Latest Driving News

  • 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.

  • Age Friendly Consumer Fair 2015

    Age Friendly Business Consumer Expo 2015

    Date & Time: Date(s): 04/10/2015 Time: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm Venue: Crowne Plaza Hotel Cost: €100 plus vat for standEvent Details: Within the Northeast region, County Louth is seen as leading the way in developing a range of age-friendly initiatives and related new products and services.

  • Dry ski Slopes

    Ski Slope and Trampoline park for dundalk

    Dundalk could finally be getting a Ski Slope with an additional trampoline park for the town, Plans have been drawn up for a 4,500sqm leisure centre on the outskirts of Dundalk, cost around €7m to build. The proposed development would be located at Red Cow on the Old Newry Road, beside Dowdallshill GF&AC.

  • New Location for Dundalk Driving Test Centre

    From 5th January 2015 all driving tests will be conducted from the Crowne Plaza, Dundalk 1st floor room 2 Address: Inner Relief Road, Dundalk, Co. LouthPhone:(042) 939 4900

  • New Penalty Point Offences

    New Penalty point Offences

    New Penalty point offences. Changes to the penalty points system were introduced 1 August 2014 and again on 8 December 2014. On 1 August 2014 the most notable changes involved an increase in penalty points for speeding, seatbelt wearing and for using a mobile phone while driving. A further significant change from 1 August 2014 is that a person taking out a first learner permit after that date will be disqualified on reaching seven penalty points.

  • McBride Driving Lesson Gift Vouchers

    Driving Lesson Gift Vouchers now availableCome in and see us at the Marshes Shopping Centre December (  Saturday 13th, Sunday 21st and Wednesday 24th "Christmas eve")Driving lesson Gift Vouchers make 'Brilliant presents' at Christmas and Birthdays for anyone about to turn 17 or if someone is 'difficult to buy for' and seem to have everything except their Driving Licence.

  • Theory Lessons Redeemer family Centre, Ard Easmuinn, Dundalk with Best Driving School, with best car for the test

    FREE Driver theory lessons

    FREE Driver Theory Lessons Tuesday night 7pm,Redeemer Family Centre,Ard Easmuinn, Dundalk, Co.louth.,, +353 42 9386495


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