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The most read articles on Talk of the Town in 2017

The most read articles on Talk of the Town in 2017

It has been another busy year in Dundalk and Talk of the Town has been there to report on most of it with literally millions of visits throughout 2017.

Throughout the year there have been over 6.5 million page views on Talk of the Town, as well as over 3.3 million sessions (Source: Google Analytics). This proves that Talk of the Town is the best place for all your news and advertising needs.

After another superb year for Talk of the Town, in which we continued to develop with investment in new servers and the expansion into Facebook Live productions, we decided to look back on the most read articles from the year just gone.

Check them out below and thank you for your support throughout the year. There’s lot more to come from us in 2018 so stay tuned!

Happy New Year to all.


  1. Man charged with murder of Irene White
  2. Sister of Irene White describes charging of man for murder as a “step in the right direction”
  3. 557 students suspended from Louth schools in the last academic year


  1. Major checkpoint set up on the outskirts of Dundalk
  2. Flare let off in shopping centre in Dundalk
  3. Teenager injured in attack before Dundalk v Shamrock Rovers game


  1. Fire service attending major blaze in Haggardstown
  2. Wife of missing pilot Mark Duffy thanks public for their love and compassion
  3. Helicopter crashes on Cooley Mountains


  1. New buffet restaurant opens its doors in Dundalk
  2. Gardaí involved in high speed chase in Dundalk
  3. Threatening graffiti written across road in Dromiskin


  1. Chief suspect in Adrian Donohoe murder facing deportation to Ireland following US arrest
  2. Six Garda cars attending scene of high speed collision on the Dublin Road
  3. Dundalk take away hit with closure order by Food Safety Authority of Ireland


  1. Southbound lane of M1 motorway closed after accident near toll plaza
  2. Gardaí cordon off area of Clanbrassil Street and Market Street following assault
  3. Blackrock man Robert Carroll passes away following accident on M1


  1. Man who died in Garda custody in Dundalk had been twice arrested in relation to Ciara Breen disappearance
  2. Investigation launched into death of a man in custody at Dundalk Garda Station last night
  3. Dundalk’s first SuperValu to open this autumn


  1. Road closed off in Dundalk amid reports of pipe bomb discovery
  2. Information sought on two teenagers missing in Dundalk
  3. Shock at sudden passing of well known local GAA player Ken Meegan


  1. Helicopter deployed to serious accident on Avenue Road
  2. Mother and son injured in Avenue Road accident expected to make full recovery
  3.  Gardaí investigating attack on pregnant woman who was kicked in the stomach


  1. Man killed in Newry Road accident named as Robert McLoughlin
  2. Armagh Road closed due to accident
  3. Local man killed in accident in Ravensdale named as Fintan Goss


  1. Hilarious video highlighting joyriding on Dundalk to Carrickmacross Road goes viral
  2. Taoiseach admits lessons can be learned from death of Fintan Goss
  3. Gardaí investigating car jacking at River Lane in Dundalk


  1. Gardaí monitoring paedophile believed to be in Dundalk at present
  2. Serious accident occurs at Xerox Junction in Dundalk
  3. Garda car crashes into traffic lights at Heynestown just off M1 motorway

Once again thank you for your support in 2017 and from all at Talk of the Town, have a happy, peaceful and healthy New Year.