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Breathnach expresses condolences on the passing of Martin McGuinness

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Cross Border Co-Operation Declan Breathnach TD has expressed his condolences on the passing of former Deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland Martin McGuinness. Deputy Breathnach said:

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Books of condelence open in Louth for Martin McGuinness

Books of condelence in memory of former Sinn Féin deputy leader Martin McGuinness have opened in the party’s offices in Dundalk and Drogheda. In a statement on the party website,

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Yore hits out at council’s junket to New York for St Patrick’s Day

Local independent councillor Maeve Yore has hit out at the amount of money spent on sending representatives from Louth County Council to New York for the St Patrick’s Day festivities

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Gerry Adams pays tribute to the late Martin McGuinness

Local TD and Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams has paid tribute to former Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness, who has passed away during the night following a short illness. Commenting

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McGahon insists illegal dumpers should be named and shamed

Dundalk Councillor John McGahon has called on stronger measures to be introduced to combat the problem of illegal dumping in the area. The Fine Gael councillors has suggested that those

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Breathnach expresses his hope that missing Irish Coast Guard crew will be found soon

Local TD Declan Breathnach has expressed his hope that the three missing crewmen from the Rescue 116 crash will be found soon. Amongst those missing is Blackrock man Mark Duffy

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Five from Louth County Council travelling to New York for St Patrick’s Day at a cost of €8,000

Five representatives from Louth County Council are travelling to New York for St Patrick’s Day. In total 60 councillors from around the country are travelling abroad for the national holiday

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Louth TD Breathnach a big Beyonce fan

Local TD Declan Breathnach is a big fan of Beyonce. While not many people would expect the Fianna Fáil deputy to be a fan of Mrs Jaz Z, the Knockbridge

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Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann coming to Co Louth next year

The Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann is set to come to Co Louth next year in what will be a major tourism boost for the county and North East region as

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Residents express concern over plans for new homes in Lennonstown

Local residents have raised concerns over proposals to build four new houses in Lennonstown Crescent in Lennonstown Manor, off the Red Barns Road. While the estate has been built for

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Irish spelling of Newry wrong on several Dundalk signposts

Recently Talk of the Town raised the matter of signposts around the town which had incorrect spellings on them. In that instance it was Gyles’ Quay that was highlighted, although

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Adams insists united Ireland is achievable

Local TD Gerry Adams has insisted that a united Ireland is achievable in the wake of the recent Northern Ireland election results. However, the Sinn Féin president said nationalists still

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Louth County Council’s Picture This programme proves a huge success

Recently, for some pupils in three primary schools in Louth, Fridays became even better with the visit to the school of artists, artwork, and the Cathaoirleach of Louth County Council.

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Doyle encourages council to speed up process of taking in charge of estates

Local councillor Maria Doyle has called on Louth County Council to speed up the process of taking in charge of estates. Speaking at last night’s meeting of the Dundalk Municipal

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Dundalk to Castleblayney Road to receive €150,000 upgrade

The N53 Dundalk to Castleblayney Road is set for a €150,000 upgrade after receiving funding from Transport Infrastructure Ireland. The funding will see improvements carried out from Hackballscross Garda Station