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Call for border poll smacks of opportunism, insists Breathnach

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on North-South Bodies & Cross Border Co-operation Declan Breathnach says Sinn Féin’s call for a border call is nothing more than political opportunism and fails to recognise

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Future uncertain for Dundalk following Brexit vote

Ireland and, in particular, Dundalk and other border areas face an uncertain future following Britain’s decision to vote to leave the EU. Early returns suggest the Leave camp will win

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Breathnach calls for increased funding for the Arts in Co Louth

Local TD Declan Breathnach has called on the Government to ensure increased funding for the Arts. The Knockbridge man says that despite cuts to the sector in recent years, it

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Breathnach and Fitzpatrick call for action on rising car insurance premiums

Two local TDs have backed calls for the Government to intervene over the rising cost of insurance premiums. Both Declan Breathnach and Peter Fitzpatrick say that people can no longer

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Artisans to launch annual exhibition on Thursday

The local art group Artisans will launch their annual exhibition of paintings in the Louth County Library in Roden Place tomorrow evening. The event will feature the work of 25

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Breathnach appointed to key Fianna Fáil role

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has appointed Louth TD Declan Breathnach as the party’s Spokesperson on North-South Bodies & Cross-Border Co-Operation. The former Louth County Council chairman will now focus

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Newly elected TDs Breathnach and Munster set to receive retirement gratuity payments from Louth County Council

Newly elected Louth TDs Declan Breathnach and Imelda Munster stand to earn retirement gratuity payments from Louth County Council totalling €97,400. Today’s Irish Independent revealed that Fianna Fáil’s Breathnach stands

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Breathnach echoes predecessor Kirk with stint in Ceann Comhairle’s chair

Newly elected local TD Declan Breathnach went a long way to filling the role of his predecessor Seamus Kirk when he sat in the Ceann Comhairle’s seat in the Dáil

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Breathnach demands answers over dental delays in Louth

Fianna Fáil TD for Louth Declan Breathnach has called on the Health Minister to explain what measures will be taken to alleviate unacceptably long waiting lists for orthodontic treatment for children

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Breathnach calls for tourist signs for Blackrock to be erected on M1 motorway

Louth TD Declan Breathnach has called on the Minister for Transport to erect brown Tourist Amenity signs for Blackrock on the northbound and southbound lanes of the M1 motorway. While

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Louth TD Breathnach given go ahead for new home in Knockbridge

Newly-elected local TD Declan Breatnach has been granted conditional planning permission to build a new house in his native Knockbridge. The Fianna Fáil deputy, who had applied for planning permission

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Breathnach criticises Tesco management over proposed changes to workers’ contracts

Fianna Fáil TD for Louth Declan Breathnach has criticised Tesco management following reports that the retailer intends to change workers’ contracts, which will result in reduced pay and conditions. Employee

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Emma Coffey to replace Declan Breathnach on Louth County Council

Emma Coffey is set to replace Declan Breathnach on Louth County Council. The Drogheda-based solicitor, who resides in Dundalk, was Breathnach’s running mate in last month’s General Election which seen

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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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Election 2016: where it was won and lost

So that’s that. Election 2016 is over in Louth and we finally know the TDs this constituency is putting forward to the 32nd Dáil. There’ll be two from Sinn Féin