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Jobs under threat at Heinz’s Dundalk plant

A number of jobs at the Heinz factory in Dundalk are under threat after the food giant warned today that they could be set to cut 250 jobs in the

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Teeling’s takeover of Great Northern Brewery confirmed

John Teeling’s Irish Whiskey Company has reached agreement with Diageo to buy the Great Northern Brewery site in Dundalk. A statement this afternoon has confirmed that the two companies have

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Dundalk distillery moves a step closer and could create 80 new jobs

Following on from weekend newspaper reports that former Cooley Distillery owner John Teeling was set to take over the Harp Brewery in Dundalk, the Irish Times is reporting that a

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Fitzpatrick to host clinics in Carlingford and Blackrock next week

Local Fine Gael TD Peter Fitzpatrick will be hold clinics in Carlingford and Blackrock next week for anyone in those areas who has matters to discuss with him. The former

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Satir given the go ahead to build onto their Dundalk headquarters

Local company Satir have been granted planning permission by Dundalk Town Council to build residential facilities at their headquarters in Finnabair Industrial Estate. Applying under their registered name of Satir

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Kirk protests against sale of Park Hotel in Dundalk

There’s just no keeping Philip Kirk out of the media at the moment. The one-time developer created headlines at the weekend when he admitted to paying a combined €1m to

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Town Council planning moving to County Council offices

With effect from Monday 2nd September, the Planning Section for Dundalk Town Council will relocate to the offices of Louth County Council. All future planning correspondence must be sent to

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Dundalk developer Kirk paid €1m to five locals to get them to drop planning appeals

Dundalk developer Philip Kirk has admitted to paying €1m to locals who objected to a local project in return for their agreement to withdraw their appeals. Yesterday’s Sunday Times reported

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Teeling investment may secure future of Dundalk brewery

The future of the Harp Lager brewery in Dundalk could be secured by former Cooley Distillery boss John Teeling. Teeling, who sold the peninsula-based whiskey business to Beam in 2011

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New take away planned for Crowe Street

A new take away is being planned for Crowe Street in the premises formerly occupied by Celtic Bookmakers. Grainne Boyle has applied for planning permission to convert the shop into

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Warning issued to potential purchaser of Park Hotel

The Dundalk Democrat carries an interesting article today regarding a sign that has been erected opposite to the Park Hotel on the Armagh Road. The sign, pictured above, reads ‘KIRK

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Ridley’s plan a Gathering of former staff

2013 is the year of The Gathering and to mark the occasion, the good folk at Ridley’s Nite Club are having a gathering of their own. Bryan Oliver has invited

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California Burrito to open in September

The highly-anticipated new burrito shop, California Burrito, will open in the first week in September. Plans for the new Mexican diner, which will be located at the former ACC Bank

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DejaVu to close for renovations

DejaVu Hair Design in Francis Street will close their salon at 4pm this Saturday and reopen it on Friday August 16th at 9am due to renovation work. The salon, which

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Horseworse seeking investment as they prepare for strategic review of the business

Dundalk-based equine clothing company Horseware is seeking investment of up to €5 million to help it boost its sales across Europe and America. That’s according to a report in today’s