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Local TD Fergus O’Dowd to become the new chair of the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Transport, Tourism and Sport

Local TD Fergus O’Dowd is set to become the new chairman of the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Transport, Tourism and Sport. He will replace the outgoing Kerry TD Brendan Griffin

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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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Environment Minister to look into proposed hazardous waste plant planned for Carlingford Lough

The Minister for the Environment is set to look into the possibility of a hazardous waste plant being built on the Northern shores of Carlingford Lough. A number of residents

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Incoming DkIT Students’ Union president and vice president meet with TDs in Leinster House

Incoming Dundalk IT Students’ Union president and vice president Pauraic Renaghan and Aaron Geagan travelled to Leinster House earlier this week to lobby TDs and senators on the Union of

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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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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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Cllr Doyle welcomes OPW Minister to the area to discuss flood prevention measures

Earlier this week local councillor Maria Doyle welcomed Minister for State at the Office of Public Works and Flood Relief Sean Canney to the area to discuss flood prevention measures

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Local care home approved for €280,000 refurb

A care home at Castletowncooley has been approved for over €280,000 towards a refurbishment through the Department of Housing’s Capital Assistane Scheme. News of the funding was announced today by

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Fitzer’s 5k Fun Run takes place this Saturday

This year’s annual Fitzer’s 5k Fun Run will take place this Saturday at 11am at the Marshes Shopping Centre Organised by local TD Peter Fitzpatrick, this is the fifth year of

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Fitzpatrick welcomes Irish Life expansion plans for Dundalk

Local TD Peter Fitzpatrick, has said that the planned Irish Life expansion in Dundalk is a major boost for the town. Earlier today the company unveiled plans to build a

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Fitzpatrick encourages Louth people to have their say on a new National Plan for Ireland

Local TD Peter Fitzpatrick is encouraging people in Louth to have their say on a new National Plan for Ireland. “Ireland 2040 – Our Plan”, the new National Planning Framework was launched

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Local TDs welcome Almac Group’s jobs boost for Dundalk

Local politicians have welcomed the announcement by the Almac Group that they will create up to 100 new jobs within two years at their new premises in Dundalk. The Craigavon-based