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Local councillor McGahon gives man of the match display on Scottish rugby trip

Local councillor John McGahon gave a man of the match performance as part of a Dáil and Seanad XV who took on their Scottish Parliament counterparts in a rugby match

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McGahon insists illegal dumpers should be named and shamed

Dundalk Councillor John McGahon has called on stronger measures to be introduced to combat the problem of illegal dumping in the area. The Fine Gael councillors has suggested that those

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Councillor insists person responsible for dumping in Ravensdale will be prosecuted

Following on from yesterday’s story about a quantity of waste being illegally dumped in a scenic area of the Cooley Peninsula, a second case has emerged. Talk of the Town

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Road markings renewed along Armagh Road

Road markings have been renewed recently on the Armagh Road from Kilcurry to the border. The repainting of the lines came following a request by local Councillor John McGahon to

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Dundalk man secures job working for UFC superstar Conor McGregor

A local man has been rewarded for his dedication to Irish MMA after being handed a job by UFC superstar Conor McGregor. Andrew McGahon from Seatown has built up a

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Work on upgrading Woodland Park halting site set to be €123,000 over budget

Work on upgrading the Woodland Park halting site in Dundalk has soared to €681,000, it has been revealed. In June €558,000 was approved in funding to Louth County Council to

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Go ahead given for construction of 25 new homes on grounds of the Marist

Conditional planning permission has been granted to build houses on the grounds of the old St Mary’s College on St Mary’s Road. For years the Marist had educated the next

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Cllr Mark Dearey elected new chairperson of the Dundalk Municipal District Committee

Green Party councillor Mark Dearey was yesterday evening elected unopposed as the new chairperson of the Dundalk Municipal District Committee. Despite being first elected to serve on the now defunct

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McGahon welcomes €10,000 to start works on Holy Trinity Wall in Carlingford

Fine Gael Councillor for Dundalk-Carlingford, John McGahon, has welcomed the €10,000 grant from the Irish Walled Towns Network to carry out archaeological and engineering works at the Holy Trinity Church

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Marist Fathers plan to build homes on site of St Mary’s College

For years St Mary’s College has educated the next generation. However, now the famous school on St Mary’s Road could be set to house people too, with a planning application

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Predicted traffic problems emerge on St Mary’s Road following new cycle lane installation

The issue of the new cycle lanes on St Mary’s Road have been a hot topic ever since they were installed during the recent mid-term break. There were predictions of

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St Mary’s Road cycle lane “an accident waiting to happen” – McGahon

Fine Gael Councillor for Dundalk-Carlingford, John McGahon, has hit out at the recently installed bicycle lane on St Mary’s Road, describing it as an “accident waiting to happen”. Cllr McGahon

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McGahon backs Fine Gael-Fianna Fáil coalition

Louth County Councillor John McGahon feels Fine Gael should enter a once unimaginable partnership with Fianna Fáil to form the next Government. Cllr McGahon, whose uncle Brendan is a former

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McGahon calls for funding to be secured for Bellurgan Embankment

Fine Gael Councillor for Dundalk-Carlingford, John McGahon, has called for funding to be secured for the reinforcement of the Bellurgan Embankment as a matter of urgency. He said it is

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McGahon presents Dundalk Outcomers with signed copy of Marriage Equality Bill

Kind hearted local councillor John McGahon gave Dundalk Outcomers an early Christmas present to savour this week when he presented them with a signed copy of the Marriage Equality Bill.