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Ambulance service help deliver baby pre-hospital in Dundalk

A local woman had a paramedic to thank after having her baby delivered pre-hospital in Dundalk in the early hours of Monday morning. The National Ambulance Service have revealed that

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Residents at St John of God’s in Drumcar subjected to assaults by other residents

A new report from the Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) has found that residents at St John of God’s in Drumcar were subjected to assaults by other users of

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Knockbridge dog owner issues warning over possible poison being spread in the village

Pet owners in the Knockbridge area have been warned over possible poison being spread in the area. A concerned dog owner has contacted Talk of the Town to say that

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Confidential patient records lost at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital last year

The HSE has said that action has been taken to avoid a repeat scenario after it emerged that a number of confidential patient records were lost at Our Lady of

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Vigil campaigning against hospital cuts to be held in Dundalk this Friday

The Still Waiting Campaign will be holding vigils at hospitals across the country this Good Friday with the Louth County Hospital in Dundalk one of 16 where the event will

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Blood donation clinics in Dundalk this weekend and into next week

The Irish Blood Transfusion Service will be holding blood donation clinics in the area from this weekend. They will be in the Clan na Gael GFC clubrooms on the Ecco

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Car boot sale in aid of the Irish Heart Foundation in Lordship on Sunday

A car boot sale in aid of the Irish Heart Foundation will take place at St Patrick’s GFC complex in Lordship this Sunday. The event runs from 9.30am to 3pm

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Volunteers sought for Cycle Against Suicide in Dundalk later this month

Volunteers are being sought for the Cycle Against Suicide event which visits Dundalk on Sunday April 23rd. Over 800 people die by suicide on the island of Ireland each year.

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Niamh launches campaign to raise fund for new prosthetic hand

A local woman has set up a GoFund Me campaign to raise funds for a new prosthetic hand. Niamh Boyle, from Haggardstown, suffered septic shock after giving birth to her

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Dundalk FC lend their support to Daffodil Day

Today is Daffodil Day with Dundalk FC players amongst those who are lending their support for the annual Irish Cancer Society fundraiser. Last night the club released a short video

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Blood donation clinic in Blackrock this evening

A blood donation clinic is open in St Francis National School in Blackrock this evening. The clinic will be open from 5pm to 8.30pm with new donors welcome. For further

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New health food shop to open in Dundalk on Monday

A new health food shop will open its doors in Clanbrassil Street on Monday. Height of Health will be located at 86 Clanbrassil Street, beside Boylesports, and will stock over

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Table quiz in aid of The Birches planned for The Greenore Bar

A table quiz in aid of The Birches Alzheimer Centre on the Dublin Road will take place in The Greenore Railway Saloon on Quay Street on Saturday April 1st. A

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Plans for new 118 bed nursing home in Greenore

Plans have been drawn up for a new 118-bed nursing home at Millgrange in Greenore. Eamonn and Hugh Crilly have submitted a planning application to Louth County Council for the

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First of hospital protests to begin in Dundalk today

The People Before Profit Alliance are to begin weekly protests outside the Louth County Hospital from today to campaign for the restoration of services at the hospital. The first protest