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Gerry Adams the most popular TD on Twitter

Louth TD Gerry Adams has more Twitter followers than any other member of the Dáil. Research by Eamon Bell found that as of July 22nd, the Sinn Féin president had

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Ski slope may still go ahead, insists Curran

The much-debated ski slope facility, which had been earmarked for the Racecourse Road area of the town, may not be dead in the water. That’s according to the businessman behind

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Water outage in the St Alphonsus and Avenue Road areas

Dundalk Town Council have switched the water off this morning in the St Alphonsus Road area of the town. The problem, which is also affecting part of the Avenue Road,

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Four loads of toxic sludge abandoned last week

Four loads of toxic diesel sludge were found abandoned in County Louth last week. The latest incident occurred on Friday in Kilcurry off the R177, where five IBC’s containing the

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Playground given the go ahead in Louth Village

Louth County Council have been granted planning permission to build a new playground facility in Louth Village. The new playground will be located in Fr Finn Park in the centre

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Committee to be formed aimed at generating town centres

Plans are underway to try and boost retail trade in the centres of Dundalk, Drogheda and Ardee. News of the new strategy was revealed last night, at Dundalk Town Council’s

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Local school hopes to move into Keytronics building on the Ramparts

The local Grace Christian School are hoping to move into the former Keytronics building on the Ramparts. Robin House, as the building is known, has been used in recent years

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O’Hanlon Park community centre gets the go ahead

The O’Hanlon Park and Hillview Residents’ Association been granted planning permission to demolish the existing community centre in the estate and to replace it with a new centre more suitable

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Corrigan urges caution on quads

Louth County Councillor Edel Corrigan has taken to Facebook to appeal people in the Toberona, Oldbridge and Fatima areas of the town to be cautious about driving quads and scramblers

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Fitzpatrick to hold clinic in Carlingford

Local Fine Gael TD Peter Fitzpatrick has announced via Twitter that he will be holding a clinic this coming Monday in the Four Seasons Hotel in Carlingford from 7pm to

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Moran demands apology for Senator’s “insulting” remarks

Local Labour Party Senator Mary Moran has called on a Fianna Fáil senator to withdraw his “insulting” comments about Special Olympics athletes being prevented from being born. But Brian O’Domhnaill,

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There’s no such thing as a free lunch, well not at Drumcar anyway

  Local councillor Tomás Sharkey has taken to Facebook to complain about more cutbacks, which will see those attending Day Care Services at St John of God’s in Drumcar having

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It’s a matter of Pride

Gerry Adams has been tweeting pictures from the launch of the Dundalk Pride Festival, which took place earlier today at the Outcomers centre in Roden Place. Here’s one from the

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Morgan queries dumping in Dundalk estate

Local councillor Oliver Morgan has taken to Facebook to highlight the issue of household waste being dumped in the alleyway between McEneaney’s XL shop on the Avenue Road and Drive