Latest Driving News

  • McBride Driving School

    Traffic Disruptions due to cycle lanes

    As the children are returning to school after the holidays some disruptions may be caused by the work being done at St Mary’s College. As the ongoing work continues a cycle lane has been installed as a part of this. However a yellow box has also been added meaning that cars are no longer allowed to park there. This will cause some confusion and may result in you having to park nearby, this will also only apply in the morning and afternoon so if this does not relate to you keep in mind that there may be more children crossing the road than usual, so plan accordingly.

  • Airbound Trampoline Park

    The Airbound Trampoline park has opened in DundalkAirbound is open daily 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.Perfect for ages 5+, they cater for parties and you can pre-book a dateYou can enjoy activities such as

  • Gary McBride Driving School

    M1 Motorway Break-ins

    The M1 local junction has been popular with motorists for a "good" parking space, however the warning's been out that motorists should be careful when leaving their vehicles unattended because multiple cars have been vandalized along the junctions stretching from J14 Ardee to J18 Dundalk North/Carlingford. If anybody notices anything suspicious they are urged to notify the contact Ardee Garda Station on 041 6853222.  

  • PrometricJobFair

    Prometric Hiring Evening

    on Thirsday 3rd of November Prometric will bve holding a job fair even for anyone interested they will be accepting many applicants for different skill sets for different posintions such as 

  • No news of funding the Narrow Water Bridge

    The bridge that was supposed to join Omeath and Warrenpoint has not received and allocation to funding. Despite the requests by Sinn Féin and the Democratic Unionist Party for it to be put back into work.The 67 page agreement did give way to the A5 to be upgraded between Derry and Strabane however no news to the funding allocation towards the bridge  More information on:

  • Dundalk On Ice

    Dundalk on ice back in Dundalk The market square in Dundalk will be housing the Ice rink until January 10th the  event will be ran by Planet Ice once again and is officially open since Friday (20th November).

  • 30kph speed limits in local estates

    The 30 kph signs to be erected in housing estates in Dundalk as the closing date for the application forms has been extended to 30th of October Cllr Edel Corrigan, the Sinn Féin representative encourages all groups and resident’s associations to put their submissions in The limit will prevent incidents within the housing estates and help keep the residents safer. The submissions can be made out to Eugene McManus, Administrative Office, Infrastructure, Louth County Council, Town Hall, Dundalk before 5pm on Friday 30th October. 

  • Santa fun run

    Dundalk prepares for Charity Fun Run

    Dundalk Charity fun run to take place on Friday 27th Of November at 7 pm. The route will be the same as last year starting at Tesco Extra and finishing at the Post Office on Clanbrassil Street. So expect remember that before planning your journeys as it will possibly be impassable. The Market square in Dundalk will be transformed with the Christmas spirit starting to take hold.Plenty of family entertainment to be expected.

  • United Krav Maga Dundalk

    Taxi drivers invited to free self defence class

      Head instructor of United Krav Maga Dundalk, Anthony Cunnane is inviting taxi drivers to free self-defence lessons after the murder of local taxi driver Martin Mulligan last FridayThe class will take place this Saturday (October 3rd) 1p.m. – 3p.m. or Sunday (October 4th) 11a.m. – 1p.m.

  • Drink driver caught hours before ban

    A drink driver who was caught behind the wheel just hours before a ban for the same charge was due to start, has been put off the road for six years at Dundalk District Court. Dermot O'Connor, Bridge Cottage South, Horsemount, Mallow, Co. Cork, admitted a charge of drink driving arising out of an incident at Main Street, Castlebellinham on June 3 2014. Judge Mary Devins heard how 61-year-old O'Connor was found by Gardai in the County Louth village shortly before 11pm. The Toyota Avensis he was driving had its front wheel stuck on a grass verge and O'Connor was trying to reverse.


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