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New craft beer brewery to open in Dundalk

Brewing is set to return to Dundalk with a new 45-hectolitre craft beer brewery set to open in the town shortly. Dundalk has a tradition of brewing dating back over

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Five from Louth County Council travelling to New York for St Patrick’s Day at a cost of €8,000

Five representatives from Louth County Council are travelling to New York for St Patrick’s Day. In total 60 councillors from around the country are travelling abroad for the national holiday

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Confessions making a comeback, insists Dundalk priest

A Dundalk-born priest believes confessions are making a comeback. While many of us probably haven’t gone to confession in years, possibly even as far back as before our confirmation, Redemptorist

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More than two thirds of students at Dundalk IT receive grants

More than two thirds of students at Dundalk Institute of Technology are in receipt of grants to support their education. A study in today’s Irish Times show that 63.6% of

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Ludlow murder “crying out for investigation”, High Court is told

The murder of Mountpleasant man Seamus Ludlow “is crying out for investigation”, the High Court was told yesterday. Ronan Laverty QC argued that the 47-year-old was killed amid a “dirty

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Handling of Seamus Ludlow murder suggests a “scandal”, High Court is told

The handling of the investigation into the murder of Mountpleasant man Séamus Ludlow 40 years ago suggests a “scandal” extending to the “highest levels” of the Garda force and government,

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Ludlow family to begin High Court hearing to appeal for new investigation into 1976 murder

The family of Seamus Ludlow, the Mountpleasant man murdered by Loyalists in 1976, will today begin a three day hearing in the High Court. The former forestry worker’s family will

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Louth County Hospital in Dundalk could be affected by proposed industrial action

The Louth County Hospital in Dundalk is amongst 40 hospitals which could be affected by proposed industrial action from health service support staff. Trade union SIPTU plans to ballot healthcare

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Out-of-hours GP services in the North East stretched to capacity over Christmas

Out-of-hours GP services in the North East were stretched to capacity over Christmas and unable to meet demand, according to a doctor. On both New Year’s Eve and January 2nd,

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Dundalk man one of the key players behind group occupying Dublin building to house the homeless

A Dundalk man is one of the key players behind the group which has taken over a Dublin property to house the homeless. Brendan Ogle, originally from Marian Park, is

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eBay profits down 12%

A €3 million dividend was paid by the main Irish subsidiary of eBay to its parent last year despite a 12% decline in profits. That’s according to newly filed accounts

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Just 10% of students in Co Louth went on to high-points courses this year

Schools in Co Louth failed to send more than 10% of their students to high-points courses this year. That’s according to The Irish Times, who published their regular feeder schools’

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Sonnets and Sisters’ new single Silence named ‘Song of the Week’

Local act Sonnets and Sisters last week released a new song called Silence. The new track has been named Song of the Week by The Irish Times. In May this year

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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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Local woman opens up about weekends of “dread” due to stags and hens in Carlingford

A local woman has opened up about the fear in which people in Carlingford are living with due to the village’s party town culture. In recent years the peninsula village