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Dementia care workshop in Dundalk next Monday

A dementia care workshop for family members and carers will take place in Dundalk next week. The event, hosted by Home Instead Senior Care Louth/Monaghan, will take place in the

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Mum of Dundalk IT student who died from SADS welcomes new quicker tests for condition

The mother of a former Dundalk IT student who passed away from Sudden Adult Death Syndrome in 2003 has welcomed a new laboratory at the Mater Hospital which can test

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Rape Crisis North East now providing free counselling service for teenagers

Rape Crisis North East are now providing a free specialised professional counselling service for teenagers who have experienced any form of sexual violence in their lives. The service will be

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Over 1,200 people waiting on hospital appointments in Co Louth

Local TD Gerry Adams has hit out at new figures which show there are more than 1,200 people waiting for hospital appointments in Co Louth. According to the National Treatment

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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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Cancerous tumours the leading cause of death in Co Louth in first three months of 2017

A total of 243 people died in the first three months of the year in Co Louth with the majority of them passing as a result of malignant neoplasms. That’s

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“Alarming” figures reveal 7,353 bed days were lost in Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in first half of 2017

Local TD Declan Breathnach has described as “alarming” new figures which reveal the extent of bed losses at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in the first half of the year.

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Coffey “shocked and appalled” at waiting time of more than 24 hours for elderly patients locally

Local Fianna Fáil councillor Emma Coffey says she is shocked and appalled that so far this year 368 people aged over 75 have experienced a waiting time of more than

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Number on trolleys in Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital continues to fall despite record numbers nationally

There were 1,848 patients on trolleys at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda in the first seven months of the year. Figures from the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation

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Local couple have lucky escape after being attacked by swarm of bees in Dundalk

A local couple had a lucky escape on Friday evening when they were attacked by a swarm of bees as they walked along the Inner Relief Road. Pat Kerley and

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Adams calls for immediate publication of HSE report into St John of God Services

Local TD Gerry Adams has called for the immediate publication of the HSE report from its audit of St John of God Services. The report, which was leaked in the

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Stroll for stroke event planned for Dundalk Stadium later this month

A stroll for stroke event will take place at Dundalk Stadium later this month. The charity event on Saturday July 29th has been organised by the Dundalk Stroke Support Group.

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Louth Hospital Group seeking new manager for Louth and Lourdes hospitals

The Louth Hospital Group is currently on the lookout for a new Hospital Manager. The successful candidate will oversee the running of both the Louth County Hospital in Dundalk and

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Taoiseach intervenes to secure treatment plan for two-year-old from Knockbridge

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has weighed in to try and help a local two-year-old child receive proper care for his scoliosis. According to a report in the Irish Daily Mirror, the

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North Louth Hospice hit out at person who dumped bed outside their shop

North Louth Hospice have hit out at the unknown person who dumped a bed outside their shop at the Ramparts on Thursday morning. The cancer support group’s charity shop takes