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Louth to remain a five seater for next General Election

Louth will remain a five seater for the next General Election. That is the recommendation of the Constituency Commission Report for 2017 which has just been presented to the chairman

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Sinn Féin Republican Youth express concern at low staffing levels in Louth for mental health services

Sinn Féin Republican Youth have outlined their concern at such low figures of staffing in the Community Health Organisation of which Louth is part of, following the report published this

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Louth property returns one of the highest rental yields in the country

Co Louth is one of the best places in the country to buy an investment property. A study of Central Statistics Office figures for Q1 2017 shows that the annual

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Former Louth GAA captain Paddy Keenan has car stolen in Dundalk

Former Louth GAA captain Paddy Keenan managed to recover a car that was stolen from him last night. The Mazda MX5 convertible went missing yesterday with the 2010 All Star,

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Area of Dundalk identified as an unemployment blackspot by Census 2016

The unemployment rate for Co Louth was 16.7% at the time of the Census last year with one area of Dundalk identified as an unemployment blackspot. New figures from Census

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83 women from Louth travelled to the UK for an abortion last year

A total of 83 women from Co Louth travelled to the UK last year for an abortion. That’s according to new figures from the Department of Health in the UK.

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12 suicides recorded in Co Louth last year

There were 12 suicides recorded in Co Louth last year. That’s according to new figures from the CSO, which claims there were 399 people who took their own life in

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Dundalk house prices rise by another 0.7%

The average price of a house in Dundalk continued to grow in April, rising by more than 0.7% according to the latest Residential Property Price Index from the Central Statistics

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Louth motorists have the second lowest number of penalty points in the country

Louth motorists have the second lowest level of penalty points in the country. New figures from the Road Safety Authority show that 16% of motorists in the Wee County have

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New car sales fall in Louth for a fifth consecutive month

There were 106 new cars sold in Co Louth last month. Figures from SIMI have revealed that the number of 171s bought in Louth in May was down 10.9% on

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59% turnout as Louth Fine Gael members vote for their new party leader

Louth Fine Gael members desceneded on the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Dundalk last night to vote for the party’s next leader to succeed Enda Kenny. There was a 59% turnout

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Prestigious Louth GAA medal collection fails to sell at auction

The prestigious medal collection of former Louth player Johnny Brennan failed to sell at auction yesterday, Talk of the Town can reveal. The collection of 12 silver and gold medals

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James and Emily the most popular baby names in Co Louth last year

The most popular baby names for boys and girls in Louth last year have been revealed. James and Emily were the most popular names for baby boys and girls in

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Louth allocated €1.2 million for housing adaptions for older people and those with disabilities

Just over €1.2 million has been made available in Louth to carry out housing adaptations for older people and people with a disability living in private houses this year. The

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Ombudsman for Children’s Office received 50 complaints from Co Louth in 2016

The Ombudsman for Children’s Office received 50 complaints from Co Louth last year. That’s according to its annual report, which was released last week. The number of complaints from Louth