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McGahon welcomes launch of new online system for medical card applications

Local councillor John McGahon has welcomed the HSE’s launch of a new online system to apply for a medical card. The new National Medical Card online service can be found

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WATCH: Yosuke Sasaki remembered with superb turn out at vigil in Dundalk

This evening Dundalk came together to remember Yosuke Sasaki with a superb showing at the Market Square. Talk of the Town was there to record the vigil in memory of

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Talk of the Town to broadcast vigil in memory of Yosuke Sasaki this evening

Talk of the Town will be providing live coverage of this evening’s vigil in memory of Yosuke Sasaki on our Facebook page. The vigil, which gets underway at 7pm, has

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Vigil in memory of Yosuke Sasaki to be held in Dundalk on Monday

A vigil in memory of Yosuke Sasaki, who was killed in the attacks in Dundalk earlier this week, will take place on Monday night. The 24-year-old Japanese national was fatally

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Traffic lights set to get a lot more colourful locally as Canvas Paint A Box project is approved

A motion by local councillor John McGahon calling for Louth County Council to follow the example set in Dublin in establishing a Canvas Paint a Box art project was passed

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Man killed in Newry Road accident named as Robert McLoughlin

The local man who died after being struck by two cars on the old Newry Road in the early hours of this morning has been named as Robert McLoughlin. The

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Funding of €250,000 secured for improvement of local roads in Louth

Louth has secured €250,000 in funding under the Local Improvement Scheme to improve local roads. The funding will allow for the repair and improvement of small roads and laneways leading

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Local Community Text Alert groups encouraged to apply for funding

Local Community Text Alert groups have been encouraged to apply for Government funding by a local councillor. Fine Gael’s John McGahon issued a statement this afternoon encouraging groups in North

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McGahon plays down fears of methadone clinic being set up in Fatima

Fears that a methadone clinic might be set up in a derelict house in Fatima Park have been played down by local councillor John McGahon. Rumours had spread via Facebook

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Dundalk man amongst the first to speak to Conor McGregor after loss to Floyd Mayweather

Dundalk man Andrew McGahon was amongst the first to speak to Conor McGregor following his fight with Floyd Mayweather in Las Vegas at the weekend. Andrew, from St Patrick’s Terrace

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Locals hit out at “needless vandalism” of life-saving equipment on Templetown beach

Locals have hit out at the “needless” vandalism of life-saving equipment at a local beach at the weekend. Life buoys at Templetown beach in north Louth was burned to a

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Local councillor John McGahon elected to Fine Gael councillors’ National Executive

Local councillor John McGahon was last night elected to the Fine Gael councillors’ National Executive following a by-election victory. Cllr McGahon is the current chairperson of the Dundalk Municipal District

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€10,000 in funding announced for Carlingford-Omeath Greenway

The Carlingford-Omeath Greenway has received a major boost today after being allocated €10,000 under the Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme. The money will be used towards grass cutting and the eradication

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McGahon urges young teachers to apply for LMETB roles

Local councillor John McGahon has urged young teachers to apply for the various vacancies currently on offer with the Louth Meath Education and Training Board (LMETB). Various posts are now

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McGahon kicks-off re-election campaign 22 months early

The next local elections in Louth might not be taking place for another 22 months until May 2019 but it appears that the battle for votes has already begun. At