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Gardaí in Dundalk will never get over murders of Adrian Donohoe and Tony Golden

Gardaí in Dundalk will never recover from the murders of Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe and Garda Tony Golden, the Garda Representative Association was told yesterday. The group’s interim deputy general

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Dundalk Sub Aqua Club continue to assist in search operation for missing Rescue 116 crew members

The Dundalk Sub Aqua Club were in Co Mayo once again last weekend as the search for Rescue 116 winchmen Ciaran Smith and Paul Ormsby continued. The two Dublin men

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Big turn out for Cycle Against Suicide events in Dundalk

There was a great turnout in Dundalk yesterday as the Cycle Against Suicide event arrived in town on the first leg of the event. Riders set out from Swords on

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New data claims just 24 houses excluding one-offs were built in Co Louth last year

The number of new houses built in Co Louth last year may be much less than the Government previously estimated, according to new figures from the Building Control Management System.

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Dundalk man Brendan Ogle suing RTÉ for defamation

Dundalk man Brendan Ogle is reportedly suing RTÉ over a report that his trade union secured a social housing exemption for its former Dublin headquarters on the day after he

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Education Minister performs sod turning at new €16 million school in Dundalk

Minister for Education Richard Bruton was in Dundalk this morning for a sod turning ceremony at the new €16 million Coláiste Chú Chulainn secondary school being built at the Marshes.

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Breathnach calls on housing crisis in Louth to be addressed

Local TD Declan Breathnach has called for the housing crisis to be addressed as a matter of urgency. The Fianna Fáil TD said it was wrong that people had to

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Barbara’s celebrancy service allows you to get married your way

A local woman has recently set up a new service for people looking for the traditional church wedding without having to marry into one of the Christian faiths. Barbara Finegan’s

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Number of private households occupied in Louth up 3.4% according to Census

There were 45,448 private households occupied in Co Louth at the time of the Census in 2016. That represents a 3.4% increase on the 43,972 households that were registered in

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Garda Ombudsman launches investigation into murder of Garda Tony Golden

The Garda Ombudsman has confirmed that it has launched an investigation into the murder of Garda Tony Golden in Omeath 18 months ago. The father of three, from Blackrock in

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Dundalk schoolteacher leading INTO’s push for better pregancy conditions

A local primary school teacher is leading the Irish National Teachers’ Organisation’s push for pregnancy-related sick leave to be discounted from sick leave records. At the INTO annual congress in

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Partners of Army staff at Aiken Barracks to stage protest this lunchtime

Wives, husbands and partners of local Defence Force members will stage a protest at Aiken Barracks in Dundalk this lunchtime as part of a national protest taking place outside military

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Bids being sought to develop social housing site in Co Louth

Bids are currently being sought for the development and operation of six social housing sites around the country, including one in Co Louth. The National Development Finance Agency, an arm

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Just 4% of drink driving convictions in Louth led to licences being endorsed

Just 4% of drink driving convictions in the local District Courts resulted in licences being recorded for endoresment in Co Louth in 2015 and 2016. That’s according to new figures

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More and more soldiers from Dundalk being assigned duties in Dublin

An ever increasing number of soldiers at Aiken Barracks in Dundalk are being assigned to duties in Dublin. Figures from the Minister of State at the Department of Defence Paul