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At the Spirit Store

Spirit Store

New Year’s Eve, 1920’s Soirée. Bellurgan Park.

We cordially invite you to celebrate this New Year’s Eve in spectacular fashion with a Roaring Twenties party inside Bellurgan Park house, the perfect setting for such an exciting occasion!

This New Year’s Eve we will yet again take you back in time to the age of decadence and opulence, gentlemen and gangsters, cocktails and bootleg liquor. More rooms of the house will be open as well as the heated walled garden stage and we have even more acts lined up to ensure this years party is even bigger and better than last years sold out spectacular. So get thinking about your outfits and get ready to charleston dance your way into the New Year with elegant style!


The Gramophone Disco.
The Swinehounds, live band.
Minnie and the Lillywhackers. live band.
Vintage DJ’s.
Cocktail Reception.
Casino Tables.
1920’s Cinema.
Prohibition Era Canapes.

More surprises in store on the night…

A limited number of tickets are now available via www.bellurganpark.ie.

You can find us and the event page on Facebook.

Doors 8.30pm sharp.
Tickets €35.
Pre-book only.
Strictly over 21’s.
Stiletto shoes prohibited to prevent damage of original floor boards.


Rape Crisis North East will be holding their Christmas Hamper Fundraising Event on Wednesday 14th, Thursday 15th and Friday 16th of December in the Clanbrassil Centre, Clanbrassil Street, Dundalk.

All proceeds from this event will go to Rape Crisis North East charity, to provide a much needed counselling and support service to the increased number of Women, Men and Teenagers attending the service. We would be very grateful for your generous support over these 3 days.

For more details contact Rape Crisis North East Centre on 042 – 9339491, email info@rcne.ie

For counselling and support please contact our Freephone Confidential Helpline Number:

1800 21 21
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Conference on Ethnic & Minority Entrepreneurship

Creative Spark is a partner in ENTER – Enterprise in Interface project. The ENTER project is supported under the EU Erasmus+ programme to examine the role of entrepreneurship and enterprise in interface areas. The purpose of the project is to learn about initiatives in interface areas and share knowledge across Europe, to identify how enterprise, social enterprise and business activities can facilitate positive engagement between people from different communities.

This conference at Creative Spark will examine the topic of international and migrant workers in Ireland and ethnic and minority entrepreneurship. Our panel of speakers will address issues including the experience of being an ethnic or
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Rape Crisis North East Flag Day – help wanted.

Rape Crisis North East will be holding their annual Flag Day on Thursday the 24th of November 2016. We will be in various locations around Dundalk, and we are seeking your help in raising awareness and much needed funding for our counselling & support services.

If you would like to devote some of your time to support us in this event or even be a volunteer collector for a day, please contact Rape Crisis North East Centre on 042 – 9339491, email info@rcne.ie or visit our website www.rcne.ie and we will issue you with Flag Day stickers, collection buckets and collectors permits.

We are grateful
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Come and explore the magic of Christmas at this year’s Frostival Dundalk on Saturday 26th November from 12noon. Make the most of your family time and treat them to the ultimate magical adventure

❄️ Official opening of Dundalk On Ice ❄️ Dundalk Christmas Jumper Record Attempt ❄️ Street Carnival & Amusements ❄️ Who’s Eddie? live at Market Square ❄️ Craft & food fair at the Christmas Market Cabins ❄️ Switching on of our brand new state-of-the-art Christmas lights!

Facebook: www.facebook.com/FrostivalDundalk Twitter: https://twitter.com/DundalkFestival

Andy Boyle and Daryl Horgan in provisional squad for the World Cup European Qualifier

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill has named Dundalk duo Andy Boyle and Daryl Horgan in his provisional squad for the World Cup European Qualifier against Austria on November 12.

Boyle and Horgan have been key members of the Dundalk side that retained the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division, as well as impressing in the Europa League.

Newcastle goalkeeper Rob Elliot, Brentford midfielder Alan Judge and Southampton striker Shane Long have been ruled out of the game in Vienna through injury, however, while a number of other players will be assessed by the Irish medical staff.

Bradford goalkeeper Colin Doyle is also included, nine years
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The Green Church Fundraiser at Wellington Hall – Thu 27th Oct 2016



Our annual fundraising Table Quiz takes place in Dundalk Golf Club on Thursday the 10th of November (details below).  Those of you who have supported us at this event in the past will know what an enjoyable night it is, and we hope that you can make it again this year.

It would be great if you could let us know in advance whether you intend to enter a team,  Don’t worry if you can’t – just come along on the night anyway.  And if you can’t pull a team together just come along yourself and we’ll fix you up!

We look forward to seeing
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Celebrating Achievement at the Magnet Community Training Centre

Names of those in photo: Back Row L-R: Ray Murphy (LMETB), Patricia Kelly (LMETB), Maria Ballentine (LMETB), Stephanie Morrissey (recipient), Stacey Stewart (recipient), Lauren Mc Keever (recipient), Carmel Smith (LMETB), Imelda Prunty (LMETB) Sadie Ward Mc Dermott (LMETB). Front Row L-R: Sharon Flynn (magnet ctc), Rosaline Fearon (magnet ctc), Siobhan Mc Donald (magnet ctc), Paul Rosbotham (magnet ctc)

Hairdressing and Childcare were just some of the achievement awards presented to our trainees recently at a ceremony in City North Hotel. This event organised by LMETB was a wonderful opportunity for our Centre to celebrate outstanding achievement by
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Thank you – RCNE

Rape Crisis North East would like to sincerely thank everyone who supported and took part in our Car Boot Sale on Sunday 25th September at McEvoy’s Car Park Dundalk.

Thank you to the friends of Rape Crisis North East who kindly provided assistance with the event – McEvoy’s, Kearney’s Wallpaper and Paints and David Darcy from Tesco Extra.

All proceeds resulting from this fundraising event will go directly towards the counselling and support services of our Centre. It is as a result of your kind efforts and continued support that we are able to continue to offer our professional services here in Dundalk and at our Outreach
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Action Quote

“Responsibilities gravitate to the person who can shoulder them.”

Your action for today is to identify your top three responsibilities and evaluate how you are shouldering them.

— Writer and Philosopher, Elbert Hubbard