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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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Louth TD Adams pulls no punches in assessment of Enda Kenny’s time as Taoiseach

Louth TD Gerry Adams pulled no punches in his assessment of Enda Kenny’s tenure as Taoiseach following his decision to step down last night, saying his political legacy was dominated

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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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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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€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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Doyle thanks developer for repairs to footpath at Harbour Grove

Local councillor Maria Doyle has thanked the developers of a local housing estate after they carried out a series of repairs along a section of footpath that was prone to

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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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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