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Another new car dealer eyeing move to Dundalk

Another new car dealer could be on the way to Dundalk. Earlier this month Talk of the Town revealed that Blackstone Motors were planning to open a new showroom in

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New preschool building approved in Blackrock

Plans to construct a new preschool building at St Francis National School in Blackrock have been given the go ahead by Louth County Council. Footprints Preschool have been granted conditional

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TPM release new single ‘Eat That Curry’

Dundalk musical act TPM have released a follow up single to their viral hit ‘All The Boys on the Dole’. That track from Charles and Andrew Hendy earned rave reviews

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Companies fail to find resolution to future of toll tags on M1 motorway

There was bad news for local motorists yesterday after eFlow and Celtic Roads Group failed to reach an agreement over the future of toll tags on the M1 motorway. From

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Off licence to be added to Mace store on Carrick Road

The operators of the Mace store at McDermott’s Terrace on the Carrick Road have been given the go ahead to add an off licence facility to the shop. The convenience store

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Motorists urged to slow down and drive with caution over Bank Holiday weekend

Co Louth had the 11th highest number of road deaths in the country last year with motorists urged to take care while driving over the Bank Holiday weekend. Last year

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Louth Local Enterprise Office to receive €250,000 in additional funding

The Louth Local Enterprise Office is set receive a further €250,000. News of the additional windfall was announced today by Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Mary Mitchell O’Connor and

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Dundalk FC to face Crumlin Utd in FAI Cup third round

Dundalk FC will take on non-league Crumlin United in the third round of the Irish Daily Mail FAI Cup. The draw was made this morning in Clonmel, Co Tipperary with Republic

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INMO staff at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital to resume industrial action today

Members of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda will resume industrial action from today. According to an INMO press released issued yesterday,

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Donegal crash victim was originally from Dundalk

One of the victims of yesterday morning’s road crash in Co Donegal was originally from Dundalk. Kaylem O Murachaidh (Murphy) was killed instantly along with his friend Stephen McCafferty and

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No reason for eBay to leave Dundalk, insists Adams

Local TD Gerry Adams insists he is continuing to press the government and the IDA to “make every effort to ensure that eBay stays in the Dundalk area”. Last Thursday

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Just over a week to go to nominate entries for the Louth Business Awards

There is just over a week to go to nominate entries for this year’s Louth Business Awards. The awards are free to enter and it is an excellent opportunity to

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Fitzpatrick encourages local credit unions to sign up to Personal Micro Credit Scheme

Local TD Peter Fitzpatrick has welcomed the nationwide extension of the Personal Micro Credit Scheme by Minister for Social Protection Leo Varadkar, and urged all credit unions in Louth to

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Dundalk’s trip to Galway to be screened on eirSport

Dundalk’s next SSE Airtricity League Premier Divison match against Galway Utd in Eamon Deacy Park on Friday August 5th will be broadcast live on eirSport. The game will now kick-off

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Respite services are restored at St Mary’s Drumcar

St John of God North East Services have confirmed that respite has been reinstated at the St Mary’s Centre in Drumcar. A number of weeks ago respite was stopped suddenly