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Fitzpatrick to discuss Dundalk’s broadband issues

  Local Fine Gael TD Peter Fitzpatrick will meet a representative from Eircom today to discuss broadband services both in Dundalk and Co Louth as a whole. Here’s hoping that

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Shop and deli planned for Dundalk filling station

EK Fuels on the Armagh Road in Dundalk could soon have its very own convenience shop with hot and cold deli. The popular filling station, which operates as a TOP

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McGahon to take up position in the House of Lords

A relative of a former Louth TD is set to take up a position in the House of Lords next week. John McGahon, a prominent member of Young Fine Gael

Local government Road matters

Cracks in policy… and the roads

Sinn Féin councillor Tomás Sharkey has taken to his Facebook page with this picture of the junction between Dunbin (Knockbridge) and the Carrickmacross Road. You can clearly see from Cllr

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Adams to meet family of murdered prison officer

Sinn Féin president and Louth TD Gerry Adams is to meet the family of Brian Stack in Leinster House later today. Mr Stack was the only prison officer to be

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Burials without coffins to be permitted in Dundalk

This is something that people might not be aware of but as and from June 1st this year, burials without coffins will be permitted in Ireland. The legislation which had

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For the day that’s in it…

Emma Kirk raises an interesting question on Twitter about the apparent lack of beer gardens in Dundalk. While there are certainly an abundance on the outskirts of the town, the

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Meanwhile, at your local bring bank

  Looks like some member of Louth County Council had a few too many bottles themselves when they signed off on this set of posters at local bring banks, where

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An Enda austerity

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tkdlAWv_Yrc&feature=youtu.be] Check out this video that was directed and edited by Marcus Howard of last week’s protesters outside the Ballymascanlon House Hotel. Those gathered were waiting to make their feelings

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Council owed €5m in development contributions

A total of 86 developers owed Dundalk Town Council over €5 million in outstanding development contributions at the end of last year. The amounts owed range from €8 up to

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Price tapes “could lead to the fall” of Gerry Adams

Journalist Ed Moloney has claimed that tapes being held in Boston containing interviews with former IRA member Delours Price could lead to the fall of Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams

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Illegal dumping at graveyard costing €15,000 a year

Disposing of illegally dumped household waste in St Patrick’s Cemetery in Dundalk is costing the town’s joint burial board €15,000 a year. The board says two large skips are being

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Margaret Todd RIP

Sympathy has been extended to Dundalk Town Councillor Harry Todd and his family, following the passing of his wife Margaret at the weekend. Margaret, from 76 Oakland Park, was hugely

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Toddler tragedy narrowly averted

A major tragedy was narrowly avoided in Dundalk yesterday when a young mother just caught her child’s pram after it went flying through the air having struck a piece of

Local government Music

Vantastival 1. Louth County Council 0.

The Vantastival music and camper van festival takes place in Bellurgan Park next weekend and while an influx of music fans might be welcomed by the town’s business community, Louth