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No retrial for O’Brien

The State will not seek a retrial in the case of a local man who had one of his two convictions for IRA membership quashed by the Court of Criminal

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Wily farmers cut grass at Park Hotel in Dundalk to deal with fodder crisis

We’ve all heard about the impact the fodder crisis has been having on the farming community. The situation has been so bad that the airport authorities at Dublin and Shannon

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Future of St Joseph’s Hospital secured with €750,000 investment

St Joseph’s Hospital in Ardee is set for a €750,000 injection that will see the long-stay residential unit upgraded to 20 beds. The news of the funding also secures the

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Dundalk IT graduates struggling to find work in digital media sector

DUNDALK IT graduates are the least likely to end up in working in digital media, according to a new survey. The survey of hiring among ecommerce companies found that, in

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Breathnach elected new Louth County Council chairman

Fianna Fáil councillor Declan Breathnach has been elected the new chairperson of Louth County Council at its annual meeting this morning. This will be the Knockbridge man’s second stint in

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NCBI to scale back on Donohoe murder investigation

Detectives from the National Bureau of Criminal Investigation are having their involvement in the Adrian Donohoe murder investigation scaled back, according to newspaper reports The 41-year-old Garda dectective was shot

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Dundalk chairman Bond calls for support

Dundalk FC chairman Ciaran Bond has issued an open letter to supporters urging them to support the club’s friendly match against Celtic Legends next Saturday June 22nd. The glamour friendly,

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Child rapist has been living locally for five years

The Sunday World reported at the weekend that a child rapist has been living in Dundalk for the past five years. Kevin Murphy, originally from Co Kerry, has been residing

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Sheelan calls for Health Minister to resign after wife is left waiting two hours for an ambulance

The husband of the local pensioner who was forced to wait over two hours for an ambulance after breaking her hip has called on Health Minister James Reilly to resign.

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Burglaries a major problem in Louth

New figures from the CSO have shown that County Louth has the fourth highest crime rates in the country, with sexual assaults up over 45% last year. Only Dublin, Limerick

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Public WiFi extended to museum and library

  Louth County Council has revealed that their free WiFi service in Dundalk town centre has now been extended to cover the County Museum and the County Library courtyard area.

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Future of Dundalk Xtra-vision secured

The future of Dundalk’s Xtra-vision store at the Long Walk appears to have been secured after the company was sold yesterday to Hilco Capital Ireland for an undisclosed sum. The

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Louth Rose has card skimmed

  Sarah McCrave thought she was on cloud nine when she was named the new Louth Rose recently. However, she was brought crashing back to earth with a bang yesterday

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Pro-Life event to be held in Dundalk on Saturday

A Pro-Life event will take place in Dundalk this coming Saturday. The Louth Vigil For Life will be held in the Market Square from 3pm to 4pm and all are

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Anti-property tax group release new video

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=bacIlf6Fv7A] The Dundalk group against the property tax have put together a video outlining their reasons for refusing to pay the new charge. Householders nationwide had to pay the new