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Additional funding secured to improve respite services in Louth

Additional funding has been secured to improve respite services in Co Louth. The new funding comes from an additional €10 million national pot which will help alleviate the severe lack

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Dundalk house prices up by more than €20,000 in last six months

The average price of a house in Dundalk grew by 0.7% in October and is now more than €20,600 dearer than it was just six months ago. The latest Residential

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Louth has the fifth highest level of homelessness in the country

Louth has the fifth highest level of homelessness in the country. That’s according to new figures released yesterday by Irish Country Living. The magazine, part of the Irish Farmers’ Journal,

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McGrath vows that respite care for Louth and Meath will be part of 2018 Social Care Plan

Minister of State for Disability Issues Finian McGrath last night assured the people of the region that respite care for Louth and Meath would be part of the 2018 Social

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De La Salle and O Fiaich amongst the most improved feeder schools in the country

Two Dundalk secondary schools are amongst the most improved in the country when it comes to their students advancing to third level education. That’s according to the Irish Times’ Feeder

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Volkswagen overtakes Ford as the top selling car model in Louth for 2017

There were 19 new cars sold in Louth throughout November. That’s according to the figures from SIMI, which shows the numbers sold were up from 12 in the same month

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Breathnach hits out at 30% cut in funding for road maintenance in Louth

A local TD has hit out at the news that Louth’s road budget has been cut by 30% for 2018. Declan Breathnach said he was alarmed by the relevation which

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Revenue seize €460,000 worth of illicit alcohol following raid on plant in Co Louth

Revenue officers, assisted by the Garda Armed Support Unit from Dundalk, uncovered a large-scale illicit alcohol production plant in a premises and farm buildings at an undisclosed location in Co

Current affairs Local news Sport

Eight Louth clubs and organisations unsuccessful in bid for Sports Capital grants

While 42 sports clubs across Louth benefitted from €1.6 million in funding under the Sports Capital Programme, a further eight were unsuccessful in their bids. Yesterday Talk of the Town

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Louth clubs receive €1.6 million under Sports Capital Grants Scheme

Over €1.6 million has been allocated to local clubs under the Sports Capital Grants Scheme in Louth. The biggest beneficiary is Dundalk GAA club the Sean O’Mahony’s, who will receive

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Garrett Weldon confirmed as People Before Profit candidate for next General Election

Dundalk man Garrett Weldon was last night selected as People Before Profit’s candidate for Louth/East Meath in the next General Election. This will be the 46-year-old community worker’s second election

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Tidy Towns groups in Louth to share €40,000 in funding

Towns and villages in Co Louth are set to benefit from €40,000 in Government funding from the Department of Rural & Community Development. The funding was announced this week to

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A quarter of all septic tanks in Louth failed inspection last year

A quarter of all inspections of domestic wastewater treatment systems in Louth failed last year. That’s according to figures from the Environmental Protection Agency’s National Inspection Plan report, released yesterday.

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Just over 1% of social houses required in Louth have been built since start of 2016

Just over 1% of the number of social houses required in Co Louth have been built since the start of 2016. That’s according to new figures published in The Irish

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Average rent in Louth now €100 dearer than at the height of the boom

The cost of renting a property in Louth has risen by a massive 16.7% in the last year to an average of €1,066 – putting them at more than €100