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Carlingford accommodation provider receives five star rating from Fáilte Ireland

A local accommodation provider has recently received a five star rating from Fáilte Ireland. The honour for Carlingford Accommodation makes them one of only five companies in Ireland has has

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Retirement function for former Louth TD Seamus Kirk

A retirement function for former Louth TD Seamus Kirk will take place in his home village of Knockbridge next month. The event at Knockbridge Community Centre on Friday May 5th

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IDA Ireland seeking to construct viewing platform at Mullagharlin

IDA Ireland have applied to Louth County Council for planning permission to construct a viewing platform at their facility at Mullagharlin. According to the application “the viewing platform will be

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Just one farmer in Louth approved for payment under Department of Agriculture scheme

Just one farmer from Co Louth had a payment claim approved by the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine under the TAMS II scheme before it closed earlier this

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Breathnach calls on housing crisis in Louth to be addressed

Local TD Declan Breathnach has called for the housing crisis to be addressed as a matter of urgency. The Fianna Fáil TD said it was wrong that people had to

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Barbara’s celebrancy service allows you to get married your way

A local woman has recently set up a new service for people looking for the traditional church wedding without having to marry into one of the Christian faiths. Barbara Finegan’s

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EK Fuels refused permission to retain changes to filling station

Local businessman Freddie Johnston has been refused planning permission to retain a series of changes to the EK Fuels premises on the Armagh Road. Mr Johnston had applied to Louth

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New Subway outlet at Applegreen on M1 motorway officially opens today

The new Subway outlet at the northbound Applegreen service station on the M1 at Castlebellingham will officially open this Friday. The new unit opened its doors last week and is

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Number of private households occupied in Louth up 3.4% according to Census

There were 45,448 private households occupied in Co Louth at the time of the Census in 2016. That represents a 3.4% increase on the 43,972 households that were registered in

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Dundalk Photographic Society to open annual exhibition tonight

Dundalk Photographic Society’s annual exhibition will open this evening at 7pm in the Basement Gallery of An Táin Arts Centre at the Town Hall. Dundalk Photographic Society has a strong tradition

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Former St Mary’s College building placed up for sale

The old St Mary’s College school on St Mary’s Road has been placed up for sale for an undisclosed sum. The sale is being targeted at investors looking to build

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Garda Ombudsman launches investigation into murder of Garda Tony Golden

The Garda Ombudsman has confirmed that it has launched an investigation into the murder of Garda Tony Golden in Omeath 18 months ago. The father of three, from Blackrock in

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€80,000 lotto prize is claimed just hours after plea for winner to come forward

The National Lottery have revealed that the winner of the Lotto Match 5 bonus price of €80,629 purchased in Dundalk on Saturday January 28th has come forward to claim their

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Record Store Day returns to Dundalk this Saturday

Record Store Day is coming back to Dundalk this Saturday. Record Store Day is an annual event inaugurated in 2007. Now in its 10th year, it aims to “celebrate the

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Cross Cooley Challenge taking place this Saturday

This year’s Cross Cooley Challenge will take place on Saturday morning. Last year 250 people took part in the trip across the mountain, with some of the nicest scenery in