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Dundalk the ninth most popular location nationwide last year for first-time buyers

Dundalk was the ninth most popular location nationwide for first-time buyers to buy a property in last year. New data from Bank of Ireland has revealed that Co Louth was

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Just 10 ghost estates remain in Co Louth

There are just 10 ghost estates left in Co Louth, according to new figures from the Department of Housing. This is a fall from the 104 that were accounted for

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112 acres of land outside Dundalk is sold

One of the largest parcels of farmland to go on sale in Co Louth for many years has sold in recent days. A 112.40 acre site at Killally, just outside

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Land prices in Louth the most expensive in Ireland

Land in Co Louth is the most expensive in the country. That’s according to the Irish Farmers’ Journal’s Land Price Report for 2016 which was released last week. The report

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Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann coming to Co Louth next year

The Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann is set to come to Co Louth next year in what will be a major tourism boost for the county and North East region as

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Dublin City Centre the only place to see rents rise more than Louth in last quarter

Rents in Co Louth rose by a massive 17.3% year-on-year. That’s according to the latest Daft.ie Rental Report for Q4 2016. According to the report, the average rent in the

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Thomas ‘Slab’ Murphy withdraws appeal against 18 month prison sentence

Local republican Thomas ‘Slab’ Murphy has withdrawn an appeal against his 18 month prison sentence for tax evasion. The 67-year-old from Ballybinaby, Hackballscross, Co Louth, had pleaded not guilty at

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Louth has lowest compliance level for commercial rates for fourth year running with two-fifths unpaid

Two fifths of commercial rates bills in Co Louth went unpaid in 2015. New figures from the National Oversight & Audit Commission have revealed that Louth County Council had the

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Outside chance that winning Euromillions ticket was bought locally

Despite some rumours to the contrary on social media last night, the likelihood of a local Euromillions winner is slim, at least according to local bookmakers Boylesports. The country is

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New premium gin from Co Louth launched onto the market

A new premium gin was launched on the Irish market yesterday which is distilled in Co Louth. Listoke 1777 is the product of Listoke Distillery a newly established, purpose-built artisan

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Government’s Rural Action Plan will bring “tangible benefits” to Co Louth, insists Fitzpatrick

Local TD Peter Fitzpatrick believes that the Government’s Rural Action Plan, which was launched today will bring “tangible benefits” to people and communities throughout Co Louth and help revitalise the

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Local renters face more problems as a result of government proposals, insists Adams

Following the publication of the government’s strategy for the rental sector on Tuesday local TD Gerry Adams has warned that “tenants in Louth will continue to see their rents increase

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Son of Omagh bombing accused jailed for possession of explosives

The son of a man who was convicted of the 1998 Omagh bombing but later cleared in a retrial, was jailed for the possession of explosives at the Special Criminal

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Ardal O’Hanlon to visit Louth as part of new More 4 show

Father Ted star Ardal O’Hanlon will visit Co Louth as part of a brand new and exclusive three-part series for Channel 4 which is produced by Dundalk-based production company Big

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Rent in Co Louth up 11.2% in the year to an average of €757

The average rent for private rented dwellings in Co Louth is now €757. That’s according to the Residential Tenancies Board’s report for Quarter 3 2016 which found that rental costs were