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Ten North Louth projects to received combined funding of €245,000

Ten projects in the North Louth area have been awarded a combined total of €245,869 in funding to provide Safety Measures and Play Areas at their various locations. The funding

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Faughart parents to escalate their protests amid concerns for the future of local school

Parents of children in Scoil Naisiunta Bhride in Faughart are set to escalate their protests regarding the future of the school. For the past five weeks parents have been boycotting

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Táin March to arrive in Dundalk this Saturday

The Táin March will arrive in Dundalk this Saturday on its final leg. The march began in Co Roscommon on May 19th and has made its way through Cloondara, Longford,

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15 and 30-year-old charged with stealing camper van in Faughart

Two males, one of whom is a teenager, were yesterday charged with stealing a camper van from the White Mills area of Faughart when they appeared in court in Dundalk

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PSNI officers injured recovering camper van stolen in Faughart

A camper van which was stolen in North Louth yesterday was recovered in Warrenpoint in the early hours of this morning in an incident which led to PSNI officers being

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Faughart community to host Save Our School meeting this Friday

The Faughart community are hosting a public meeting to ‘save our school’ this Friday night at 9.15pm in the Ramada Hotel on the Armagh Road. Fears have been expressed over

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Thirteen Co Louth schools to undergo major improvement works this summer

Thirteen primary schools in Co Louth will undergo major improvement works this summer, it was announced today. The schools around the country will benefit from the Summer Works Scheme which

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Parents to boycott sending their children to school in Faughart tomorrow

Parents of children at Scoil Naisuinta Bhride in Faughart will not be sending pupils to school tomorrow as part of a one-day protest aimed at highlighting their ongoing concerns about

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Large quantity of tyres illegally dumped in Faughart

A large number of tyres have been illegally dumped in north Louth. The used tyres were located at the entrance to a field of privately owned land at the L7100,

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Brigid of Faughart Festival to be launched this Thursday

The 10th annual Brigid of Faughart Festival will be launched this Thursday at 6.30pm in the Louth County Library in Roden Place. Former Green Party MEP Nuala Ahearn will be

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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

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RTÉ Today visits Dundalk

RTÉ Today visited Dundalk recently for a special feature on the town. The clip, which will air on RTÉ One today at 4.10pm, features some stunning aerial shots of the town

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Dundalk’s population just below 35,000, according to Census 2016

The population of Dundalk now stands at 34,496, according to the latest Census figures released this morning. That’s an increase of 1,321 from the last Census in 2011 according to

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Two cubes of toxic diesel sludge dumped in Faughart

Two cubes of toxic diesel sludge were discovered dumped in North Louth this morning. The cubes, each containing around 1,000 litres of fuel laundering waste, were found at the Old

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Brigid of Faughart Festival to be launched tonight

The Brigid of Faughart Festival 2016 will be launched tonight in the Louth County Library. The Festival, which celebrates St Brigid, will be held in Faughart, Dundalk and Ravensdale from