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John McGahon pledges support for Leo Varadkar in Fine Gael leadership race

Dundalk Councillor John McGahon has confirmed that he will be supporting Leo Varadkar in the Fine Gael leadership race. The St Patrick’s Terrace man is the latest local representative to

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Fitzpatrick backing Coveney in Fine Gael leadership race but O’Dowd supporting Varadkar

Local TD Peter Fitzpatrick has thrown his support behind Simon Coveney in the race to become the new Fine Gael leader. Deputy Fitzpatrick has said that he would be backing the current Housing Minister to succeed

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Just one local Fine Gael representative has publicly declared who they feel should replace Enda Kenny as Taoiseach

Just one of the elected Fine Gael representatives in Co Louth has publicly made up their mind on who should succeed Enda Kenny as party leader and Taoiseach. Mr Kenny

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Additional funding for childcare now available in Louth

Extra funding for childcare is now available in County Louth. News of the additional funding has been confirmed by local Fine Gael TD Fergus O’Dowd, who promised support for all

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Local reps urge public not to start gorse fires

Two local representatives have urged the public not to start gorse fires after a blaze in the North Louth area at the weekend. At this time of year farmers often

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Louth to receive €150,000 in sports funding

Louth is set to benefit from €150,000 in funding for Local Sports Partnerships this year. News of the funding was revealed yesterday by local Fine Gael TD Fergus O’Dowd. This

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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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€90,000 in grants available to local youth groups

Local TD Fergus O’Dowd has encouraged local youth clubs to apply for grants under a new €1.17 million fund, which was announced yesterday by the Minister for Children and Youth

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O’Dowd calls on council to apply for funding under the Town and Village Renewal Scheme

Local TD Fergus O’Dowd has encouraged Louth County Council to apply for funding under the Town and Village Renewal Scheme to rejuvenate rural areas of the county. The Government has

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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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€18,750 in funding approved for Carlingford Harbour

A total of €18,750 in funding has been approved for Carlingford Harbour to repair sections of the harbour revetment. News of the funding was revealed this morning by local Fine

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O’Dowd welcomes introduction of new repair and lease scheme in Louth

Local TD Fergus O’Dowd has welcomed today’s announcement by his colleague Minister for Housing, Simon Coveney TD, of a pilot repair and lease scheme that targets vacant properties and secures

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O’Dowd questions criteria for Rent Pressure Zones after Dundalk and Drogheda miss out

Local Fine Gael TD Fergus O’Dowd has questioned why two of the counties major towns, Dundalk and Drogheda, have not been included in the recent Rent Pressure Zones announced by

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Over €5 million in funding confirmed for roads in Louth

Local TDs Peter Fitzpatrick and Fergus O’Dowd have confirmed Government funding of over €5 million for roads in County Louth. Louth County Council is to receive €5,184,174 in roads funding

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‘Soft Border’ remains a top Government priority, insists O’Dowd

Local TD, Fergus O’Dowd, Chair of the North-South Stream of the Fine Gael Brexit Working Group, has welcomed the importance the British Prime Minister, Theresa May, has placed on the