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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

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Local punters turns €1 into €7,501 with bet on Lotto

A local punter turned a little into a lot after winning €7,501 from a €1 bet at a local Boylesports’ store yesterday. The lucky person, who has remained anonymous, placed

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Area of Dundalk identified as an unemployment blackspot by Census 2016

The unemployment rate for Co Louth was 16.7% at the time of the Census last year with one area of Dundalk identified as an unemployment blackspot. New figures from Census

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83 women from Louth travelled to the UK for an abortion last year

A total of 83 women from Co Louth travelled to the UK last year for an abortion. That’s according to new figures from the Department of Health in the UK.

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12 suicides recorded in Co Louth last year

There were 12 suicides recorded in Co Louth last year. That’s according to new figures from the CSO, which claims there were 399 people who took their own life in

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1,812 births registered in Co Louth last year

There were 1,812 births registered in Co Louth last year. That’s according to new information from the Central Statistics Office. This accounted for 2.8% of the 63,897 total number of

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James and Emily the most popular baby names in Co Louth last year

The most popular baby names for boys and girls in Louth last year have been revealed. James and Emily were the most popular names for baby boys and girls in

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Breathnach raises concern over “sub-standard” mobile phone coverage in Louth

Local TD Declan Breathnach has raised his concern about the patchy mobile phone coverage in Co Louth. Customers of various networks have been complaining recently about dropped signals and poor

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Ombudsman for Children’s Office received 50 complaints from Co Louth in 2016

The Ombudsman for Children’s Office received 50 complaints from Co Louth last year. That’s according to its annual report, which was released last week. The number of complaints from Louth