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Minor Injuries Unit in Dundalk to open to those five and over from February

The Minor Injuries Unit at the Louth County Hospital in Dundalk will begin treating children aged five and over from next February. The news was announced during a visit by

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Tidy Towns groups in Louth to share €40,000 in funding

Towns and villages in Co Louth are set to benefit from €40,000 in Government funding from the Department of Rural & Community Development. The funding was announced this week to

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Road traffic victims to be remembered with special Mass on World Day of Remembrance this Sunday

This Sunday November 19th commemorates World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims with a special Mass taking place to remember those affected by road traffic accidents in Louth being

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200 new jobs at YapStone good news for Louth as a whole – Fitzpatrick

Local TD Peter Fitzpatrick has welcomed the creation of 200 new jobs in Drogheda as good news for the county as a whole. YapStone, a leader in the global payments

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11,000 homes and businesses in Dundalk now have access to SIRO’s 1GB broadband

11,000 homes and businesses in Dundalk now have access to SIRO’s 1GB broadband, the company confirmed today. With a similar number having access in Drogheda it brings the total number

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Dundalk houses rebound following fall in August

The average price of a house in Dundalk grew by 0.8% in September. The latest Residential Property Price Index from the Central Statistics Office (CSO) shows that the average house

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More than 85% of people in Dundalk consider themselves to be in good health

More than 85% of the population of Dundalk consider themselves to be in good health. Figures released by the Central Statistics Office as part of Census 2016 revealed that of

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Number on Live Register in Dundalk falls for third consecutive month in October

The number of people signing on the Live Register in Dundalk fell for the third consecutive in October. According to the latest figures from the Central Statistics Office (CSO), there

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Dundalk fails to meet EU standards for the collection and treatment of urban waste water

Dundalk was amongst 50 areas nationwide where the collection and treatment of urban waste water did not meet European Union standards in 2016. That’s according to the Environmental Protection Agency’s

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Dundalk has the fifth highest population of Travellers in the country

Dundalk has one of the highest populations of Travellers in the country, new figures from Census 2016 have revealed. While Tuam (737) and Longford (730) led the way, Dundalk had

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Slight fall in Dundalk house prices in August

The average price of a house in Dundalk fell by 0.8% in August. The latest Residential Property Price Index from the Central Statistics Office (CSO) shows that the average house

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Additional capacity for Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital secured in Budget 2018

Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda is set to benefit from additional capacity on the back of Budget 2018. The funding was welcomed by local TD Fergus O’Dowd who

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New IFSC timetable introduced by Matthews Coach Hire

A new IFSC timetable was introduced by local bus operator Matthews Coach Hire this morning. There is now a 6.35am service from the Marshes Shopping Centre in Dundalk (7.05am Drogheda)

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Almost 18,000 patients waiting for hospital care in the area

There are just shy of 18,000 patients waiting for hospital care in this region, new figures from the National Treatment Purchase Fund have revealed. The figures for September show there

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Nine payments to court poor box in Dundalk since 2015 in respect of penalty point offences

Nine donations have been made to the court poor box in Dundalk District Court since the start of 2015 in respect of penalty point offences despite a High Court ruling