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Plans for major power plant in Louth may be still on the cards

Plans for a major electricity station at Toomes in Louth Village could be still on the cards after Louth County Council renewed Quinn Building Products Limited’s planning permission. Plans for

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There’s some losers in Dundalk

Congratulations to the Dundalk Slimming World group, who have been just named District of the Year 2013. The award was issued to group leader Fiona Pepper for their efforts in

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Future of Dundalk church and Starbucks coffee shop secured

A local church has been granted planning permission by Dundalk Town Council to retain its facility at the North Link Retail Park on the Coes Road. Grace Fellowship had converted

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CCTV to be used in Dundalk’s fight against drugs

Dundalk Town Council has been urged to use its CCTV cameras to help combat open-drug dealing in the town. Sinn Fein’s Kevin Meenan and the Green Party’s Mark Dearey both

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Brown bin now compulsory in Dundalk

A new type of bin will become more visible along Dundalk streets from this week, as it becomes compulsory for households to use. The brown bin is for disposing of

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You can bank on long queues in Dundalk

  Fiona McLaughlin has reported that an old man has just collapsed while waiting in a queue at the AIB branch in Dundalk. Apparently the problem was exasperated by the

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Lack of hospice services in North East highlighted in new report

A new report from the Irish Hospice Foundation has shown that the North East – which comprises Louth, Meath, Cavan and Monaghan-  has no hospice service, at a time when

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Public warned not to swim at Clogherhead Beach

Louth County Council has advised bathers not to swim at Clogherhead Beach until further notice due to concerns over the quality of the water. In a statement on its website,

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Doctor Deirdre making a big difference in South Sudan

A LOCAL GP is currently volunteering in South Sudan with Doctors Without Borders, helping to provide life-saving treatment for thousands of refugees. Dr Deirdre Lynch (pictured above) is based in

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Future of St Joseph’s Hospital secured with €750,000 investment

St Joseph’s Hospital in Ardee is set for a €750,000 injection that will see the long-stay residential unit upgraded to 20 beds. The news of the funding also secures the

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Sheelan calls for Health Minister to resign after wife is left waiting two hours for an ambulance

The husband of the local pensioner who was forced to wait over two hours for an ambulance after breaking her hip has called on Health Minister James Reilly to resign.

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Local GAA referee requires operation following freak accident during match

A well-known local GAA referee requires an operation having suffered a freak accident during a Division 4B match in Dundalk last week. Malachy Craven, a member of the Na Piarsaigh

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Pro-Life event to be held in Dundalk on Saturday

A Pro-Life event will take place in Dundalk this coming Saturday. The Louth Vigil For Life will be held in the Market Square from 3pm to 4pm and all are

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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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Green 5km to be held in aid of the Birches

The Green 5k will take place in Lordship on Saturday June 15th, with all proceeds going to the Birches Day Care Centre. The race will get underway on the day