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Breathnach raises concern over “sub-standard” mobile phone coverage in Louth

Local TD Declan Breathnach has raised his concern about the patchy mobile phone coverage in Co Louth. Customers of various networks have been complaining recently about dropped signals and poor

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Table quiz in Blackrock this Thursday to raise funds for local woman’s new prosthetic hand

A table quiz to raise funds for local woman Niamh Boyle’s new iLimb prosthetic hand will take place in the Clermont Arms in Blackrock this Thursday night at 8pm. Niamh

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First sailing of Scenic Carlingford Ferry will not take place this week as planned

The first sailing of the Scenic Carlingford Ferry will not now take place this week. The ferry, which will link Greenore in Co Louth and Greencastle in Co Down, was

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Broken finger for Alan Gray can’t stop Cuchulainn team from completing An Post Rás

After eight days of hard racing, totalling 1,200km and 21 categorised climbs, the An Post Rás concluded in Skerries on Sunday with the Louth Cuchulainn team of Alan Gray, Liam

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Breathnach remains committed to having Willow Grove being taken in charge by council

Local TD Declan Breathnach has insisted he remains committed to the prospect of the Willow Grove estate in Dundalk being taken in charge by Louth County Council. Local residents of

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Strictly Come Dancing stars coming to Dundalk this November

Strictly Come Dancing stars Kristina Rihanoff and Tristan MacManus are set for a special performance in Dundalk later this year. The pair will be appearing at An Táin Arts Centre

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Gardaí appealing for information on serious assault in Park Street

Gardaí in Dundalk are appealing for information in relation to a serious assault which occurred on Park Street in the early hours of Sunday morning. The incident occurred at 2.50am

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Ombudsman for Children’s Office received 50 complaints from Co Louth in 2016

The Ombudsman for Children’s Office received 50 complaints from Co Louth last year. That’s according to its annual report, which was released last week. The number of complaints from Louth

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Fís exhibition launches in Dundalk IT this Wednesday

The Department of Creative Arts, Media and Music at Dundalk Institute of Technology will launch their annual Fís exhibition this Wednesday at 6pm at the Carroll Building. The building houses

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Additional €500,000 to be spent improving flood defences at Bellurgan Embankment

An additional €500,000 is expected to be spent on the Bellurgan Embankment over the course of the next five years to improve flood defences in north Louth. News of the

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Online petition launched calling on footpaths in Blackrock to be upgraded

An online petition has been set up calling on Louth County Council to provide much needed footpath infrastructure in Blackrock. The petition, which so far has just over 100 signatories,

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Steam train excursion from Dundalk to Dublin this Sunday

A steam train excursion will take place from Clarke Railway Station in Dundalk to Connolly Station in Dublin this Sunday. Dundalk Railway Heritage Society, in association with the Railway Preservation

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Funding allocated to Louth County Council to crackdown on illegal dumping

Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment Denis Naughten has announced €24,739.50 in funding for Louth County Council to crackdown on illegal dumping in the county. Minister Naughten launched a

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Pamela Scott to open new Dundalk store this Thursday

The new Pamela Scott store in Dundalk will open its doors this Thursday morning. The popular women’s fashion brand will be located at 6/7 Earl Street in the former Tommy

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Lecture on Martin Luther and the Reform of the Church in Blackrock this Thursday

A lecture on Martin Luther and the Reform of the Church will be held in St Oliver Plunkett Church in Blackrock this Thursday night at 7pm. Hosted by Haggardstown and