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400 people with disabilities on social housing waiting list in Louth

At least 400 people with disabilities are on the social housing waiting list in Co Louth. That’s according to figures obtained by RTÉ’s Morning Ireland, which show that at the

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153 people classed as homeless in the North East

There were 153 people in the North East classed as homeless as of Census night in April 2016. The latest release of Census data from the Central Statistics Office (CSO)

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One in every eight jobs in Louth at risk if hard Brexit proceeds, insists Ibec

Around one in every eight jobs in Co Louth could be at risk in the event of a hard Brexit. That’s the warning from business group Ibec in its latest

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Dundalk dog Lenny needs your votes to win this year’s Nose of Tralee contest

Your votes are being sought to ensure a local dog wins this year’s Nose of Tralee contest. The Nose of Tralee is a fun competition, based on the Rose of

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Louth has had a Lotto luck in the last 30 years

You might want to consider buying yourself a Lotto ticket today ahead of tonight’s draw for the €6.5 million jackpot. That’s because Louth has been revealed as the most lucky

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Louth County Council forced to deal with 163 abandoned cars over the last three years

Louth County Council removed or destroyed a total of 163 cars that were abandoned throughout the county over the course of the last three years. Figures published today in The

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Wee County has biggest concentration of betting shops in the country

Co Louth has more betting shops per capita than any other county in Ireland. New figures published today by The Irish Bookmakers’ Association reveals that there are 862 betting shops

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77 acre farm on outskirts of Dundalk sells for new high of €17,141 per acre

A 77 acre farm on the outskirts of Dundalk sold for more than €1.3 million at auction yesterday. The property at Haynestown, along with a four bed house and extensive

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35 people convicted in Louth for seat belt offences since start of 2015

35 people in Co Louth were convicted for seat belt offences in the last two and a half years. That’s according to new figures from the Courts Service which revealed

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588 new 172 cars sold in Louth in July

There were 588 new 172 cars sold in Co Louth last month. This figure represented the best month of sales since 884 new 171 cars were sold in January but

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Seven local groups to benefit from €94,800 in funding for extra childcare places in Louth

Seven local childcare groups are set to benefit after €94,800 in funding was announced this afternoon to provide extra childcare spaces for school age children in Co Louth. In total

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Louth motorists the third biggest offenders in the country for drink driving offences

Louth is the third biggest offender nationally when it comes to drink driving convictions. New figures from the Courts Service to Sinn Féin’s Peadar Tóibín, published by TheJournal.ie, show that

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Volunteers sought for All-Ireland Poc Fada finals this Saturday

Volunteers are being sought for this Saturday’s All-Ireland Poc Fada Championships on Annaverna Mountain in Ravensdale. Anyone interested in getting involved is asked to contact Naomh Moninne Hurling Club through

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Gardaí encourage motorists to slow down ahead of Bank Holiday weekend

Eight motorists were detected speeding in Co Louth last Wednesday. That’s according to information released by An Garda Síochána this morning as part of their appeal for motorists to take

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Average Garda in Louth took home more than €8,000 in overtime pay last year

More than €2.44 million was paid to Gardaí in the Louth Garda Division last year for overtime. Figures published in the Ireland edition of The Times today shows that Gardaí