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Yore hits out at council’s junket to New York for St Patrick’s Day

Local independent councillor Maeve Yore has hit out at the amount of money spent on sending representatives from Louth County Council to New York for the St Patrick’s Day festivities

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McGahon insists illegal dumpers should be named and shamed

Dundalk Councillor John McGahon has called on stronger measures to be introduced to combat the problem of illegal dumping in the area. The Fine Gael councillors has suggested that those

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Fitzpatrick welcomes Irish Life expansion plans for Dundalk

Local TD Peter Fitzpatrick, has said that the planned Irish Life expansion in Dundalk is a major boost for the town. Earlier today the company unveiled plans to build a

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Adams calls for a General Election

Local TD Gerry Adams has called for a General Election to take place. Speaking in Belfast this afternoon the Sinn Féin leader hit out at the Government’s handling of the

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Fianna Fáil leader pays tribute to the late Louth TD Brendan McGahon

Fianna Fáil leader, Micheál Martin has expressed his condolences on the passing of former TD for Louth, Brendan McGahon. The 80-year-old, pictured above, passed away on Wednesday night with news

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Funeral arrangements made for former local TD Brendan McGahon

The funeral arrangements for former local TD Brendan McGahon, who passed away last night, have been made. The 80-year-old, who served in the Dáil from 1982 to 2002, will be

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Former Louth TD Brendan McGahon passes away aged 80

The death has occurred of former local TD Brendan McGahon. The former Fine Gael representative, from Ravensdale, passed away last night following a short illness. He was aged 80. From a

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Fitzpatrick encourages Louth people to have their say on a new National Plan for Ireland

Local TD Peter Fitzpatrick is encouraging people in Louth to have their say on a new National Plan for Ireland. “Ireland 2040 – Our Plan”, the new National Planning Framework was launched

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New planning bill will help Louth County Council deliver more new homes, insists Fitzpatrick

Local TD Peter Fitzpatrick has said that the Planning and Development Housing and Residential Bill contains many solutions to the current housing crisis. In a statement the Fine Gael deputy

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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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Government’s Rural Action Plan will bring “tangible benefits” to Co Louth, insists Fitzpatrick

Local TD Peter Fitzpatrick believes that the Government’s Rural Action Plan, which was launched today will bring “tangible benefits” to people and communities throughout Co Louth and help revitalise the

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152 dads in Louth have availed of Government’s paternity benefit scheme since its introduction

A total of 152 fathers have benefitted from the Government’s new paid paternity benefit scheme since it was introduced last September. The figures were revealed today by local Fine Gael

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Former Louth County Councillor Jim Lennon passes away

The death has occurred of former Louth County Councillor Jim Lennon. The former Fine Gael representative passed away this afternoon, adding to the sadness in his native Louth Village after

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Fitzpatrick receives assurances from Minister on free travel pass

Local TD Peter Fitzpatrick has received assurances from the Minister for Social Protection, Leo Varadkar, that there is no proposal to introduce a charge on the free travel pass for

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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