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Tánaiste Simon Coveney to speak at free Brexit conference in Dundalk next month

Tánaiste Simon Coveney will be the main speaker a major free event being held in the Carrickdale Hotel next month to help businesses on both sides of the border to

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Commitments made between EU and UK to avoid hard border with Northern Ireland post Brexit

Significant commitments have been made between the EU and the UK in avoiding a hard border with Northern Ireland. At a press conference in Brussels this morning the European Commission

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Former local Senator Jim D’Arcy appointed as adviser to Taoiseach Leo Varadkar

Former local Senator Jim D’Arcy has been appointed to a high paid role as an adviser to Taoiseach Leo Varadkar. The 63-year-old retired schoolteacher was formally given the role yesterday

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Avoiding Irish border checks is top priority for UK in Brexit negotiations

The UK Government wants to avoid checkpoints or any other physical infrastructure along the Irish border and will make it its number one priority when negotiating its exit from the

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Temporary customs posts could come into effect along border post-Brexit

The UK could seek a temporary customs union with the European Union after Brexit, in a move which would lead to border patrols just north of Dundalk. Plans for the

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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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Louth allocated €1.2 million for housing adaptions for older people and those with disabilities

Just over €1.2 million has been made available in Louth to carry out housing adaptations for older people and people with a disability living in private houses this year. The

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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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Bus Éireann depot in Dundalk amongst sites earmarked for new homes by Government

A number of local sites have been included on a new land map published by the Department of Housing show over 700 sites across the country due to be developed

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Minister Simon Coveney to visit Dundalk tomorrow for student consultation

Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government Simon Coveney will be in Dundalk tomorrow morning for an audience with students at Dundalk IT. The student consultation event will discuss

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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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Louth Fine Gael to host public meeting on Brexit next Thursday

Fine Gael will host a public meeting focusing on Ireland’s response to Brexit in Drogheda next week. The meeting, titled ‘Brexit: Our Response’, will take place at the Boyne Valley