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Book of condolence opens at Dundalk Garda Station for Mark Duffy

A book of condolence has opened at Dundalk Garda Station for Captain Mark Duffy and the fellow crew members of Irish Coast Guard Helicopter Rescue 116 which perished off the

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Saturday with Claire Byrne coming from Dundalk this weekend

Popular RTE Radio 1 current affair show Saturday with Claire Byrne is coming to Dundalk this coming weekend. If you’d like to be part of the live audience for Saturday’s

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Body of Mark Duffy recovered from wreckage of Rescue 116

Gardaí have confirmed that the body recovered from the wreckage of Irish Coast Guard helicopter Rescue 116 was that of pilot Mark Duffy from Blackrock. It emerged on Friday evening

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Search to recover body from Rescue 116 to continue today

Attempts to remove the body found in Irish Coast Guard helicopter Rescue 116 are continuing today. The Coast Guard confirmed last night that a body had been discovered in the

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Remains of missing pilot Mark Duffy are found

The body of Rescue 116 pilot Mark Duffy has been found in the wreckage of the Irish Coast Guard helicopter this evening, according to a report in The Irish Daily

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Hopes of determining what happened Rescue 116 as black box is recovered

Hopes of determining what happened the missing crew members from Irish Coast Guard Rescue 116 and finding them have heightened this evening with the news that the black box recorder

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Breathnach cautiously welcomes the idea of using drones to combat fly tipping and illegal dumping

Local TD Declan Breathnach has expressed a cautious welcome to the use of drones to detect fly tipping and illegal dumping. Minister Denis Naughten is due to launch a new

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Wreckage of Rescue 116 found off Mayo coast

The wreckage of Irish Coast Guard helicopter Rescue 116 has been located off the Mayo coast, according to reports this afternoon Search teams found the wreckage 60 metres off Blackrock Island,

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Just 10 ghost estates remain in Co Louth

There are just 10 ghost estates left in Co Louth, according to new figures from the Department of Housing. This is a fall from the 104 that were accounted for

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Breathnach expresses condolences on the passing of Martin McGuinness

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Cross Border Co-Operation Declan Breathnach TD has expressed his condolences on the passing of former Deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland Martin McGuinness. Deputy Breathnach said:

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Books of condelence open in Louth for Martin McGuinness

Books of condelence in memory of former Sinn Féin deputy leader Martin McGuinness have opened in the party’s offices in Dundalk and Drogheda. In a statement on the party website,

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Air Accident Investigation Unit think Rescue 116 may have crashed into Blackrock

It is likely that the Irish Coast Guard’s Rescue 116 helicopter crashed into Blackrock, off the Co Mayo coast in the early hours of last Tuesday morning, the Air Accident

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Gerry Adams pays tribute to the late Martin McGuinness

Local TD and Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams has paid tribute to former Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness, who has passed away during the night following a short illness. Commenting

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McGahon insists illegal dumpers should be named and shamed

Dundalk Councillor John McGahon has called on stronger measures to be introduced to combat the problem of illegal dumping in the area. The Fine Gael councillors has suggested that those

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Superb turnout for candelit vigil in Blackrock in honour of missing Irish Coast Guard crew

There was a large turnout in Blackrock last night at a special vigil to honour the crew of the missing Rescue 116 Irish Coast Guard Helicopter. In most people’s thoughts