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Childcare services in Louth receive €310,000 in extra funding

Childcare services in Louth have received a massive boost after over €310,000 in extra funding was announced for them yesterday. The biggest beneficiaries are Pugwash Bay Limited, who have creche

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Over €900,000 in funding announced for Dundalk IT’s apprenticeship programme

Dundalk IT’s apprenticeship programme received a huge boost today with the news that it has been awarded over €900,000 in capital funding. News of the finance was announced by Minister

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Local TD Fergus O’Dowd to become the new chair of the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Transport, Tourism and Sport

Local TD Fergus O’Dowd is set to become the new chairman of the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Transport, Tourism and Sport. He will replace the outgoing Kerry TD Brendan Griffin

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19 new SNA posts announced for schools in Louth

An additional 19 Special Needs Assistant posts have been announced for schools in Co Louth. The new roles will be available from September to December 2017 in order to meet

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Louth County Museum to receive €8,500 in funding towards iconic buildings project

The Louth County Museum in Dundalk has been approved for €8,500 in funding under the Local and Regional Museums Funding Scheme 2017. The funds will be used for the museum’s

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Ten North Louth projects to received combined funding of €245,000

Ten projects in the North Louth area have been awarded a combined total of €245,869 in funding to provide Safety Measures and Play Areas at their various locations. The funding

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Funding approved for works to two local national schools

Two local national schools have been approved for additional accommodation and emergency works by the Department of Education. St Mary’s NS in Knockbridge will have a new 80sqm classroom built

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Louth County Council allocated €23,000 to tackle litter and graffiti

Louth County Council has been allocated €23,000 to combat the litter and graffiti in the county. The funding was announced yesterday by Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment Denis

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John McGahon pledges support for Leo Varadkar in Fine Gael leadership race

Dundalk Councillor John McGahon has confirmed that he will be supporting Leo Varadkar in the Fine Gael leadership race. The St Patrick’s Terrace man is the latest local representative to

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Fitzpatrick backing Coveney in Fine Gael leadership race but O’Dowd supporting Varadkar

Local TD Peter Fitzpatrick has thrown his support behind Simon Coveney in the race to become the new Fine Gael leader. Deputy Fitzpatrick has said that he would be backing the current Housing Minister to succeed

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Just one local Fine Gael representative has publicly declared who they feel should replace Enda Kenny as Taoiseach

Just one of the elected Fine Gael representatives in Co Louth has publicly made up their mind on who should succeed Enda Kenny as party leader and Taoiseach. Mr Kenny

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Additional funding for childcare now available in Louth

Extra funding for childcare is now available in County Louth. News of the additional funding has been confirmed by local Fine Gael TD Fergus O’Dowd, who promised support for all

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Local reps urge public not to start gorse fires

Two local representatives have urged the public not to start gorse fires after a blaze in the North Louth area at the weekend. At this time of year farmers often

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Louth to receive €150,000 in sports funding

Louth is set to benefit from €150,000 in funding for Local Sports Partnerships this year. News of the funding was revealed yesterday by local Fine Gael TD Fergus O’Dowd. This

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Thirteen Co Louth schools to undergo major improvement works this summer

Thirteen primary schools in Co Louth will undergo major improvement works this summer, it was announced today. The schools around the country will benefit from the Summer Works Scheme which