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Garda Ombudsman launches investigation into murder of Garda Tony Golden

The Garda Ombudsman has confirmed that it has launched an investigation into the murder of Garda Tony Golden in Omeath 18 months ago. The father of three, from Blackrock in

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Omeath Fuels sell Lotto ticket worth €71,875

Louth’s Lotto luck has continued after it emerged that a local filling station sold a ticket worth €71,875 for last Saturday’s National Lottery draw. A customer of Omeath Fuels at

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Just 10 ghost estates remain in Co Louth

There are just 10 ghost estates left in Co Louth, according to new figures from the Department of Housing. This is a fall from the 104 that were accounted for

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Two temporary classrooms will provide pre-school facilities at Omeath school

Scoil Naomh Brid in Omeath have applied to Louth County Council for planning permission for two temporary classrooms at the Ardaghy-based school. The two temporary units would be for pre-school


Cuchulainn Gaels given go ahead to improve their ground

Cuchulainn Gaels GAC have been given the go ahead for a series of improvements at their ground at Knocknagoran in Omeath. The county’s youngest GAA club have been granted planning

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Number of Gardaí stationed in Louth at five year high as of last December

The number of Gardaí stationed in the Louth Garda Division reached a five year high at the end of last year. Figures supplied to local TD Gerry Adams by Minister

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Revamp of Park Hotel in Omeath remains on course

Plans to revamp the Park Hotel in Omeath are still on course after Louth County Council recently gave the go ahead to extend the period of planning permission to redevelop

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Dundalk Photographic Society to commence digital photography course in Omeath on Monday

Dundalk Photographic Society, in conjunction with Omeath District Development, will begin a six week Digital Photography Course this coming Monday February 13th. The class will take place at the Dolmen

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Watters calls on Louth County Council to push ahead with Narrow Water Bridge

Local Councillor Antóin Watters has called on the Chief Executive of Louth County Council to push ahead with the Narrow Water Bridge project given the amount of money that has

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Louth County Council spent €1.95m on Narrow Water Bridge project before EU funding was withdrawn

Louth County Council spent €1.95 million on the Narrow Water Bridge project before EU funding was withdrawn in November 2013. The Special European Union Programmes Body (SEUPB) had pledged €17.4

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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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Illegal dumping on the Cooley Peninsula is condemned

Illegal dumping in the Cooley Peninsula has been condemned by a local community group. The Carlingford and The Cooley Peninsula Facebook page, set up to share news and photos from

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Local man fighting proposed extradition to Lithuania on human rights grounds

A local man who is to fight extradition to Lithuania on human rights grounds. Liam Campbell from Upper Faughart was previously released by the High Court in Belfast after it ruled

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Garda killer’s remains still missing six months on

The remains of Adrian Crevan Mackin, the man who murdered Garda Tony Golden in Omeath on October 11th 2015 before turning the gun on himself, are still missing. That’s according

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Former local priest Fr Jim Shevlin passes away

The death took place on Sarturday of former local priest Very Rev Fr James (Jim) Shevlin at the Mater Hospital in Dublin. Fr Shevlin, who would have turned 80 on