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McGeough Welcomes Road Repair

Sinn Féin Councillor Pearse McGeough has received a commitment from Louth County Council that the road adjacent to the Killanny playground on the road to Carrickmacross will be repaired in the very near future. Cllr McGeough said “I raised this particular road with the Council back in January fearing subsidence and on a recent visit […]

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Gum Litter Taskforce Roadshow Visits Dundalk

26th July 2022: On Friday 22nd July, the Gum Litter Taskforce Roadshow hit the streets of Dundalk following the launch of its national summer campaign on 20th June. In this program, the GLT will collaborate with Louth County Council and local community groups to promote the responsible disposal of gum litter in the county’s areas. Over the […]

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Cllr Tom Cunningham: Protect What’s Left of our Fishing Industry

Sinn Féin Councillor Tom Cunningham has told Braymore Wind Farm to ‘think again’ about the proposed location of their Wind Farm along the coast of County Louth. Cllr Cunningham was speaking at a recent presentation to Louth County Councillors given by Braymore Wind farm who are proposing to place their wind farm near Clogherhead right […]

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Watters Welcomes €62,100 Funding for Coastal Protection Works in Omeath

Sinn Féin Councillor Antóin Watters has confirmed the Department has approved Louth County Council’s application for funding under the Office of Public Works’ Minor Flood Mitigation Works and Coastal Protection Scheme. Under the scheme, the Office of Public Works (OPW) has approved funding of €62,100 for the proposed works, which include strengthening of existing boundary […]

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Byrne Delighted with Maternity Leave Legislation

Cabinet has given the go ahead to the Minister of State with Responsibility for Local Government and Planning to draft maternity leave legislation for Councillors.  Following publication of the ‘Moorhead Report – Independent Review of the Role and Remuneration of Elected Members (2020)’ a working group was established to examine non-pay recommendations.  A gender subgroup of […]

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Community Council Government Louth Louth County Council Politics

Election of New Mayor and Deputy Mayor, Drogheda Borough Municipal District

Drogheda Borough Municipal District Annual Meeting took place on the evening of Monday 13th June in the Governors House, Millmount.  The order of business of the Annual Meeting saw a new Mayor and Deputy Mayor elected by Drogheda Borough Municipal District Elected Members as required under Section 36 of the Local Government Act 2001, as […]

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Louth County Council Deploys Beach Lifeguards to Blue Flag Beaches

With over 70km of coastline with spectacular views Louth naturally attracts crowds of visitors, residents and tourists to its beautiful beaches. All are welcome, and we hope everyone enjoys our fantastic natural facilities, but we also urge caution around waters as we want everyone to be safe. While it would be impossible to patrol the […]

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Two Life Buoys Installed at Salterstown

If you are out and about in Salterstown and are one of those people who brave the elements and enjoy sea swimming then you will have noticed two bright orange safety additions bobbing in the water. To mark National Water Safety Awareness Week (13th – 19th June) Sinn Féin Councillor Pearse McGeough assisted by Cllr […]

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Sustainable Steps by Louth County Council Will Lock Down Costs for 25 Years

Louth County Council is delighted to have added to their existing renewable energy installations with 2 new solar panel systems now increasing their installed capacity to 30kW. “The installation of new solar panels at the Town Hall and Civil Defence facility is a great example of how generating our own renewable energy can reduce costs […]

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Cross Border Business Cruise Launches on Carlingford Lough

A new evening cruise bringing together six cross border business groups has been launched. A collaboration between Newry, Dundalk, Drogheda, Kilkeel, Newry and Warrenpoint Chambers of Commerce and the recently formed South Armagh Business Improvement Group, will see over 200 guests come together. The cruise takes place on Thursday 16th June in the stunning surroundings […]