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Respond! given go ahead to convert Toberona shop into five bed house for social housing needs

The Respond! Housing Association have been given the go ahead to convert a local shop unit into a five bed house for social housing needs. The Dublin-headquartered association, who were

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Sharkey tipped to be given first crack at replacing Gerry Adams in Louth

Tomás Sharkey is expected to be given the opportunity to have a first run for the local Dáil seat which Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams will vacate at the next

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Minor Injuries Unit in Dundalk to open to those five and over from February

The Minor Injuries Unit at the Louth County Hospital in Dundalk will begin treating children aged five and over from next February. The news was announced during a visit by

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New O’Hanlon Park Boxing Club premises to open this Thursday

O’Hanlon Park Boxing Club will open their new premises at The Long Walk this Thursday night. The opening of the former Toymaster building will be conducted by New York-based hotelier

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Appeal issued to Blackrock property owners to cut back hedges and trees at their properties

The Blackrock Tidy Towns group have issued an appeal on behalf of Louth County Council to encourage property owners in the area to cut back hedges and trees at the

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Sharkey describes council as ‘dysfunctional’ as councillors reject Budget

Louth County Councillors voted not to adopt the 2018 budget presented to them by officials at their monthly meeting earlier today. Of the 28 councillors present, 21 voted against the

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Adams to hold public meeting in Dundalk on Thursday to discuss future of party in Louth

Louth TD Gerry Adams will host a public meeting this Thursday night in the Ramada Hotel on the Armagh Road. The event, which gets underway at 7.30pm, will be the

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8 to 10 week waiting time for probate in Dundalk

There is currently an average 8 to 10 week waiting time for the courts service in Dundalk to issue a grant of probate once it has received an application from

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Louth County Councillors in line for a pay rise

The 29 councillors in Louth, as well as their fellow public representatives are in line for a pay rise. A circular has been issued to all local authorities this week

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Call for better lighting and warning signs along N53

A local TD has written to the CEO of Louth County Council, Transport Infrastructure Ireland and the Minister for Transport to raise safety concerns on the N53 Dundalk to Castleblayney

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Adams expected to outline retirement plans at Sinn Féin Ard Fheis tonight

Louth TD Gerry Adams is expected to outline his timetable for retirement when he addresses the Sinn Féin Ard Fheis in Dublin tonight. The 69-year-old will deliver his president’s speech

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Road traffic victims to be remembered with special Mass on World Day of Remembrance this Sunday

This Sunday November 19th commemorates World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims with a special Mass taking place to remember those affected by road traffic accidents in Louth being

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Call for community-based CCTV to be rolled out in local villages to combat rural crime

A local TD has called for community-based CCTV to be rolled out in local villages such as Blackrock and Knockbridge to help tackle the crime wave affecting rural communities. Local

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Dundalk On Ice prompts lively debate on RTÉ’s Liveline

The issue of the ice rink on the Market Square generated a lengthy debate on RTÉ Radio One’s Liveline with Joe Duffy yesterday afternoon. A gauge of the public opinion towards

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Fifteen greyhounds put down due to injuries sustained at Dundalk Stadium last year

Fifteen greyhounds were put down last year due to injuries sustained at Dundalk Stadium. That’s according to new figures from the Irish Greyhound Board (IGB), which shows that 139 dogs