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Dearey welcomes news of Enterprise Office being based at Dundalk Town Hall

Local councillor Mark Dearey has welcomed the news that the new Local Enterprise Office will be located in the Town Hall in Dundalk. The Enterprise Office is an amalgamation of

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Bellingham Castle’s Ferdia has really grown up in the last six months

Six months might seem like a long time to most people but in dog years that amounts to three-and-a-half years. Certainly, Irish wolfhound Ferdia has grown over the last six

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Brendan the new favourite for The Voice of Ireland

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eCbyWApGypQ] Brendan McCahey is the new favourite to win this year’s Voice of Ireland, according to bookmakers Boylesports. Hailing from Shercock in Cavan, Brendan is well known in local music

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Lawyer calls for reopening of Smithwick Tribunal following Garda surveillance scandal

The Smithwick Tribunal should be reopened on the back of the Garda surveillance scandal. That’s according to the lawyer for the family of former RUC Chief Superintendent Harry Breen, who

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St Vincent’s seeking new deputy principal

The Board of Management of St Vincent’s Secondary School in Dundalk are currently on the look out for a new Deputy Principal to start work on September 1st. The new

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Castletown Road doctor’s surgery could be demolished

A doctor’s surgery on the Castletown Road could be demolished to be replaced with a new retail unit with overhead apartments. Padraig Martin, who has been based at the surgery

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Aldi hoping to set up new store in Ardee

Supermarket retailer Aldi are hoping to open a new store on the outskirts of Ardee. The proposed store would be located at The Glebe on a 2.9 acre site beside

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Unfinished cycle lane lying idle for months

A visitor to Talk of the Town has complained about the lack of progress being made on a cycle lane on the outskirts of Dundalk. While complaints about cycle lanes

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Ten candidates to go forward for Fianna Fáil in Louth local elections

Fianna Fáil last night launced its local election campaign for Louth and East Meath in The Grove House in Dunleer. In total 10 candidates will go forward for the party

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Black & White Construction looking to complete Point Road estate

Black & White Construction Ltd have applied to Dundalk Town Council for planning permission to complete The Towers estate on the Point Road. The unfinished estate  was granted planning permission

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Five new townhouses planned for Mill Street

Five new townhouses could be on the way to Mill Street in Dundalk. Thomas Agnew has applied to Dundalk Town Council for planning permission for the quintet of 1.5 storey

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Clean up of Templetown Beach planned for Saturday

The Mourne Cooley Gullion Geotourism group will host a beach clean this Saturday from 11am to 3pm at Templetown Beach. The event is being held as part of the National

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Tesco hoping to include café in new Dundalk megastore

Wanze Properties (Dundalk) Limited, the company behind the construction of the new Tesco Xtra megastore in Dundalk are hoping to install a new café in the revamped supermarket. The company

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Patsy Kelly 5k registration day this Saturday

The third running of the Patsy Kelly 5k takes place in two weeks on Saturday April 12th at 6.30pm. There is a registration day this Saurday from 3pm-5pm in the Clan na Gael

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County Manager to visit derelict sites in Muirhevnamor

Louth County Manager Philomena Poole has agreed to visit parts of Muirhevnamor in the coming weeks to see for herself the problems being faced by people living next to derelict