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Louth County Hospital in Dundalk could be affected by proposed industrial action

The Louth County Hospital in Dundalk is amongst 40 hospitals which could be affected by proposed industrial action from health service support staff. Trade union SIPTU plans to ballot healthcare

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Out-of-hours GP services in the North East stretched to capacity over Christmas

Out-of-hours GP services in the North East were stretched to capacity over Christmas and unable to meet demand, according to a doctor. On both New Year’s Eve and January 2nd,

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More than 450 safety lapses at Sellafield since 2001

More than 450 safety lapses have occurred at the Sellafield nuclear power plant since 2001. That’s according to a new report, published in today’s Irish Sun, which reveals the blunders

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Local Republican freed on bail

A local republican wanted in Lithuania for an alleged plot to send explosives and weapons to Ireland has been freed on bail in the Republic despite objections from prosecutors. Liam

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Stack controversy sees Adams fall six points in latest opinion polls

A new opinion poll published at the weekend shows that Sinn Féin leader and local TD Gerry Adams’ satisfaction rating has dropped by six points in the past month. The

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Dundalk man one of the key players behind group occupying Dublin building to house the homeless

A Dundalk man is one of the key players behind the group which has taken over a Dublin property to house the homeless. Brendan Ogle, originally from Marian Park, is

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Gannon the latest Dundalk player linked with cross channel move

Dundalk FC could be set to lose another key member of their title-winning side. According to a report in today’s Irish Sun, Ipswich Town are understood to be weighing up

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eBay profits down 12%

A €3 million dividend was paid by the main Irish subsidiary of eBay to its parent last year despite a 12% decline in profits. That’s according to newly filed accounts

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Just 10% of students in Co Louth went on to high-points courses this year

Schools in Co Louth failed to send more than 10% of their students to high-points courses this year. That’s according to The Irish Times, who published their regular feeder schools’

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Adams names senior Sinn Féin figures who may have information on murder of Brian Stack

Louth TD Gerry Adams has reportedly named a number of senior Sinn Féin figures who may have information surrounding the 1983 murder of prison officer Brian Stack. According to a

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Former Ireland star Steve Staunton declared bankrupt

Former Ireland captain and manager Stephen Staunton has been declared bankrupt. That’s according to a report in yesterday’s Irish Sun on Sunday which claims the 47-year-old from Liverpool and Aston

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Mairead McGuinness said to be in the running to become president of the European Parliament

Local Fine Gael MEP Mairead McGuinness is in the running to be nominated for the post of president of the European Parliament. That’s according to a report in today’s Irish

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Legal action to prevent opening of new ferry between Greenore and Greencastle fails

A bid to prevent a new ferry terminal project from opening at Carlingford Lough has failed. Environmental campaigner Christine Gibson issued proceedings against the granting of planning permission and a

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McCormack’s hopes of staying at Derry City could be hit by Brexit

Local footballer Conor McCormack has admitted he might need to leave Derry City because of the impact on Brexit. Since Britain voted to leave the EU earlier this year the

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Fiancée of man suspected of killing Garda Adrian Donohue arrested in America

Police in America have arrested the fiancée of one of the men suspected of killing Detective Garda Adrian Donohue. That’s according to a report in today’s Irish Daily Star which