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59 new Gardaí assigned to Louth since recruitment resumed in 2014

A total of 59 new Gardaí have been assigned to the Louth Garda Division since recruitment resumed in 2014. That’s according to figures supplied by Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan

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Charity walk in memory of Peter Conlon this Sunday

Conlon’s Food Hall will host a charity walk this Sunday in memory of their founder, Peter Conlon, who passed away last December. The Monaghan Way sponsored walk, a scenic hike

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Louth Hospital Group seeking new manager for Louth and Lourdes hospitals

The Louth Hospital Group is currently on the lookout for a new Hospital Manager. The successful candidate will oversee the running of both the Louth County Hospital in Dundalk and

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Two people arrested in separate incidents after ambulances are forced to stop on M1

Two people were arrested in the early hours of yesterday morning following separate incidents which led to two ambulances having stop on their respective journeys from Dundalk to Drogheda. 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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Louth County Council’s Shop Front Improvement Grant Scheme extended

Louth County Council’s Shop Front Improvement Grant Scheme has been extended for 2017. The scheme was first implemented by the local authority last year as part of their suite of

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Live Register figures for Dundalk rise for a second consecutive month

The number of people signing on the Live Register in Dundalk last month increased for the second consecutive month The latest figures from the Central Statistics Office (CSO) show that

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Number of patients on trolleys in Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital falls to seven year low

The number of patients on trolleys at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda fell to a seven year low in the first half of the year. New figures from

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Dundalk hit Drogheda for six in Louth derby

Dundalk hit local rivals Drogheda Utd for six in last night’s Louth derby at United Park. The 6-0 victory was the biggest of the season for Stephen Kenny’s side and

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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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Dundalk house prices rise by another 0.7%

The average price of a house in Dundalk continued to grow in April, rising by more than 0.7% according to the latest Residential Property Price Index from the Central Statistics

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Waiting lists in Louth make for “depressing reading”, insists Breathnach

More than 200 patients waiting for inpatient services or surgery at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda have been waiting more than a year. That’s according to new figures

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Marshes Shopping Centre rated one of the unhealthiest in the country for trade

The Marshes Shopping Centre in Dundalk is one of the most unhealthy shopping centres in the country. That’s according to new research by trade body Retail Excellence Ireland, which rated

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Southbound lane of M1 motorway closed after accident near toll plaza

Motorists have been advised to avoid the southbound lane of the M1 motorway due to a serious road accident just after the toll plaza. The road is closed at Junction

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Last gasp free from Gallagher books Louth Minors’ place in Leinster semi-final

A last gasp free kick from John Gallagher saw Louth overturn a seven point deficit against Offaly in Drogheda on Saturday to book their place in the semi-final of the