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James ready to tackle ‘toughest race in the world’

Local man James Redmond is preparing to tackle what is regarded as the toughest foot race in the world. The MARATHON DES SABLES is a ten day 250km plus race across the Sahara desert in Morocco. Competitors must be self-sufficient … Continue reading

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Cllr Yore ‘appalled’ with St Patrick’s Day junkets

Independent Councillor Maeve Yore appalled with Louth County Councils Junket to New York for St Patrick’s Day Since elected in 2014 the Independent Councillor has objected to the annual Junket to NY for St Patrick’s Day, asking what is the … Continue reading

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Huge relief over HSE u-turn. HSE reverse planned post-masectomy product cuts

LOUTH breast cancer survivors are “relieved” that proposed cuts to their entitlements have been reversed by the Health Service Executive (HSE). Louth women diagnosed with breast cancer are entitled to free post-surgery bras and prosthesis, which are essential to a … Continue reading

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Paula announced as Grand Marshal for St Pattrick’s Day parade

Soccer trailblazer and Dundalk native Paula Gorham has been announced as the grand marshal for the town’s St Patrick’s Day parade. Paula played on the Ireland’s first ever football women’s team and scored three goals in the team’s first international … Continue reading

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At last! Narrow Water Bridge funding announcement secures future of historic cross border project

An idea first mooted almost twenty years ago finally got the go ahead yesterday as Louth County Council welcomed the funding announced by government through the Shared Island Fund for the construction of the Narrow Water Bridge. The project has … Continue reading

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St John of God Community Services Announces Transfer of Service Provision to HSE

Saint John of God Community Services (SJOGCS), a leading provider of intellectual disability and community mental health services has announced it is to transfer all service provision to the Health Service Executive (HSE) later this year. The decision follows the … Continue reading

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Spy in the Sky- New regulations will allow council to utilise CCTV and drone footage for prosecuting illegal dumping

LOUTH County Council is able to avail of new high tech measures to tackle illegal dumping and fly tipping after Minister Ossian Smyth signed the regulations that will allow them. CCTV, drones and other technologies can now be used by … Continue reading

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Dundalk is set for a wonderful St Patrick’s Day parade on Sunday March 17 2024

The event, which will start at 1pm, has the theme of ‘Green Dream’ and will feature many local community and business organisations showcasing the very best that the town has to offer. There will also be live music, and a … Continue reading

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Historic Hotel being restored to its former glory

The much-loved Derryhale Hotel is being carefully restored to its former splendour and is set to open its doors again later this year as a boutique hotel. A boutique hotel is generally a type of hotel that feels small, intimate, … Continue reading

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Japanese Jobs boost for Dundalk

Expansion by global provider of cleaning, coating and refurbishing of parts used in the semiconductor industry is expected to create 100 jobs A week after PayPal announced they were seeking up to 205 redundancies (with around half that figure for … Continue reading

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