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Blackstone Motors given the go ahead for new entrance to Dundalk showroom

Blackstone Motors’ plans to open a new premises at the Auto Village at Dundalk Retail Park have moved a step closer. The Drogheda-based business, who sell the Renault and Dacia

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Plans for three new homes on Lower Point Road approved at second attempt

Louth County Council have given the go ahead for three new homes to be built on the Lower Point Road in Dundalk. Thomas Mullen’s plans for the three dwellinghouses has

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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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Search to recover body from Rescue 116 to continue today

Attempts to remove the body found in Irish Coast Guard helicopter Rescue 116 are continuing today. The Coast Guard confirmed last night that a body had been discovered in the

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Remains of missing pilot Mark Duffy are found

The body of Rescue 116 pilot Mark Duffy has been found in the wreckage of the Irish Coast Guard helicopter this evening, according to a report in The Irish Daily

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Two hospitalised following collision on Inner Relief Road in Dundalk

Two people were removed to hospital following a road traffic collision on the Inner Relief Road in Dundalk this afternoon. The multi-vehicle accident occurred around 3.40pm at the junction with

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Hopes of determining what happened Rescue 116 as black box is recovered

Hopes of determining what happened the missing crew members from Irish Coast Guard Rescue 116 and finding them have heightened this evening with the news that the black box recorder

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Two top awards for Ghan House

Ghan House in Carlingford was a big winner at the Irish Hotel Awards at the Sheraton in Athlone earlier this week where they scooped two of the major prizes. Ghan

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Dundalk business being investigated over sale of slurry gas detectors

A group of businessmen with offices in Dundalk who sold hundreds of fake “electricity saving devices” are now being investigated over the sale of slurry gas detectors. The men, who

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Coláiste Chú Chulainn table quiz in McGeough’s tonight

Coláiste Chú Chulainn Parents’ Association will host a table quiz in aid of school resources and a library in McGeough’s Bar in Roden Place this evening. The quiz gets underway

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Event to commemorate local men who died in the Spanish Civil War to take place this Saturday

An event to commemorate the local men who died during the Spanish Civil War will be held in The Spirit Store this Saturday. The Friends of the International Brigades in

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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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Convicted killer died after drinking hooch in prison cell

The man convicted of killing Niall Dorr on the Castle Road in Dundalk in October 2010 died after drinking hooch shortly after being heard singing in his prison cell, his

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38 local jobs at risk as Teva Pharmaceuticals plans to close Dundalk facility

Drug giant Teva Pharmaceuticals, best known for making Sudocrem, is set close one of two laboratories in Dundalk which could lead to 38 jobs being lost. The decision was made

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Dundalk FC lend their support to Daffodil Day

Today is Daffodil Day with Dundalk FC players amongst those who are lending their support for the annual Irish Cancer Society fundraiser. Last night the club released a short video