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O’Hanlon Park community centre gets the go ahead

The O’Hanlon Park and Hillview Residents’ Association been granted planning permission to demolish the existing community centre in the estate and to replace it with a new centre more suitable

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Corrigan urges caution on quads

Louth County Councillor Edel Corrigan has taken to Facebook to appeal people in the Toberona, Oldbridge and Fatima areas of the town to be cautious about driving quads and scramblers

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Fitzpatrick to hold clinic in Carlingford

Local Fine Gael TD Peter Fitzpatrick has announced via Twitter that he will be holding a clinic this coming Monday in the Four Seasons Hotel in Carlingford from 7pm to

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Moran demands apology for Senator’s “insulting” remarks

Local Labour Party Senator Mary Moran has called on a Fianna Fáil senator to withdraw his “insulting” comments about Special Olympics athletes being prevented from being born. But Brian O’Domhnaill,

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There’s no such thing as a free lunch, well not at Drumcar anyway

  Local councillor Tomás Sharkey has taken to Facebook to complain about more cutbacks, which will see those attending Day Care Services at St John of God’s in Drumcar having

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It’s a matter of Pride

Gerry Adams has been tweeting pictures from the launch of the Dundalk Pride Festival, which took place earlier today at the Outcomers centre in Roden Place. Here’s one from the

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Morgan queries dumping in Dundalk estate

Local councillor Oliver Morgan has taken to Facebook to highlight the issue of household waste being dumped in the alleyway between McEneaney’s XL shop on the Avenue Road and Drive

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Dundalk Women’s Aid may be forced to close, insists Sharkey

  Local Sinn Féin councillor Tomás Sharkey has warned that the Women’s Aid refuge in Dundalk may be forced to close due to cutbacks. Funding for the service, which offers

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Philomena Poole confirmed as new Louth County Manager

Ms Philomena Poole was this morning confirmed as the new Louth County Manager by the members of the council. The vote was passed at their July meeting in County Hall.

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Kirk calls for additional funding for Narrow Water Bridge

Local TD Seamus Kirk has called on the Minister for Transport Leo Varadkar to allocate additional funding to ensure the Narrow Water Bridge project can proceed. Louth County Council announced this

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Plans for major power plant in Louth may be still on the cards

Plans for a major electricity station at Toomes in Louth Village could be still on the cards after Louth County Council renewed Quinn Building Products Limited’s planning permission. Plans for

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Roadworks in Dundalk

A series of roadworks are taking place in Dundalk today that may disrupt traffic in the area. Surface dressing works are being carried out today on the Carrickmacross Road from

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Breathnach welcomes bridge order for Narrow Water project

Louth County Council chairman Cllr Declan Breathnach has welcomed the decision of Mr Danny Kennedy MLA, Minister for Regional Development (Northern Ireland) to proceed with a Bridge Order for the

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Adams denies involvement in McConville murder yet again

Sinn Féin leader and local TD Gerry Adams has once again denied any involvement in the disappearance and murder of Belfast woman Jean McConville in 1972. Mr Adams accused Fianna

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New Dundalk Town Guide launched

A new Dundalk Town Guide has been launched. Part of the Best of Ireland Series, the complimentary booklet contains many things to do in the area, as well as a