Current affairs

Back to homepage
Crime Current affairs Local news

Mother of missing Ciara Breen makes emotional plea for information on daughter’s disappearance

The mother of missing local woman Ciara Breen last night made an emotional plea for information on her daughter’s disappearance. Ciara, then 17, hasn’t been seen since leaving her home

Current affairs Local deaths Local news

Absence of island from Rescue 116’s onboard warning system was flagged up four years ago

A pilot had flagged the absence of an island off the Co Mayo coast from the Irish Coast Guard’s onboard warning system four years before Rescue 116 crashed into it

Current affairs Local news

Plans for hazardous waste plant at Warrenpoint suffer blow as Harbour Authority call for application to be withdrawn

Plans for a new hazardous waste treatment plant in Warrenpoint suffered a huge setback yesterday when the chief executive of Warrenpoint Harbour Authority called on those behind the proposal to

Current affairs Local government Local news

Watters calls on details on proposed hazardous waste plant in Warrenpoint to be made available in Louth

County Councillor Antóin Watters has called for details on the proposed hazardous waste treatment plant planned for Warrenpoint to be made available in Co Louth. While Re-Gen Waste Ltd’s application

Current affairs Local news Property news

Dundalk house prices grow by another 1.1% in May

The average price of a house in Dundalk grew by another 1.1% in May. The latest Residential Property Price Index from the Central Statistics Office (CSO) shows that the average

Current affairs Entertainment Local jobs Local news Talk of the Town TOTT TV

Talk of the Town TV seeking new presenter

Talk of the Town TV is on the look out for a new presenter and is currently inviting submissions from interested parties to show us their talents. We are looking

Business Current affairs Local government Local news National Papers

Renewed fears for Narrow Water Bridge as planning permission for project is set to expire

Renewed fears have been expressed for the future of the proposed Narrow Water Bridge, with planning permission for the project due to expire in three months time. The 195m long

Crime Current affairs Local government Local news

McGahon calls for urgent reform of free legal aid system

Local councillor John McGahon has called for an urgent reform of the free legal aid system. The Fine Gael representative has revealed that €428m has been spent on free legal

Current affairs Local government Local news

Breathnach insists no planning is in place as yet for hazardous waste facility on Carlingford Lough

Local TD Declan Breathnach has received assurances that no planning permission is yet in place for a proposed hazardous waste facility at Warrenpoint Docks on the northern shores of Carlingford

Current affairs Local news

Less young people and more older people living in Louth, according to Census

The number of young children living in Co Louth in the period from 2011 to 2016 fell by 9%, according to new figures. An analysis of last year’s Census, released

Business Current affairs Local jobs Local news

Live Register figures for Dundalk rise for a second consecutive month

The number of people signing on the Live Register in Dundalk last month increased for the second consecutive month The latest figures from the Central Statistics Office (CSO) show that

Current affairs Local news

Three to four week waiting period for family law cases in Dundalk

There is a three to four week waiting period for family law cases to be heard in Dundalk at present in relation to guardianship or maintenance. The wait time was

Current affairs Local news Property news

Property prices in Louth increasing by €10,000 every six months

The cost of purchasing a home in Co Louth is increasing by €10,000 every six months. That’s according to a new report from property website MyHome.ie, in association with Davy,

Crime Current affairs Local deaths Local news

GSOC told it must apply to High Court for Garda killer’s court transcripts

The Garda Siochana Ombudsman Commission (GSOC) have been told it must apply to the High Court for transcripts relating to appearances before the Special Criminal Court of Adrian Crevan Mackin,

Current affairs Local news National Papers

Dundalk woman protests naked in Spain against Running of the Bulls event in Pamploma

A Dundalk woman has hit the headlines in Spain and internationally after joining nearly 100 activists in the centre of Pamploma to protest about the Running of the Bulls event