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DPP refuses to give reason why non-jury trial is sanctioned for local man accused of tax offences

The Director of Public Prosecutions insisted at the Supreme Court yesterday that there is no obligation to give reasons for the decision to sanction a non-jury trial for local man, Thomas “Slab”

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Garda Water Unit searching Castletown River for missing Dundalk woman

The Garda Water Unit have been called in to carry out searches of the Castletown River following the disappearance of a 59-year-old woman in Dundalk yesterday morning. Catherine Crawley from

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Council issue plea for help in dealing with issue of illegal dumping of oil waste

Louth County Council’s Director of Environment Services Frank Pentony last night issue an appeal to the public for their help in dealing with the issue of the illegal dumping of

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Omagh accused fail to have appeals adjourned

Two local republicans held liable for the Omagh bombing have failed in a bid to have their appeal hearings put back. Lawyers for Colm Murphy and Seamus Daly were seeking

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Gardaí seek help in finding missing woman in Dundalk

Gardai in Dundalk are appealing for information on the whereabouts of a 59-year-old woman who has been missing since yesterday morning. Catherine Crawley from Drive One, Muirhevnamor was last seen

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Investigation launched after cattle carcasses are found at Ravensdale

Louth County Council, the gardaí and the Food Safety Authority are investigating the discovery of illegally dumped cattle carcasses near the Louth border. The six adult cattle carcasses were found near Ravensdale

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Solicitor John Shaw elected the new President of the Law Society of Ireland

Clare’s county solicitor has been elected the new President of the Law Society of Ireland. Originally from Dundalk, John Shaw has practiced in Ennis since he qualified in 1984. He

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Adrian Donohoe remembered at Garda Mass

Murdered Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe was remembered at a special anniversary Mass for deceased members of the force in the Holy Family Church in Aughrim Street in Dublin yesterday. The

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Dundalk Garda Joanne to be honoured at Sportstar Awards

Dundalk-based Garda Joanne Moore will be amongst those honoured at the 20th annual Coiste Siamsa Garda Sportstar Awards in the Knockranny House Hotel & Spa in Westport on Friday November

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Adams issues statement on The Disappeared

Louth TD Gerry Adams has issued a statement following Monday night’s documentary ‘The Disappeared’, which aired on RTÉ and BBC. The programme focused on those who went missing during the

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Car and caravan destroyed following fire at Mountpleasant

A caravan and car were completely destroyed in a fire at Mountpleasant last night. Two units from Dundalk Fire Service spent two hours battling the blaze. While extensive damage was

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Investigation underway after Garda patrol car is rammed

A Garda investigation is underway after a patrol car was rammed just outside Dundalk last night. The incident happened around 9pm on the Station Road, near Castlebellingham. A man was

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Cllr Morgan issues appeal for people not to advertise their whereabouts on social media

Local councillor Oliver Morgan has issued an appeal to members of the public not to use social media to advertise they are away from home over the Christmas period. His

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Dromiskin man goes on trial in the North for alleged cigarette smuggling

A Dromiskin man has gone on trial in the North accused of smuggling more than one million illicit cigarettes into Northern Ireland. Craigavon Crown Court heard yesterday that a police

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15 year sentence suggested for Liam Adams

Sinn Fein president Gerry Adams’s sex abuser brother, who is being held in high-security custody in Northern Ireland amid concerns he is under threat, should be jailed for at least