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SOSAD says ongoing investigation into disciplinary matter will not undermine its “integrity and goodwill”

Local suicide prevention charity SOSAD has released a statement assuring members of the public that an ongoing investigation into a disciplinary matter will not undermine the group’s “integrity and goodwill”.

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Most workers and students in Louth leave home between 8.30am and 9am

The average person in Co Louth leaves their home between 8:30am and 9am for school or work. That’s according to new fata from Census 2016, released today by the Central

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Less than 40% of rivers in the area are at satisfactory ecological status – EPA

Local rivers in the area have one of the lowest percentage of satisfactory water in the country. That’s according to a new report from the Environmental Protection Agency on Water

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Just six students turn up for school in Faughart on first day back

Just six students have turned up for school today at Scoil Náisiunta Bhrighde in Faughart. This compares to 55 students who were enrolled in the school last year and more

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Less than 10 students expected to return to Scoil Náisiunta Bhrighde in Faughart today

Less than 10 students are expected to turn up at Scoil Náisiunta Bhrighde in Faughart when the school returns from its summer holidays today. This compares to 55 students who

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Overseas visitor numbers to Louth increases by 85,000 since 2010

Louth has seen the number of overseas visitors visiting the Wee County increase by 85,000 since 2010. That’s according to new figures released today by Fine Gael which shows visitors

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46 dogs put to sleep in Co Louth last year

A total of 46 dogs were put to sleep in Co Louth last year. That equates to 11% of the 435 dogs who entered the local authority pound in Dromiskin.

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Adams insists he has “no information” on murder of Tom Oliver

Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams insists neither he nor his party has any information on the 1991 murder of Cooley farmer Tom Oliver. It was revealed last week that Gardaí

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Adams urged to come forward with any information he has on murder of Tom Oliver

Local TD Gerry Adams has been urged to come forward with any information he has about the 1991 murder of Cooley farmer Tom Oliver. The Riverstown man was abducted, tortured

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Morgan expresses concerns over communications from Irish Water

Former local councillor Oliver Morgan has expressed his concerns at what he describes as “unsatisfactory water outage communication” from Irish Water. Mr Morgan, who will be running in the next

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110 people homeless in Louth at the end of June

There were 110 people homeless in Louth at the end of June. New figures for the period from June 19th to June 25th have revealed the extent of the homeless

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Breathnach hits out at poor mobile phone coverage in Co Louth

Local TD Declan Breathnach has criticised the Government for its failure to take action on addressing poor mobile phone coverage in the area. The Fianna Fáil deputy says many people

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Fears that falling value of Sterling could drive local shoppers North

There are fears that local shoppers could venture North in search of bargains in the coming weeks and months after Sterling hit an eight-year low against the Euro yesterday. The

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O’Dowd calls for radical overhaul in how Rent Pressure Zones are assessed

Local TD Fergus O’Dowd has called for a radical overhaul in how the Rent Pressure Zone areas are assessed. The Fine Gael TD was reacting to this week’s report from

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Average property in Louth now costs over €1,000 to rent

Rents in Co Louth have risen by 17.5% in the last year with the average rent now over €1,000. That’s according to the latest rent report from property website Daft.ie,