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Thu, 19 Sep 2019 09:42:00 GMT

Dundalk Sub Aqua Club is inviting potential new members to "Try a Dive" in Aura Leisure Centre on October 2, 9 and 16 at 7pm. These sessions are free to anyone over 18 who would like to experience Scuba Diving in a safe environment with experienced club divers.  This is followed with a comprehensive


Thu, 19 Sep 2019 09:22:00 GMT

A Dundalk based business has achieved a quality mark signifying it meets the highest standards of service and trust and becomes one of the first whiskey based Businesses to achieve this accreditation. Irish Whiskey Auctions was awarded the coveted All-Ireland Business All-Star accreditation on Thurs


Thu, 19 Sep 2019 08:47:24 GMT

The death has occurred of Carmel Freeman (née Keown), St Mary's Villas, Drogheda, Louth Freeman (née Keown) (St. Mary's Villas, Drogheda, Co. Louth) Sept. 17th 2019 (peacefully), at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, following a short illness. Carmel; predeceased by her husband Sean, loving mother of Eun


Wed, 18 Sep 2019 14:56:03 GMT

The cost of the removal and clean up of diesel sludge dumped in Louth so far this year has come to €71,250 according to Louth County Council. In August alone, eight IBCs (Intermediate Bulk Containers) were dumped in Louth, at a cost of €10,000 to the Council. Three IBCs were located in Kilkerley and


Wed, 18 Sep 2019 14:24:39 GMT

Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII) have confirmed that the money that is set aside for Ardee Bypass may be redirected to other projects on foot of the review announced, according to Louth TD Fergus O'Dowd. Sharing the news on social media this afternoon, Deputy O'Dowd said that:  "TII have confi


Wed, 18 Sep 2019 12:59:26 GMT

Councillors at the September Louth County Council meeting passed a motion put forward Cllr Ruairí Ó Murchú in support of the retention and development of respite services for people with disabilities. Councillor Ó Murchú stated, “Parents of disabled children and older parents of disabled adults do t


Wed, 18 Sep 2019 12:48:58 GMT

Don't pack away your summer gear just yet - Leinster, and indeed the rest of the country is set to experience some scorching temperatures this weekend.  Whilst today will remain dry and sunny, with top temperatures of 21 degrees, by tomorrow the wee county could see temperatures of 23 degrees.  The


Wed, 18 Sep 2019 11:50:00 GMT

Louth councillor John Sheridan raised the issue of the Tallanstown Public Water Supply Boil Water Notice at Louth County Council's monthly meeting. The Boil Water Notice which is now in place for 50 days. "On Monday, a number of councillors met Irish Water and at the meeting I sought answers as to t


Wed, 18 Sep 2019 08:21:07 GMT

The death has occurred of Michael Byrne of Milltown, Kilkerley, Dundalk, Louth Peacefully, in the tender loving care of the nurses and staff of Louth Co. Hospital. Son of the late Christopher and Bridget and brother of the late Owen and Patrick. Beloved husband of Madge and dear father of Michael, P


Wed, 18 Sep 2019 08:19:09 GMT

Dundalk councillor John McGahon has said that the Council’s decision to publish the schedule of works for the M1 Motorway Closure will help Louth Commuters in planning their journeys in advance.  Speaking on the publication of the works, Cllr. McGahon said: “Since we were made aware of the Closure a


Tue, 17 Sep 2019 14:16:48 GMT

Louth TD Fergus O'Dowd has welcomed the news that the Maria Goretti Foundation Centre in Lordship has been awarded €16,923.50 under the CLÁR programme 2019, announced by the Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring TD.  This is the first year that Specialist Sensory Gardens and Com


Tue, 17 Sep 2019 13:53:00 GMT

Gardai and the PSNI have resumed a search in Omeath today for missing Belfast woman Saoirse Smyth.  Gardai are assisting the PSNI in searching a forested area located off the Ferryhill Road in Omeath.  Ms Smyth was last seen in Belfast on April 11, 2017 and it is believed that she travelled across t


Tue, 17 Sep 2019 13:09:03 GMT

Louth TD Declan Breathnach has said the underspend of "vital community and development schemes in Louth is unacceptable" and he has called on Minister Michael Ring to ensure each county receives their allocated funding in the remaining months of the year.  Deputy Breathnach was commenting after it w


Tue, 17 Sep 2019 11:40:36 GMT

There is a €500 Marshes gift card on offer every week until mid-October as part of the Dundalk shopping centre’s ‘Wonder Fall’ campaign.   Each customer who completes a purchase at Marshes will receive a leaf-shaped entry form to drop off at the tree trunk entry box. A draw for a €500 gift-card will


Tue, 17 Sep 2019 11:33:45 GMT

There has been a huge increase in the number of homes given the go ahead for construction in Louth in the first half of this year, according to Central Statistics Office figures released this week. Planning permission was granted in the first half of 2019 for 304 houses and 277 apartments in Louth.


Tue, 17 Sep 2019 10:46:12 GMT

Dundalk councillor Conor Keelan has voiced his concerns over the news that there has been no Casual One-Day licenses or Licenses for a Special Occasion granted in the Dundalk area since at least 2014. In a question put to Louth County Council by Cllr Keelan, he asked: "Since the last revision of the


Tue, 17 Sep 2019 09:31:00 GMT

Gardaí are investigating a hijacking incident that occurred on September 16, 2019 at approximately 11.30pm in the Tesco Extra carpark, Dundalk.  A woman was sitting in her car when a male demanded she get out and he proceeded to drive off in the car. The man told the woman he was carrying a syringe.


Tue, 17 Sep 2019 09:17:57 GMT

Water supplies in north Louth will be affected today as Irish Water work to repair a burst water main in the Riverstown area. Irish Water say that repairs to a burst water main may cause supply disruptions to Annaloughan, Ballynamaghery, Ballaverty, Cooley and surrounding areas in Riverstown, Co. Lo


Tue, 17 Sep 2019 08:52:00 GMT

Continuing our series of interviews with young social and political activists in Louth, we meet Ellen Norton, a social and political activist from Dundalk. “I think the only referendum that we need [in Northern Ireland] is provided for in the Good Friday Agreement. We need to start shifting our focu


Tue, 17 Sep 2019 08:43:11 GMT

Dundalk FC have issued a statement in which they 'strongly' condemn the behaviour of a 'small minority of supporters' in the aftermath of Saturday night's EA SPORTS Cup final victory over Derry City at The Brandywell. There were on-field skirmishes involving fans following The Lilywhites' penalty sh