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Slab would not “come close” to bail, insists judge

Local republican Thomas ‘Slab’ Murphy would not “come close” to meeting the threshold required for bail pending an appeal, his lawyers were told last week. The 66-year-old, whose farm is

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Former Senator calls for greater access for the disabled to local sports and fitness facilities

Former local Senator Mary Moran has called on more local clubs and gyms to provide access for people with disabilities after what she described as a humiliating experience for her

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This Dundalk FC flag on Park Street will take some topping

It has been good to see a few Dundalk FC flags go up around the town in recent days ahead of the club’s Champions League clash with BATE Borisov tonight.

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British Prime Minister May insists changes are needed to the border in wake of Brexit result

Newly appointed British Prime Minister Theresa May insists there will have to be some changes to the border in the wake of the recent Brexit result. Ahead of a meeting

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Attempted break-in to house is foiled in Knockbridge

An attempted break-in to a house in Knockbridge was foiled in the early hours of this morning. A homeowner in the Loughantarve estate was woken by their dog barking around

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US Ambassador to Ireland visits Dundalk

American Ambassador to Ireland Kevin F O’Malley visited Dundalk yesterday. As part of his visit, the St Louis-born ambassador visited both the PayPal offices at the Xerox Technology Park and

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Adams and Breathnach meet with IDA to advocate for eBay to remain in Dundalk

Local TDs Gerry Adams and Declan Breathnach yesterday met with senior officials from the IDA to advocate for eBay to remain in Dundalk. The future of the multi-national company in

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Eight week waiting time for Free Legal Aid in Dundalk

The average waiting time for people wishing to avail of free legal aid in Dundalk is eight weeks. That’s according to new figures publishede by Tánaiste and Minister for Justice

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Adams insists housing plan fails to address housing crisis in Louth

Local TD Gerry Adams insists the Government’s Action Plan for Housing and Homelessness fails to urgently address the housing crisis in Co Louth. The Sinn Féin president raised the matter

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57 asylum seekers currently residing in Carroll Village in Dundalk

There are currently 57 asylum seekers residing in Carroll Village in Dundalk. That’s according to figures supplied by the Reception and Integration Agency (RIA), who are are responsible for the

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Divorcing or separating couples in Dundalk face year long wait to have their cases heard

Divorcing and separating couples in Dundalk had to wait up to a year before their cases were listed before a judge in the local circuit court, it has been revealed.

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Breathnach once again calls on Minister for Transport to intervene in toll dispute

Local TD Declan Breathnach has once again called on the Minister for Transport Shane Ross to intervene in the dispute between eFlow and the Celtic Roads Group. This dispute will

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Kenny reiterates there will be no “hard border” from Derry to Dundalk in wake of Brexit

There “will not be a hard border” from Dundalk to Derry in the wake of the UK’s withdrawal from the EU, Taoiseach Enda Kenny reiterated today. Mr Kenny was speaking at a specially convened

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Munster hits out at HSE and St John of God’s for situation at St Mary’s Drumcar

Local TD Imelda Munster has again hit out at the HSE and management at St Mary’s in Drumcar, run by St John of God’s, for allowing a situation to develop

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Four local reps vow to work together to preserve eBay jobs in Dundalk

Three local TDs and a senator have vowed to work together to ensure the local eBay jobs remain in the area. There has been speculation in recent weeks that the