A look at some of the main stories in this week’s edition.
Residents of Bellurgan are in shock after local woman Moya McNally died following a road traffic accident at the Ballymascanlon filling station. The incident occured last Saturday at 6.30pm.
A couple from Bush, near Riverstown, say their house is under attack. Paul Savage told the Democrat that his car was taken from his property and scrapped at a local breaker’s yard. It’s the fifth malicious act to affect the couple in the past 16 months.
An outdoor ice-rink is set to be located in Dundalk’s Market Square during the Christmas period. The rink will be built around the fountain and will remain in place until early January.
Dundalk is preparing for the Festival of Light, which takes place this Friday. The festivities will include a parade and a concert, as well as a craft market.
In sport, Dundalk FC are hoping to name their new manager as early as next week. Former Shamrock Rovers boss Stephen Kenny, ex-St Pat’s boss Pete Mahon and former Dundalk manager John Gill have all been linked with the job.