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Bell remanded over Jean McConville murder

A veteran republican charged in connection with the IRA murder more than 40 years ago of Belfast mother-of-ten Jean McConville has been remanded in custody by Laganside Magistrates Court. Ivor

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Diesel sludge dumped in north Louth

A further discovery of dumped diesel sludge was made in North Louth yesterday. 4,000 litres of the toxic waste were discovered at the car park of Faughart Graveyard yesterday afternoon,

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Man to appear in court today charged with Jean McConville murder

Former Northern Ireland commander of the IRA Ivor Bell is to appear in court today charged in connection with the abduction and murder of west Belfast mother-of-10 Jean McConville. The 77-year-old west

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Trio arrested following handgun discovery released without charge

Three men who were arrested in Dundalk on Wednesday night following the discovery of a handgun in a car in a local estate have been released without charge. The arrests

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Complaint over broken lift at Dundalk Garda Station

Local councillor Tomás Sharkey has written a letter of complaint to the superintendent’s office over a broken wheelchair lift at Dundalk Garda Station. The letter comes following a complaint from

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Never before seen pictures of McGlinchey arrest 30 years ago emerge

  Never before seen photos of the capture of Dominic ‘Mad Dog’ McGlinchey 30 years ago have emerged. The pictures of the Muirhevnamor man’s arrest in March 1984 were published

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Three arrested after discovery of handgun in a car in Dundalk estate

Three men were arrested in Dundalk last night following the discovery of a handgun in a car in a local estate. The arrests were made after a car was searched

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77-year-old man arrested in connection with murder of Jean McConville

Detectives investigating the abduction and murder of Jean McConville have arrested a 77-year-old man. The suspect was arrested in west Belfast and has been taken to the serious crime suite

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Locals named on Revenue defaulters’ list

A large number of local businesses and individuals were named in the latest defaulters’ list from the Revenue Commissioners. PPS Marketing Ltd, with an address at Riverside House, Main Street,

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Gardaí investigating car fire in Upper Faughart

Gardaí are investigating the cause of a blaze that destroyed a car in the driveway of a home in the Upper Faughart area of north Louth in the early hours

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Gardaí and PSNI look to crack down on cattle rustlers in border area

Gardaí and the PSNI have joined forces in a new cross-border operation against cattle rustlers who have close links to IRA fuel smugglers, according to a report in yesterday’s Sunday

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Kavanagh statue vandalised in Dublin

Our most famous local poet, Patrick Kavanagh, has had his statue in Dublin vandalised. The Inniskeen man, who died in November 1967, was immortalised in 1991 when a statue was

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Dundalk men have cash confiscated at Dublin Airport

Two Dundalk men and a Dublin man have had more than €100,000 confiscated as proceeds of crime after they were stopped at Dublin Airport by Revenue officials. Samuel McLoughlin, 35,

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Sunday World publishes first picture of teenager accused of bomb making

The Sunday World have published the first photo of the ‘pretty’ teenager, who is one of two people charged with bomb making. Orla O’Hanlon is charged along with fellow teenager

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Local motorists to lose out if penalty points system is overhauled

Local motorists could be the biggest losers if the government proceeds with plans to overhaul the penalty point regime. Justice Minister Alan Shatter said yesterday that an action plan, agreed