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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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Cllr Doyle welcomes OPW Minister to the area to discuss flood prevention measures

Earlier this week local councillor Maria Doyle welcomed Minister for State at the Office of Public Works and Flood Relief Sean Canney to the area to discuss flood prevention measures

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Local care home approved for €280,000 refurb

A care home at Castletowncooley has been approved for over €280,000 towards a refurbishment through the Department of Housing’s Capital Assistane Scheme. News of the funding was announced today by

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Fitzer’s 5k Fun Run takes place this Saturday

This year’s annual Fitzer’s 5k Fun Run will take place this Saturday at 11am at the Marshes Shopping Centre Organised by local TD Peter Fitzpatrick, this is the fifth year of

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Fitzpatrick welcomes Irish Life expansion plans for Dundalk

Local TD Peter Fitzpatrick, has said that the planned Irish Life expansion in Dundalk is a major boost for the town. Earlier today the company unveiled plans to build a

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Fitzpatrick encourages Louth people to have their say on a new National Plan for Ireland

Local TD Peter Fitzpatrick is encouraging people in Louth to have their say on a new National Plan for Ireland. “Ireland 2040 – Our Plan”, the new National Planning Framework was launched

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Local TDs welcome Almac Group’s jobs boost for Dundalk

Local politicians have welcomed the announcement by the Almac Group that they will create up to 100 new jobs within two years at their new premises in Dundalk. The Craigavon-based

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New planning bill will help Louth County Council deliver more new homes, insists Fitzpatrick

Local TD Peter Fitzpatrick has said that the Planning and Development Housing and Residential Bill contains many solutions to the current housing crisis. In a statement the Fine Gael deputy

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Over €5 million in funding confirmed for roads in Louth

Local TDs Peter Fitzpatrick and Fergus O’Dowd have confirmed Government funding of over €5 million for roads in County Louth. Louth County Council is to receive €5,184,174 in roads funding

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Government’s Rural Action Plan will bring “tangible benefits” to Co Louth, insists Fitzpatrick

Local TD Peter Fitzpatrick believes that the Government’s Rural Action Plan, which was launched today will bring “tangible benefits” to people and communities throughout Co Louth and help revitalise the

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152 dads in Louth have availed of Government’s paternity benefit scheme since its introduction

A total of 152 fathers have benefitted from the Government’s new paid paternity benefit scheme since it was introduced last September. The figures were revealed today by local Fine Gael

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Fitzpatrick receives assurances from Minister on free travel pass

Local TD Peter Fitzpatrick has received assurances from the Minister for Social Protection, Leo Varadkar, that there is no proposal to introduce a charge on the free travel pass for

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Louth Fine Gael to host public meeting on Brexit next Thursday

Fine Gael will host a public meeting focusing on Ireland’s response to Brexit in Drogheda next week. The meeting, titled ‘Brexit: Our Response’, will take place at the Boyne Valley