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Louth Newry Obituaries

MONTH’S MIND | Clare McGRATH

Clare’s Months Mind will be celebrated at Mass on Sunday, July 24th in the Church of the Holy Family at 12 noon. The Mass can be viewed live by following this link: https://www.churchservices.tv/dundalkholyfamily As each day dawns we think of you;As each night falls we pray for you;And throughout our lives no matter where;In our […]

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Community Louth

Louth County Council greets successful Pride of Place Groups

The Cox’s Demesne Youth & Community Project and the Blackrock Coastal Community were honoured by a presentation on 20th June at the County Council offices to mark their recent success in the Pride of Place Ceremony which took place in May 2022. The Cox’s Demesne Youth & Community Project won the overall prize in the […]

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Business Community Dáil Éireann Government Louth

Public Liability Insurance Premiums Are Too Expensive – Ó Murchú

The ‘madness’ of residents’ associations being charged more than €3,000 in Dundalk for a field in their estate has to stop, Deputy Ruairí Ó Murchú has told the Dáil. The Dundalk TD was speaking during a debate with Minister Sean Fleming about public liability insurance and what the government is doing to bring it down. […]

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Business Community Dáil Éireann Government Louth

PayPal Have Questions to Answer Over Dundalk Job Losses

PayPal must explain how jobs, which were lost in Dundalk last week, were advertised in India the day before staff in Louth were told their fate, Deputy Ruairí Ó Murchú has said. The Sinn Féin TD says he has been made aware that some of the positions, in what PayPal calls its ‘UK credit collections’ […]

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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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Dáil Éireann Government Louth

Government Response to Passport Chaos is Totally Insufficient – Imelda Munster

Sinn Féin TD for Louth and East Meath Imelda Munster has criticised the government’s insufficient response to the ongoing crisis at the passport office, which has seen chaos for applicants right across the state. Deputy Munster raised the issue with Minister for Housing Darragh O’Brien in the Dáil, calling on the government to take urgent […]

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Community Council Government Louth Louth County Council

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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Community Council Government Louth Louth County Council

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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Business Climate Dáil Éireann Government Louth

New €55m Green Transition Fund Will Help Businesses to Move Away From Fossil Fuels – O’Dowd

Fine Gael TD for Louth and East Meath, Fergus O’Dowd, has welcomed news from his colleague the Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment Leo Varadkar TD, that a new €55m package of measures has been agreed that will help businesses move away from fossil fuels and mitigate against spiralling energy costs. O’Dowd said “The new […]

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Climate Community Council Government Louth Louth County Council Politics

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 […]