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Breathnach calls on application for proposed hazardous waste facility on Carlingford Lough to be declined

Local TD Declan Breathnach has called upon Minister for the Environment, Denis Naughten, together with his counterparts in the North and in the UK Department of the Environment to decline

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Colm Markey elected new chairman of Louth County Council

Colm Markey has been elected the new chairman of Louth County Council at its monthly meeting this morning. The Fine Gael councillor takes over from Labour’s Paul Bell after defeating

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McGahon elected new chair of Dundalk Municipal District Committee

Fine Gael Councillor John McGahon has been elected as the new chairman of the Dundalk Municipal District Committee at a meeting in the Town Hall tonight. The St Patrick’s Terrace

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Adams calls on new Fine Gael leader Varadkar to call a General Election

Local TD Gerry Adams has called on new Fine Gael leader Leo Varadkar to call a General Election and “seek a mandate from the people” to become Taoiseach. Reacting to

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59% turnout as Louth Fine Gael members vote for their new party leader

Louth Fine Gael members desceneded on the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Dundalk last night to vote for the party’s next leader to succeed Enda Kenny. There was a 59% turnout

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Local MEP McGuinness declares her support for Simon Coveney in Fine Gael leadership contest

Local Fine Gael MEP Mairead McGuinness declared her support for Simon Coveney as the next party leader at the weekend. The Ardee woman said the current Minister for Housing had shown

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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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Louth TD Adams pulls no punches in assessment of Enda Kenny’s time as Taoiseach

Louth TD Gerry Adams pulled no punches in his assessment of Enda Kenny’s tenure as Taoiseach following his decision to step down last night, saying his political legacy was dominated

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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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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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€90,000 in grants available to local youth groups

Local TD Fergus O’Dowd has encouraged local youth clubs to apply for grants under a new €1.17 million fund, which was announced yesterday by the Minister for Children and Youth

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Doyle thanks developer for repairs to footpath at Harbour Grove

Local councillor Maria Doyle has thanked the developers of a local housing estate after they carried out a series of repairs along a section of footpath that was prone to

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O’Dowd calls on council to apply for funding under the Town and Village Renewal Scheme

Local TD Fergus O’Dowd has encouraged Louth County Council to apply for funding under the Town and Village Renewal Scheme to rejuvenate rural areas of the county. The Government has