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Call for community-based CCTV to be rolled out in local villages to combat rural crime

A local TD has called for community-based CCTV to be rolled out in local villages such as Blackrock and Knockbridge to help tackle the crime wave affecting rural communities. Local

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Significant reduction in burglaries and thefts in Louth

The latest crime figures from the Central Statistics Office have shown a significant reduction in burglaries and theft in the Northern Garda Region. Commenting on the figures, local Fine Gael

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Fianna Fáil justice proposals will bring the fight to crime gangs, insists Breathnach

Fianna Fáil General Election candidate for Louth Cllr Declan Breathnach says recent proposals unveiled by his party will help tackle growing rates of crime in Louth and other border counties.

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More than seven out of 10 crimes against property in Dundalk go unsolved

More than seven out of 10 of the most serious crimes against property are going unsolved in Dundalk. New figures from the CSO and An Garda Síochána have revealed that

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‘Bomb parts’ found in North Louth dissident searches

Gardaí investigating dissident republican activity have found suspected bomb parts and ammunition in north Louth. It follows searches of a dwelling and lands at Jenkinstown on Monday. A police spokesperson said:

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Kirk hits out at Government for allowing Garda numbers in Louth to fall

Fianna Fáil TD for Louth Seamus Kirk has hit out at Fine Gael and Labour for allowing Garda numbers in the county to fall significantly during their time in Government.

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Breathnach hits out at Government over rise in urban and rural crime

Fianna Fáil General Election candidate Declan Breathnach has hit out at the Government for the rise in urban and rural crime in the last few years. He says their cynical

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Locals urged to manually lock their cars after spate of thefts

Local motorists have been warned about a crime syndicate who are using blockers to prevent people from locking their cars before taking items from their vehicles. The latest incident occurred

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Muirhevnamor named as one of the most troubled estates in the country

Muirhevnamor has been named as one of the country’s most troubled housing estates in what is sure to be a controversial article in The Sunday World. In an article entitled

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Kirk calls for extra Garda resources following rise in number of local burglaries

Local Fianna Fáil TD Seamus Kirk has called for extra Garda resources following increases in a number of serious crimes in the county. The latest CSO crime figures reveal substantial

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Louth County Council and An Garda Síochána invite you to have your say

Louth County Council and An Garda Síochána are conducting a community safety survey as part of their ongoing partnership approach to improving the daily lives of people living, working and

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Egan added to Fianna Fáil ticket in Dundalk South for local elections

Local businessman Stephen Egan was recently confirmed as Fianna Fáil’s second candidate in the Dundalk South constituency for the forthcoming local elections. The Blackrock man, who runs Panama Coffee in

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Adams and Carthy address Omeath meeting on threats to rural Ireland

Louth TD and Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams and EU party candidate Matt Carthy last night addressed a meeting in the Granvue Hotel in Omeath. The event focused on the

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Adams expresses concern at falling number of Gardaí in Louth

Local TD Gerry Adams has expressed concern at the the decrease in Garda numbers in Louth in recent years. Figures published by Talk of the Town yesterday show that the

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Sinn Féin reps meet with local Superintendent to discuss crime in Dundalk

Sinn Féin president and local TD Gerry Adams met with Superintendent Gerry Curley at Dundalk Garda Station last Friday, along with councillors Jim Loughran and Edel Corrigan. Many issues were