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Garda whose patrol car was rammed close to border awarded €75,000 in damages

A former Garda who suffered soft tissue injuries to his upper body in a terrifying hit-and-run accident with a lorry almost 16 years ago has been awarded €75,000 damages in

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Woman whose life was saved by murdered Garda Tony Golden is released from hospital a year on

The woman whose life murdered Garda Tony Golden saved exactly one year and one week ago today has finally been released from hospital. Siobhan Phillips was shot four times, including

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Local woman opens up about weekends of “dread” due to stags and hens in Carlingford

A local woman has opened up about the fear in which people in Carlingford are living with due to the village’s party town culture. In recent years the peninsula village

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Leprechaun Whisperer Kevin wants to exhume the Long Woman’s Grave and bury her elsewhere

  Carlingford man Kevin Woods wants to exhume the remains of the Spanish princess reputedly buried at the Long Woman’s Grave at The Windy Gap in Omeath and bury her

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Ipswich Town reportedly eyeing up move for Dundalk’s Daryl Horgan

Daryl Horgan has reportedly caught the eye of the Ireland manager with his performances for Dundalk in recent weeks but it appears the winger’s displays have caught the attention of

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Dundalk Chamber of Commerce fears Budget will drive shoppers North

Dundalk Chamber of Commerce fears that yesterday’s “missed opportunity” Budget will drive local shoppers North in the build-up to Christmas. Paddy Malone, the organisation’s PRO, has predicted the return of

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St John of God’s CEO under fire once more for missing HSE meeting

St John of God CEO John Pepper has come under fire once more from the national media after putting off a meeting with HSE auditors investigating €1.6m in secret payments

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125,000 overseas visitors came to Louth last year, spending an average of €288

Louth ranked 18th out of 26 counties when it came to welcoming overseas visitors to the county last year. That’s according to new figures from Fáilte Ireland, published in today’s

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M50 free-flow system may be used to police an electronic border in wake of Brexit

The government is hoping that the free-flow tolling system on the M50 can be replicated on the border in the wake of Brexit. It is concerned about the effect of

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Fresh concerns Dundalk could become the “new Calais” when Brexit proceeds

Fresh concerns have been raised that Dundalk could become the “new Calais” if immigration controls into Britain are placed along the Irish border. According to an article in The Guardian,

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Derry man who organised Dundalk minibus to the Brandywell opens up about the experience

The Derry man who organised the minibus from Dundalk which was attacked outside the Brandywell on Tuesday night has spoken about the incident. Gary Stewart, who has lived in Dundalk

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Government to seek “legal recognition of the unique status of the North” in bid to avoid a hard border

The Irish Government are set to seek a “legal recognition of the unique status of the North and the circumstances on the island” as part of the arrangement when Britain

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Founder of popular site Loyalists Against Democracy has Dundalk links

The founder of the popular internet site ‘Loyalists Against Democracy’ has been revealed as Dundalk-born John-Paul Whearty. The online publication was started in 2012 on social media, attracting tens of

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Adams to sue BBC over claims made on Spotlight programme

Local TD Gerry Adams has confirmed he is suing the BBC for libel on the back of allegations made in an episode of the Spotlight series last week. The episode

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Traveller families say they are living in worse conditions now than before Woodland Park eviction

Traveller families who were evicted from an illegal halting site at Woodland Park in Dundalk last January say they are living in worse conditions now than they were at the