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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

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Bridge Street will not be included in planned revamp of Dundalk town centre

Bridge Street will not be included in a planned €4 million upgrade of Clanbrassil Street and St Nicholas Quarter. Dundalk secured €2 million in EU funding in January 2016, to

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Louth TD Gerry Adams to release new book Never Give Up this Thursday

Louth TD Gerry Adams will release a new book this Thursday. ‘Never Give Up: Selected Writings’ is a compilation of selected pieces which the Sinn Féin president has written since

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Number on Live Register in Dundalk falls for third consecutive month in October

The number of people signing on the Live Register in Dundalk fell for the third consecutive in October. According to the latest figures from the Central Statistics Office (CSO), there

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Concern raised over state of playground in Muirhevnamor Park

Concern has been raised at the condition of the children’s playground in Muirhevnamor Park. A local parent has shared photos showing the deteriorating state of the facility amid fears a

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All rental properties in Louth which were inspected failed last year

Every single property inspected in Co Louth last year were not compliant with regulations, an investigation by RTÉ has found. Last night the State broadcaster aired a special Prime Time

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Number of people with a disability in Louth jumps 12.2%

The number of people with a disability in Louth has jumped by 12.2% in the last five years. Figures from Census 2016, released today by the CSO, show that there

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Witnesses sought to vandalism at Muirhevnamor playground

Witnesses are being sought to vandalism which occurred at the playground in Muirhevnamor overnight. Louth County Council highlighted the issue on social media today. A fire was started in the

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Louth County Council to receive €9.9m from Local Property Tax in 2018

Louth County Council is expected receive just under €9.9 million in funding from the Local Property Tax in 2018. That’s according to new estimate figures from the Department of Housing which

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Sinn Féin launch petition calling on council to restore plastic collections at bring banks

Sinn Féin have launched a petition to encourage Louth County Council to bring back plastic collections at local bring banks. The local authority stopped collecting plastic from bring banks across

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New car park planned for Carlingford

Plans have been drawn up for a new car park in Carlingford. Carlingford Central Parking Limited have applied to Louth County Council for planning permission for the development at the

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Fianna Fáil distance themselves from Cllr Emma Coffey’s calls for a hard border

A local Fianna Fáil councillor has hit the headlines after calling for a hard border to be implemented between Northern Ireland and the Republic post-Brexit to “protect the influx of

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Co Louth has the worst litter problems in the country – report

Co Louth has the worst litter problems in the country. That’s according to a new study by the National Oversight and Audit Commission, a body established to provide independent scruity

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Another blow for Narrow Water Bridge as planning permission for project expires tomorrow

Hopes of the cross border Narrow Water Bridge coming to fruition are set to receive another setback tomorrow when planning permission for the project is due to lapse. The 660m