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Local MEP McGuinness amongst speakers at Brexit and the Environment conference in Dundalk this Friday

Local MEP Mairead McGuinness will be one of the main speakers at a conference on Brexit and the Environment taking place in Dundalk this Friday. The conference in the Crowne

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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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Local MEP McGuinness declares her support for Simon Coveney in Fine Gael leadership contest

Local Fine Gael MEP Mairead McGuinness declared her support for Simon Coveney as the next party leader at the weekend. The Ardee woman said the current Minister for Housing had shown

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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 MEP McGuinness favourite to be next President of Ireland

Local MEP Mairead McGuinness is the favourite to succeed Michael D Higgins as the next President of Ireland. The Ardee woman, currently Vice President of the European Parliament, is the

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Local MEP Mairead McGuinness re-elected as Vice-President of the European Parliament

Local MEP Mairead McGuinness has been re-elected to her position as Vice-President of the European Parliament. The Ardee woman topped the poll with 466 votes in the first count to

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McGuinness selected to run for Vice President of the European Parliament

Local MEP Mairead McGuinness has been selected to stand as the European People Party’s candidate for Vice President of the European Parliament, a position she currently holds. The Ardee woman’s

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McGuinness fails to secure the EPP’s nomination for European Parliament presidency

Local MEP Mairead McGuinness has failed to secure the European People Party’s nomination for the Presidency of the European Parliament. The Ardee woman received 57 votes in the first round

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Mairead McGuinness said to be in the running to become president of the European Parliament

Local Fine Gael MEP Mairead McGuinness is in the running to be nominated for the post of president of the European Parliament. That’s according to a report in today’s Irish

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Brexit seminar in Dundalk on Friday

The possible impact of Britain exiting the European Union on Dundalk and Ireland as a whole will be discussed at a local conference this Friday. Ahead of the Brexit vote

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Local MEP McGuinness insists Brussels attacks remind her of The Troubles

Local MEP Mairead McGuinness has described yesterday’s terror attacks in Brussels as reminiscent of The Troubles in Northern Ireland. The former RTÉ presenter flew to the Belgian capital on Monday and

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Number of large bets placed on McGuinness to be next president

Ardee woman Mairead McGuinness’ odds on becoming the next President of Ireland after Michael D Higgins have fallen. The Fine Gael MEP was available at 7/1 earlier in the week

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Objection lodged against poultry houses at McGuinness’ farm

Inland Fisheries Ireland have lodged an appeal with An Bord Pleanala objecting to Louth County Council’s decision to grant Gerry McGuinness conditional planning permission for three new poultry houses and