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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

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Just shy of 400 complaints of anti-social behaviour made to Louth County Council in last two years

Louth County Council received one of the highest number of complaints of anti-social behaviour in the last two years, according to new figures published today. Data collected by the Irish

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Gardaí investigating arson attack on public toilets in Carlingford

Gardaí are investigating an arson attack on the public toilets in Carlingford overnight. Louth County Council have reported that sanitary ware in the toilets were set alight overnight, causing a

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Dundalk the third biggest town in Ireland

Dundalk is the third biggest town in the country. That’s according to new data from the Central Statistics Office, based on information provided in last year’s Census. Dundalk now has

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Breathnach hits out at Government over lack of progress on high speed railway line between Dublin and Belfast

Local TD Declan Breathnach has hit out at the Government for their failure to undertake a cost-benefit analysis on the possibility of building a high speed railway line between Dublin

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€400,000 in funding announced for King John’s Castle in Carlingford

The Minister of State for Tourism and Sport Patrick O’Donovan today announced €400,000 in funding from Fáilte Ireland’s Capital Grants Allocation for 2017 to the Office of Public Works (OPW)

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Local reps urge public not to start gorse fires

Two local representatives have urged the public not to start gorse fires after a blaze in the North Louth area at the weekend. At this time of year farmers often

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Breathnach calls on council to develop new traffic management plan for Carrick Road

Local TD Declan Breathnach has lodged a submission to Louth Council to develop a Traffic Management Plan to deal with severe congestion and major build-ups on the Carrick Road in

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David Saurin to replace Alan Cassidy for Sinn Féin on Louth County Council

Sinn Féin have a new representative of Louth County Council. David Saurin has succeeded Tullyallen man Alan Cassidy as a councilor after the latter’s decision to tender his resignation last

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Adams welcomes confirmation that there will be no reduction of services at Daisy Hill Hospital

Local TD Gerry Adams has welcomed confirmation from the Southern Health and Social Care Trust that there will be no reduction in Emergency Department provision at Daisy Hill Hospital in

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Louth to receive €150,000 in sports funding

Louth is set to benefit from €150,000 in funding for Local Sports Partnerships this year. News of the funding was revealed yesterday by local Fine Gael TD Fergus O’Dowd. This

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Almost €500,000 taken in from parking charges in Lourdes Hospital last year

Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda took in almost half a million euro in fees from its car park last year. New figures from the HSE, provided to Clare

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Prominent Dundalk buildings set for energy upgrades

A number of prominent Dundalk buildings are set to benefit from energy upgrades after local projects were approved for funding under the Better Energy Communities (BEC) scheme. A grant of