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Dundalk Circuit Court had longest waiting time in the country for criminal trials to be heard last year

There was a 12-18 month waiting time for criminal trials to be heard in Dundalk Circuit Court last year. That was the longest waiting time of any circuit court in

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Gardaí assaulted following arrest of man in Seatown Place last week

Two Gardaí were assaulted while responding to an incident at Seatown Place in Dundalk last week. The incident occurred last Thursday when the two officers, one of whom was female,

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Sixteen week waiting time in Dundalk for free legal aid consultation

People interested in receiving free legal aid in Dundalk are having to wait 16 weeks for a first consultation. That’s according to new figures from Minister for Justice and Equality

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59 new Gardaí assigned to Louth since recruitment resumed in 2014

A total of 59 new Gardaí have been assigned to the Louth Garda Division since recruitment resumed in 2014. That’s according to figures supplied by Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan

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Sports bags stolen following break-in to car at Carrickdale Hotel

A local woman has appealed for information after a couple of sports bags belonging to her daughter and her friend were stolen from the back of her car while it

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Shock for Dundalk commuters after man is arrested on Enterprise train with gun

A number of local commuters had a train journey they won’t forget in a hurry after a man was arrested for being in possession of a gun at Connolly Station

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Windows smashed at Dundalk Rugby Club

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses after a number of windows were broken at Dundalk Rugby Club at the weekend. The windows were broken at the Mill Road venue some time

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Armed anti terrorist unit will be based in Dundalk before the end of the year

An armed anti terrorist unit of the Gardaí will be based in Dundalk before the end of the year. News of the new unit was revealed on Friday by Garda

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Two people arrested in separate incidents after ambulances are forced to stop on M1

Two people were arrested in the early hours of yesterday morning following separate incidents which led to two ambulances having stop on their respective journeys from Dundalk to Drogheda. The

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Mercedes burned out in Dundalk overnight

Gardaí in Dundalk are investigating the cause of a car fire in the town overnight. A Mercedes Benz was set alight on the old Newry Road last night. One unit from

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House where Garda was killed in Rathbrist on sale for €1.3 million

A five bed country house on the outskirts of Dundalk where a Garda was murdered 31 years ago has gone on the market with an asking price of €1.3 million.

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Mother of missing Ciara Breen makes emotional plea for information on daughter’s disappearance

The mother of missing local woman Ciara Breen last night made an emotional plea for information on her daughter’s disappearance. Ciara, then 17, hasn’t been seen since leaving her home

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Six Gardaí currently assigned to Divisional Drugs Unit in Louth

There are currently six Gardaí assigned to the Divisional Drugs Unit in Co Louth. That’s according to new figures from the Garda Commissioner which shows that the figure for the

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Two arrested after €114,000 worth of cannabis is seized in Bay Estate

Two men were arrested following a raid on a cannabis growhouse in a local housing estate in Dundalk yesterday morning. Gardaí raided the property in Bay Estate around 8.30am with two

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Hutch gang members meet with dissident Republicans in north Louth

The leaders of the Hutch crime gang held secret talks with dissident republicans in north Louth last week. That’s according to a report in today’s Irish Daily Star, which claims