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Breathnach insists discussions will take place soon on future of Narrow Water Bridge project

Local TD Declan Breathnach insists that discussion will take shortly on what the next step is in relation to the Narrow Water Bridge. The proposed bridge, which was proposed to

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Dunnes Stores accused of “undermining” town centre trade by sitting on vacant shops

One of Ireland’s leading retail groups has accused Dunnes Stores of “undermining” trade in town centres by sitting on vacant shops around the country. The supermarket giant owns one of

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Adams hits out at lack of accommodation for mental health services in North Louth

Local TD Gerry Adams has hit out at the lack of accommodation for mental health services in North Louth. Speaking during Leaders’ Questions in the Dáil yesterday, the Sinn Féin

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Book of condolence for Manchester terror victims opens in Dundalk

A book of condolence for those who died in the terror attack in Manchester last night has opened in the Town Hall on Crowe Street. A total of 22 people

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Louth TDs extend sympathies to victims of Manchester terror attack

Local TDs Gerry Adams and Declan Breathnach have extended their sympathies to those affected by the terror attack in Manchester last night. Up to 22 people were killed and 59

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Bishop’s Court residents raise concerns over new ESB substation at rear of their homes

Residents of the Bishop’s Court estate have raised concerns about a new ESB substation being erected at the back wall of their homes where the new Coláiste Chú Chulainn school

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John McGahon pledges support for Leo Varadkar in Fine Gael leadership race

Dundalk Councillor John McGahon has confirmed that he will be supporting Leo Varadkar in the Fine Gael leadership race. The St Patrick’s Terrace man is the latest local representative to

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Fitzpatrick backing Coveney in Fine Gael leadership race but O’Dowd supporting Varadkar

Local TD Peter Fitzpatrick has thrown his support behind Simon Coveney in the race to become the new Fine Gael leader. Deputy Fitzpatrick has said that he would be backing the current Housing Minister to succeed

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Louth TD Adams pulls no punches in assessment of Enda Kenny’s time as Taoiseach

Louth TD Gerry Adams pulled no punches in his assessment of Enda Kenny’s tenure as Taoiseach following his decision to step down last night, saying his political legacy was dominated

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Just one local Fine Gael representative has publicly declared who they feel should replace Enda Kenny as Taoiseach

Just one of the elected Fine Gael representatives in Co Louth has publicly made up their mind on who should succeed Enda Kenny as party leader and Taoiseach. Mr Kenny

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Foreign Affairs Minister renews appeal for British Government to release files on Dundalk bombing and murder of Seamus Ludlow

Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan has renewed his appeal for the British Government to open their files to an independent source on the Dundalk bombing in December 1975 and

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Additional funding for childcare now available in Louth

Extra funding for childcare is now available in County Louth. News of the additional funding has been confirmed by local Fine Gael TD Fergus O’Dowd, who promised support for all

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Public meeting to take place on Tuesday to discuss need for better footpaths in Blackrock

A public meeting will be held in Blackrock on Tuesday to discuss the need for better footpaths in the village. The meeting is being hosted in the Blackrock Haggardstown Community

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Just one property in Dundalk available to rent to those in receipt of state housing benefits

All bar one property available to rent in Dundalk at present is beyond the reach of people dependent on state housing benefits. That’s according to a new study from the

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Local councillor McGahon gives man of the match display on Scottish rugby trip

Local councillor John McGahon gave a man of the match performance as part of a Dáil and Seanad XV who took on their Scottish Parliament counterparts in a rugby match