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Louth Building Control Officer briefs Council on changes

From next month, there will be changes to the way in which Local Authorities – including Louth County Council – will exercise their role as building control authorities. As part

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Plans for new Ardee estate still on the agenda

Plans to build a new housing estate on the outskirts of Ardee have not yet been shelved after the developers applied to Louth County Council recently to extend the planning

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St Mochta’s looking to expand their clubrooms in Louth Village

St Mochta’s GFC are looking to expand their clubrooms and provide floodlighting at their grounds at Artoney, Louth Village. The club have applied to Louth County Council for planning permission

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Senator Moran to host meeting on accessibility issues in Dundalk

Senator Mary Moran will host a meeting in the The Crowne Plaza Hotel Dundalk on March March 3rd to discuss accessibility issues and concerns in the Dundalk area. Wheelchair bound John

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Rónán Mullen to hold public meeting in Dundalk on Wednesday

Independent Senator Rónán Mullen will host a public meeting this coming Wednesday February 26th in the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Dundalk at 7.30pm. The theme of the meeting will be

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Marshes cinema application held up as IMC lodge objection to its development

The Marshes Shopping Centre have been requested to supply further information in relation to their bid to build a new seven screen cinema at the centre. Management at the centre

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Duffy Properties given five additional years to build warehouses on Old Newry Road

Duffy Properties have been given an additional five years to build two warehouse units at Red Cow on the Old Newry Road. The company were initially granted planning permission for

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Rampark NS set to be extended

Rampark National School have been granted planning permission by Louth County Council for a new single storey extension to be built onto the Jenkinstown-based school. The work will require minor

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New political party will run at least one candidate from Louth in local elections

A new left-wing political party has confirmed it will run at least one candidate n Louth in the forthcoming local elections. The Anti-Austerity Alliance (AAA) said yesterday it would run

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Ecological Waste Management looking to expand

Ecological Waste Management Ltd are hoping to expand their facility at the Coes Road Industrial Estate on the Coes Road. The company have applied to Dundalk Town Council for planning

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Louth receives over €1m in funding for older people’s grants

Co Louth received the 15th largest sum in the country this year in terms of funding for the housing aid for elderly scheme, the housing adaptation grant for people with

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First Active looking to revamp Queen’s Hotel building in Dundalk

Plans to rejuvenate the old Queen’s Hotel building at Crowe Street could be back on track after owners First Active PLC applied to Dundalk Town Council for an extension of

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Plain clothes gardaí sought to crack down on social welfare fraud in Dundalk

Applications are being sought from gardaí in a number of locations around the country, including Dundalk, to work undercover alongside the Special Investigations Unit to help crack down on welfare

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Almost one in 10 people in Louth have yet to pay last year’s property tax

Louth continues to have the second worst compliance rate in the country when it comes to paying the property tax. Figures for 2013 have revealed that just 91.3% of people

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Wind and rain fail to derail John’s election campaign

Fine Gael candidate for Dundalk-Carlingford, John McGahon and his campaign team refused the let the wind and rain affect their preparations for May’s local elections on Saturday as they continued