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Online petition launched calling on footpaths in Blackrock to be upgraded

An online petition has been set up calling on Louth County Council to provide much needed footpath infrastructure in Blackrock. The petition, which so far has just over 100 signatories,

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Steam train excursion from Dundalk to Dublin this Sunday

A steam train excursion will take place from Clarke Railway Station in Dundalk to Connolly Station in Dublin this Sunday. Dundalk Railway Heritage Society, in association with the Railway Preservation

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Funding allocated to Louth County Council to crackdown on illegal dumping

Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment Denis Naughten has announced €24,739.50 in funding for Louth County Council to crackdown on illegal dumping in the county. Minister Naughten launched a

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Pamela Scott to open new Dundalk store this Thursday

The new Pamela Scott store in Dundalk will open its doors this Thursday morning. The popular women’s fashion brand will be located at 6/7 Earl Street in the former Tommy

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Lecture on Martin Luther and the Reform of the Church in Blackrock this Thursday

A lecture on Martin Luther and the Reform of the Church will be held in St Oliver Plunkett Church in Blackrock this Thursday night at 7pm. Hosted by Haggardstown and

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Adams seeks injunction forcing BBC to remove controversial Spotlight programme from its website

Local TD Gerry Adams has launched a court case against the BBC to force it to remove a Spotlight programme from its website which he feels defamed him. According to

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Local MEP McGuinness declares her support for Simon Coveney in Fine Gael leadership contest

Local Fine Gael MEP Mairead McGuinness declared her support for Simon Coveney as the next party leader at the weekend. The Ardee woman said the current Minister for Housing had shown

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Brennan family reunited with their father’s prestigious GAA medal collection

A local family were yesterday reunited with their father and grandfather’s prestigious medal collection, which includes two All-Ireland medals won with Louth in 1910 and 1912. Earlier this month it

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Local woman wins new Nissan Micra while collecting race entry for VHI Women’s Mini Marathon in Dundalk

Hundreds of women descended upon Elvery’s Intersport at Dundalk Retail Park yesterday morning to collect their race packs for next week’s VHI Women’s Mini Marathon. One of the race participants

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Eskay’s Bistro capture footage of man stealing mobile phone on CCTV

A man who took a local mobile phone from a local bistro has had a video of the incident shared with thousands on social media. Eskay’s Bistro in Park Street

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New president expected to be appointed at Dundalk IT this August

A new president is expected to be appointed at Dundalk IT by this August. That’s according to Minister for Education and Skills Richard Bruton. Responding to a parliamentary question from

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Dundalk rugby star Tadgh McElroy on verge of move to Saracens

Dundalk rugby star Tadgh McElroy is on the verge of a move to Aviva Premiership and European Champions Cup winners Saracens. The 19-year-old was due to fly out yesterday with

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Contents from Edward Haughey’s London home sell for over €5 million

Contents from the London home of the late businessman Edward Haughey sold for £4.35 million (€5.03 million) at an auction in Sotheby’s earlier this week. The sale included over 500

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Killin Park House hits the market for €680,000

A period home dating back to the 1800s has gone on the market on the outskirts of Dundalk. Killin Park House is a three storey Georgian country house set amidst

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Breathnach insists discussions will take place soon on future of Narrow Water Bridge project

Local TD Declan Breathnach insists that discussion will take shortly on what the next step is in relation to the Narrow Water Bridge. The proposed bridge, which was proposed to