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One of the victims of Dundalk attacks named

One of the victims of yesterday’s attacks in Dundalk have been named. According to a report in The Irish Times, 22-year-old Cian Murphy was the man attacked along the Inner Relief

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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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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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Garda injured while making arrest in Dundalk awarded €36,000 compensation

A Garda who suffered internal injuries after being punched and kicked while making an arrest while based at Dundalk Garda Station in February 2013 was awarded more than €36,000 compensation

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Solicitor loses misconduct appeal following complaint by Blackrock couple

A Cork-based solicitor yesterday lost an appeal of misconduct against him in a case involving a Blackrock couple. The appeal, which arose from a threat to destroy files belonging to

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Fianna Fáil distance themselves from Cllr Emma Coffey’s calls for a hard border

A local Fianna Fáil councillor has hit the headlines after calling for a hard border to be implemented between Northern Ireland and the Republic post-Brexit to “protect the influx of

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Another blow for Narrow Water Bridge as planning permission for project expires tomorrow

Hopes of the cross border Narrow Water Bridge coming to fruition are set to receive another setback tomorrow when planning permission for the project is due to lapse. The 660m

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M1 Payments Corridor seeking €4 million fund to attract e-payments jobs to Dundalk and Drogheda

A local industry group believes around 600 jobs could be created between Dundalk and Drogheda if the area is recognised as a cluster for e-payments companies. In an interview with

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Family of Siobhan Phillips call for public inquiry into incident that led to the murder of Garda Tony Golden

The family of Siobhan Phillips, who was seriously wounded in the murder-suicide that claimed the life of Garda Tony Golden in Omeath two years ago today have called for a

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Louth County Council has acquired 35 houses by compulsory purchase with another 30 in the pipeline

Louth County Council has acquired 35 vacant houses by compulsory purchase over the past 15 months and has a further 30 in the pipeline. That’s according to new figures released

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Garda breath tests in Louth exaggerated by 213%

Breath test figures in the Louth Garda Division were over-reported by a massive 213%, new figures have revealed. The division was one of ten of the 28 Garda Divisions which

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61 complaints to Irish Rail about behaviour of passengers on local rail service since 2015

A total of 61 complaints was made by Irish Rail customers about other passengers on the Dundalk to Drogheda route in the last two-and-a-half years. That’s according to data released

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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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Mutual recognition of driving offences on both sides of the border comes into effect today

From today motorists who are banned from driving in the Republic of Ireland will also have that ban enforced in the UK and vice versa. This is as a result

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Gina targeting Olympic Games in Tokyo in 2020 after European U20 gold medal

Local athlete Gina Akpe-Moses has set her sights on the Olympic Games in Tokyo in 2020 on the back of her gold medal in the European Athletics Under-20 Championships in