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Free cholesterol testing in Kieran’s Avenue Pharmacy on Wednesday

Free cholesterol testing will take place at Kieran’s Avenue Pharmacy on the Avenue Road this Wednesday. Drop in store from 9.30am to 12pn to have your cholesterol checked. You can

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Louth County Hospital in Dundalk could be affected by proposed industrial action

The Louth County Hospital in Dundalk is amongst 40 hospitals which could be affected by proposed industrial action from health service support staff. Trade union SIPTU plans to ballot healthcare

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Out-of-hours GP services in the North East stretched to capacity over Christmas

Out-of-hours GP services in the North East were stretched to capacity over Christmas and unable to meet demand, according to a doctor. On both New Year’s Eve and January 2nd,

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Pete Johnson and TPM release new track highlight mental health services

Local musician Pete Johnson has released a new song focusing on mental health issues that might be affecting many members of society. The track ‘We Need To Talk’ also features

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More than 450 safety lapses at Sellafield since 2001

More than 450 safety lapses have occurred at the Sellafield nuclear power plant since 2001. That’s according to a new report, published in today’s Irish Sun, which reveals the blunders

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Lourdes Hospital parking charges “exorbitant”, insists Irish Cancer Society

A recent Irish Cancer Society report on car parking charges at hospitals around the country says that patients at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda face some of highest

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Blood donation clinics open in Dundalk over the Christmas period

Blood donation clinics will be taking place in Dundalk over the Christmas period. A clinic will take place from 4.30pm to 8pm this evening (Wednesday December 21st) in the Clan

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Carrickdale wish “speedy recovery” to staff member battling meningitis

A member of staff at the Carrickdale Hotel is battling for his life in hospital at present having been struck down with meningitis. Ruairi O’Neill from Crossmaglen is a talented

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Dundalk FC auctioning Kilbeggan Whiskey set in aid of North Louth Hospice

Dundalk FC are auctioning off a special edition Kilbeggan Whiskey set commemorating the club’s European campaign this season. The collection, which includes a wooden case with the inscription Dundalk FC

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New councillor Watters wants to make Louth a Disability Friendly County

New Sinn Féin Councillor Antóin Watters hit the ground running as he attended his first full County Council meeting this morning. The Dundalk-Carlingford councillor, who replaced Cllr Jim Loughran on

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Breathnach hits out at Government’s “supposed commitment” to primary care

Local TD Declan Breathnach has said that he is extremely disappointed at the allocation for primary health care services in the 2017 HSE Service Plan. According to the Fianna Fáil

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Calls for full investigation after thousands of euro is taken from residents’ private accounts at Drumcar

A local residential centre for people with disabilities took thousands of euro from residents’ private accounts without their consent to fund services which the centre should have been providing. That’s

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Local areas fail to meet EU water directives, according to EPA report

A number of local areas have been included in a new Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) report outlining areas which failed to meet EU water directives. One area, Omeath, was also included

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Addiction awareness evening in Darver next Tuesday

Our Lady Queen of Peace Pastoral Area Resource Team will host an addiction awareness evening in the Darver Community Centre on Tuesday night at 7.30pm. Speakers on the night will

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Meningitis B and Rotavirus vaccinations available in Louth from next month

Local TD Peter Fitzpatrick has welcomed the news that parents in Louth will be able to avail of the Meningitis B and Rotavirus vaccinations from December 1st. “This week my colleague Minister for