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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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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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Taoiseach intervenes to secure treatment plan for two-year-old from Knockbridge

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has weighed in to try and help a local two-year-old child receive proper care for his scoliosis. According to a report in the Irish Daily Mirror, the

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Hutch gang members meet with dissident Republicans in north Louth

The leaders of the Hutch crime gang held secret talks with dissident republicans in north Louth last week. That’s according to a report in today’s Irish Daily Star, which claims

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Renewed fears for Narrow Water Bridge as planning permission for project is set to expire

Renewed fears have been expressed for the future of the proposed Narrow Water Bridge, with planning permission for the project due to expire in three months time. The 195m long

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Dundalk woman protests naked in Spain against Running of the Bulls event in Pamploma

A Dundalk woman has hit the headlines in Spain and internationally after joining nearly 100 activists in the centre of Pamploma to protest about the Running of the Bulls event

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GSOC transcripts of Garda killer’s court appearances prior to murder of Tony Golden

The Garda Siochana Ombudsman Commission (GSOC) is set to look into court transcripts involving Garda killer Adrian Crevan Mackin as part of its investigation into how he came to be

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HSE calls on St John of God order to fund services by recouping money paid to senior staff

The Health Service Executive has called on the St John of God order to fund their services by recouping money it paid to 14 senior executives since 1986 from the

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Boylesports chief John Boyle to step down as CEO later this year

The founder and chief executive of locally-based bookmakers Boylesports is set to retire later this year. John Boyle founded the company with his first shop in Markethill in Armagh in

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Birth of baby girl helps local woman Katie move on from the horror of Paris terror attacks

The local woman, who along with her fiancé survived the Paris terror attacks in November 2015, has moved on from the terrifying experience by throwing herself into motherhood following the

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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

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HSE audit criticises lack of transparency in the way St John of God’s John Pepper is paid

A HSE audit has hit out at the lack of clarity and transparency in the way that St John of God group chief executive John Pepper is paid. The Haggardstown

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Local man suing Facebook over post claiming he was “Dundalk’s biggest heroin dealer”

A local man has taken legal action against Facebook, claiming he was defamed in a post calling him “the biggest heroin dealer in Dundalk and beyond”. Paul McArdle, from Medebawn

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Dunnes Stores accused of “undermining” town centre trade by sitting on vacant shops

One of Ireland’s leading retail groups has accused Dunnes Stores of “undermining” trade in town centres by sitting on vacant shops around the country. The supermarket giant owns one of

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Man deported from US appears in court in Dundalk facing road traffic charges

The man deported from the USA yesterday appeared in court in Dundalk yesterday facing a series of road traffic offences. According to a report in The Irish Times, 26-year-old Aaron