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Drone use restricted in the area for next three days due to Prince Charles visit

Local drone operators have been advised that there is a Temporary Restricted Airspace in operation across the North East from today until Friday due to the visit of Prince Charles.

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Thirteen local groups and people honoured at inaugural Dundalk Municipal District Civic Awards

Thirteen local groups and individuals were honoured at the inaugural Dundalk Municipal District Civic Awards at the Louth County Museum in Roden Place last night. Presented by the Dundalk Municipal

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Local reps urge public not to start gorse fires

Two local representatives have urged the public not to start gorse fires after a blaze in the North Louth area at the weekend. At this time of year farmers often

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Breathnach calls on council to develop new traffic management plan for Carrick Road

Local TD Declan Breathnach has lodged a submission to Louth Council to develop a Traffic Management Plan to deal with severe congestion and major build-ups on the Carrick Road in

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Number on Live Register in Dundalk continued to fall last month

The number of people signing on the Live Register in Dundalk continued to fall last month. The latest figures from the Central Statistics Office (CSO) show that there were 4,624

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New strategic partnership launched between Dundalk IT and ALONE

A new strategic partnership between Netwell CASALA, the research centre for ageing at DkIT and ALONE, the charity that supports older people to age at home was announced at an

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Fundraiser in the Lisdoo this Friday to help baby girl born with rare brain condition

A fundraiser has been organised for this Friday night in the Lisdoo to help a seven week old baby girl who was born with her brain outside her skull receive

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Adams welcomes confirmation that there will be no reduction of services at Daisy Hill Hospital

Local TD Gerry Adams has welcomed confirmation from the Southern Health and Social Care Trust that there will be no reduction in Emergency Department provision at Daisy Hill Hospital in

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Talk of the Town TV joins the 2,400 taking part in Darkness Into Light in Dundalk

More than 2,400 people took part in the inaugural Darkness Into Light event in Dundalk this morning. The huge crowd descended on Dundalk IT at 4.15am as part of the

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Prominent Dundalk buildings set for energy upgrades

A number of prominent Dundalk buildings are set to benefit from energy upgrades after local projects were approved for funding under the Better Energy Communities (BEC) scheme. A grant of

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Two Dundalk churches amongst heritage projects set to benefit from funding

A number of heritage projects throughout Co Louth are set to benefit from over €200,000 in funding under the Structures at Risk Fund and the Built Heritage Investment Scheme. Amonst

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People of Dundalk praised for huge response to St Patrick’s Parish Soup Kitchen food appeal

The operators of the St Patrick’s Parish Soup Kitchen have praised the people of Dundalk for their response to their recent food appeal. Last week the soup kitchen reported that

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Dundalk singer performs at Memorial Mass for Martin McGuinness in New York

Dundalk singer Cathy Maguire was amongst the performers at a Memorial Mass for the late Sinn Féin deputy president Martin McGuinness in New York last week. Cathy performed one of

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Breathnach expresses concern at plans to cut US corporate tax rate

Local TD Declan Breathnach has expressed his concern over the possible impact of the United States’ decision to cut their corporate tax rate. President Donald Trump earlier this week announced

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Bus Éireann depot in Dundalk amongst sites earmarked for new homes by Government

A number of local sites have been included on a new land map published by the Department of Housing show over 700 sites across the country due to be developed