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Cooley Distillery object to ‘Conn O’Mara’ logo being trademarked

Cooley Distillery have objected to the logo of a shop in Galway on the basis that it would adversely affect one of its whiskey brands. Leo Mansfield, who owns The

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David Keenan performs new track on Roisin Meets podcast

Local singer/songwriter David Keenan features on the latest ‘Roisin Meets’ podcast with Irish Times journalist Roisin Ingle this week. In what is an interesting chat with the 23-year-old from Knockbridge,

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HSE audit criticises lack of transparency in the way St John of God’s John Pepper is paid

A HSE audit has hit out at the lack of clarity and transparency in the way that St John of God group chief executive John Pepper is paid. The Haggardstown

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Adams seeks injunction forcing BBC to remove controversial Spotlight programme from its website

Local TD Gerry Adams has launched a court case against the BBC to force it to remove a Spotlight programme from its website which he feels defamed him. According to

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Man deported from US appears in court in Dundalk facing road traffic charges

The man deported from the USA yesterday appeared in court in Dundalk yesterday facing a series of road traffic offences. According to a report in The Irish Times, 26-year-old Aaron

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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