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Taoiseach wants to see high speed railway line developed between Dublin and Belfast

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar wants to see a high speed cross border railway line between Dublin and Belfast developed. Such a service has been mentioned for the best part of a

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Funding of €250,000 secured for improvement of local roads in Louth

Louth has secured €250,000 in funding under the Local Improvement Scheme to improve local roads. The funding will allow for the repair and improvement of small roads and laneways leading

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Public meeting to discuss N53 in Courtbane on Tuesday

A public meeting to discuss the proposed upgrading of the N53 Dundalk to Castleblayney Road will take place in the Naomh Malachi GFC clubrooms at Courtbane on Tuesday. The N53

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Local motorists urged to slow down tomorrow for European Day Without A Road Death

This Thursday September 21st is the second annual ‘European Day Without A Road Death’ also known as Project EDWARD. The initiative, which is supported by Louth County Council, the Road

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Chapel Street to close for works next week

Louth County Council has confirmed that Chapel Street will be closed to the public and vehicular traffic from next Tuesday to facilitate a sewer connection to the Christian Brothers School.

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Morgan hits out at ‘traffic mayhem’ close to the Marist school

Former local councillor Oliver Morgan has expressed his concern about the “traffic mayhem” being caused since the opening of the new St Mary’s College school last year. Mr Morgan, who

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Elderly couple hospitalised following accident in Dromiskin

Two elderly people were taken to hospital following a single vehicle accident in Dromiskin last night. According to LMFM radio, the incident occurred at a bad bend at Moortown on

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Garda breath tests in Louth exaggerated by 213%

Breath test figures in the Louth Garda Division were over-reported by a massive 213%, new figures have revealed. The division was one of ten of the 28 Garda Divisions which

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Council to change sequencing of traffic lights on Avenue Road

Louth County Council are set to change the sequencing of the traffic lights on the Avenue Road at its junction with Tom Bellew Avenue and the Marshes to ensure pedestrian

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Road closure planned on Chapel Street later this month

Louth County Council plans to close Chapel Street to the public and vehicular traffic later this month to facilitate drainage works on the street. They are proposing to close the

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Motorist hospitalised after car overturns at Readypenny

A motorist was hospitalised following a road traffic incident on the outskirts of Dundalk this morning. Dundalk Fire Service were called to the scene at Readypenny, shortly before 6am after

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Motorists warned of debris on M1 motorway on outskirts of Dundalk

Motorists are advised to be wary of debris on the northbound lane of the M1 motorway between the Junction 17 Dundalk/Castleblayney exit and Junction 16 Dundalk South exit. AA Roadwatch

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Parts of M1 motorway set to close for works on various dates from next week

Parts of the M1 motorway from Junction 13 Dunleer to Junction 16 Dundalk South will close on various dates from Monday in order for pavement works to be carried out.

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Traders’ Cup event to take place in Dundalk this Sunday

Cuchulainn Cycling Club will host the 2017 Dundalk Traders’ Cup this Sunday. The event gets underway from DkIT Sport at 10am and involves a circuit of approximately 24km. Entry is

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Go Car parking space on Park Street to be removed following Dundalk BIDS intervention

A Go Car car parking space that had been installed in Park Street is set to be moved by Louth County Council following an intervention by Dundalk BIDS. At the