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16 properties in Saltown sell for combined total of over €3m

Sixteen homes have sold in the Saltown estate in Dundalk for a combined total of €3,090,000. The transactions – which total €193,125 each – are recorded on the Property Price

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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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Breathnach elected new Louth County Council chairman

Fianna Fáil councillor Declan Breathnach has been elected the new chairperson of Louth County Council at its annual meeting this morning. This will be the Knockbridge man’s second stint in

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Dundalk Sports Centre revamp moves a step closer

The long-awaited refurbishment and extension of Dundalk Sports Centre in Muirhevnamor has moved a step closer after Dundalk Town Council invited applications for the tender for the work this week.

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Godfrey campaigns against renaming of Boyne Cable Bridge

Last week the Boyne Cable Bridge on the M1 motorway at Drogheda was renamed in honour of former Irish president Mary McAleese. The renaming ceremony came after a joint vote

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Extension planned for Toolfix

Local DIY store Toolfix is set to be expanded after planning permission for the proposed extension was granted to owner Gerry Matthews by Dundalk Town Council. The Dublin Street store

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Anti-property tax group release new video

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=bacIlf6Fv7A] The Dundalk group against the property tax have put together a video outlining their reasons for refusing to pay the new charge. Householders nationwide had to pay the new

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Alterations planned for Lisdoo

Barry’s Taverns Dundalk Ltd have applied to Dundalk Town Council for planning permission to carry out a number of alterations to the Lisdoo premises on the Newry Road. Amongst the

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New community centre for O’Hanlon Park

The O’Hanlon Park and Hillview Residents’ Association have applied to Dundalk Town Council for planning permission to demolish the existing community centre in the estate and to replace it with

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New homes planned for Ashling Park

The Town Clerk’s Office of Dundalk Town Council have applied for planning permission to build a number of new homes in Ashling Park, as part of the Cox’s Demesne Regeneration

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Dromiskin graveyard wall receives funding of €10,000 for repair

Conservation work is set to be carried out at the graveyard wall in Dromiskin after a €10,000 grant was secured for it today. Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht

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Louth councillors support Turn Off The Red Light campaign

Louth County Council has become the latest local authority to support the Turn Off the Red Light campaign, which aims at ending prostitution and sex trafficking in Ireland. The group

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The council that can’t even hold a meeting about a meeting

Cllr Oliver Morgan has taken to Twitter to get the public’s feeling on whether Dundalk Town Council’s Corporate Policy Group should continue. Basically, the CPG – which consists of a

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Gerry’s 2016 Rising

  We’ll all look forward to seeing what happens in 2016 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the 1916 Rising. Louth County Councillor Frank Godfrey made a rather bold prediction

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Locals to be asked to contribute towards repair of roads in their area

People from the Dundalk and County Louth as a whole may have to fork out towards the cost of fixing roads in their area, under a pilot scheme announced by