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Possible disruption of water supply in Omeath tonight

Pump failure may cause disruption of the water supply to Omeath and surrounding areas later tonight. Irish Water contractors are scheduled to carry out works from 11pm this evening until

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Fives the latest cab company to increase fares to €7

Local cab company Fives have announced that they are increasing their local fares to €7. The move by the Francis Street-based firm follows on from the recent announcement by Sevens

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Traffic lights set to get a lot more colourful locally as Canvas Paint A Box project is approved

A motion by local councillor John McGahon calling for Louth County Council to follow the example set in Dublin in establishing a Canvas Paint a Box art project was passed

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Accident on Inner Relief Road in Dundalk

A multi-vehicle accident has occurred at the Quay Street junction of the N52 Inner Relief Road in Dundalk. Southbound traffic is currently being diverted via Barrack Street as emergency services

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Call for better lighting and warning signs along N53

A local TD has written to the CEO of Louth County Council, Transport Infrastructure Ireland and the Minister for Transport to raise safety concerns on the N53 Dundalk to Castleblayney

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Road traffic victims to be remembered with special Mass on World Day of Remembrance this Sunday

This Sunday November 19th commemorates World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims with a special Mass taking place to remember those affected by road traffic accidents in Louth being

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Oaklawns and Greenacres residents could suffer water outages for next two days

Homeowners in the Oaklawns and Greenacres estates and their surrounding areas may suffer a water outage today and tomorrow. This is due to essential repair works being carried out by

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Valve installation works to continue today on the Dublin Road

Valve installation works which began yesterday on part of the Dublin Road are set to continue today. Irish Water has announced they will resume work this morning having initially planned

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Valve repair works likely to add to traffic problems on the Dublin Road today

Homeowners and businesses on part of the Dublin Road in Dundalk may experience disruptions to their water supply today due to valve repair works being carried out by Irish Water.

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Witnesses sought to alleged hit and run in Jocelyn Street yesterday evening

Information is being sought on an alleged hit and run in Dundalk at around 6pm yesterday evening. Joanna McGahon has taken to Facebook seeking witnesses after a grey or gold

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Morgan expresses concern after bus is abandoned outside local school

Community activist Oliver Morgan has written a letter to a local coach company hitting out at the apparent “abandonment” of a bus outside a local school on Friday. Pictures emerged

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Three days of rail strikes deferred in welcome boost for Dundalk commuters

A rail strike planned for next Tuesday and two other dates later in November and early December has been suspended following the issuing of a Labour Court recommendation this afternoon.

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Dundalk wheelchair user pleads with Irish Rail to call off strike on day of Ireland v Denmark game

A local wheelchair user has made a public appeal to Irish Rail staff to call off their planned strike next Tuesday to allow supporters attend the Republic of Ireland’s World

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Local taxi fares set to increase as Sevens up prices from December 1st

That taxi home with the last of the Christmas shopping or from a festive night out is set to get more expensive. That’s because local cab company Sevens have announced

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Road deaths in Co Louth at their highest level since 2006

The number of road deaths in Co Louth so far this year is at its highest level since 2006, new figures from the Road Safety Authority have revealed. A graphic