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Gardaí investigating alleged kidnapping in Dundalk

Gardaí in Dundalk are investigating reports of a kidnapping in the town last night. The alleged incident is understood to have taken place in the car park of the Tesco

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IDA to develop €7m advanced office building in Dundalk

IDA Ireland are set to develop an ‘advanced office building’ for €7 million in Dundalk, it has been announced today. The purpose of the development is to provide high quality

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Organisers run out of t-shirts as over 1,100 sign up for Darkness into Light in Dundalk

Over 1,100 people have already signed up for the inaugural Darkness into Light event in Dundalk next weekend. For the first time the event will be coming to Dundalk on

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Local Applegreen stores offering free coffee to combat driver fatigue this weekend

A number of local Applegreen stores will be supporting the Road Safety Authority’s Combat Driver Fatigue campaign this weekend by offering a free coffee to motorists. The offer runs from 2pm

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Celebrations in Dromiskin as St Peter’s NS claim North Leinster title

There were plenty of celebrations in Dromiskin yesterday as St Peter’s National School returned home from the FAI North Leinster Schools Finals in Navan as champions. The team, coached by

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Breathnach expresses concern at plans to cut US corporate tax rate

Local TD Declan Breathnach has expressed his concern over the possible impact of the United States’ decision to cut their corporate tax rate. President Donald Trump earlier this week announced

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PayPal insist they remain committed to Dundalk

PayPal insist they remain committed to Dundalk. Fears over the future of the e-payments business in the town were raised yesterday when around 60 staff were informed of a company

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Derry City will now play their Europa League games in Sligo rather than Dundalk

It now appears that Derry City will play their Europa League matches this summer in The Showgrounds in Sligo rather than Oriel Park. It had been reported earlier this month

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Castle Road closed due to two car collision

Part of the Castle Road is closed off to traffic this morning following a two-car collision which occurred around 7.30am. The incident happened at its junction with Mill Street with

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St Patrick’s Parish Soup Kitchen issue urgent appeal for food donations

The St Patrick’s Parish Soup Kitchen have issued an urgent appeal for donations after their food supplies ran out yesterday. Posting on their Facebook page, the group said: “Our food

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Staff at PayPal Dundalk offered redundancy as part of company restructuring

A number of redundancies are to made at PayPal in Dundalk. Around 100 staff were notified of a restructuring of the company at a meeting around 3pm today before the

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Almost one in five Dundalk IT students drop out of courses during the first year

Almost one in five students attending Dundalk IT are dropping out of their courses during their first year. That’s according to a new report from the Higher Education Authority titled

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45 new Garda recruits stationed in Louth since 2014

More than 5% of all new Garda recruits since 2014 have been stationed in Co Louth, new figures have revealed. In total 839 new Gardaí have graduated since recruitment resumed

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Bus Éireann depot in Dundalk amongst sites earmarked for new homes by Government

A number of local sites have been included on a new land map published by the Department of Housing show over 700 sites across the country due to be developed

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Adams fears A&E closure at Daisy Hill in Newry could have “detrimental impact” on the people of Louth

Local TD Gerry Adams has raised concerns about the impact that any reduction in services at Daisy Hill Hospital in Newry would have on healthcare provision in Co Louth. Many