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No pupils now left in Faughart NS

Scoil Naisiunta Brighde in Faughart now has no students enrolled in it. Just six pupils returned to the school after the summer holidays earlier this month as a long-running dispute

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Troubles no excuse to ‘whitewash’ killing of Tom Oliver, says Taoiseach

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has warned Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams that the troubles cannot be used as an excuse to “whitewash” the “senseless killing” of Cooley farmer Tom Oliver. The

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Parents hit out at political message outside Dundalk primary school

A number of parents have hit out after a political message was left outside a local primary school this morning. A truck with the message ‘Save the 8th’, a campaign

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Value of house sales in Louth up 27% in first half of the year

The value of property transactions in Co Louth has risen by 27% in the first half of 2017. That’s according to a new report released today by property website MyHome.ie.

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Garda breath tests in Louth exaggerated by 213%

Breath test figures in the Louth Garda Division were over-reported by a massive 213%, new figures have revealed. The division was one of ten of the 28 Garda Divisions which

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Urgent requirement for foster carers in Dundalk

Tusla, the child and family agency, are urgently recruiting foster carers for vulnerable children in Co Louth. If you are interested in fostering a child or receiving more information about

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Cross border healthcare arrangements will continue post Brexit, says Minister

The impact of cross border healthcare post Brexit was discussed at an event in Dundalk today. Speaking at the All-Island Civic Dialogue at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Minister for Health

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Breathnach fears smugglers have found a way to remove marker dye from fuel

Local TD Declan Breathnach has expressed his concern at the resurgence of fuel smuggling in the area. Reacting to the discovery of 11 cubes of fuel laundering waste at Carrickarnon

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Live Register figure remains high in Dundalk despite first fall since April last month

The number of people signing on the Live Register in Dundalk fell for the first time since April last month. According to the latest figures from the Central Statistics Office

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Sinn Féin had lots of information on Tom Oliver murder, claims Ed Moloney

A leading journalist well known for reporting on the IRA and the Troubles has claimed that Louth TD Gerry Adams knows plenty about the murder of Cooley farmer Tom Oliver

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PA system will return for Blessing of the Graves ceremony in Dowdallshill in 2018

A PA system will return for the Blessing of the Graves ceremony in St Patrick’s Cemetery in Dowdallshill next year, it has been confirmed. The annual patrun was littered with

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Breathnach expresses concern over poor quality of water in local rivers

Louth TD Declan Breathnach has raised his concern about the quality of water in our local rivers, describing it as a “very serious matter”. He also expressed concerns about any

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Adams to seek re-election as Sinn Féin president

Local TD Gerry Adams said he will seek re-election as the Sinn Féin party president in November and then outline his own future intentions. He told a meeting of his

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Dundalk drops four places in latest Irish Business Against Litter survey

Dundalk has dropped three four places to 30th in the latest Irish Business Against Litter (IBAL) survey, released today. Despite the fall from 26th place in January, the town has

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Adams says jailing Tom Oliver’s killers would be counterproductive

Local TD Gerry Adams has said sending the murderers of Cooley farmer Tom Oliver to prison more than 26 years on from his killing would be “totally and absolutely counterproductive.”