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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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Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann coming to Co Louth next year

The Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann is set to come to Co Louth next year in what will be a major tourism boost for the county and North East region as

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Dundalk Festival of Light & Culture 2014 now only days away

Excitement is building as the Dundalk Festival of Light & Culture 2014 is now only days away. The Festival, heralding the official start of Dundalk’s Christmas celebrations takes place this Friday

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Louth County Council vote to cut Property Tax rate by 1.5%

Louth County Council yesterday evening voted to reduce the rate of Local Property Tax by 1.5%. The cut in the tax is the equivalent of taking between €140,000 and €150,000

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Sinn Féin accuse parties of cronyism over allowance to municipal district chairs

Sinn Féin have released a statement clarifying their comments made by its representatives last week regarding the payment of what it describes as “exorbitant top up payments” to the chairs

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PayPal jobs announcement welcomed by local politicians

Following yesterday’s announcement that PayPal were to create a further 400 new jobs in Dundalk over the next four years, politicians and businesspeople from around the area have been busy

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Breathnach elected first chairman of the new Municipal District of Dundalk

Fianna Fáil councillor Declan Breathnach was yesterday evening elected the first chairman of the new Municipal District of Dundalk. The Municipal District is the successor to the old Dundalk Town

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Voting pact denies Sinn Féin control of council as Tully is named new chairman

Despite being the largest party on Louth County Council, a voting pact has denied Sinn Féin control of the new council. In a vote at the first meeting of the

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New look Louth County Council to meet for the first time this morning

The first meeting of the new Louth County Council will take place later today. This will be the first gathering of the local authority since the recent local elections and

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Tenanty claims final seat on Louth County Council

Jim Tenanty held off the challenge of fellow independent Hugh Conlon to take the last seat on the new Louth County Council following yesterday evening’s recount at the Redeemer in

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Drama at count centre as Keelan pips Quigley to final seat by just four votes

There was drama at the local election count in the Redeemer last night after a recount was ordered to decide who took the last seat available in the Dundalk-Carlingford constituency.