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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

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Sinn Féin elect two new councillors in Dundalk

Sinn Féin have announced the appointments of two new County Councillors in Dundalk. Ruairí O Murchú and Anne Campbell will replace Kevin Meenan and Jennifer Green as representatives for the

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Overseas visitor numbers to Louth increases by 85,000 since 2010

Louth has seen the number of overseas visitors visiting the Wee County increase by 85,000 since 2010. That’s according to new figures released today by Fine Gael which shows visitors

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46 dogs put to sleep in Co Louth last year

A total of 46 dogs were put to sleep in Co Louth last year. That equates to 11% of the 435 dogs who entered the local authority pound in Dromiskin.

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McGahon plays down fears of methadone clinic being set up in Fatima

Fears that a methadone clinic might be set up in a derelict house in Fatima Park have been played down by local councillor John McGahon. Rumours had spread via Facebook

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Adams insists he has “no information” on murder of Tom Oliver

Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams insists neither he nor his party has any information on the 1991 murder of Cooley farmer Tom Oliver. It was revealed last week that Gardaí

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Adams urged to come forward with any information he has on murder of Tom Oliver

Local TD Gerry Adams has been urged to come forward with any information he has about the 1991 murder of Cooley farmer Tom Oliver. The Riverstown man was abducted, tortured

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Morgan expresses concerns over communications from Irish Water

Former local councillor Oliver Morgan has expressed his concerns at what he describes as “unsatisfactory water outage communication” from Irish Water. Mr Morgan, who will be running in the next

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Breathnach hits out at poor mobile phone coverage in Co Louth

Local TD Declan Breathnach has criticised the Government for its failure to take action on addressing poor mobile phone coverage in the area. The Fianna Fáil deputy says many people

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O’Dowd calls for radical overhaul in how Rent Pressure Zones are assessed

Local TD Fergus O’Dowd has called for a radical overhaul in how the Rent Pressure Zone areas are assessed. The Fine Gael TD was reacting to this week’s report from

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Cllr Doyle expresses disappointment that safety measures outside Haggardstown school have not yet commenced

Local councillor Maria Doyle has expressed her disappointment that traffic calming measures due to be installed outside St Fursey’s NS in Haggardstown have not yet commenced. The works, which were

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Wildlife Ranger to be appointed to protect the natural beauty of the Cooley Mountains

A new Wildlife Ranger is set to be assigned to the Cooley Mountains to protect the natural beauty of the the area. News of the appointment was revealed at a

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Vacant site register in Louth yet to be populated with a single listing

The vacant site register in Co Louth has yet to be populated with a single listing. The matter was highlighted by local Green Party councillor Mark Dearey earlier today on

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“Alarming” figures reveal 7,353 bed days were lost in Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in first half of 2017

Local TD Declan Breathnach has described as “alarming” new figures which reveal the extent of bed losses at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in the first half of the year.