.

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2012 VW Sharan 2.0TDi T-L €30,000

2013 VW Passat CL 1.6TDi

131 VW Bettle 1.6TDi

2012 VW Passat 1.6TDi TL

2012 Passat Highline

2012 VW Passat 1.6TDi HL

2012 Audi A4 2.0TDi Sport

€30,000

2012 VW Polo Cross 1.2TSi €15,000

2008 Mazda 6 Executive 1.8 petrol €11,000

2012 VW Tiguan T&F 2.0TDI €27,000

2009 Audi A4 2.0TDi

2010 VW Golf TL 1.6TDI

2012 VW Up! 1.0 3dr

2013 VW Golf HL 1.6 TDI

2012 Golf 1.4TSi ER

2007 Mini Cooper 1.6

2012 VW Jetta TL 1.6TDi

2008 Opel Astra 1.4 Sport

2011 Toyota Auris Aura 1.4 D4D €16,000

2010 VW Jetta 1.6TDi CL

2011 Passat CL 1.6TDi

2010 VW Golf 1.6TDi HL

2008 Nissan Qashqai Tekna 1.6 €11,000

2011 Opel Astra

2011 Polo 1.2 TL

2012 Skoda Octavia

2012 Bettle 1.4TSi Sport

2013 Polo Cross

€19,000

2011 VW Golf 1.6DSG R Line €23,000

2011 Polo 1.2 TrL

2011 VW Scirocco 1.4TSi

2012 Audi A6 2.0TDi SLine

Peugeot 308 1.6HDi

2008 Audi A4 2.0TDi

2012 Audi A4 SE 2.0 TDI

2009 Toyota L.Cruiser LWB Com €14,000+VAT

2011 VW Caddy 1.6TDi

2013 VW Transporter 2.0TDi LWB €22,000 + VAT

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