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Urgent appeal for accommodation to be made available for students in Dundalk

The students’ union in Dundalk IT has issued an urgent appeal for accommodation to be made available to students returning to college this September. President Pauraic Renaghan told The Argus

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Homes along Dublin Road may be affected by Irish Water works for the next week

Homeowners in the Dublin Road area of Dundalk may experience reduced water pressure in their homes for the next seven days as a result of works due to commence this

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The Dundalk Advertiser to cease publication

Local newspaper The Dundalk Advertiser is to cease publication with immediate effect. The monthly freesheet is one of 11 titles being terminated by publishers Observer Newspapers NI. The Dungannon-based company

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Irene White murder accused released on bail

The man accused of murdering Irene White in her home at Ice House in Dundalk on April 6th 2005 has been released on bail. According to The Argus, 34-year-old Anthony

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Reports of ‘savage’ dog attack in Blackrock played down

Locals in Blackrock have played down reports of a “savage” dog attack in the village last Thursday. According to reports in a local newspaper at the weekend a large dog

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Alternative eBay location found in Dundalk, insists Fitzpatrick

An alternative location for eBay has been found in Dundalk, according to a report in today’s Argus. Local TD Peter Fitzpatrick told the newspaper that a building in the town

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O’Hanlon and Fr Murray Park residents suffering from rat problems

Residents of a local housing estate have hit out at Louth County Council and the HSE for failing to help them with a rat problem which they claim has been

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How times have changed for the Louth Hospital

How times change. Thanks to Sharron McQuaid for sharing this old picture of a headline from the front page of The Argus in 1985. With a picture of the Louth

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Gardaí patrol outside Dundalk secondary schools in crackdown on drug dealers

Local Gardaí have begun to patrol outside local secondary schools before and after school in a crackdown on drug dealers targeting teenagers. A report in today’s Dundalk Leader claims that

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US Vice President Joe Biden may visit Louth

US Vice President could be set to visit North Louth to trace his ancestral heritage. That’s according to a report in this week’s Argus. According to the paper, Biden was

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Coláiste Chú Chulainn and Coláiste Lú could rent old Marist building until new school is built

Coláiste Chú Chulainn and Coláiste Lú are hoping to move into the old St Mary’s College building in September when the Marist moves into its newly built school which is

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Private security firm to once again police estates during DkIT Rag Week

A private security firm will once again be hired by local residents to deter anti-social behaviour during Dundalk IT’s Rag Week, which gets underway on Monday. According to today’s Dundalk

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College Manor residents moved to hotel due to fire safety concerns

A number of tenants of College Manor, off Hoey’s Lane, have been moved to a local hotel due to fire safety concerns at a number of apartments in the estate.

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Local papers go big on Dundalk double

It’s all about Dundalk FC in this week’s local papers with all three local papers putting the club’s FAI Cup success on the front pages. Check them out below and

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This week’s Argus

This week’s Argus leads with the story of the Cooley Community Alert Group battling for more Garda resources for the area. There’s also coverage of a local family’s bid to