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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

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School bus drivers may join Bus Éireann strike

The ongoing Bus Éireann strike could soon affect the school run with school bus drivers to be balloted on joining the strike. Bus Éireann workers have been on strike now

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O’Dowd provides update on Mount Avenue funding

Local TD Fergus O’Dowd has provided further information on the €3.33 million in funding that was announced for Mount Avenue last week. The allocation was made in the List of

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Teeling amongst the speakers lined up for Cross Border Tourism Conference in Carlingford this Wednesday

Great Northern Distillery owner John Teeling will be amongst the speakers at a Cross Border Tourism Conference being organised by Dundalk Chamber of Commerce this Wednesday. Tayto Park’s Raymond Coyle,

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Number of burglaries in Louth falls 31% year-on-year

There were 730 burglaries in Co Louth last year, according to new CSO figures. While this represents a 31% decline on 2015, homeowners are leaving themselves vulnerable to burglary while

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Senator Nash to host Brexit seminar in Dundalk on Thursday

Local Senator Ged Nash will host a public seminar on Brexit in The Spirit Store in Dundalk next Thursday April 6th. The event, titled ‘Brexit: Implications and Response’ will get

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Widespread disruption to Irish Rail services today

Irish Rail has warned of widespread disruption to rail services today due to secondary picketing at a number of locations because of the ongoing strike at Bus Éireann. In a

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Dundalk IT will have balanced books by this August following €3m deficit

Dundalk Institute of Technology will have balanced its books by this August and put a €3 million deficit behind them, the institute told the Public Accounts Committee today. The PAC

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Sinn Féin to host public meeting on Brexit in the Carrickdale tonight

Sinn Féin will host a public meeting on Brexit tonight in the Carrickdale Hotel. The ‘No Border, No Barriers, No Brexit’ meeting gets underway at 7.30pm. Amongst those who will

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Passing of Mark Duffy a “community catastrophe”

Members of the Irish Coast Guard, local search and rescue personnel and youngsters from St Francis NS and Dundalk Rugby Club were amongst those who formed guards of honour for

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Average monthly rent in Dundalk now €900

The average monthly rent in Dundalk at the end of last year was almost €900, according to new figures from the Residential Tenancies Board. Breaking down rents in the county

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Irish Coast Guard release tribute video to Rescue 116 victims

The Irish Coast Guard have released a superb tribute video for the crew of Rescue Helicopter 116 which tragically crashed off the Co Mayo coast on Tuesday March 14th. Captain

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Another Northern Irish business eyeing up Dundalk move post-Brexit

Dundalk could be set to benefit from another Northern Irish business moving south in the wake of Brexit. Earlier this year Craigavon-based pharmaceutical company Almac announced it was opening a

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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