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M1 motorway reduced to a single lane just outside Dundalk following accident

The M1 motorway has been reduced to just one lane on the southbound junction just outside Dundalk following a crash. The incident occurred around 12.40pm between Junction 17 Dundalk/Castleblayney and

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Local women raise funds for The Birches

Two local woman are taking part in three upcoming running events in a bid to raise funds for the The Birches Alzheimer Day Care Centre in Dundalk. Orla Finnegan and

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Portacabins destroyed by fire at Dromiskin

A number of portacabins were completely destroyed by a fire just off the M1 motorway at Dromiskin yesterday evening. The incident took place at a site close to the Louth

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Partner of man murdered in Dundalk secures €90,000 insurance pay out for his three sons

The partner of a man shot dead in Dundalk five years ago secured a High Court decree on Friday for a payout of €90,000 on an insurance policy held by

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President congratulates Dundalk on title success

President of Ireland Michael D Higgins was amongst the first to congratulate Dundalk FC on their SSE Airtricity League Premier Division title success last night. Stephen Kenny’s side secured their

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La Cantina to close its doors next weekend

One of Dundalk’s most established restaurants is set to close its doors next weekend. La Cantina has been a fixture on River Lane since 1994 but will be closing down

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Plans for 11 new houses at South End in Blackrock rejected by An Bord Pleanála

Plans for 11 new houses at South End in Blackrock appear to be dead in the water. Brian McDonnell applied to Louth County Council in March for outline planning permission

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Dundalk Town Hall to light up blue on Monday in support of World Polio Day

The Town Hall in Dundalk will be amongst a number of buildings around the country lighting up blue on Monday in support of World Polio Day. October 24th marks the

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Bay Estate students lend support to National Slow Down Day

Scoil Mhuire na nGael in Bay Estate showed their support for the Gardaí’s National Slow Down Day campaign running today with a special message in the school grounds today. Students

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Just under 52,000 homes in Co Louth with 10% vacancy rate

There are 51,782 homes in Co Louth. That’s according to new CSO information which found that the total housing stock in the county on Census Night 2016 was just shy

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Breathnach calls for assurances of Dundalk water supply following discovery of illegal dump

Local TD Declan Breathnach has expressed his concern about the quality and integrity of the water supply in the Dundalk region following reports about an illegal dump being uncovered close

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Large illegal dump uncovered outside Dundalk

A large illegal dump, believed to be one of the largest in the country, has been discovered just outside Dundalk. Louth County Council have confirmed that the illegal dump is

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Louth TD O’Dowd appointed to special Fine Gael committee on Brexit

Local TD Fergus O’Dowd has been appointed by Taoiseach Enda Kenny to a special Fine Gael committee on Brexit. The position was confirmed at a parliamentary party meeting this week,

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Display of stolen bicycles at Dundalk Garda Station tomorrow

A display of stolen bicycles will take place at Dundalk Garda Station this Saturday. The bikes which have been recovered in the area will be on show from 10am to

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New play Green & Blue coming to Dundalk next month

A new play called Green & Blue by Kabosh Theatre is coming to Dundalk next month. The play explores the painful and humourous realities face by individuals who patrolled the