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John McGahon pledges support for Leo Varadkar in Fine Gael leadership race

Dundalk Councillor John McGahon has confirmed that he will be supporting Leo Varadkar in the Fine Gael leadership race. The St Patrick’s Terrace man is the latest local representative to

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Fitzpatrick backing Coveney in Fine Gael leadership race but O’Dowd supporting Varadkar

Local TD Peter Fitzpatrick has thrown his support behind Simon Coveney in the race to become the new Fine Gael leader. Deputy Fitzpatrick has said that he would be backing the current Housing Minister to succeed

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Just one local Fine Gael representative has publicly declared who they feel should replace Enda Kenny as Taoiseach

Just one of the elected Fine Gael representatives in Co Louth has publicly made up their mind on who should succeed Enda Kenny as party leader and Taoiseach. Mr Kenny

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Cllr Colm Markey’s name to go forward for Fine Gael Seanad nomination

Louth County Councillor Colm Markey’s name is set to go forward to Fine Gael headquarters for a Seanad nomination. The Togher man will now be in a contention for a

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Meanwhile, in Dromiskin

Thanks to the eagle-eyed local resident who discovered an election poster for Fine Gael councillor Colm Markey still up in Dromiskin while he was out for a walk yesterday evening.

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Tenanty elected new chairman of Municipal District of Ardee

Independent councillor Jim Tenanty has been elected the new chairman of the Municipal District of Ardee. The local publican was elected to the position unopposed at the first meeting of

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New look Louth County Council to meet for the first time this morning

The first meeting of the new Louth County Council will take place later today. This will be the first gathering of the local authority since the recent local elections and

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Tenanty claims final seat on Louth County Council

Jim Tenanty held off the challenge of fellow independent Hugh Conlon to take the last seat on the new Louth County Council following yesterday evening’s recount at the Redeemer in

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Drama at count centre as Keelan pips Quigley to final seat by just four votes

There was drama at the local election count in the Redeemer last night after a recount was ordered to decide who took the last seat available in the Dundalk-Carlingford constituency.

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Meeting planned for Ardee aimed at gathering support for Dunleer Train Station to reopen

The Dunleer Mid-Louth Railway Station re-opening committee will hold their next public meeting in Ardee on Monday April 7th at 7.30pm. This will be open to all members of the

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Committee formed aimed at reopening Dunleer Train Station

A committee was formed earlier this week in Dunleer, aimed at reopening the town’s train station. The station has been closed for 30 years but there has been strong calls

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Fine Gael select four candidates to run in Mid-Louth at next year’s local elections

Fine Gael last night continued their preparations for next year’s local elections by selecting four candidates to run for the six seats in the Mid-Louth area. Sitting county councillors Jim