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Urgent appeal for accommodation to be made available for students in Dundalk

The students’ union in Dundalk IT has issued an urgent appeal for accommodation to be made available to students returning to college this September. President Pauraic Renaghan told The Argus

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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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Fears expressed over future of casual trading in Dundalk town centre

Fears have been raised that Louth County Council may be looking to end casual trading in Dundalk town centre. The Market Square area of the town, in particular, has been

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Adams calls for immediate publication of HSE report into St John of God Services

Local TD Gerry Adams has called for the immediate publication of the HSE report from its audit of St John of God Services. The report, which was leaked in the

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Local man awarded €281,500 after losing tip of his finger at FÁS course in Dundalk

A local man who lost the tip of his finger when he pushed back a sliding table which was part of a panel saw machine while on a FÁS course

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More than 24,500 people in Louth born outside of Ireland

More than 24,500 people who live in Co Louth were born outside of Ireland. New information from the Central Statistics Office based on Census 2016 shows that of the population

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59 people in Louth have availed of Help to Buy Scheme to date

A total of 59 people in Co Louth availed of the Help to Buy Scheme in the first half of the year. That’s according to figures from the Revenue Commissioners

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Local man draws up proposal for new bus network for Dundalk

A local man has come up with a proposal for a new bus network for Dundalk. Christopher Browne feels that part of the town is neglected by the current service

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Plans for hazardous waste facility on Carlingford Lough withdrawn

Plans for a new hazardous waste facility on Carlingford Lough would appear to be dead in the water after the company behind their proposal withdrew their application. Re-Gen Waste Ltd

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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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Willie Frazer returns to Dundalk to confront Gerry Adams – or did he?

Ulster loyalist activist Willie Frazer returned to Dundalk yesterday to have another pop at local TD Gerry Adams…. or did he? Talk of the Town has reason to doubt the

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Homes along Dublin Road may be affected by Irish Water works for the next week

Homeowners in the Dublin Road area of Dundalk may experience reduced water pressure in their homes for the next seven days as a result of works due to commence this

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Breathnach describes council’s decision to scrap recycling of plastic at bring banks as “regrettable”

Local TD Declan Breathnach has expressed his concern at the decision by Louth County Council to discontinue the collection of plastics from bring bank locations across the county from today.

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Sound system was not at Blessing of the Graves because it failed, insist council

There should have been a public address system in place at yesterday’s Blessing of the Graves ceremony at St Patrick’s Cemetery in Dowdallshill. That’s what local councillors were told this

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Louth County Council stick by decision to stop collecting plastic despite unanimous opposition from councillors

The issue to cease the collection of plastic from Bring Banks across Louth was debated for more than an hour at this morning’s meeting of Louth County Council but there