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Omagh bomb appeal scheduled for November

Appeals by two local republicans found liable for the Omagh bomb atrocity will be heard in November. Senior judges have set aside one week for the challenges by Colm Murphy

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Just over a week to go

A decade after it opened with tremendous fanfare, Harvey Norman will close its doors in Dundalk for the final time in a little over a week. The store at Dundalk

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Home support workers plan protest in Market Square this Friday

Home support workers will be protesting in Dundalk on Friday, meeting at the Market Square in Dundalk and marching to HSE offices on Market Street. The workers will gather at

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Dundalk millionaire George Moore dies

Dundalk-born millionaire George Moore has passed away suddenly in the United States. The 61-year-old software developer had a reported wealth of €158m according to the recent Sunday Times Rich List

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Castletown a graveyard for broadband

  Local photography business Pro Shutterblade has taken to Twitter to complain about the fact that Castletown is set to be omitted from Eircom’s roll out of its high-speed eFibre

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Dundalk brewery workers lose Labour Court action against Diageo

Staff at the Harp Lager brewery in Dundalk have lost their Labour Court action against Diageo over pension and redundancy entitlements. The staff went to the Labour Court last month

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Louth councillors support Turn Off The Red Light campaign

Louth County Council has become the latest local authority to support the Turn Off the Red Light campaign, which aims at ending prostitution and sex trafficking in Ireland. The group

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The council that can’t even hold a meeting about a meeting

Cllr Oliver Morgan has taken to Twitter to get the public’s feeling on whether Dundalk Town Council’s Corporate Policy Group should continue. Basically, the CPG – which consists of a

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Locals to be asked to contribute towards repair of roads in their area

People from the Dundalk and County Louth as a whole may have to fork out towards the cost of fixing roads in their area, under a pilot scheme announced by

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No prosecution to arise from Rogers suicide

There will be no prosecution arising from an incident in which a man accused of murder hanged himself in his cell shortly after a court appearance. Shane Rogers (32) from Deery

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Donohoe family receive garda medal in Adrian’s honor

The family of Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe have received a special medal in his honour. The 41-year-old was shot dead during a robbery at a credit union in Co Louth

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Almost a third of people in Louth have yet to pay the household charge

As the deadline for the payment of the new Local Property Tax looms on Tuesday May 28th, new figures from the Department of the Environment have shown that almost a

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Funding finally granted for Narrow Water Bridge

Funding has been granted at last for the Narrow Water Bridge project, which will link Warrenpoint in Co Down and Omeath in Co Louth. A discussion on the bridge took

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Rockmarshall wind farm refused planning permission by An Bord Pleanala

A NEW wind farm proposed for the Cooley Peninsula has had its planning application denied by An Bord Pleanala. Gaelectric had been looking to build the windfarm within the Rockmarshall

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Broadband boost for the area

25,000 homes in County Louth, including 10,000 in Dundalk, will have faster broadband by next September, according to local TD Peter Fitzpatrick. The Fine Gael TD met with Eircom earlier