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Taoiseach Leo Varadkar to visit Dundalk today

Leo Varadkar will visit Dundalk today for the first time in his tenure as Taoiseach. Amongst Mr Varadkar’s engagements will be a visit to the Carrickdale Hotel where he will

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Funding of €250,000 secured for improvement of local roads in Louth

Louth has secured €250,000 in funding under the Local Improvement Scheme to improve local roads. The funding will allow for the repair and improvement of small roads and laneways leading

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Louth TDs missed a combined total of 15 days in the Dáil so far this year

The five TDs in Louth missed a combined total of 15 days in the Dáil since the start of the year. Oireachtas figures show that three TDs, the Sinn Féin

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Education Minister expresses concern at situation at Faughart national school

Education Minister Richard Bruton says his department is “concerned” about the ongoing situation at Scoil Náisiúnta Bhríde in Faughart which has left the school without any pupils. Following an ongoing

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Public meeting to discuss N53 in Courtbane on Tuesday

A public meeting to discuss the proposed upgrading of the N53 Dundalk to Castleblayney Road will take place in the Naomh Malachi GFC clubrooms at Courtbane on Tuesday. The N53

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Local Community Text Alert groups encouraged to apply for funding

Local Community Text Alert groups have been encouraged to apply for Government funding by a local councillor. Fine Gael’s John McGahon issued a statement this afternoon encouraging groups in North

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Local motorists urged to slow down tomorrow for European Day Without A Road Death

This Thursday September 21st is the second annual ‘European Day Without A Road Death’ also known as Project EDWARD. The initiative, which is supported by Louth County Council, the Road

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Planning applications granted in Louth up 36.2% in the first half of 2017

There were 153 planning applications granted by Louth County Council in the second quarter of 2017. Figures released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) today show that of these 41

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More than €500,000 in funding secured for the Disabled Persons Grant Scheme in Louth

More than half a million euro in funding has been secured for the Disabled Persons Grant Scheme in Louth. In total €504,428 has been allocated to help those in need

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No increase in Local Property Tax in Louth

There will be no increase on the rate of Local Property Tax paid in Louth next year. Local councillors this morning voted on the matter at the monthly meeting of

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People Before Profit reps to visit Dundalk next Thursday

The People Before Profit Alliance will be hosting an event in Dundalk next Thursday to listen to local community concerns. Dublin Mid-West TD Gino Kenny and West Belfast MLA Gerry

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Gerry Adams is a ‘millionaire’ claims new book

Local TD Gerry Adams is a “millionaire” according to a new book on his life. In ‘Gerry Adams – An Unauthorised Life’, journalist Malachi O’Doherty claims the Sinn Féin president’s

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Chapel Street to close for works next week

Louth County Council has confirmed that Chapel Street will be closed to the public and vehicular traffic from next Tuesday to facilitate a sewer connection to the Christian Brothers School.

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Breathnach hits out at lack of progress in providing high speed broadband to parts of Louth

Local TD Declan Breathnach has hit out at the Government over the lack of high speed broadband available to many homes and businesses in Co Louth. In a statement today

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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