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Irene White murder accused further remanded in custody

The man charged with the 2005 murder of Dundalk woman Irene White has been further remanded in custody until next month. Anthony Lambe of Annadrumman, Castleblayney, Co Monaghan is accused

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Number of Gardaí stationed in Louth at five year high as of last December

The number of Gardaí stationed in the Louth Garda Division reached a five year high at the end of last year. Figures supplied to local TD Gerry Adams by Minister

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Children of couple who died in murder-suicide call for mental health not to be ignored

The children of a local couple who died in an apparent murder-suicide outside Dundalk 19 months ago have spoken about the need for mental health services to be supported. An

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Gardaí investigating theft of film equipment from car parked at local hotel

Gardaí in Dundalk are appealing for information following the theft of a up to €40,000 worth of equipment from a car parked at a local hotel at the weekend. A

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Thomas ‘Slab’ Murphy withdraws appeal against 18 month prison sentence

Local republican Thomas ‘Slab’ Murphy has withdrawn an appeal against his 18 month prison sentence for tax evasion. The 67-year-old from Ballybinaby, Hackballscross, Co Louth, had pleaded not guilty at

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Money and jewellery stolen during break-in to house on Doylesfort Road

A sum of money and jewellery were stolen during a break-in to the house of an elderly woman in the Doylesfort Road yesterday evening. The incident occurred around 3pm with

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Major checkpoint set up on the outskirts of Dundalk

A major checkpoint has been set up on the outskirts of Dundalk this morning. Traffic travelling south from the N1/M1 are being diverted off the motorway at Junction 18 Dundalk

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Councillor insists person responsible for dumping in Ravensdale will be prosecuted

Following on from yesterday’s story about a quantity of waste being illegally dumped in a scenic area of the Cooley Peninsula, a second case has emerged. Talk of the Town

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Illegal dumping on the Cooley Peninsula is condemned

Illegal dumping in the Cooley Peninsula has been condemned by a local community group. The Carlingford and The Cooley Peninsula Facebook page, set up to share news and photos from

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Judgement reserved in family’s bid for inquiry into Seamus Ludlow murder

Judgement has been reserved on a local family’s bid to have the State set up commissions of inquiry into the murder of a Mountpleasant man in 1967. The three-day High

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Ludlow murder “crying out for investigation”, High Court is told

The murder of Mountpleasant man Seamus Ludlow “is crying out for investigation”, the High Court was told yesterday. Ronan Laverty QC argued that the 47-year-old was killed amid a “dirty

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Handling of Seamus Ludlow murder suggests a “scandal”, High Court is told

The handling of the investigation into the murder of Mountpleasant man Séamus Ludlow 40 years ago suggests a “scandal” extending to the “highest levels” of the Garda force and government,

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Gardaí investigating break-in to house in Greenacres

Gardaí in Dundalk are investigating reports of a break-in to a house in the Greenacres housing estate yesterday evening. The incident happened sometime between 5.30pm and 6.30pm. Those responsible came

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Local man fighting proposed extradition to Lithuania on human rights grounds

A local man who is to fight extradition to Lithuania on human rights grounds. Liam Campbell from Upper Faughart was previously released by the High Court in Belfast after it ruled

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Ludlow family to begin High Court hearing to appeal for new investigation into 1976 murder

The family of Seamus Ludlow, the Mountpleasant man murdered by Loyalists in 1976, will today begin a three day hearing in the High Court. The former forestry worker’s family will