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59 people in Louth avail of funding from Seniors Alert Scheme since October

An additional 59 people over the age of 65 in Co Louth have availed of funding from the Seniors Alert Scheme since October. The objective of the Seniors Alert Scheme

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Additional accommodation approved for Dulargy NS

Additional accommodation has been approved by the Minister for Education Richard Bruton for Dulargy National School in Ravensdale. This will provide a new 80sqm classroom with an ensuite toilet and

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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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County Louth Agricultural Show receives €7,000 in funding

The County Louth Agricultural Show has been granted €7,000 in funding as part of a national allocation of €812,000 by the Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring TD

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Michael O’Dowd calls for border poll after being re-elected as national chair of Renua

Former local councillor and General Election candidate Michael O’Dowd was re-elected as National Chair of Renua at the party’s AGM in Tullamore at the weekend. The Drogheda man, a brother

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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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Louth to receive €86,000 in funding for new library strategy

Funding of €86,194 has been made available for a new library strategy for Co Louth. The funding was announced today by the Minister for Rural and Community Development Michael Ring

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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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Fine Gael to lose Dáil seat in Louth based on latest opinion poll results

Fine Gael could be set to lose a seat in the Louth/East Meath constituency at the expense of either Fianna Fáil or Sinn Féin if the latest opinion poll results

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12 projects in Louth to benefit from €775,000 in funding through the Village and Town Renewal Scheme

A total of €775,726.16 has been granted towards 12 projects in Louth through the Village and Town Renewal Scheme. The biggest beneficiaries locally are Dromiskin, Dunleer and Knockbridge who will

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Local youth groups to benefit from €391,000 funding for new equipment

A total of 107 community youth groups in Louth and Meath could be set to benefit from €391,162.92 in funding which has been made available through the updated and improved

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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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More than €500,000 in funding secured for the Disabled Persons Grant Scheme in Louth

More than half a million euro in funding has been secured for the Disabled Persons Grant Scheme in Louth. In total €504,428 has been allocated to help those in need

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4,719 families in Louth benefit from Back to School Allowance

Over €1.5 million in Government funding helped more than 4,700 families in Co Louth with back to school costs. That’s according to figures released today by local Fine Gael TD

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O’Dowd calls for radical overhaul in how Rent Pressure Zones are assessed

Local TD Fergus O’Dowd has called for a radical overhaul in how the Rent Pressure Zone areas are assessed. The Fine Gael TD was reacting to this week’s report from