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Call for community-based CCTV to be rolled out in local villages to combat rural crime

A local TD has called for community-based CCTV to be rolled out in local villages such as Blackrock and Knockbridge to help tackle the crime wave affecting rural communities. Local

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Local TD Gerry Adams now on Snapchat

Louth TD Gerry Adams has joined Snapchat. The Sinn Féin president announced his arrival on the social media medium via his Twitter page yesterday evening. Adams said: “The team tells

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Adams to hold launch of new book Never Give Up in Dundalk

Louth TD Gerry Adams will hold a launch of his new book in the County Library in Dundalk on Saturday week November 25th. ‘Never Give Up: Selected Writings’, which was

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A quarter of all septic tanks in Louth failed inspection last year

A quarter of all inspections of domestic wastewater treatment systems in Louth failed last year. That’s according to figures from the Environmental Protection Agency’s National Inspection Plan report, released yesterday.

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Just over 1% of social houses required in Louth have been built since start of 2016

Just over 1% of the number of social houses required in Co Louth have been built since the start of 2016. That’s according to new figures published in The Irish

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Morgan expresses concern after bus is abandoned outside local school

Community activist Oliver Morgan has written a letter to a local coach company hitting out at the apparent “abandonment” of a bus outside a local school on Friday. Pictures emerged

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Blackrock retains its title at Louth Looking Good Awards

Blackrock last night retained its title as the overall winner of the Louth Looking Good Awards for the fourth year running at the event in the Crowne Plaza Hotel. The

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Senator Nash to hold meeting on the Future of Work in Dundalk later this month

Local Senator Ged Nash will host a major meeting on the Future of Work in the Lisdoo Arms in Dundalk at 7pm on Monday week November 20th. Speakers at the

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Blackrock and Haggardstown the most affluent areas in the Dundalk area

Blackrock and Haggardstown are the most affluent areas of Dundalk. That’s according to the latest national deprivation index, commissioned by the independent agency Pobal and drawing on 2016’s census data.

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Finance Minister rules out re-introduction of walk-in service at Revenue office in Dundalk

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe has ruled out the possibility of a walk-in service being re-introduced at the Revenue Commissioners’ office in Dundalk. His comments came after local TD Gerry

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Taoiseach admits lessons can be learned from death of Fintan Goss

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has admitted that “lessons can be learned” from the death of Fintan Goss during Storm Ophelia last month, particularly in relation to what public safety warnings mean

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Morgan calls for community service personnel to carry out essential maintenance on public areas

Former councillor Oliver Morgan has called on Louth County Council and the Probation Service to liaise more closely to allow community service personnel carry out work on public open spaces

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Louth to receive €86,000 in funding for new library strategy

Funding of €86,194 has been made available for a new library strategy for Co Louth. The funding was announced today by the Minister for Rural and Community Development Michael Ring

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Louth County Council acquire four further houses under Compulsory Purchase Order Scheme

Louth County Council has acquired a further four houses under the Compulsory Purchase Order Scheme. Amongst the four properties signed off on last week include two in Dundalk. These are

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Road deaths in Co Louth at their highest level since 2006

The number of road deaths in Co Louth so far this year is at its highest level since 2006, new figures from the Road Safety Authority have revealed. A graphic