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Fears expressed over future of casual trading in Dundalk town centre

Fears have been raised that Louth County Council may be looking to end casual trading in Dundalk town centre. The Market Square area of the town, in particular, has been

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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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Three local parks receive Green Flag awards

Three local parks have been awarded a Green Flag. The parks to benefit include Blackrock Community Park, Ice House Hill Park and St Helena’s Park. St Dominic’s Park in Drogheda

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McGahon urges young teachers to apply for LMETB roles

Local councillor John McGahon has urged young teachers to apply for the various vacancies currently on offer with the Louth Meath Education and Training Board (LMETB). Various posts are now

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Sinn Féin’s Kevin Meenan resigns from Louth County Council

Local councillor Kevin Meenan has announced his resignation from Louth County Council. The Sinn Féin representative, who is a former chairman and vice chairman of Dundalk Town Council, is stepping

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Childcare services in Louth receive €310,000 in extra funding

Childcare services in Louth have received a massive boost after over €310,000 in extra funding was announced for them yesterday. The biggest beneficiaries are Pugwash Bay Limited, who have creche

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St Malachy’s Villas to close for repairs for 12 days next month

Louth County Council are proposing to temporarily close St Malachy’s Villas to traffic for a period of 12 days next month while the road is resurfaced. The road will be

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Local man draws up proposal for new bus network for Dundalk

A local man has come up with a proposal for a new bus network for Dundalk. Christopher Browne feels that part of the town is neglected by the current service

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Willie Frazer returns to Dundalk to confront Gerry Adams – or did he?

Ulster loyalist activist Willie Frazer returned to Dundalk yesterday to have another pop at local TD Gerry Adams…. or did he? Talk of the Town has reason to doubt the

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Breathnach describes council’s decision to scrap recycling of plastic at bring banks as “regrettable”

Local TD Declan Breathnach has expressed his concern at the decision by Louth County Council to discontinue the collection of plastics from bring bank locations across the county from today.

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Louth County Council stick by decision to stop collecting plastic despite unanimous opposition from councillors

The issue to cease the collection of plastic from Bring Banks across Louth was debated for more than an hour at this morning’s meeting of Louth County Council but there

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Lack of PA at Blessing of the Graves in Dundalk to be discussed by council today

The lack of a public address system at the annual Blessing of the Graves in St Patrick’s Cemetery in Dowdallshill is set to be one of the major topics covered

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Locals express “disgust and outrage” at lack of sound system at Blessing of the Graves in Dundalk

A large number of people have expressed their “disgust and outrage” at proceedings at the Blessing of the Graves ceremony in St Patrick’s Cemetery in Dowdallshill this afternoon Unlike in

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Councillors hit out at Louth County Council’s decision to stop collecting plastic from Bring Banks from this Monday

A number of local councillors have expressed their frustration at Louth County Council’s decision to cease the collection of plastics from Bring Banks around the county from this coming Monday

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Respond! Housing Association seeking to convert Toberona shop into five bed house for social housing

The Respond! Housing Association are seeking to convert a local shop unit into a five bed house for social housing needs. The Dublin-headquartered association, who were founded 35 years ago