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Fitzpatrick feels Eighth Amendment debate was not an honest one

Local TD Peter Fitzpatrick has called for a fair debate on the Eighth Amendment, insisting that proceedings so far have not been “respectful and honest”. Speaking in the Dáil on

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Fitzer’s 5k Fun Run/Walk to take place once again next month

This year’s annual Fitzer’s 5k Fun Run/Walk will take place on Saturday February 24th at 11am at the Marshes Shopping Centre Organised by local TD Peter Fitzpatrick, this is the seventh

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€92,500 in funding granted towards new athletics track in Dundalk

The Dundalk Athletics Association have been awarded €92,500 in a Regional Capital Grant towards the establishment of a new running track in town. The grant, announced today, has been described

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Fitzpatrick hits out at insurance industry and calls for Government intervention

Local TD Peter Fitzpatrck has hit out at the insurance industry in Ireland and called on the Government to intervene to help the leisure industry in particular. The Fine Gael

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Air Bound hail their ‘Christmas miracle’ as trampoline park is to remain open

Air Bound Trampoline Park have had their ‘Christmas miracle’ after declaring that the facility will not be closing after all. The premises at the North Link Retail Park announced earlier

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Wasdell submit planning application for new Dundalk facility

Wasdell have submitted their planning application for their proposed new Advanced Technology Unit at Mullaharlin in Dundalk. Last month the pharmaceutical contract packaging company announced plans to open a new

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Local schools to benefit from additional SNAs next year

Local schools are set to benefit from additional Special Needs Assistants (SNAs) next year. It has been announced that there will be 1,000 extra SNAs nationally in 2018 with local

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Local primary schools to receive funding boost from Minor Works Grant next week

Local primary schools are set to receive a major funding boost under the Minor Works Grant next week. News of the funding was announced by Minister for Education Richard Bruton

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300 new jobs on the way to Dundalk as Wasdell announce new local hub

300 new jobs are on their way to Dundalk. Wasdell, a leading pharmaceutical contract packaging company headquartered in Swindon in the UK, have this morning announced plans to open a

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Minor Injuries Unit in Dundalk to open to those five and over from February

The Minor Injuries Unit at the Louth County Hospital in Dundalk will begin treating children aged five and over from next February. The news was announced during a visit by

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200 new jobs at YapStone good news for Louth as a whole – Fitzpatrick

Local TD Peter Fitzpatrick has welcomed the creation of 200 new jobs in Drogheda as good news for the county as a whole. YapStone, a leader in the global payments

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Taoiseach admits lessons can be learned from death of Fintan Goss

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has admitted that “lessons can be learned” from the death of Fintan Goss during Storm Ophelia last month, particularly in relation to what public safety warnings mean

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Fitzpatrick votes against recommendation of Citizens’ Assembly on Eighth Amendment

Louth TD Peter Fitzpatrick was one of three TDs on the Oireachtas Committee examining the Eighth Amendment to vote against the recommendation of the Citizens’ Assembly not to retain Article

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1,328 Louth farmers to benefit from Basic Payments Scheme

1,328 farmers in Louth are set to benefit from payments of over €10.8 million under the Basic Payments Scheme. Over €700 million will be sent out to farmers across the

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Local community groups and charities to benefit from Budget 2018

Local community groups and charities in Co Louth are set to benefit from Budget 2018 with the introduction of a VAT Compensation Scheme for Charities, according to local Fine Gael