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Dundalk company received in excess of €7 million last year for housing asylum seekers

Dundalk-based East Coast Catering received in excess of €7 million from the Government last year to operate direct provision centres accommodating asylum seekers. Figures from the Department of Justice show

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Dundalk shop sells for €146,000 at auction

One of Dundalk’s most popular newsagents sold at an online auction today for €146,000. In total there were 32 bids for the XL Stop and Shop at 5 Jocelyn Street

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Dundalk business Radio Systems PetSafe Europe Ltd named one of the best workplaces in Ireland

Local Dundalk pet product business Radio Systems PetSafe Europe Ltd (RSPEL), has been recognised as one of the Best Workplaces in Ireland 2017 by Great Place to Work® Ireland, ranking

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Local solicitor Conor Breen passes away

The death has occurred of local solicitor Conor Breen. Conor was best known for his involvement with Distillery Lane firm McDonough & Breen, where he held the role of principal.

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Almost 1,700 homes in Dundalk without power as a result of Storm Doris

A total of 1,676 premises in Dundalk are without power this morning as a result of Storm Doris. The area at fault is the Marshes, which is affecting areas of

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Brexit the reason for Almac’s Dundalk move

Northern Irish based contract pharmaceutical development and manufacturing firm Almac has said its decision to buy a factory in the Republic of Irealnd was as a direct result of Brexit.

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Dundalk FC renew sponsorship agreement with SBOBET

Dundalk FC have renewed their deal with SBOBET for the online sports book to remain as their official betting partner for the next two years. First agreed at the start

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Bus Éireann suggest Dundalk depot should close in discussion document to save company

The future of the Bus Éireann depot in Dundalk has again come under the spotlight as part of efforts to save the company from insolvency. The Irish Independent reports today

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Double success for The Four Seasons in Carlingford at Weddings Online Awards

There were double celebrations for The Four Seasons Hotel in Carlingford last night after picking up two commendations at the Weddings Online Awards 2017 at Clontarf Castle. On the night the

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Just one Louth venue included in top 100 best restaurants guide for 2017

Once again just one restaurant in Co Louth has been included in this year’s McKenna Guide to the 100 best restaurants in Ireland. The annual compilation of the country’s best

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Ferry across Carlingford Lough from Greenore to Greencastle to open by end of June

A new ferry service linking Greenore in Co Louth and Greencastle in Co Down will be up and running this summer. Paul O’Sullivan of Carlingford Lough Ferries told The Belfast

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Traffic brought to a standstill along border as part of anti-Brexit protest

Traffic along the border was reduced to crawling pace yesterday morning with delays of more than 20 minutes reported after a fake customs post was set up as part of

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24 visits to IDA sites in Louth last year with 453 new jobs created

There were 24 visits by potential investors to IDA Ireland sites in Co Louth last year. The figures were revealed recently by Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Mary Mitchell

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Local store wins Spar 5 Star Award

A local shop picked up an award at the annual Spar 5 Star Awards recently. Muckian’s Spar on the Carrick Road was amongst 194 stores to receive an award at

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Fyffes renew Dundalk FC sponsorship

SSE Airtricity League of Ireland champions Dundalk FC has received a boost in their quest to win four league titles in a row with the news that club sponsor Fyffes