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Morgan hits out at ‘traffic mayhem’ close to the Marist school

Former local councillor Oliver Morgan has expressed his concern about the “traffic mayhem” being caused since the opening of the new St Mary’s College school last year. Mr Morgan, who

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Louth County Council has acquired 35 houses by compulsory purchase with another 30 in the pipeline

Louth County Council has acquired 35 vacant houses by compulsory purchase over the past 15 months and has a further 30 in the pipeline. That’s according to new figures released

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11,000 litres of fuel laundering waste dumped at Carrickarnon

A large quantity of fuel laundering waste was discovered this morning on the Louth/Armagh border. Eleven large plastic cubes of the toxic waste was discovered at Carrickarnon, carrying approximately 11,000

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Live Register figure remains high in Dundalk despite first fall since April last month

The number of people signing on the Live Register in Dundalk fell for the first time since April last month. According to the latest figures from the Central Statistics Office

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Council to change sequencing of traffic lights on Avenue Road

Louth County Council are set to change the sequencing of the traffic lights on the Avenue Road at its junction with Tom Bellew Avenue and the Marshes to ensure pedestrian

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Road closure planned on Chapel Street later this month

Louth County Council plans to close Chapel Street to the public and vehicular traffic later this month to facilitate drainage works on the street. They are proposing to close the

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PA system will return for Blessing of the Graves ceremony in Dowdallshill in 2018

A PA system will return for the Blessing of the Graves ceremony in St Patrick’s Cemetery in Dowdallshill next year, it has been confirmed. The annual patrun was littered with

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Adams says he will co-operate with investigation into Tom Oliver murder

Louth TD Gerry Adams has said he will co-operate in any way with the renewed investigation into the murder of Cooley farmer Tom Oliver in July 1991. The Riverstown man

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Breathnach expresses concern over poor quality of water in local rivers

Louth TD Declan Breathnach has raised his concern about the quality of water in our local rivers, describing it as a “very serious matter”. He also expressed concerns about any

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Adams to seek re-election as Sinn Féin president

Local TD Gerry Adams said he will seek re-election as the Sinn Féin party president in November and then outline his own future intentions. He told a meeting of his

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Son of IRA murder victim hits out at Adams over comments on Tom Oliver

The son of an IRA victim has hit out at Gerry Adams over remarks he made about Cooley farmer Tom Oliver’s killers on local radio last week. The Sinn Féin

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Adams says jailing Tom Oliver’s killers would be counterproductive

Local TD Gerry Adams has said sending the murderers of Cooley farmer Tom Oliver to prison more than 26 years on from his killing would be “totally and absolutely counterproductive.”

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4,719 families in Louth benefit from Back to School Allowance

Over €1.5 million in Government funding helped more than 4,700 families in Co Louth with back to school costs. That’s according to figures released today by local Fine Gael TD

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Go Car parking space on Park Street to be removed following Dundalk BIDS intervention

A Go Car car parking space that had been installed in Park Street is set to be moved by Louth County Council following an intervention by Dundalk BIDS. At the

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Breathnach encourages people to apply to Local Improvement Scheme for road repairs

Local TD Declan Breathnach has indicated that the Local Improvement Scheme for non-county road improvements may reopen soon and asked people interested in improving roads in their area to contact