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Information day in Carlingford over proposed offshore wind farm

First Flight Wind are hoping to install wind farms off the south east coast of Co Down in the coming years. As a result they have set up offshore wind

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Fitzpatrick to host clinics in Carlingford and Blackrock next week

Local Fine Gael TD Peter Fitzpatrick will be hold clinics in Carlingford and Blackrock next week for anyone in those areas who has matters to discuss with him. The former

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Town Council planning moving to County Council offices

With effect from Monday 2nd September, the Planning Section for Dundalk Town Council will relocate to the offices of Louth County Council. All future planning correspondence must be sent to

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Just three courses record points increase at Dundalk IT

The first round of CAO offers were made to students this morning with just three of the 21 courses in Dundalk IT rising in points this year. At 14% of

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Dundalk developer Kirk paid €1m to five locals to get them to drop planning appeals

Dundalk developer Philip Kirk has admitted to paying €1m to locals who objected to a local project in return for their agreement to withdraw their appeals. Yesterday’s Sunday Times reported

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US vice president Biden planning Louth visit later this year

American vice president Joe Biden will visit Co Louth later this year to strengthen his Irish links. That’s according to ESPN commentator Tommy Smyth, in an interview with the Gathering

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Bebo is back… well sort of!

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lm9J8Glk0bE&feature=player_embedded] Not so much a Dundalk story this but something that nevertheless will be of note to people from the area… Bebo is relaunching. Most people’s first experience of social

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Ah here!

I was amazed to see the Dundalk Chamber of Commerce promoting an offer on their website yesterday of a special rate hotel deal in the D Hotel in Drogheda. Isn’t

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Johnny is a young grandad and he loves it!

Becoming a grandparent can make you feel old but for a lot of grannies and grandads out there, they are gaining that title at a very young age. The Irish

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Ski slope may still go ahead, insists Curran

The much-debated ski slope facility, which had been earmarked for the Racecourse Road area of the town, may not be dead in the water. That’s according to the businessman behind

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Virtual reality time in Louth County Museum

It’s virtual reality time in the local museum! A new ‘virtual presenter’ created by Casio is now in situ at the Louth County Museum in Roden Place. In what is

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Water outage in the St Alphonsus and Avenue Road areas

Dundalk Town Council have switched the water off this morning in the St Alphonsus Road area of the town. The problem, which is also affecting part of the Avenue Road,

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Three in 10 Dundalk smokers smoke illegal cigarettes

More than three in every 10 smokers in Dundalk are smoking dodgy or illegal cigarettes, according to a new survey by MS Intelligence. The new research reveals that 30.1% of

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Louth has second lowest rate of compliance for property tax

New figures from the Revenue Commissioners have revealed that County Louth has the second lost compliance rate when it comes to paying the new property tax. The tax, which had

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Corrigan urges caution on quads

Louth County Councillor Edel Corrigan has taken to Facebook to appeal people in the Toberona, Oldbridge and Fatima areas of the town to be cautious about driving quads and scramblers