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Community Council Government Infrastructure Louth Louth County Council

Cllr Watters Welcomes Progress on Proposed Ravensdale Footpath

Sinn Féín Councillor Antóin Watters has welcomed progress on the proposed footpath in Ravensdale from Blackgate to Annaverna. The news follows a positive meeting with the Active Travel Department in Louth County Council in early January.  The Active Travel team have confirmed they are currently carrying out further investigation of the Blackgate footpath proposal with the aim of […]

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Business Community Constituency Louth Newry Newry and Armagh

McGahon Surveyors Celebrate 45 Years in Business

McGahon Surveyors, with offices in Dundalk and Newry celebrated 45 years in business before the Christmas break. The firm, set up in 1977 in Dundalk, by Damien McGahon, has been going from strength to strength over the past four and a half decades. The team provide Quantity Surveying and Cost Consultancy services to the Public […]

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Business Community Constituency Louth Newry Newry and Armagh Newry Chamber Politics

Major Cross-Border Trade Conference Launches

A major Cross Border Trade Conference, jointly hosted by Newry and Dundalk Chambers and with sponsors including InterTradeIreland, has been launched for 2023.  It will be held on Wednesday 8th March (9am to 1pm) at the Carrickdale Hotel and will focus on future business opportunities.  It is free to attend. Case studies will demonstrate how […]

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Community Louth

Matthew Hutchinson, 15 Years, Dundalk Co.Louth

Gardaí are seeking the public’s assistance in tracing the whereabouts of 15-year-old Matthew Hutchinson who is missing from his home in Dundalk, Co.Louth, where he was last seen at approximately 3.20pm on Tuesday, 10th January 2023. Matthew is described as being approximately 5’ 8” in height, of a slim build, with blonde hair and blue eyes. […]

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Community Dáil Éireann Government Louth

€66k Secured for Local LGBTI+ Services – O’Dowd

Local Fine Gael TD, Fergus O’Dowd, has welcomed news received this morning that Outcomers have secured €60k and the Drogheda LGBTQI Support Group have secured €6k under the 2022 LGBTI+ Community Services Funding Call. The 2022 LGBTI+ Community Services Funding Call for proposals ran from 22nd June 2022 – 20th July 2022. €1,209,832.35 has been made available in […]

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Dáil Éireann Government Louth Politics

New Minister of State Appointments in Dail

The Government on the nomination of An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar TD, has formally appointed additional Ministers of State and assigned their responsibilities. Speaking this evening the Taoiseach said: “I wish the newly-appointed Ministers of State well in their portfolios. We have strong talent and ability from across the three Government parties. “Having emerged from Covid […]

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Community Council Government Louth Louth County Council

Louth County Council Opens Book of Condolence for Private Seán Rooney

Louth County Council is opening a book of condolence for Private Seán Rooney. Pte Rooney was killed in the Lebanon on active duty while undertaking Peace keeping duties with the 121st Infantry Battalion, UNIFIL (United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon), while three other soldiers were injured. Pte Seán Rooney, 23, was a past pupil of […]

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Community Dáil Éireann Government Health Louth

Junk Food Companies Need to be ‘reined in’ – Ó Murchú

Junk food companies need to be ‘reined in’ by government because of the way they target young children with ads online, according to Deputy Ruairí Ó Murchú. The Louth TD raised the issue during the Order of Business in Leinster House last week, after a campaign to ban junk food ads online was launched by […]

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Community Council Government Infrastructure Louth Louth County Council

Louth County Council Recognises Long Service in Fire Service

Louth County Council Fire Services Personnel were delighted to attend a long service awards ceremony at Knightsbrook Trim Co. Meath recently in recognition of their ongoing commitment to the Emergency Services. The event organized by the National Directorate for Fire and Emergency Management was a major occasion which saw strong attendance from fire service members […]

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Community Dáil Éireann Government Infrastructure Louth Politics

Ó Murchú Raises Transport Issues in Dail

Transport issues in Louth were raised in Leinster House by Deputy Ruairí Ó Murchú. The Dundalk TD highlighted specific issues with school transport, the Ardee bypass, the N53 and the 100X bus to Dublin Airport. On the school transport issue, which was particularly contentious this year, Deputy Ó Murchú pleaded for planning by the government […]