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Incoming DkIT Students’ Union president and vice president meet with TDs in Leinster House

Incoming Dundalk IT Students’ Union president and vice president Pauraic Renaghan and Aaron Geagan travelled to Leinster House earlier this week to lobby TDs and senators on the Union of

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Planning applications granted in Louth increases by almost two-thirds in first quarter of the year

There were 152 applications for planning permission granted by Louth County Council in the first three months of 2017. This represents a 61.7% increase on the 94 applications given the

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Louth County Museum to receive €8,500 in funding towards iconic buildings project

The Louth County Museum in Dundalk has been approved for €8,500 in funding under the Local and Regional Museums Funding Scheme 2017. The funds will be used for the museum’s

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Sinn Féin Republican Youth express concern at low staffing levels in Louth for mental health services

Sinn Féin Republican Youth have outlined their concern at such low figures of staffing in the Community Health Organisation of which Louth is part of, following the report published this

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Public toilets in Gyles Quay to be refurbished in the next few weeks

Local councillor John McGahon has welcomed the news that the public toilets in Gyles Quay are set to be refurbished. The Dundalk Municipal District committee chairman received confirmation yesterday from

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Colm Markey elected new chairman of Louth County Council

Colm Markey has been elected the new chairman of Louth County Council at its monthly meeting this morning. The Fine Gael councillor takes over from Labour’s Paul Bell after defeating

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New Carlingford Lough Cross Border Greenway will be completed by December 2019

The new Carlingford Lough Cross Border Greenway was officially announced this morning with plans for the project to be completed by December 2019. The new project will see the existing

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Ulster loyalist Willie Frazer visits Dundalk to confront Gerry Adams

Ulster loyalist activist Willie Frazer visited Dundalk today claiming that he was looking for a face to face meeting with Sinn Féin president and Louth TD Gerry Adams. A leader

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Adams tells British Prime Minister she is in breach of Good Friday Agreement

Local TD Gerry Adams visited 10 Downing Street yesterday where he told British Prime Minister Theresa May that she is in breach of the Good Friday Agreement. The Sinn Féin

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Area of Dundalk identified as an unemployment blackspot by Census 2016

The unemployment rate for Co Louth was 16.7% at the time of the Census last year with one area of Dundalk identified as an unemployment blackspot. New figures from Census

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New cross border greenway project will link Carlingford to Newry

A new cross border greenway project will be announced tomorrow morning. The new 10.1km stretch of greenway will help link Carlingford to Newry. Full details of the €3.46 million project,

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Ten North Louth projects to received combined funding of €245,000

Ten projects in the North Louth area have been awarded a combined total of €245,869 in funding to provide Safety Measures and Play Areas at their various locations. The funding

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EU funding announced to improve water quality in Carlingford Lough

Funding of €3.28 million has been announced by the Special EU Programmes Body to help improve the water quality of Carlingford Lough. The cross-border funding has been put forward by

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Local MEP McGuinness amongst speakers at Brexit and the Environment conference in Dundalk this Friday

Local MEP Mairead McGuinness will be one of the main speakers at a conference on Brexit and the Environment taking place in Dundalk this Friday. The conference in the Crowne

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New social housing project being explored for Dundalk

A new social housing project could be on the way to Dundalk. According to a report in yesterday’s Sunday Independent the principals of Irish investment firm FL Partners are exploring