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293 requests for emergency accommodation at Dundalk Women’s Aid turned away last year

Last year 293 requests for shelter at Dundalk Women’s Aid had to be turned away. That represented an increase of more than 30% in the number of women the group

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Reward offered for return of stolen watches

A kind-hearted Dublin businessman has offered a €500 reward for the safe return of two watches, owned by the late Stephen Carroll, to his family. Peter Boland from Swords has

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Carroll family set up anonymous email to appeal for return of Stephen’s watches

The family of the late Stephen Carroll have set up an email address – stephenswatch@gmail.com – to allow the thieves of his two watches to contact them anonymously. The 38-year-old businessman passed away

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PayPal boss Louise appointed president of American Chamber of Commerce

PayPal’s Vice President of Global Operations, Louise Phelan, has been appointed president of the American Chamber of Commerce. Ms Phelan, who is also a non-executive director of Ryanair, runs the

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Dundalk family record Lego music video as thank you to Sinéad for her track helping them overcome father’s suicide

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=86UHJL8YSD0] Local singer/songwriter Sinéad McNally has released a special Lego animation music video for her track ‘Just For Today’. Clodagh Carthy (née Malone), and her family were behind the creation

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Dundalk hitman may have been behind Devoy killing

Gardaí believe that Tallaght gun victim Michael Devoy may have been murdered by a 40-year-old hitman from Dundalk. Mr Devoy, a convicted criminal from Ballymun, suffered gun shot wounds to

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Bodies of the Disappeared are buried in Meath and Monaghan, Adams tells Taoiseach

Sinn Féin president and Louth TD Gerry Adams has told Taoiseach Enda Kenny that he believes the remaining bodies of the Disappeared are buried in Meath and Monaghan. The remains

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Adams calls for HIQA inquiry into ambulance service in the North East

Sinn Féin president and Louth TD Gerry Adams has called on Minister for Health James Reilly to order a HIQA inquiry into the ambulance service in the North East. Deputy

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Film on Dundalk Novena seeks funding

[vimeo http://vimeo.com/83843825] A new film based on an event at last year’s St Gerard’s Novena in Dundalk is currently seeking funding in order to reach completion. Novena, which is directed

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Dundalk man appears on Channel 4’s Countdown

Dundalk man Ciarán Crawley appeared on long-running Channel 4 game show Countdown yesterday afternoon. The salesman, who runs C&D Sales Consultants with his wife Lyndsey in Gyles’ Quay, came out

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More work to be done on tackling cross border crime, insists Corrigan

Louth County Councillor Edel Corrigan, along with Conor Murphy MP, Megan Fearon MLA for Newry and Armagh and Declan Murphy Louth Sinn Féin Constituency Manager, recently met with senior members

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Local rail commuters facing possible disruption as Varadkar predicts “inevitable strike action”

Local rail commuters could face massive disruption shortly after Transport Minister Leo Varadkar warned of “inevitable strike action” at Irish Rail within weeks. Commenting in today’s Irish Independent, Minister Varadkar

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Just one to face murder charge for Donohoe murder

Just one person is likely to be charged with the murder of Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe despite the fact there were several involved in the robbery of Lordship Credit Union

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Huge support for Fitzpatrick’s continuing with Halloween and Christmas displays

A massive social media campaign has begun to try and convince Fitzpatrick’s Bar and Restaurant to bring back their popular Halloween and Christmas grottos later this year. Following criticism from

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Number on Live Register in Dundalk falls by 1.9% in December

The number of people claiming social welfare payments in Dundalk continued to fall last month, according to the latest data from the Central Statistics Office. The latest Live Register figures