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Just 4% of drink driving convictions in Louth led to licences being endorsed

Just 4% of drink driving convictions in the local District Courts resulted in licences being recorded for endoresment in Co Louth in 2015 and 2016. That’s according to new figures

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Dundalk Kennedy Cup side to take on Drogheda on Easter Sunday

The Dundalk Schoolboys’ League Kennedy Cup U-14 representative team will be in action on Easter Sunday in Bellew Park. The local side are continuing their preparations for the tournament in

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Large quantity of tobacco and cigarettes seized by Revenue

A large quantity of tobacco and cigarettes worth more than €50,000 were seized by the Revenue Commissioners as part of a major operation in Dundalk and Drogheda last Thursday. Revenue

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Service alterations to Irish Rail service this Easter weekend

Irish Rail have advised passengers of a number of service alterations this weekend. Major line works will be taking place between Connolly Station and Skerries from Friday April 14th to

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Confidential patient records lost at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital last year

The HSE has said that action has been taken to avoid a repeat scenario after it emerged that a number of confidential patient records were lost at Our Lady of

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Blackstone Motors unveiled as new Louth Ladies GAA sponsors

Blackstone Motors have been unveiled as the new main sponsors of the Louth Ladies GAA team. The sponsorship kicked off on Saturday at the Renault and Dacia dealer’s showroom in

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Dundalk IT student fighting for his life after attack in Carrickmacross

A Dundalk IT student is fighting for his life at present following a street fight in Carrickmacross, Co Monaghan at the weekend. TJ Duffy (21) from Ardee, Co Louth, suffered

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Louth footballer hits out over state of County Grounds

A senior member of the Louth senior football team has hit out at the County Board over its lack of investment in facilities in the county. Derek Maguire, the county’s

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Number on Live Register in Louth at lowest level since 2008

There are almost 2,000 less people signing on the Live Register in Co Louth than there were this time last year. The most recent figures from the CSO show that

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11 drinking driving offences struck out in Dundalk over non-service of a summons

Eleven drink driving offences were struck out at Dundalk Courthouse in the last two years due to non-service of a summons. The figures were revealed by Minister for Justice Frances

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O’Dowd provides update on Mount Avenue funding

Local TD Fergus O’Dowd has provided further information on the €3.33 million in funding that was announced for Mount Avenue last week. The allocation was made in the List of

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Louth ring the changes for visit of Sligo

Louth manager Colin Kelly has made a number of changes to his side for this weekend’s final Division Three game against Sligo in Drogheda. With promotion already secured following victory

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The Riptide Movement to headline Vantastival 2017

The Riptide Movement will headline this year’s Vantastival Festival from June 3rd to 4th. Now in its eighth year, this year’s event will once again take place in Beaulieu House,

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Average monthly rent in Dundalk now €900

The average monthly rent in Dundalk at the end of last year was almost €900, according to new figures from the Residential Tenancies Board. Breaking down rents in the county

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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