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Road Safety Authority discuss new roadside drug tests with Dundalk IT students

The Road Safety Authority of Ireland recently travelled to Dundalk IT to discuss the new roadside drug tests that Gardaí are able to carry out. In a video released on their

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Six Garda cars attending scene of “high speed collision” on Dublin Road

Gardaí in Dundalk are attending the scene of an accident on the Dublin Road at present. As many as six squad cars are on the scene and have cornered a

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Another vehicle seized by Gardaí in Dundalk for lack of valid insurance

Another vehicle has been seized in Dundalk this morning for a lack of valid insurance. Yesterday Talk of the Town reported how a Volkswagen Touran was seized at Legion Avenue

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Public meeting to take place on Tuesday to discuss need for better footpaths in Blackrock

A public meeting will be held in Blackrock on Tuesday to discuss the need for better footpaths in the village. The meeting is being hosted in the Blackrock Haggardstown Community

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Motorist has car seized in Dundalk

A motorist had their car seized in Dundalk this morning after Gardaí found their vehicle to be unroadworthy. The silver Volkswagen Touran was stopped at Legion Avenue by the Dundalk

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Fuel price war benefitting Dundalk motorists

A fuel price war has been taking place between two rival forecourt operators on the Carrick Road in recent weeks with local motorists reaping the benefits. The Emo garage, operated

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Less than half of Dundalk motorists taken to court for using mobile phone while driving received convictions

Less than half of motorists in Dundalk who were summonsed to court last year for not paying a fixed charge notice relating to driving while holding a mobile phone were

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Breathnach hits out at Government over lack of progress on high speed railway line between Dublin and Belfast

Local TD Declan Breathnach has hit out at the Government for their failure to undertake a cost-benefit analysis on the possibility of building a high speed railway line between Dublin

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Breathnach calls on council to develop new traffic management plan for Carrick Road

Local TD Declan Breathnach has lodged a submission to Louth Council to develop a Traffic Management Plan to deal with severe congestion and major build-ups on the Carrick Road in

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Motorist clocked doing almost double the speed limit in Dundalk

A motorist was clocked doing almost double the speed limit on a local road by the Gardaí this morning. The driver of a red Volkswagen Caddy van was recorded travelling

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Traffic restrictions on the Newry Road due to Irish Water works

Traffic restrictions are in place today on the Newry Road due to works being carried out by Irish Water. The utility are carrying out new connection works which may cause

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New car sales continued to fall in Louth in April

There were 137 new cars sold in Co Louth last month. Figures from SIMI have revealed that the number of 171s bought in Louth in April was down 35.4% on

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Local Applegreen stores offering free coffee to combat driver fatigue this weekend

A number of local Applegreen stores will be supporting the Road Safety Authority’s Combat Driver Fatigue campaign this weekend by offering a free coffee to motorists. The offer runs from 2pm

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Castle Road closed due to two car collision

Part of the Castle Road is closed off to traffic this morning following a two-car collision which occurred around 7.30am. The incident happened at its junction with Mill Street with

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Line improvement works set to affect Irish Rail services this Bank Holiday weekend

Irish Rail have advised that there will be a reduced service on the Dundalk to Dublin railway line this Bank Holiday weekend due to line improvement works. On Saturday and