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County Louth Show set for Bellurgan Park this Sunday

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The County Louth Agricultural Show will take place this Sunday in Bellurgan Park. Run by the Dundalk Show Society, the

Archbishop Eamon Martin visiting Dundalk this Thursday

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  Archbishop Eamon Martin will be visiting Dundalk IT this Thursday. His visit will take place between 5pm to 6pm

Rent in Co Louth up 11.2% in the year to an average of €757

Rent in Co Louth up 11.2% in the year to an average of €757

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The average rent for private rented dwellings in Co Louth is now €757. That’s according to the Residential Tenancies Board’s report

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Ó Murchú backs Michelle O’Neill for Sinn Féin vice presidency

Ó Murchú backs Michelle O’Neill for Sinn Féin vice presidency

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Local councillor and General Election candidate Ruairí Ó Murchú last night threw his support behind Michelle O’Neill to become the next Sinn Féin vice president.

Numbers in Louth Civil Defence fall by more than two-thirds in last five years

Numbers in Louth Civil Defence fall by more than two-thirds in last five years

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The number of personnel volunteering in the Louth Civil Defence Unit has fallen by more than two-thirds in the last five years. That’s according to

Morgan calls on council to review ‘inadequate street lighting’ in Aghameen Park

Morgan calls on council to review ‘inadequate street lighting’ in Aghameen Park

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Local election candidate Oliver Morgan has called on Louth County Council to review what he has described as “inadequate street lighting’ in Aghameen Park in

Sharkey elected new LMETB chairman

Sharkey elected new LMETB chairman

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Louth County Councillor Tomás Sharkey has been elected the new chairman of Louth & Meath Education and Training Board. Councillor Sharkey is a teacher and

Dundalk not yet eligible to be named a Rent Pressure Zone

Dundalk not yet eligible to be named a Rent Pressure Zone

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Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy has said that Dundalk does not currently qualify to be a Rent Pressure Zone. He was queried on the matter in

Dundalk man named new Sinn Féin local area rep for Rathmines-Rathgar

Dundalk man named new Sinn Féin local area rep for Rathmines-Rathgar

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Dundalk man Fearghal Donnelly was last night named the new Sinn Féin local area representative for Rathmines-Rathgar. Fearghal’s appointment was ratified by the party’s Robert

Trashion Fashion event taking place in the Carrickdale on Tuesday

Trashion Fashion event taking place in the Carrickdale on Tuesday

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Louth Tidy Towns Together and Louth County Council are hosting their annual Trashion Fashion event on Tuesday night in The Carrickdale Hotel. Now in its

Fitzpatrick feels Eighth Amendment debate was not an honest one

Fitzpatrick feels Eighth Amendment debate was not an honest one

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Local TD Peter Fitzpatrick has called for a fair debate on the Eighth Amendment, insisting that proceedings so far have not been “respectful and honest”.

Ó Murchú throws support behind Mary Lou McDonald as next Sinn Féin president

Ó Murchú throws support behind Mary Lou McDonald as next Sinn Féin president

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Local councillor and General Election candidate Ruairí Ó Murchú last night threw his support behind Mary Lou McDonald to become the next Sinn Féin president.

Additional flood defences being considered for the Red Barns Road

Additional flood defences being considered for the Red Barns Road

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An independent review is currently taking place which will determine whether or not additional flood defences will be put in place at residential housing developments

N2 Carrick Road outside Ardee to close for a month from Monday

N2 Carrick Road outside Ardee to close for a month from Monday

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The N2 Carrick Road in Ardee will be closed to vehicular traffic for a month from Monday. The closure by Louth County Council is to

Tánaiste Simon Coveney to speak at free Brexit conference in Dundalk next month

Tánaiste Simon Coveney to speak at free Brexit conference in Dundalk next month

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Tánaiste Simon Coveney will be the main speaker a major free event being held in the Carrickdale Hotel next month to help businesses on both

Japanese Embassy official visits Dundalk to thank town for their support in wake of Yosuke Sasaki’s murder

Japanese Embassy official visits Dundalk to thank town for their support in wake of Yosuke Sasaki’s murder

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A representative of the Japanese embassy visited Dundalk this morning to express their thanks to the local public at their turnout for the recent vigil

More snow expected tonight

More snow expected tonight

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Louth County Council has warned that more snow is expected to fall tonight and urged people to only make journeys if absolutely necessary. The local

McGahon welcomes launch of new online system for medical card applications

McGahon welcomes launch of new online system for medical card applications

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Local councillor John McGahon has welcomed the HSE’s launch of a new online system to apply for a medical card. The new National Medical Card

Second batch of tyres dumped illegally at Edentubber

Second batch of tyres dumped illegally at Edentubber

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A second major dumping of tyres took place at Edentubber over the weekend. The latest incident follows on from a similar one over the Christmas