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Chief suspect in Adrian Donohoe murder to be deported back to Ireland this week

The chief suspect in the murder of Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe will be deport back to Ireland from the United States “no later than Thursday”, according to a report in

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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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Just 4% of drink driving convictions in Louth led to licences being endorsed

Just 4% of drink driving convictions in the local District Courts resulted in licences being recorded for endoresment in Co Louth in 2015 and 2016. That’s according to new figures

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Louth/Meath has second highest number of open cases for historical child sex abuse nationally

The Louth/Meath area has one of the highest number of open cases of historical child sex abuse in the country at present. New figures from Tusla, published in today’s Irish

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Dundalk one of nine towns participating in pilot scheme to keep shoppers local

Dundalk is one of nine towns participating in a new pilot scheme to keep shoppers local. The annual conference of the Irish Planning Institute (IPI) in Mayo will hear today how the pilot scheme

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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