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Breathnach calls for funding and support for Drumcar

Local TD Declan Breathnach has raised the matter of the myriad of problems with the services at the St John of God facility at Drumcar with the Minister for Health,

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Breathnach frustrated at lack of speed in roll-out of high speed broadband

Local TD Declan Breathnach has expressed his frustration at the lack of information available to customers trying to get connected to high speed broadband. The Fianna Fáil TD says many

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Breathnach insists Louth patients are losing faith in waiting list system

Local TD Declan Breathnach says patients in Louth are angry and frustrated following revelations about hidden waiting lists within the health service. Following a Prime Time Investigates programme which aired

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Breathnach expresses his dismay at the deficit in funding for roads in Louth

Local TD Declan Breathnach has spoken in the Dáil this week on the appalling condition of our rural road network. The Fianna Fáil said the cycle of repair is now

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Breathnach alarmed by Brokenshire’s comments on “no special status” for the North

Local TD Declan Breathnach says he is alarmed by comments made by the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland James Brokenshire where he stated there would be no special status

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Breathnach welcomes Stephen Donnelly into Fianna Fáil party

Louth TD Declan Breathnach has welcomed today’s announcement that Wicklow TD Stephen Donnelly is to join the Fianna Fáil party. The former leader of the Social Democrats will be the

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Local TDs welcome Almac Group’s jobs boost for Dundalk

Local politicians have welcomed the announcement by the Almac Group that they will create up to 100 new jobs within two years at their new premises in Dundalk. The Craigavon-based

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Breathnach express his sympathy at the passing of former Councillor Jim Lennon

Local Fianna Fáil TD Declan Breathnach has expressed his sympathy at the passing of former Councillor Jim Lennon. In a statement this afternoon, the Knockbridge man said: “Jim was co-opted on

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Fianna Fáil TD Breathnach pays tribute to the late Eddie Filgate

Fianna Fáil TD for Louth and East Meath Declan Breathnach has paid tribute to the late Eddie Filgate who has sadly passed away at the great age of 101. Deputy Breathnach said:

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There will be no return to a hard border, insists Kenny

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said the common travel area between Britain and Ireland is “something we want and will preserve” and insisted there would be no return to a hard

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Breathnach urges input into rail review consultation process

Local TD Declan Breathnach is urging rail users to make submissions to the National Transport Authority’s consultation process on the future of rail services in Ireland. The Fianna Fáil deputy

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Breathnach encourages consumers to shop locally this Christmas

Local Fianna Fáil TD Declan Breathnach has backed ISME’s appeal to hard pressed consumers to make a national effort and ‘shop for Ireland’ during the Christmas season to ensure that local

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Breathnach hits out at Government’s “supposed commitment” to primary care

Local TD Declan Breathnach has said that he is extremely disappointed at the allocation for primary health care services in the 2017 HSE Service Plan. According to the Fianna Fáil

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Breathnach hits out at Government over failure to fulfil cross border rail commitments

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Cross Border Co-operation Declan Breathnach TD has expressed deep frustration that one year on from the signing of the Fresh Start Agreement, there has been no

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Shock at sudden passing of former local councillor Seán Bellew

The death has occurred of former local councillor Seán Bellew. Elected as a Fianna Fáil representative to Dundalk Town Council in 2009, he missed out on a county council seat