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Haughey’s Dublin property sells for €3.5 million

A Dublin property that had belonged to the late Dundalk-born businessman Dr Edward Haughey has been sold for €3.5 million. The redbrick Georgian house at 64 Fitzwilliam Square was for

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Duffy Coachbodies planning extension to Coes Road premises

Duffy Coachbodies have drawn up plans to build a one-storey extension to their premises at the Coes Road Industrial Estate. Gerard Duffy has submitted a planning application to Louth County

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Music Generation Louth to host three day Songwriting and Music Production workshop in Dundalk

Following on from a successful first term of Pick Up and Play, Music Generation Louth is running a three day Songwriting and Music Production workshop from Monday July 31st to

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McGahon urges young teachers to apply for LMETB roles

Local councillor John McGahon has urged young teachers to apply for the various vacancies currently on offer with the Louth Meath Education and Training Board (LMETB). Various posts are now

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Juicebox Comedy to host Edinburgh Fringe preview at The Spirit Store this Saturday

The Juicebox Comedy Club returns to The Spirit Store this Saturday night with a special Edinburgh Fringe preview show. On the bill are Irish Comedian of the Year Steve Bennett

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Local man awarded €281,500 after losing tip of his finger at FÁS course in Dundalk

A local man who lost the tip of his finger when he pushed back a sliding table which was part of a panel saw machine while on a FÁS course

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Maiden voyage of Scenic Carlingford Ferry takes place after initial postponement

The maiden voyage of the Scenic Carlingford Ferry took place this afternoon after initially being delayed due to weather conditions. The first sailing of the new cross border car ferry

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Sinn Féin’s Kevin Meenan resigns from Louth County Council

Local councillor Kevin Meenan has announced his resignation from Louth County Council. The Sinn Féin representative, who is a former chairman and vice chairman of Dundalk Town Council, is stepping

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Dundalk to host Derry City in FAI Cup

Dundalk FC have been drawn to face Derry City in the first round of the Irish Daily Mail FAI Cup. The game will take place at Oriel Park next month

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Mark McGeown to take on another sheering record at Convoy to Cooley next month

Mark McGeown will be attempting to set another record at the Convoy to Cooley Peninsula Ploughing Festival next month. Last month the Ravensdale man set a new Irish Ewe Sheep

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More than 24,500 people in Louth born outside of Ireland

More than 24,500 people who live in Co Louth were born outside of Ireland. New information from the Central Statistics Office based on Census 2016 shows that of the population

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Sixteen week waiting time in Dundalk for free legal aid consultation

People interested in receiving free legal aid in Dundalk are having to wait 16 weeks for a first consultation. That’s according to new figures from Minister for Justice and Equality

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New retail units to open at Neighbourhood Centre

A number of new retail units are set to open at the Dunnes Stores Neighbourhood Centre, off the Inner Relief Road shortly. While the supermarket chain has been trading at

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59 new Gardaí assigned to Louth since recruitment resumed in 2014

A total of 59 new Gardaí have been assigned to the Louth Garda Division since recruitment resumed in 2014. That’s according to figures supplied by Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan

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An Post release new railway themed stamp series featuring Clarke Station in Dundalk

An Post have released a new series of stamps featuring railway stations across the country. Clarke Station in Dundalk is one of the stations featured in the series along with