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Appeal to help house fire couple

The local community have rallied round to offer help and support to local couple Susan and George Mulligan whose house was destroyed in a fire on Valentines Day. The fire broke out in the attic of the couple’s home in … Continue reading

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Students reflect on life during pandemic

It’s been a challenging year for students to say the least and as can be read below many have only now realised that they had taken so many things for granted before the pandemic arrived. Below are testimonies from three … Continue reading

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McGreehan seeks information on the return to full capacity of special needs schools and classes

Speaking in the Seanad in relation to the return to full capacity of special needs schools and classes Senator Erin McGreehan commented, “Parents are seeing their children’s development regress. The ability of these children to behave socially has been affected … Continue reading

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Love is in the air around Pearse Park

It was a Valentines Day to remember for residents in Pearse Park as Orla Crilly and her little gang of cupid helpers delivered gifts to no less than fifty houses on Sunday afternoon. Orla, a foster mother to four children, … Continue reading

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DkIT/TUI dispute set for the Labour Court

TUI has decided to take Dundalk Institute of Technology (DkIT) to the Labour Court in a bid to resolve a dispute. “The DkIT President’s office couldn’t provide a resolution or be part of the solution so the Union had to … Continue reading

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Brendan earns his stripes

Local professional golfer Brendan Lawlor has enjoyed a fantastic start to 2021 with the Louth Village native signing a new long-term contract with Niall Horan’s Modest Golf management company as well as signing a new sponsorship deal with sportswear giants … Continue reading

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Louth publicans urged to join legal challenge of insurance companies

LOUTH pubs are being encouraged to join a legal challenge against insurance companies who have refused to pay out business claims. Qualified solicitor and publican Brian Winters is calling on publicans in the Wee County to join the legal challenge … Continue reading

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Students caught in crossfire as DkIT strike begins

STUDENTS at Dundalk Institute of Technology (DkIT) are “annoyed” because they have not been issued their exam results due to industrial action at the third level college. DkIT students were due to have their exam results issued on Thursday, February … Continue reading

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Union calls for pandemic compensation for nurses

Representatives from the INMO speaking at yesterday’s Oireachtas health committee called for additional compensation for nursed who have worked through the pandemic. Healthcare workers in Northern Ireland and Scotland are set to receive a once-off £500 bonus for their work … Continue reading

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Local nurse appeals for public to take part in Motor Neurone fundraiser

A LOCAL nurse is calling on members of the public to take part in a silence challenge in a bid to raise money for the Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association (IMNDA). Louise Hennessy from Haggardstown has been working as a … Continue reading

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