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652 marriages recorded in Co Louth last year

There were 652 marriages recorded in Co Louth last year. New figures from the CSO have revealed that 628 of these were opposite sex marriages, with 24 same sex marriages.

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Local MEP McGuinness favourite to be next President of Ireland

Local MEP Mairead McGuinness is the favourite to succeed Michael D Higgins as the next President of Ireland. The Ardee woman, currently Vice President of the European Parliament, is the

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Residents at St John of God’s in Drumcar subjected to assaults by other residents

A new report from the Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) has found that residents at St John of God’s in Drumcar were subjected to assaults by other users of

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Knockbridge dog owner issues warning over possible poison being spread in the village

Pet owners in the Knockbridge area have been warned over possible poison being spread in the area. A concerned dog owner has contacted Talk of the Town to say that

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M1 toll operators paid €1 million to Government last year.

The operators of the toll plaza on the M1 motorway made a payment of around €1 million to the Government last year. The figures from the Department of Transport revealed

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Confidential patient records lost at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital last year

The HSE has said that action has been taken to avoid a repeat scenario after it emerged that a number of confidential patient records were lost at Our Lady of

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Vigil campaigning against hospital cuts to be held in Dundalk this Friday

The Still Waiting Campaign will be holding vigils at hospitals across the country this Good Friday with the Louth County Hospital in Dundalk one of 16 where the event will

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Bay Estate residents raise concerns over ongoing works by Virgin

Residents in Bay Estate have raised concerns about ongoing works by Virgin Media in the area. The telecommunications company have been active in the area for a number of weeks

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Border region risk losing billions when Brexit proceeds, warn The Council Journal

Respected local government news publication The Council Journal has revealed that border counties such as Louth risk losing billions in EU funding when Brexit proceeds. Over the past two decades,

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Dundalk Chamber of Commerce President appears before Seanad to discuss Brexit

Dundalk Chamber of Commerce President Michael Gaynor appeared before a Seanad Select Committee to discuss Brexit yesterday. Mr Gaynor gave a strong performance as he provided evidence to the committee

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Volunteers sought for Cycle Against Suicide in Dundalk later this month

Volunteers are being sought for the Cycle Against Suicide event which visits Dundalk on Sunday April 23rd. Over 800 people die by suicide on the island of Ireland each year.

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Population of Co Louth surges to highest level in recorded history

The population of Co Louth increased by almost 6,000 between April 2011 and April 2016 to 128,884. That’s according to new Census figures released by the CSO today which show

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Cllr Doyle welcomes OPW Minister to the area to discuss flood prevention measures

Earlier this week local councillor Maria Doyle welcomed Minister for State at the Office of Public Works and Flood Relief Sean Canney to the area to discuss flood prevention measures

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Niamh launches campaign to raise fund for new prosthetic hand

A local woman has set up a GoFund Me campaign to raise funds for a new prosthetic hand. Niamh Boyle, from Haggardstown, suffered septic shock after giving birth to her

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Number on Live Register in Louth at lowest level since 2008

There are almost 2,000 less people signing on the Live Register in Co Louth than there were this time last year. The most recent figures from the CSO show that