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LMFM’s Chris Murray to feature on RTÉ’s Doctors on Call tomorrow

LMFM presenter Chris Murray will be appearing on RTÉ’s Doctors on Call show tomorrow night. Chris, who co-presents the station’s breakfast show with Seamus Farrelly, will be discussing his lack

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One in 10 in Louth suffer from food poverty

12,500 people in Co Louth are suffering from food poverty, according to new figures released by trade unions Unite and Mandate. Despite the alarming figures, which account for 10.2% of

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Oxigen fined €2,500 for failure to segregate waste

Oxigen Environmental have been fined €2,500 for flagrantly breaching their waste collection permit, in a case that was taken against them by Louth County Council and the EPA following a

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Absenteeism rates at Louth County Council amongst the highest in the country

Absenteeism rates at Louth County Council are amongst the highest in the country, according to newly published figures from the government. The report from the Local Government Audit Service shows

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Early bird entry now open for Patsy Kelly 5k

Entries are now open for next year’s Patsy Kelly 5K race, which will take place on Saturday April 12th 2014. You can enter on www.runireland.com. The race has a permit

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Staunton pledges support for charity cycle

Steve Staunton has shown his charitable side by signing up for a 900 mile cycle in August 2015. The cycle from Land’s End to John O’Groats via Birmingham in just

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€1.45m in funding for Dundalk and Drogheda to combat childhood disadvantage

Dundalk and Drogheda were today selected as one of nine areas to enter the design stage of the Area-Based Childhood (ABC) Programme 2013. Minister for Children & Youth Affairs Frances

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Welsh woman elected new director of Samaritans

Welsh woman Wendy Thomas has been appointed as the new director of the Dundalk/Newry branch of the Samaritans. A native of the Brecon Beacons in South Wales, Wendy spent most

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HSE launch An Bord Pleanala appeal as they seek to convert church at St Brigid’s Hospital into offices

The Health Service Executive have launched an appeal to An Bord Pleanala against Louth County Council’s decision to refuse them planning permission to convert the church at St Brigid’s Hospital

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Dundalk hairdresser in the running to appear on new series of Operation Transformation

A local hairdresser is in the running to feature in the new series of Operation Transformation on RTÉ in January. 28-year-old Ruth McEneaney weighs 21st 9lbs, making her the heaviest

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PayPal and eBay hoping to install new bike shelter at Dundalk facility

PayPal and eBay are hoping to encourage more staff to cycle to work after applying to Louth County Council to build a new bike shelter at their Dundalk facility. PayPal

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EPA to take Oxigen to court next month over smell at Coes Road facility

The Environmental Protection Agency are set to bring Oxigen to court next month over the strong smell coming from their facility on the Coes Road. The EPA launched an investigation

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Kayleigh to launch new Slimming World group in the Fairways on Tuesday

Local Slimming World consultant Kayleigh Fisher is setting up a new group in The Fairways Hotel next week for all those hoping to lose a bit of weight before Christmas

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Refurbishment works to be carried out on St Oliver’s

The HSE has confirmed that refurbishment works are scheduled to commence in St Oliver’s Community Nursing Unit in Dundalk to ensure compliance with HIQA standards and the future registration of

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Permission granted for children’s gymnasium

The Health Service Executive (Louth Disability Services) have been granted an extension to their planning permission, previously granted in 2008, to build a children’s gymnasium in the area. The children’s