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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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Armed anti terrorist unit will be based in Dundalk before the end of the year

An armed anti terrorist unit of the Gardaí will be based in Dundalk before the end of the year. News of the new unit was revealed on Friday by Garda

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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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Mercedes burned out in Dundalk overnight

Gardaí in Dundalk are investigating the cause of a car fire in the town overnight. A Mercedes Benz was set alight on the old Newry Road last night. One unit from

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Hutch gang members meet with dissident Republicans in north Louth

The leaders of the Hutch crime gang held secret talks with dissident republicans in north Louth last week. That’s according to a report in today’s Irish Daily Star, which claims

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Woman robbed after being threatened by syringe in Dundalk

Gardaí in Dundalk are appealing for information after a woman was robbed after being threatened with a syringe in the town last week. The incident occurred on Monday July 3rd

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Man who died in Garda custody in Dundalk had been twice arrested in relation to Ciara Breen disappearance

The man who died while in custody at Dundalk Garda Station on Thursday night has been named as Liam Mullen from Fr Murray Park. The Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (GSOC)

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Thief drops bag after snatching it from woman in Dundalk

Gardaí in Dundalk are appealing for information on an attempted robbery in the St Alphonsus Road area of the town last night. The incident occurred at around 9.10pm. A lady

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Taxi driver threatened with having his cut throat in Dundalk at the weekend

Gardaí in Dundalk are appealing for information after a taxi driver was threatened with having his throat cut in the town centre at the weekend. The male driver, aged 65,

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Gardaí appeal for information after man exposes himself to teenage girl on St Alphonsus Road

Gardaí in Dundalk are appealing for information after a man exposed himself to a teenage girl in the town recently. The incident occurred on the St Alphonsus Road on Friday

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Louth Adventures’ new boat broken into in Carlingford at the weekend

One of Louth Adventures’ boats was targeted by criminals in Carlingford at the weekend. The company’s new boat Brienne was broken into on Saturday night. Thankfully no damage was caused

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Gardaí seek information on assault and robbery in O’Hanlon Park

Gardaí in Dundalk are appealing for information on an assault and robbery which occurred in a local housing estate last Wednesday. A young man was walking home with a friend

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Gardaí cordon off area of Clanbrassil Street and Market Street following assault

Gardaí in Dundalk have cordoned off an area of Clanbrassil Street and the Market Square in the town. The area at the corner of Eoin’s Bar has been closed off to

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Gardaí investigating possible arson attack on Hoey’s Lane

Gardaí in Dundalk are investigating a possible arson attack on a vehicle in the Hoey’s Lane area overnight. Dundalk Fire Service were called to the scene of a Ford Transit

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Gardaí investigating break-in at Fitzpatrick’s Bar and Restaurant

Gardaí are investigating a break-in to Fitzpatrick’s Bar and Restaurant at Rockmarshall in the early hours of this morning. A side door to the pub was broken open at around