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Four local reps vow to work together to preserve eBay jobs in Dundalk

Three local TDs and a senator have vowed to work together to ensure the local eBay jobs remain in the area. There has been speculation in recent weeks that the

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Minister for Jobs confirms eBay is looking at alternative locations

Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Mary Mitchell O’Connor has confirmed that eBay are looking at new locations amid fears the multi-national company might be set to leave Dundalk. The

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Breathnach wants to see the 5,000 vacant properties in Louth used for social housing

Local TD Declan Breathnach has called on the Minister for Housing Simon Coveney to address the shortfall in social housing by utilising the large number of vacant units currently in

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Fitzpatrick vows to leave “no stone unturned” to save local eBay jobs

Local TD Peter Fitzpatrick insists he will leave “no stone unturned” in an effort to secure the future of eBay jobs in Dundalk. There has been speculation in recent weeks

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Doubts raised over future of eBay jobs in Dundalk

Doubts have been raised over the future of eBay in Dundalk. Rumours have spread in the area in recent weeks that possible job losses could be on the way for

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Breathnach calls on Minister to intervene to resolve eFlow dispute

Local TD Declan Breathnach has called on the Minister for Transport Shane Ross to intervene in the dispute between eFlow and Celtic Roads Group. As revealed by Talk of the

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Fianna Fáil would claim a second seat in Louth if opinion poll results happened in a General Election

Fianna Fáil would claim a second seat in the Louth/East Meath constituency at the expense of Fine Gael if the latest opinion poll results were replicated in a General Election.

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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