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Dundalk Dog Rescue submit planning application for new dog rescue centre

Dundalk Dog Rescue have submitted their planning application for their new dog rescue centre to Louth County Council. They are seeking to construct the one-of-a-kind facility at Whiterath in Dromiskin.

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Breathnach expresses concern at plans to cut US corporate tax rate

Local TD Declan Breathnach has expressed his concern over the possible impact of the United States’ decision to cut their corporate tax rate. President Donald Trump earlier this week announced

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Bus Éireann depot in Dundalk amongst sites earmarked for new homes by Government

A number of local sites have been included on a new land map published by the Department of Housing show over 700 sites across the country due to be developed

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Adams fears A&E closure at Daisy Hill in Newry could have “detrimental impact” on the people of Louth

Local TD Gerry Adams has raised concerns about the impact that any reduction in services at Daisy Hill Hospital in Newry would have on healthcare provision in Co Louth. Many

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Council criticised for failure to empty dog litter bins along Navvy Bank

Louth County Council have come in for stern criticism over their failure to empty the dog litter bins along the Navvy Bank, off the Point Road. The scenic amenity is

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Plans for 80 new social houses in Dunleer available to view at Town Hall in Dundalk

Plans for Louth County Council’s new social housing project in Dunleer are now available to view at the Town Hall in Dundalk. The local authority is proposing to build 80

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Sinn Féin to hold protest in support of Palestinian prisoners in Dundalk today

Louth Sinn Féin have organised a protest for this afternoon at 4pm at the Market Square in Dundalk to highlight the plight of Palestinian prisoners. 1,500 Palestinian political prisoners launched

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New data claims just 24 houses excluding one-offs were built in Co Louth last year

The number of new houses built in Co Louth last year may be much less than the Government previously estimated, according to new figures from the Building Control Management System.

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Education Minister performs sod turning at new €16 million school in Dundalk

Minister for Education Richard Bruton was in Dundalk this morning for a sod turning ceremony at the new €16 million Coláiste Chú Chulainn secondary school being built at the Marshes.

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Large quantity of tyres illegally dumped in Faughart

A large number of tyres have been illegally dumped in north Louth. The used tyres were located at the entrance to a field of privately owned land at the L7100,

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Retirement function for former Louth TD Seamus Kirk

A retirement function for former Louth TD Seamus Kirk will take place in his home village of Knockbridge next month. The event at Knockbridge Community Centre on Friday May 5th

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IDA Ireland seeking to construct viewing platform at Mullagharlin

IDA Ireland have applied to Louth County Council for planning permission to construct a viewing platform at their facility at Mullagharlin. According to the application “the viewing platform will be

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Breathnach calls on housing crisis in Louth to be addressed

Local TD Declan Breathnach has called for the housing crisis to be addressed as a matter of urgency. The Fianna Fáil TD said it was wrong that people had to

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€90,000 in grants available to local youth groups

Local TD Fergus O’Dowd has encouraged local youth clubs to apply for grants under a new €1.17 million fund, which was announced yesterday by the Minister for Children and Youth

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Bids being sought to develop social housing site in Co Louth

Bids are currently being sought for the development and operation of six social housing sites around the country, including one in Co Louth. The National Development Finance Agency, an arm