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Dundalk not yet eligible to be named a Rent Pressure Zone

Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy has said that Dundalk does not currently qualify to be a Rent Pressure Zone. He was queried on the matter in the Dáil this week by

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Additional funding secured to improve respite services in Louth

Additional funding has been secured to improve respite services in Co Louth. The new funding comes from an additional €10 million national pot which will help alleviate the severe lack

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Additional 14 Gardaí stationed in Louth since the summer, 10 in Dundalk

An additional 14 Gardaí have been stationed in Co Louth since the summer. New figures from Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan, supplied to local TD Declan Breathnach, shows there were

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Breathnach hits out at 30% cut in funding for road maintenance in Louth

A local TD has hit out at the news that Louth’s road budget has been cut by 30% for 2018. Declan Breathnach said he was alarmed by the relevation which

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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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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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Fianna Fáil distance themselves from Cllr Emma Coffey’s calls for a hard border

A local Fianna Fáil councillor has hit the headlines after calling for a hard border to be implemented between Northern Ireland and the Republic post-Brexit to “protect the influx of

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Louth TDs missed a combined total of 15 days in the Dáil so far this year

The five TDs in Louth missed a combined total of 15 days in the Dáil since the start of the year. Oireachtas figures show that three TDs, the Sinn Féin

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Breathnach hits out at lack of progress in providing high speed broadband to parts of Louth

Local TD Declan Breathnach has hit out at the Government over the lack of high speed broadband available to many homes and businesses in Co Louth. In a statement today

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Breathnach fears smugglers have found a way to remove marker dye from fuel

Local TD Declan Breathnach has expressed his concern at the resurgence of fuel smuggling in the area. Reacting to the discovery of 11 cubes of fuel laundering waste at Carrickarnon

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Breathnach expresses concern over poor quality of water in local rivers

Louth TD Declan Breathnach has raised his concern about the quality of water in our local rivers, describing it as a “very serious matter”. He also expressed concerns about any

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Breathnach encourages people to apply to Local Improvement Scheme for road repairs

Local TD Declan Breathnach has indicated that the Local Improvement Scheme for non-county road improvements may reopen soon and asked people interested in improving roads in their area to contact

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Adams insists he has “no information” on murder of Tom Oliver

Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams insists neither he nor his party has any information on the 1991 murder of Cooley farmer Tom Oliver. It was revealed last week that Gardaí

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Adams urged to come forward with any information he has on murder of Tom Oliver

Local TD Gerry Adams has been urged to come forward with any information he has about the 1991 murder of Cooley farmer Tom Oliver. The Riverstown man was abducted, tortured

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Breathnach hits out at poor mobile phone coverage in Co Louth

Local TD Declan Breathnach has criticised the Government for its failure to take action on addressing poor mobile phone coverage in the area. The Fianna Fáil deputy says many people