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19 new SNA posts announced for schools in Louth

An additional 19 Special Needs Assistant posts have been announced for schools in Co Louth. The new roles will be available from September to December 2017 in order to meet

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Additional Garda resources planned for Carlingford and Omeath

Additional Garda resources are expected to be announced shortly for the Carlingford/Omeath division. News of the impending announcement was revealed at last night’s Local Policing Forum meeting in Dundalk. The

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Four residential buildings in Louth issued with fire safety notices so far this year

Four residential buildings in Co Louth have been served with fire safety notices so far this year. The figures, revealed by RTÉ reporter Jackie Fox, show a 100% increase on the

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GSOC transcripts of Garda killer’s court appearances prior to murder of Tony Golden

The Garda Siochana Ombudsman Commission (GSOC) is set to look into court transcripts involving Garda killer Adrian Crevan Mackin as part of its investigation into how he came to be

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HSE calls on St John of God order to fund services by recouping money paid to senior staff

The Health Service Executive has called on the St John of God order to fund their services by recouping money it paid to 14 senior executives since 1986 from the

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Property prices in Louth up 16.9% in the last year

Property prices in Louth have rise by 16.9% in the past year with the average asking price for a property now standing at €210,088. That’s according to the latest house

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Local support groups received €36,500 in funding last year

Two local support groups received a combined total of €36,500 in funding last year from the Department of Justice and Equality. Dundalk Counselling Centre received €20,000 from the Victims of

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Breathnach calls on application for proposed hazardous waste facility on Carlingford Lough to be declined

Local TD Declan Breathnach has called upon Minister for the Environment, Denis Naughten, together with his counterparts in the North and in the UK Department of the Environment to decline

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Louth to remain a five seater for next General Election

Louth will remain a five seater for the next General Election. That is the recommendation of the Constituency Commission Report for 2017 which has just been presented to the chairman

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Environment Minister to look into proposed hazardous waste plant planned for Carlingford Lough

The Minister for the Environment is set to look into the possibility of a hazardous waste plant being built on the Northern shores of Carlingford Lough. A number of residents

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Major Brexit conference taking place in Dundalk today

A conference on ‘Brexit and its border implications’ will take place in Dundalk today. Hosted by the European Economic and Social Committee, the event will take place in the Ballymascanlon

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Sinn Féin Republican Youth express concern at low staffing levels in Louth for mental health services

Sinn Féin Republican Youth have outlined their concern at such low figures of staffing in the Community Health Organisation of which Louth is part of, following the report published this

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New Carlingford Lough Cross Border Greenway will be completed by December 2019

The new Carlingford Lough Cross Border Greenway was officially announced this morning with plans for the project to be completed by December 2019. The new project will see the existing

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Ulster loyalist Willie Frazer visits Dundalk to confront Gerry Adams

Ulster loyalist activist Willie Frazer visited Dundalk today claiming that he was looking for a face to face meeting with Sinn Féin president and Louth TD Gerry Adams. A leader

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Concern expressed at plans for hazardous waste plant on shores of Carlingford Lough

Concern has been expressed over plans to build a hazardous waste plant on the Northern Shores of Carlingford Lough. Re-Gen Waste Ltd has applied for a Polution Prevention Control (PPC)