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Louth/Meath has second highest number of open cases for historical child sex abuse nationally

The Louth/Meath area has one of the highest number of open cases of historical child sex abuse in the country at present. New figures from Tusla, published in today’s Irish

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Hill Street in Dundalk reopens to traffic following collision

Hill Street in Dundalk has reopened to traffic around 10.20am this morning following a crash outside Byrne’s Pub. A gas pipeline was struck after a Renault Clio veered into it

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Avenue Road closed to traffic following accident

The Avenue Road was closed to traffic for around an hour this evening following a road traffic collision. The incident occurred at around 4.25pm at the entrance to Avondale Park.

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Family escape from fire in Dundalk

A local family had to flee from their home in the early hours of this morning after a fire broke out at their home. The incident occurred at Riverside Drive,

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11 drinking driving offences struck out in Dundalk over non-service of a summons

Eleven drink driving offences were struck out at Dundalk Courthouse in the last two years due to non-service of a summons. The figures were revealed by Minister for Justice Frances

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Williamson’s Place residents evacuated over gas leak

Residents in the Williamson’s Place area of Dundalk had to be evacuated from their homes because of a gas leak in the early hours of this morning. The incident occurred

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Number of burglaries in Louth falls 31% year-on-year

There were 730 burglaries in Co Louth last year, according to new CSO figures. While this represents a 31% decline on 2015, homeowners are leaving themselves vulnerable to burglary while

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Breathnach congratulates fire service on handling of Haggardstown fire

Local Fianna Fáil TD Declan Breathnach has congratulated the Fire Service who responded very quickly to the extensive blaze at a vehicle storage compound at Haggardstown yesterday evening on their

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Gardaí investigating cause of Haggardstown blaze

Gardaí are investigating the cause of a fire which destroyed a premises and up to 90 vehicles in Haggardstown last night. The GT Recovery compound on the Marlbog Road was reported

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Man who walked through the Marshes naked due to appear in court next month

A man who walked through the Marshes Shopping Centre naked recently is due to appear in court next month. The 25-year-old was arrested by Gardaí on public order offences after

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Irene White murder accused released on bail

The man accused of murdering Irene White in her home at Ice House in Dundalk on April 6th 2005 has been released on bail. According to The Argus, 34-year-old Anthony

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Stolen car recovered with the help of social media

A car stolen from the Newry Road on Sunday has been safely recovered with the help of social media. The black 2011-registered Chevrolet Aveo was stolen from a property after

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Fire Service spend three hours tackling blaze on Ravensdale

Dundalk Fire Service spent three hours battling a gorse fire on the mountain at Ravensdale overnight. Three units attended the scene which could be seen from Dundalk at around 11pm.

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Convicted killer died after drinking hooch in prison cell

The man convicted of killing Niall Dorr on the Castle Road in Dundalk in October 2010 died after drinking hooch shortly after being heard singing in his prison cell, his

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Two ladies perform a ‘wash and go’ by not paying at local hair salon

A local hair salon got more than they bargained for yesterday when two women called in to the salon for stylings only to run off before paying their bill of