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Average rent in Louth now €100 dearer than at the height of the boom

The cost of renting a property in Louth has risen by a massive 16.7% in the last year to an average of €1,066 – putting them at more than €100

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Local pair set up GoFundMe page to help those in need in Haiti

Local duo Lisa Toner and Michael Dooley have just returned from a volunteering trip to an orphanage in Haiti and have set up a GoFundMe page to raise further funds

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Three days of rail strikes deferred in welcome boost for Dundalk commuters

A rail strike planned for next Tuesday and two other dates later in November and early December has been suspended following the issuing of a Labour Court recommendation this afternoon.

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Blackrock and Haggardstown the most affluent areas in the Dundalk area

Blackrock and Haggardstown are the most affluent areas of Dundalk. That’s according to the latest national deprivation index, commissioned by the independent agency Pobal and drawing on 2016’s census data.

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Northern Ireland must remain in single market and customs union to avoid a hard border

Northern Ireland must remain in the single market and customs union in order to avoid a hard border post Brexit. That’s according to an internal EU paper, the details of

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Taoiseach admits lessons can be learned from death of Fintan Goss

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has admitted that “lessons can be learned” from the death of Fintan Goss during Storm Ophelia last month, particularly in relation to what public safety warnings mean

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Morgan calls for community service personnel to carry out essential maintenance on public areas

Former councillor Oliver Morgan has called on Louth County Council and the Probation Service to liaise more closely to allow community service personnel carry out work on public open spaces

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New Primary Care Centre to open in Dundalk by the end of the year

A new Primary Care Centre will be established in Dundalk by the end of the year. That’s according to a report today in The Irish Medical Times. It reports that

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Louth to receive €86,000 in funding for new library strategy

Funding of €86,194 has been made available for a new library strategy for Co Louth. The funding was announced today by the Minister for Rural and Community Development Michael Ring

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Dundalk wheelchair user pleads with Irish Rail to call off strike on day of Ireland v Denmark game

A local wheelchair user has made a public appeal to Irish Rail staff to call off their planned strike next Tuesday to allow supporters attend the Republic of Ireland’s World

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Local taxi fares set to increase as Sevens up prices from December 1st

That taxi home with the last of the Christmas shopping or from a festive night out is set to get more expensive. That’s because local cab company Sevens have announced

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Road deaths in Co Louth at their highest level since 2006

The number of road deaths in Co Louth so far this year is at its highest level since 2006, new figures from the Road Safety Authority have revealed. A graphic

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Petition launched objecting to Dundalk On Ice’s location at the Market Square

Dundalk On Ice returns this Saturday but it appears not everyone is happy about it. While no one is complaining about another activity to enjoy between now and January 7th,

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Dundalk houses rebound following fall in August

The average price of a house in Dundalk grew by 0.8% in September. The latest Residential Property Price Index from the Central Statistics Office (CSO) shows that the average house

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Bridge Street will not be included in planned revamp of Dundalk town centre

Bridge Street will not be included in a planned €4 million upgrade of Clanbrassil Street and St Nicholas Quarter. Dundalk secured €2 million in EU funding in January 2016, to