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Leprechaun Hunt – Carlingford – Sunday March 30th.

In 1989, the suit and bones of a leprechaun were found on The Slieve Foy Mountain by the late local business man, P. J. O Hare. He discovered them after hearing a loud cry coming from the mountain and, when he went to investigate, he was shocked to find the suit of a leprechaun, along with 4 gold coin and some bones within an area of scorched earth.

The story captured the nation’s interest at the time and the small picturesque village of Carlingford was thronged with visitors hoping to catch a glimpse of the wee green men. This sparked the first Leprechaun Hunt
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St. Patrick’s Day

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Craggy Island Pub Quiz – In Aid of Rape Crisis North East -27th March

Fr._Ted_PosterAnnual Pub Quiz in Aid of Rape Crisis North East

This is no ordinary pub quiz, we aim to have plenty of fun with some pretty amazing prizes on the night! Local support and continued awareness are vital to Rape Crisis North East. You can help by attending our fundraising events,so go on and get involved.

Date: 8pm Thursday 27th March 2014. Venue: The Jockeys, Anne Street, Dundalk, Co. Louth. Theme: ‘The Craggy Island Pub Quiz’ – A mix of Fr. Ted & other random
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Women in Business in Co. Louth – Library – 13th March

DUNDALK Library will host a seminar on ‘Women in Business in Co. Louth’ on Thursday, March 13 at 6.30pm to celebrate International Women’s Day. Speakers include Gail McEvoy, McEvoy Accountants; Sarah Nic Lochlainn, Aruna Sauces and Suzanne Carroll, Managing Director of Bellurgan Precision Engineering Ltd. The Chair is Eileen Corcoran from Dundalk FM. The event is free and everyone is welcome to attend.

St Brigid’s set to host annual half marathon – 1st March.

THE Annual Carlingford Half Marathon/10K in aid of St. Brigid’s School will take place on March 1st, in the picturesque village of Carlingford and the surrounding Cooley Peninsula.

‘This is the ninth year we are running this event in order to raise much needed funds for St Brigid’s School,’ says organiser, Orla McBride. ‘ We first held it as a result of the school losing it’s Speech Therapy Services and the parents and friends of St Brigid’s have successfully organised the event ever year since,’ says Orla McBride. ‘The event has continued to grow each year, more and more registering to participate in the race. Already we have over 500
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Table Quiz in The Fairways Hotel on Thursday, 13th March

Louth Tidy Towns Together, of which Blackrock Tidy Towns is a leading member, is holding its annual fundraising Table Quiz in The Fairways Hotel on Thursday, 13th March.       Entry is €50 for a team of up to five people.

As well as raising much-needed funds for Tidy Towns groups around the county, including our own, this annual event has proved to be a very enjoyable one with lots of prizes and is now one of the biggest table quizzes in the county.

If you, your club, your work location, your residents association, or any individuals, would like to enter a team you
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‘IS NORTH COUNTY LOUTH ULSTER OR LEINSTER’????

COOLEY GENEALOGICAL AND HISTORICAL SOCIETY

 

BRENDAN MCSHERRY WILL GIVE A TALK IN LONG’S PUB, GRANGE, COOLEY, ON FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2014, (FRIDAY WEEK) AT 8.00 PM .

HE WILL EXPLORE EVIDENCE FROM GEOLOGY, ARCHAEOLOGY, MYTHOLOGY AND HISTORY.

REFRESHMENTS SERVED. ADMISSION 5 EURO. EVERYBODY WELCOME.

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IF YOU WISH TO JOIN IN ON ANY OF THE SUMMER OUTINGS, PLEASE LET ME KNOW. DETAILS WILL BE FORWARDED BUT THE FIRST WILL PROBABLY BE THE NATIONAL GALLERY.

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GENEALOGY CLASSES WILL COMMENCE IN APRIL, 2014.

IF INTERESTED, PLEASE E MAIL OR PHONE  0851833110

IIY’s Waiting & Weighting Game workshop – 24th Feb.

The new workshop IIY’s Waiting & Weighting Game will be delivered in Dundalk next Monday 24th February in the Outcomer’s Centre, Roden Place from 7.00-9.00pm. Cost: €25.00.

You will explore what both these limbo energies mean for you and leave the workshop with a vision of a new story of what you want to see and focus on in your life. You will also learn how to use the Waiting & Weighting technique. I have been using the technique for the past weeks and love it. Of all the energy shifting techniques I have used over the years I love the simplicity and common sense
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Dundalk novel set for global release with international publishing deal.

a-mad-and-wonderful-thingI am the co-founder and former owner of the Spirit Store and the Beer Keeper in Dundalk, though I have lived in France now for ten years.

My Dundalk novel A Mad and Wonderful Thing is published on 3rd March 2014 by Scribe Publications of Melbourne and London. The novel is getting a worldwide release.

Set amongst the streetscape and hinterland of Dundalk, A Mad and Wonderful Thing is a story about cause, about why boys – and it is mostly boys – do the things they
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Information Night about the work of the European Parliament – 27th Feb 2014

VOTERS will go to the poll to chose who will represent them in Europe this May and an information night about the work of the European Parliament takes place in the Europe Direct Information Centre, Dundalk Library on Thursday, February 27.

Among the guest speakers are Mary O’Rourke, Francis Jacobs, Head of EU Parliament Office in Ireland and Frankie Watters, Senior Lecturer in Law DkIT. The chairman is Gerry Kelly from the ‘Late Lunch’ Show on LMFM

This is an EU Election 2014 event and topics to be covered include educationand job opportunities in Europe, freedom of thought and speech, free movement, gender equality, data
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