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Harry and Tony team up for Bealtaine Festival event in Dundalk this Friday

Well known local personalities Harry Lee and Tony O’Kane are hosting a morning of chat, craic and a bit of music this Friday in the Louth County Library in Roden

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New car sales in Louth up 26% in first four months of 2016

The number of new cars sold in Louth in the first four months of the year is up 26.1% on the same period of last year. The latest figures from

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Local woman opens up on her crisis pregnancy and calls for Repeal of Eighth Amendment

A brave Carlingford woman has opened up about her crisis pregnancy experience, calling for the Repeal of the Eighth amendment to allow Irish woman to proceed with an abortion here

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Information sought on speedboat stolen from Annagassan

Information is being sought on a speedboat which was stolen from Annagassan over the course of the Bank Holiday weekend. The red 17ft boat is described as having white panels

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Mumstown event in the Marshes this Thursday

Mumstown.ie will host a parent and tot coffee morning on Thursday between 10am and 12 noon at the Bagel Bar in the Marshes. There will be a free bouncy castle

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Ludlow family launch legal proceedings against Police Ombudsman in Northern Ireland

The family of Seamus Ludlow, a forestry worker from Mountpleasant who was murdered by Loyalists in 1976, have launched legal proceedings against the Police Ombudsman in Northern Ireland, claiming it

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Adams defends use of the N-word on Twitter following backlash

Local TD Gerry Adams has defended using the N-word in a tweet about film Django Unchained in which he compared the struggle against slavery in the US to the plight of

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Dromad Hire honoured at HAE Awards in London

Dundalk-based rental company Dromad Hire has recently been recognised as one of the top Hire Companies in Europe at the HAE (Hire Association Europe) Awards. The prestigious awards took place

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Think Twice campaign launching in Dundalk this May

The Think Twice campaign is set to get underway in Dundalk in May. Think Twice is an awareness campaign around disability and independence. Its organisers are trying make a difference

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St Patrick’s GFC coffee morning

St Patrick’s GFC will host a coffee morning and cake sale this Sunday from 10am. All proceeds will be in aid of the club and all are welcome to attend.

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Ath Lethan apartment block residents may face eviction over fire safety fears

Residents of a local apartment block have been warned that they will be evicted unless €1.4 million in fire safety works are carried out. According to a report in today’s Irish

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Kearney enters the beauty business with Amy Huberman

Rugby star Rob Kearney has already shown a willingness to prepare for life after sport by setting up a pub in Dublin 4 with his brother Dave and Leinster team-mates

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How times have changed for the Louth Hospital

How times change. Thanks to Sharron McQuaid for sharing this old picture of a headline from the front page of The Argus in 1985. With a picture of the Louth

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Breathnach echoes predecessor Kirk with stint in Ceann Comhairle’s chair

Newly elected local TD Declan Breathnach went a long way to filling the role of his predecessor Seamus Kirk when he sat in the Ceann Comhairle’s seat in the Dáil

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Musgrave chief warns about possible cross-border shopping exodus if Brexit proceeds

The head of the country’s biggest grocery distributor has warned that the Brexit could fuel a cross-border shopping exodus. Chris Martin, chief executive of Musgrave who control the SuperValu brand