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Kafka Fragments in Dundalk Gaol

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Louth Contemporary Music Society PRESENTS ‘KAFKA FRAGMENTS’ by György Kurtág Fri 21st Feb| | Adm €10 Tickets available from or Ph: 0818 205 205

Claire Booth’s performance is a real tour de force. She has done nothing finer. The Guardian

Louth Contemporary Music Society presents the Irish Premiere of György Kurtág’s Kafka Fragments. Hungarian contemporary composer György Kurtág drew inspiration from the diaries, letters and notebooks of Franz Kafka to create this powerful work.

Kafka Fragments, a work of sparse lyrical beauty, is performed by soprano Claire Booth and
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Peter Fitzpatrick is calling on local people to take part in Fitzer’s 5km Fun Run/Walk on Saturday, February 22, in aid of Rehabcare.

Peter is hoping that at least 500 runners and walkers will line-up for this year’s fun run. ‘ The timing for this year’s couldn’t be better as it comes at the end of Operation Transformation and I have already been contacted by clubs and groups in Louth, Meath and Monaghan interested in taking part.’

The event gets underway at The Ramparts, through The Marshes, along the Avenue Road and the Inner Relief Road, finishing back at the main entrance to The
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Co-operation Ireland Maracycle 28th & 29th June 2014

Maracycle Photo (Small)30th Birthday Celebrations

In 2014 Maracycle celebrates the 30th anniversary since the cross border bike ride first began in 1984. Join us in the celebrations and make it your challenge for 2014.

Saturday Start and Sunday Finish at Queen’s Sport, Upper Malone Road, Belfast.

Start time on Saturday from 07.30-08.00.

Saturday Finish and Sunday Start at Dublin City University.

Start time on Sunday from 08.00-08.30.


The 2 day 220 mile challenge between Belfast and
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Dance Kids’ ‘Jingle All The Way’ and spreads the festive cheer.

Freda Hearty and the Dance Kids have once again exceeded expectations and delighted audiences with their Christmas show Some of the Blues Brothers taking part in 'Jingle All The Way'‘Jingle All The Way’. The talented Dance Kids aged from just four years danced and sang their hearts out last weekend when ‘Jingle All The Way’ took to An Tàin Theatre stage and brought the house down; with delighted audiences declaring it “the best show yet”.

With two sold out shows, the audience enjoyed a tear jerker excerpt from
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Launch of New Brigid of Faughart Festival Website

The Brigid of Faughart Festival, now in its seventh year, has just launched its new Logo, Website and Facebook Page all of which went live on New Year’s Day.

Aron, Ronan and Joseph

Aron, Ronan and Joseph

The Brigid of Faughart Festival will run from Wednesday 29th January to Sunday 2nd February 2014 and offers a varied programme of events in celebration of Brigid of Faughart and the Festival of Imbolc (Springtime)

The festival group worked with Castlebellingham company
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Latest Government figures released from the *Department of Environment, Community and Local Government, reveal the shocking statistic that out of the 17,477 dogs and puppies that entered the pound system last year, 10,574 were voluntarily handed over by their owners as no longer wanted. That’s almost 29 dogs per day.

Dogs Trust Executive Director, Mark Beazley explains:

“When a dog is picked up by a dog warden and enters the pound system as a stray, the pound has a legal obligation to keep the dog for 5 days in case the owner comes forward looking for their pet.

However, when a dog is handed over
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The Dance Kids invite you to ‘Jingle All The Way’

Freda Hearty and the Dance Kids are back once more with their Christmas show ‘Jingle All The Way’ which takes place on the 29th and 30th of December in An Tàin Theatre.

‘Jingle All The Way’ is jam packed full of all your Christmas favourites as well as a wonderful excerpt of ‘Annie’, which is sure to tug at your heartstrings. The talented dancers will also be performing to many favourites such as Jessie J, One Direction and Queen to name just a few that are guaranteed to have audiences of every age dancing and singing along in their seats.

“The Dance Kids have been
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Retailers to be extra vigilant during the Christmas and New Year period

ISME, the Irish Small & Medium Enterprises Association, has warned retailers to be extra vigilant during the Christmas and New Year period as they are being targeted by organised gangs of shoplifters. The Association outlined that retailers are twice as likely to be victims of shoplifting over the Christmas, as the level of crime rises due to the greater opportunity and the recession.

The direct shoplifting cost to retailers this year will be in excess of €230m, of which €51m will occur at Christmas alone. This does not take into account the amount spent on security, which adds hundreds of millions on to the
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Jingle All The Way – Tain Theatre 29th and 30th December

Dance Kids - Jingle All The WayDeck The Halls'

Its that time of year again and the Dance Kids are busy preparing for their Christmas show ‘Jingle All The Way’ which takes place in An Tain Theatre on the 29th and 30th of December.

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