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Gardaí investigating reported kidnapping incident in Dundalk

Gardaí in Dundalk are investigating a reported kidnapping incident which occurred last Thursday evening. According to a report in today’s Argus, a 36-year-old man was abducted from outside his house

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Belfast bar to pay tribute to former Dundalk FC player Jimmy Hasty

A Belfast bar plans to pay tribute to former Dundalk FC player Jimmy Hasty, who was shot dead by Loyalists in 1974. Best known for having one arm, Hasty scored

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Just over 1% of social houses required in Louth have been built since start of 2016

Just over 1% of the number of social houses required in Co Louth have been built since the start of 2016. That’s according to new figures published in The Irish

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Dundalk could be set to lose top scorer David McMillan to St Johnstone

Dundalk FC could be set to lose leading scorer David McMillan to Scottish side St Johnstone. In an interview with The Irish Sun today, manager Tommy Wright said he was

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Garda injured while making arrest in Dundalk awarded €36,000 compensation

A Garda who suffered internal injuries after being punched and kicked while making an arrest while based at Dundalk Garda Station in February 2013 was awarded more than €36,000 compensation

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Solicitor loses misconduct appeal following complaint by Blackrock couple

A Cork-based solicitor yesterday lost an appeal of misconduct against him in a case involving a Blackrock couple. The appeal, which arose from a threat to destroy files belonging to

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Garda Golden’s position in Omeath remains unfilled two years on from murder

The position in Omeath Garda Station left vacant by the tragic murder of Garda Tony Golden remains unfilled two years on from his death. The father of two, originally from

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Local car firm who wanted to rival Tesla placed into liquidation

A local firm who had ambitious plans to develop electric cars has been placed into liquidation. Dunleer-based Swift Composite Prototypes announced in 2015 that it was planning to build a

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M1 Payments Corridor seeking €4 million fund to attract e-payments jobs to Dundalk and Drogheda

A local industry group believes around 600 jobs could be created between Dundalk and Drogheda if the area is recognised as a cluster for e-payments companies. In an interview with

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Family of Siobhan Phillips call for public inquiry into incident that led to the murder of Garda Tony Golden

The family of Siobhan Phillips, who was seriously wounded in the murder-suicide that claimed the life of Garda Tony Golden in Omeath two years ago today have called for a

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Dundalk IT moves up two places in The Sunday Times’ Good University Guide rankings

Dundalk IT has moved up two places in The Sunday Times’ Good University Guide rankings. The local college is now in the top four ITs in the country after jumping

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Cork’s Karl Sheppard plays down speculation linking him with move to Dundalk FC

Cork City striker Karl Sheppard has played down talk of a close season move to Dundalk. The 26-year-old has been linked with a move to Oriel Park for 2018 in

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Fine Gael to lose Dáil seat in Louth based on latest opinion poll results

Fine Gael could be set to lose a seat in the Louth/East Meath constituency at the expense of either Fianna Fáil or Sinn Féin if the latest opinion poll results

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Mum of Dundalk IT student who died from SADS welcomes new quicker tests for condition

The mother of a former Dundalk IT student who passed away from Sudden Adult Death Syndrome in 2003 has welcomed a new laboratory at the Mater Hospital which can test

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Local mum fears homelessness due to autistic daughter’s behaviour

A local mother has pleaded for support to help her cope with her autistic daughter. Maryjane Maguire from Laurel Brook Gardens spoke to The Irish Daily Mirror about the difficulties