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Local company ordered to pay €289,000 in damages to Calor and Flogas

Tru-gas Ltd in Castlebellingham have been ordered to pay €289,000 in damages over the unauthorised re-branding and re-filling of bottled gas cylinders. Known in the trade as pirate or rogue

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Garda suspended amid rape claims

A GARDA from the North East has been suspended from duty following an allegation that he raped a woman in a house in Dublin at the weekend. The complaint relates

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Greyhound owner asks IGB to clear his name over Dundalk scam

A high-profile greyhound owner implicated in a race-fixing scam has demanded the Irish Greyhound Board (IGB) clears his name. Roscommon businessman Des Whyte has issued a statement in which he

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Armed Response Unit in town

The Garda Armed Response Unit have been spotted around Dundalk for much of this morning. Reports have now reached us that they have just sped over the Newry Bridge with

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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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Jailed for stealing electricity from ESB meter

A LOCAL woman, who failed to turn up in court yesterday, was jailed for six months in her absence for stealing electricity by tampering with an ESB meter at her

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Cigarettes seized in Faughart

1.2 million cigarettes worth in the region of €550,000, over 400kg of tobacco worth €180,000 and a small quantity of counterfeit vodka were seized at a house in Faughart, just

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Dog owners warned to be wary of thefts

  A poster has gone up around the area warning dog owners to be wary of thieves looking to steal their pets. A criminal gang is said to be operating

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Adams to meet family of murdered prison officer

Sinn Féin president and Louth TD Gerry Adams is to meet the family of Brian Stack in Leinster House later today. Mr Stack was the only prison officer to be

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Gardaí investigating wallet theft from elderly man

Gardaí in Dundalk are appealing for anyone with information on the theft of a wallet in Marian Park on Saturday to contact them. The incident happened around 1pm when two

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Dundalk Gardaí living in fear

Gardaí in Dundalk are living in fear that they could be murdered like their colleague Detective Adrian Donohoe, according to a report in today’s Irish Sun. In an interview with

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Searches in Faughart

Richard Chambers of Today FM and Newstalk is reporting that searches are ongoing in Faughart at present in relation to the murder investigation of Detective Adrian Donohoe. Previously: Series of

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So what happened last night then?

  Alan Gray reports on Twitter that a number of Dundalk fans were ambushed by Bohemians supporters on the way back from last night’s victory over Bray Wanderers. A large

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Donohoe’s confidence Shatter-ed

Murdered Detective Adrian Donohoe spoke out against Justice Minister Alan Shatter attending this year’s Garda Representative Association annual conference, just three days before his killing, it has emerged. The Evening

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Dundalk man jailed for stealing from Cork council

A 40-year-old businessman, who is originally from Dundalk, has been sentenced to four years in prison with the final year suspended after admitting to stealing almost €124,000 from Cork County