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Rockmarshall wind farm refused planning permission by An Bord Pleanala

A NEW wind farm proposed for the Cooley Peninsula has had its planning application denied by An Bord Pleanala. Gaelectric had been looking to build the windfarm within the Rockmarshall

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Holland steps down from Dundalk role

Dundalk FC have announced that Kevin Holland has stepped down from his positions as bar manager, club secretary and FAI representative. Kevin, who used to run Oscars in Park Street,

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Broadband boost for the area

25,000 homes in County Louth, including 10,000 in Dundalk, will have faster broadband by next September, according to local TD Peter Fitzpatrick. The Fine Gael TD met with Eircom earlier

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Committee to meet about Narrow Water Bridge

The Joint Committee on the Implementation of the Good Friday Agreement tomorrow meets with business leaders from both sides of the border to consider how best to advance the Narrow

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Another top award for Dromad Hire

Local firm Dromad Hire has scooped yet another coveted award after being named the Small Rental Company of the Year at the 2013 European Rental Awards in Paris last night.

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Riva Leisure closes its doors

Dundalk has suffered another business blow after Riva Leisure closed its doors. The popular bingo hall, which was located in the old Studio 8 nite club at the Fairways Hotel,

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Shop and deli planned for Dundalk filling station

EK Fuels on the Armagh Road in Dundalk could soon have its very own convenience shop with hot and cold deli. The popular filling station, which operates as a TOP

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New shops planned for Blackrock

Two new shops units are being planned for Main Street in Blackrock. Local businessman Tommy McDonnell has applied to Louth County Council for planning permission to demolish an existing house

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DV8 Fashions to open Dundalk store in the Marshes

DV8 Fashion are set to open a store in the Marshes Shopping Centre. The retailer, who would be best known to people in the area for their store in the

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Vandals target local hairdressers

Cre8tive Hair in Clanbrassil Street had a nasty start to the week today when vandals broke a number of windows at the front of the store. Anyone who knows anything

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O2 upgrade will ensure faster data speeds for local customers

There’s good news afoot for local O2 customers after Co Louth was included in a €70m upgrade of the mobile phone operator’s 3G network. The upgrades will take place in

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New Chamber of Commerce president appointed

Paddy Matthews of Matthews Coach Hire has been appointed the new president of Dundalk Chamber of Commerce. Paddy’s business background needs no introduction to locals as he has steadily built

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Major new retailer on the way to the Marshes?

A major retailer could be on the way to the Marshes Shopping Centre. The centre recently received planning permission from Dundalk Town Council to amalgamate three units (29, 30 and

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Canine crèche could be on the way to Dundalk

A canine crèche could be on the way to Dundalk. The facility, which will look after people’s dogs when they are away or care for them by training or grooming

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New bar opens in Dundalk

A Bank Holiday Monday is very often a comedown for pubs after a busy night before, but for one local bar there was plenty of celebrations last night as it