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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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Local councillor McGahon gives man of the match display on Scottish rugby trip

Local councillor John McGahon gave a man of the match performance as part of a Dáil and Seanad XV who took on their Scottish Parliament counterparts in a rugby match

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Dundalk Chamber of Commerce President appears before Seanad to discuss Brexit

Dundalk Chamber of Commerce President Michael Gaynor appeared before a Seanad Select Committee to discuss Brexit yesterday. Mr Gaynor gave a strong performance as he provided evidence to the committee

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Visitor boost for Dundalk as tennis club secures Junior International Championships

Dundalk Tennis, Badminton & Squash Club are this week celebrating the announcement that the town centre club will host the Junior International Tennis Federation (ITF) Championships attracting hundreds of visitors

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McGahon hits out at Times property article on Dundalk

Local councillor John McGahon has hit out at a recent article in the property section of The Irish Times entitled “Four bed hipster heaven for €240K but there’s a catch:

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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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Taoiseach pays tribute to Brendan McGahon following his passing

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has paid tribute to the late former Louth TD Brendan McGahon, who passed away last night aged 80. In a statement following the Ravensdale man’s death, Kenny

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Councillor insists person responsible for dumping in Ravensdale will be prosecuted

Following on from yesterday’s story about a quantity of waste being illegally dumped in a scenic area of the Cooley Peninsula, a second case has emerged. Talk of the Town

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Road markings renewed along Armagh Road

Road markings have been renewed recently on the Armagh Road from Kilcurry to the border. The repainting of the lines came following a request by local Councillor John McGahon to

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Dundalk man secures job working for UFC superstar Conor McGregor

A local man has been rewarded for his dedication to Irish MMA after being handed a job by UFC superstar Conor McGregor. Andrew McGahon from Seatown has built up a

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Cllr Mark Dearey elected new chairperson of the Dundalk Municipal District Committee

Green Party councillor Mark Dearey was yesterday evening elected unopposed as the new chairperson of the Dundalk Municipal District Committee. Despite being first elected to serve on the now defunct

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McGahon backs council decision to remove Travellers from Dundalk halting sites

Fine Gael Councillor for Dundalk-Carlingford, John McGahon has backed Louth County Council’s handling of the recent removal of members of the Travelling community from the Woodland Park halting site and

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McGahon welcomes €10,000 to start works on Holy Trinity Wall in Carlingford

Fine Gael Councillor for Dundalk-Carlingford, John McGahon, has welcomed the €10,000 grant from the Irish Walled Towns Network to carry out archaeological and engineering works at the Holy Trinity Church