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Blackrock man reported missing found deceased

Blackrock man Fiachra Mac Gabhann has been found deceased having been reported missing from his home in Castlebar, Co Mayo yesterday. An appeal for information on his whereabouts was issued

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

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 facilitate the upgrading of the

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Dundalk company Gecko to receive $1 million in funding towards global expansion

Dundalk-based company Gecko Governance has received $1 million in funding as it seeks to expand globally. According to a report in today’s Irish Times, the company raised the money from tech investment

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Little chance of a repeat of Tuesday’s snowfall tonight according to Louth Weather

While Met Éireann has issued a snow-ice warning for the whole of Ireland there is little chance of a repeat of Tuesday night’s heavy snowfall here. That’s according to Louth

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The Lemon Tree Café closes its doors

Dundalk has suffered another business casualty with the closure of The Lemon Tree Café in Bridge Street. Formerly Café Atina, The Lemon Tree Café only opened its doors in its

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Former Dundalk FC title winner Peter Cherrie signs with Cork City

Former Dundalk FC goalkeeper Peter Cherrie last night completed a move to double winners Cork City. The 34-year-old joined the Lilywhites from Clyde in 2009 and spent five-and-a-half seasons at

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Almac Group announce £30 million investment in Dundalk

Northern Irish-based pharmaceutical firm the Almac Group have announced a further investment in Dundalk. The company, which announced 100 jobs for Dundalk a year ago this month, are planing a

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Help sought in locating Blackrock man missing from his home in Castlebar

An appeal has been launched for information on the whereabouts of a Blackrock man who has gone missing from his current home in Castlebar, Co Mayo. Fiachra Mac Gabhann, who

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83 women from Louth travelled to the UK for an abortion in 2016

83 women from Co Louth travelled to the UK for an abortion in 2016. The figure, which was the eighth highest nationally, was revealed by Minister for Health Simon Harris

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Residential development site on Red Barns Road goes sale agreed

A 5.53 acre residential development site on the Red Barns Road in Dundalk has gone sale agreed in the last week. The site had only gone on the market last

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Rob Kearney named in Ireland’s Six Nations squad but no place for younger brother Dave

Rob Kearney has this evening been named in Joe Schmidt’s Ireland squad for the forthcoming 2018 Six Nations Championship. The Willville man is one of just two survivors in the

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Dundalk Dog Rescue to hold fundraising clothes drive for next two weekends

Dundalk Dog Rescue will hold a fundraising clothes drive in Dundalk over the course of the next two weekends. They will have a van in the car park of DkIT

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

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 sides of the border to

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Burst water main affecting supply in Greenacres and Oaklawns

A burst water main may cause supply disruptions in Greenacres and surrounding areas today. Amongst the other areas affected include Afton Drive, Oaklawns and Laurel Grove. Irish Water are working

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The Glyde Inn to host Father Ted night this Saturday

Father Ted fans are in for a real treat this weekend when two of the most memorable characters from the show perform at The Glyde Inn in Annagassan on Saturday