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Louth households pay the sixth highest electricity bills in the country

Louth households have the sixth highest average annual electricity bills in the country. That’s according to new research from One Big Switch which shows that the average homeowner in the


Louth GAA Supporters’ bus to Antrim this Sunday

The Louth GAA Supporters’ Club are running a bus to Corrigan Park in Belfast this Sunday for the Wee County’s final Division Four league match of the campaign against Antrim.

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Our Lady of Lourdes one of seven hospitals which required follow-up inspection by HIQA last year

Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda was amongst the seven hospitals nationwide which required a follow-up inspection for poor hygiene and maintenance last year. A HIQA report released today

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Dundalk students top LMETB art competition

The presentation of awards to the winners of the inaugural LMETB Art Competition took place recently in the Drogheda Arts Centre. These awards were to celebrate those chosen as winners

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Go ahead given for revamp of Bishop’s Service Station

Conditional planning permission has been granted for the redevelopment of Bishop’s Service Station on the Newry Road in Dundalk. Last October Louth County Council gave the go ahead to Chevron

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Paddy Power announces new partnership with Dundalk Stadium

Ireland’s largest bookmaker Paddy Power has announced a new partnership with Dundalk Racecourse to sponsor the seven race card on Friday 1st April, with the feature race being the “Text

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Six week Creative Meditation class starts in Dundalk Yoga Collective on Monday

A six week Creative Meditation class commences on Monday April 4th at Dundalk Yoga Collective in Williamson’s Mall. The class runs each Monday from 8.15pm to 9:15pm and during this

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Author Darren Shan signing copies of new book in Dundalk this Saturday

Author Darren Shan will be signing copies of his new book ‘Zom-B Goddess’ in Eason’s in the Marshes Shopping Centre this Saturday. The signing takes place at 3pm and all


Dundalk FC away jersey to go on sale tomorrow

The new Dundalk FC away jersey will go on sale this Friday before the club’s top of the table clash with Derry City. Fans attending the April 1st fixture at

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Elderly man sustains injuries during attempted break-in to home

An elderly man sustained a number of injuries during an attempted break-in to his home on Sunday night. The incident occurred at a house just outside Castlebellingham which had been

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Go ahead given for extension to Darver Castle

Conditional planning permission has been granted for an extension to Darver Castle. Aidan Carville has been given the go ahead by Louth County Council to carry out a development which

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Louth burglary levels remain unchanged year-on-year

The number of burglaries in Co Louth last year was practically unchanged from the year before, according to new figures from the Central Statistics Office. The CSO’s Recorded Crime Survey

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SBOBET announced as official betting partner to Dundalk FC

Dundalk FC have announced global online sports book SBOBET as their official betting partner. The signing, which comes in the wake of the Isle of Man-based company’s recent sponsorship arrangement

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New morning train from Dundalk amongst changes to Enterprise timetable from April 10th

A number of minor timetable changes are set to come into force on the Enterprise train service between Dublin and Belfast on April 10th. Perhaps the biggest relevant change to

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Census forms being delivered to homes at present

Census enumerators are currently visiting every home in the area to deliver forms ahead of Census night on Sunday April 24th. The census provides a detailed account of everyone in