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Coffey calls for Government response to mortgage arrears in Louth

Local councillor Emma Coffey has said that she was surprised to learn that 11% of mortgages in Co Louth were in arrears. This recently came to light at the launch

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Population of Co Louth surges to highest level in recorded history

The population of Co Louth increased by almost 6,000 between April 2011 and April 2016 to 128,884. That’s according to new Census figures released by the CSO today which show

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Cllr Doyle welcomes OPW Minister to the area to discuss flood prevention measures

Earlier this week local councillor Maria Doyle welcomed Minister for State at the Office of Public Works and Flood Relief Sean Canney to the area to discuss flood prevention measures

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Breathnach expects new Bill to tackle border smuggling

Local TD Declan Breathnach says a new Bill he has introduced in the Dáil will help tackle the scourge of illegal smuggling in border communities. The ‘Sale of Illicit Goods

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O’Dowd provides update on Mount Avenue funding

Local TD Fergus O’Dowd has provided further information on the €3.33 million in funding that was announced for Mount Avenue last week. The allocation was made in the List of

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Council to host open meeting on Thursday to discuss Creative Ireland Programme

Louth County Council will host an open meeting in Bellingham Castle on Thursday night at 7pm to discuss the Creative Ireland programme. Enabling creativity in every community is a core

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Senator Nash to host Brexit seminar in Dundalk on Thursday

Local Senator Ged Nash will host a public seminar on Brexit in The Spirit Store in Dundalk next Thursday April 6th. The event, titled ‘Brexit: Implications and Response’ will get

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Breathnach congratulates fire service on handling of Haggardstown fire

Local Fianna Fáil TD Declan Breathnach has congratulated the Fire Service who responded very quickly to the extensive blaze at a vehicle storage compound at Haggardstown yesterday evening on their

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Sinn Féin to host public meeting on Brexit in the Carrickdale tonight

Sinn Féin will host a public meeting on Brexit tonight in the Carrickdale Hotel. The ‘No Border, No Barriers, No Brexit’ meeting gets underway at 7.30pm. Amongst those who will

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Footpaths at the Demesne to be upgraded

Louth County Council have announced plans to upgrade the footpaths at Demesne Park in Dundalk town centre. Work will commence on Monday April 10th and last for a period of

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200 new homes to be built at Mount Avenue with Government funding

460 new homes are set to be delivered in Co Louth on the back of an announcement today that €4.55 million in Government funding was being provided towards the new social

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McGahon hits out at Times property article on Dundalk

Local councillor John McGahon has hit out at a recent article in the property section of The Irish Times entitled “Four bed hipster heaven for €240K but there’s a catch:

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Breathnach cautiously welcomes the idea of using drones to combat fly tipping and illegal dumping

Local TD Declan Breathnach has expressed a cautious welcome to the use of drones to detect fly tipping and illegal dumping. Minister Denis Naughten is due to launch a new

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Work on upgrading sea wall in Blackrock is completed

Work on upgrading the sea wall of the lower car park in Blackrock village has been completed in recent days. The wall is now finished to the same high standard

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Book of condolence open in Dundalk this morning for Martin McGuinness

A book of condolence in memory of former Deputy First Minister in the North, Martin McGuinness, will open in Dundalk this morning. There will be a book at the Louth