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Just under a third of Dundalk’s population can speak Irish

Just under a third of the population of Dundalk can speak Irish That’s according to new figures released today from the Central Statistics Office, based on Census 2016. They reported

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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

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Value of house sales in Louth up 27% in first half of the year

The value of property transactions in Co Louth has risen by 27% in the first half of 2017. That’s according to a new report released today by property website MyHome.ie.

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Louth man murdered in Mexico named as Noel Maguire

The Co Louth man who was shot dead following a car-jacking in Mexico on Tuesday has been named as Noel Maguire. News of the 29-year-old’s murder emerged yesterday. While details

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402 new .ie domains registered in Louth in first half of 2017

A total of 402 new .ie domains were registered in Co Louth in the first half of 2017. That’s according to the latest dot ie Domain Profile Report published today

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Dundalk house prices jump by a further 7.7%

The average price of a house in Dundalk grew by a massive 7.7% in June. The latest Residential Property Price Index from the Central Statistics Office (CSO) shows that the

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Louth County Council forced to deal with 163 abandoned cars over the last three years

Louth County Council removed or destroyed a total of 163 cars that were abandoned throughout the county over the course of the last three years. Figures published today in The

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424 new residential properties built in Louth in the last 12 months

There have been 424 new residential properties built in Louth in the last 12 months. That’s according to the GeoDirectory GeoView Residential Q2 report, released yesterday, which also revealed that

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Six Gardaí currently assigned to Divisional Drugs Unit in Louth

There are currently six Gardaí assigned to the Divisional Drugs Unit in Co Louth. That’s according to new figures from the Garda Commissioner which shows that the figure for the

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Dundalk house prices grow by another 1.1% in May

The average price of a house in Dundalk grew by another 1.1% in May. The latest Residential Property Price Index from the Central Statistics Office (CSO) shows that the average

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New car sales in Louth in first half of 2017 down 16.1%

The number of new cars sold in Co Louth in the first six months of the year has fallen by 16.1%. According to the latest figures from SIMI, there were

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Campaign to prevent Carlingford ferry from sailing is rejected

A campaign to prevent a new ferry service linking Greenore in Co Louth and Greencastle in Co Down across Carlingford Lough was rejected last Friday. Environmental campaigner Christine Gibson had

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Louth property returns one of the highest rental yields in the country

Co Louth is one of the best places in the country to buy an investment property. A study of Central Statistics Office figures for Q1 2017 shows that the annual

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Co Louth has one of the lowest number of hotel bedrooms in the country

Co Louth has one of the smallest number of hotel beds in the country. That’s according to a recent report from Ibec which shows there were 1,456 hotel beds throughout

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Rent in Dundalk surges to highest level on record

Rents in Dundalk rose to their highest levels on record in the first quarter of 2017, according to the latest Rent Index from the Residential Tenancies Board. The average monthly