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Cancer is Louth’s leading cause of death and illness

Cancer remains the main cause of death and illness in Louth, according to Irish Life. The insurer, who last week announced plans for a new Customer Service Centre in Dundalk,

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Breathnach calls for funding and support for Drumcar

Local TD Declan Breathnach has raised the matter of the myriad of problems with the services at the St John of God facility at Drumcar with the Minister for Health,

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Dundalk Cystic Fibrosis sufferers to host candlelit vigil in Market Square tonight

A candlelit vigil will take place in Dundalk town centre this evening in support of Orkambi and those suffering from Cystic Fibrosis. The event has been organised to support the Cystic

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Closure notice issued to half of residential units at St John of God facility in Drumcar

Four of the eight residential units at the St John of God facility in Drumcar have been deemed not fit for purpose by the Health Information & Quality Authority. An

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New radiology practice opens in Dundalk

A new radiology practice has just opened in Dundalk. The new venture, which is located at Distillery House in Distillery Lane, is great news for anyone in the area who

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European Commission to take case over waste water treatment failures in 38 locations, including Dundalk

The European Commission is set to take a case against Ireland in the European Court of Justice over waste water treatment failures in 38 locations around the country, including Dundalk.

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Health service support staff at local hospitals vote for strike action

SIPTU members employed as health service support staff at both the Louth County Hospital in Dundalk and Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda have voted in favour of strike

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Vigil to take place at Louth County Hospital this Thursday

A vigil will take place at the Louth County Hospital in Dundalk this Thursday night at 7.30pm. The event is organised by Still Waiting, a group set up to highlight

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Protests for restoration of services to the Louth Hospital to begin next month

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

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Adams expresses “deep concern” at fact there are over 12,000 patients on waiting list in Louth

Local TD Gerry Adams has expressed his deep concern at the waiting list times for patients in Co Louth, with over 12,000 patients currently on the outpatient waiting list at

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Breathnach insists Louth patients are losing faith in waiting list system

Local TD Declan Breathnach says patients in Louth are angry and frustrated following revelations about hidden waiting lists within the health service. Following a Prime Time Investigates programme which aired

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Dundalk doctor Hazel Wallace set to release her first book ‘The Food Medic’

A Dundalk-born doctor who has become a huge hit on social media in recent years is set to release her first fitness and lifestyle book in the coming weeks. Hazel

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Dundalk teen shares inspirational story of how he lost 60 pound in just over three months

A local teenager has opened up about his incredible transformation three years ago which seen him lose 60 pound in just over three months. Korey Callan Bolton, now 18, has

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People Before Profit call for reopening of A&E in Louth County Hospital

The Louth People Before Profit Alliance group has called for the reopening of the accident and emergency department at the Louth County Hospital in Dundalk in order to “alleviate pressure

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Dundalk FC supporting The Mater Foundation’s 2017 Heart Appeal

Dundalk manager Stephen Kenny and Dublin GAA manager Jim Gavin have helped The Mater Foundation launch their 2017 Heart Appeal to support cardiac testing. Dundalk FC players Sean Gannon and