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Dundalk one of nine towns participating in pilot scheme to keep shoppers local

Dundalk is one of nine towns participating in a new pilot scheme to keep shoppers local. The annual conference of the Irish Planning Institute (IPI) in Mayo will hear today how the pilot scheme

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Another Northern Irish business eyeing up Dundalk move post-Brexit

Dundalk could be set to benefit from another Northern Irish business moving south in the wake of Brexit. Earlier this year Craigavon-based pharmaceutical company Almac announced it was opening a

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Dundalk business being investigated over sale of slurry gas detectors

A group of businessmen with offices in Dundalk who sold hundreds of fake “electricity saving devices” are now being investigated over the sale of slurry gas detectors. The men, who

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38 local jobs at risk as Teva Pharmaceuticals plans to close Dundalk facility

Drug giant Teva Pharmaceuticals, best known for making Sudocrem, is set close one of two laboratories in Dundalk which could lead to 38 jobs being lost. The decision was made

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Dunnes Stores in Ard Easmuinn sells €500,000 Euromillions ticket

Dundalk has had a Lotto luck yet again after a Euromillions ticket worth €500,000 was sold locally for last night’s draw. The lucky Euromillions Plus ticket was bought in Dunnes

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New craft beer brewery to open in Dundalk

Brewing is set to return to Dundalk with a new 45-hectolitre craft beer brewery set to open in the town shortly. Dundalk has a tradition of brewing dating back over

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Five from Louth County Council travelling to New York for St Patrick’s Day at a cost of €8,000

Five representatives from Louth County Council are travelling to New York for St Patrick’s Day. In total 60 councillors from around the country are travelling abroad for the national holiday

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Bus Éireann suggest Dundalk depot should close in discussion document to save company

The future of the Bus Éireann depot in Dundalk has again come under the spotlight as part of efforts to save the company from insolvency. The Irish Independent reports today

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Ferry across Carlingford Lough from Greenore to Greencastle to open by end of June

A new ferry service linking Greenore in Co Louth and Greencastle in Co Down will be up and running this summer. Paul O’Sullivan of Carlingford Lough Ferries told The Belfast

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Confessions making a comeback, insists Dundalk priest

A Dundalk-born priest believes confessions are making a comeback. While many of us probably haven’t gone to confession in years, possibly even as far back as before our confirmation, Redemptorist

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Children of couple who died in murder-suicide call for mental health not to be ignored

The children of a local couple who died in an apparent murder-suicide outside Dundalk 19 months ago have spoken about the need for mental health services to be supported. An

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McCourt rules out move to Dundalk

Former Celtic star Paddy McCourt has ruled out a move to Dundalk FC. The 33-year-old former Northern Ireland international has been training with Stephen Kenny’s side in recent weeks after

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More than two thirds of students at Dundalk IT receive grants

More than two thirds of students at Dundalk Institute of Technology are in receipt of grants to support their education. A study in today’s Irish Times show that 63.6% of

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Louth County Council spent €1.95m on Narrow Water Bridge project before EU funding was withdrawn

Louth County Council spent €1.95 million on the Narrow Water Bridge project before EU funding was withdrawn in November 2013. The Special European Union Programmes Body (SEUPB) had pledged €17.4

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Ludlow family to begin High Court hearing to appeal for new investigation into 1976 murder

The family of Seamus Ludlow, the Mountpleasant man murdered by Loyalists in 1976, will today begin a three day hearing in the High Court. The former forestry worker’s family will