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Breathnach calls on housing crisis in Louth to be addressed

Local TD Declan Breathnach has called for the housing crisis to be addressed as a matter of urgency. The Fianna Fáil TD said it was wrong that people had to

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Breathnach expects new Bill to tackle border smuggling

Local TD Declan Breathnach says a new Bill he has introduced in the Dáil will help tackle the scourge of illegal smuggling in border communities. The ‘Sale of Illicit Goods

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Breathnach congratulates fire service on handling of Haggardstown fire

Local Fianna Fáil TD Declan Breathnach has congratulated the Fire Service who responded very quickly to the extensive blaze at a vehicle storage compound at Haggardstown yesterday evening on their

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200 new homes to be built at Mount Avenue with Government funding

460 new homes are set to be delivered in Co Louth on the back of an announcement today that €4.55 million in Government funding was being provided towards the new social

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Breathnach cautiously welcomes the idea of using drones to combat fly tipping and illegal dumping

Local TD Declan Breathnach has expressed a cautious welcome to the use of drones to detect fly tipping and illegal dumping. Minister Denis Naughten is due to launch a new

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Breathnach expresses condolences on the passing of Martin McGuinness

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Cross Border Co-Operation Declan Breathnach TD has expressed his condolences on the passing of former Deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland Martin McGuinness. Deputy Breathnach said:

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Breathnach expresses his hope that missing Irish Coast Guard crew will be found soon

Local TD Declan Breathnach has expressed his hope that the three missing crewmen from the Rescue 116 crash will be found soon. Amongst those missing is Blackrock man Mark Duffy

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Louth TD Breathnach a big Beyonce fan

Local TD Declan Breathnach is a big fan of Beyonce. While not many people would expect the Fianna Fáil deputy to be a fan of Mrs Jaz Z, the Knockbridge

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Dundalk to Castleblayney Road to receive €150,000 upgrade

The N53 Dundalk to Castleblayney Road is set for a €150,000 upgrade after receiving funding from Transport Infrastructure Ireland. The funding will see improvements carried out from Hackballscross Garda Station

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Breathnach calls for new passport office to be opened in Dundalk

Local TD Declan Breathnach has once again called for a new passport office to be opened in Dundalk. The Fianna Fáil deputy first made the call last December after it

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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