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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

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Filming underway on new feature film ‘Writing Home’ in Carlingford

Filming on a new feature film began in Carlingford earlier this week and is set to continue for the next fortnight throughout the Cooley Peninsula. The film, Writing Home, is

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Quintessence Theatre Company to bring Dracula to the stage of An Táin Arts Centre next week

Almost 120 years to the very day Bram Stoker’s classic first sent chills throughout the world, Quintessence Theatre Company will perform the hit show Dracula at An Táin Arts Centre

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Chance to pay just €45 for three course meal for two in Atami

Fans of local Japanese restaurant Atami have the chance to grab a brilliant offer for a three course meal for two at the restaurant. Pigsback.com have an offer running at

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Applications being accepted for 2017 Louth Rose

Applications are still being accepted for women interested in becoming this year’s Louth Rose. The selection event to determine the new Louth Rose takes place in the Four Seasons Hotel

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€90,000 in grants available to local youth groups

Local TD Fergus O’Dowd has encouraged local youth clubs to apply for grants under a new €1.17 million fund, which was announced yesterday by the Minister for Children and Youth

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Dundalk schoolteacher leading INTO’s push for better pregancy conditions

A local primary school teacher is leading the Irish National Teachers’ Organisation’s push for pregnancy-related sick leave to be discounted from sick leave records. At the INTO annual congress in

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Dundalk IT student making good progress in recovery from serious head injuries

The Dundalk IT student who suffered serious head injuries when he was attacked in Carrickmacross, Co Monaghan, 11 days ago is making good progress according to doctors. TJ Duffy, a

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Partners of Army staff at Aiken Barracks to stage protest this lunchtime

Wives, husbands and partners of local Defence Force members will stage a protest at Aiken Barracks in Dundalk this lunchtime as part of a national protest taking place outside military