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Judge encourages local family to seek mediation to resolve dispute over IJM shares

A judge has advised a local family currently involved in a dispute over shares in their timber company to seek mediation to resolve the matter. The shareholders of IJM Timber

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Rings and iPads stolen during break-in to house at Laurel Brook Gardens

Gardaí in Dundalk are investigating a break-in to a house in Laurel Brook Gardens last Wednesday morning. The incident occurred sometime between the hours of 5am and 7am when a

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Snow arrives on the Cooley Peninsula

Snow has arrived to the Cooley Peninsula. According to Louth Weather there were frequent heavy snow showers with blizzard conditions at times in the Long Woman’s Grave area of Cooley

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Knights of Hibernia seeking to erect commemorative plaque on Clanbrassil Street

The Knights of Hibernia are seeking permission to erect a commemorative plaque at their premises at 30 Clanbrassil Street. They have applied to Louth County Council seeking planning to erect

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Status yellow wind warning issued for Co Louth

A status yellow wind warning has been issued for a number of counties across the country, including Louth. The warning from Met Éireann came into effect at 11am this morning

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10% off takeaways today for Takeaway Tuesday with proceeds going to the Peter McVerry Trust

The weather is awful, just about everyone you meet has the flu and the January blues have by now very much set in. If you feel like you need a

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The Corrs lead local tributes to the late Dolores O’Riordan

Members of local band The Corrs have expressed their sympathy at the shock passing of Dolores O’Riordan yesterday. The Cranberries singer died suddenly in London yesterday, aged 46. She enjoyed

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Dundalk Grammar School run in eight tries to cruise into next round of Fr Godfrey Cup

Dundalk Grammar School opened their Leinster Schools Fr Godfrey Cup campaign with an impressive 48-0 victory over Mount Temple in Donnybrook Stadium yesterday. The eight try victory saw them comfortably

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New era dawns for The Phoenix as sale agreed signs go up on Park Street pub

A new era dawns for The Phoenix Bar after the sale agreed signs went up on the pub in recent days. The pub at 15 Park Street has been lying

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Louth had the fourth highest number of restaurant closures for hygiene reasons last year

Louth had the fourth highest number of restaurant closures for hygiene reasons of any county nationally last year. Only Dublin (17), Cork (7) and Donegal (6) had more restaurants closed

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McGahon welcomes launch of new online system for medical card applications

Local councillor John McGahon has welcomed the HSE’s launch of a new online system to apply for a medical card. The new National Medical Card online service can be found

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Dundalk Dog Rescue given the go ahead for new dog rescue centre

Dundalk Dog Rescue have been given the go ahead for their new dog rescue centre. They have been granted conditional planning permission by Louth County Council to construct the one-of-a-kind

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Local woman Eve McCrystal to be honoured at Garda Sportstar Awards

Local woman Eve McCrystal will be amongst those honoured at the 24th annual Coiste Siamsa Garda Sportstar Awards, which take place in the Midlands Park Hotel in Portlaoise on Friday.

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Dundalk FC to kick-off pre-season matches against Cabinteely

Dundalk FC’s pre-season schedule will begin with a game against First Division side Cabinteely FC in eight days time. Stephen Kenny’s side will take on the league’s newest outfit at

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Vigil marking closure of A&E department at Louth County Hospital in Dundalk to take place on Saturday

The Still Waiting Health Campaign will hold a one hour vigil at the Louth County Hospital in Dundalk on Saturday to mark the anniversary of the closure of the accident