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‘Beyond Borders Conference’ Aims to Make Communities Across Ireland Safer Places to Live, Work and Visit

The first cross-border community conference, aimed at sharing ideas on how to make communities across Ireland safer, took place in Dundalk, County Louth on Thursday 17 November 2022. The ‘Beyond Borders Conference’ brought together over 300 representatives from the public, local government, policing, business, charity, and community sectors to explore safety challenges faced across the […]

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Ennis Hails Progress on Narrow Water Bridge Project

Sinn Féin MLA Sinéad Ennis has hailed progress on the development of Narrow Water Bridge as key to ‘unlocking South Down’s potential’. Speaking after meeting with An Taoiseach at the proposed site for the bridge, the South Down MLA also called on the Irish government to progress other key projects outlined in New Decade, New […]

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Traffic Calming Measures at Bellurgan School Included in Submission for funding by Louth County Council to the Dept of Transport

Traffic calming measures which parents at Bellurgan school have been campaigning for have been included in a submission for funding by Louth County Council to the Department of Transport, it has been revealed. The news came during an interaction in Leinster House between Sinn Féin TD Ruairí Ó Murchú and Transport Minister Eamon Ryan, who […]

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Young People with Disabilities in Dundalk Who Attend training at National Learning Network Will Not €500 Disability Support

Young people with disabilities in Dundalk who attend training and education courses at the National Learning Network will not get the €500 disability support that was due to be paid on Monday, it has been revealed. The situation was revealed in Leinster House last Thursday by Louth TD Ruairí Ó Murchú who said he had […]

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High Cost of Public Liability Insurance Hampering Activities for Community and Sporting Groups

The high cost of public liability insurance and how it is hampering activities for community and sporting groups was raised again in Leinster House last week by Deputy Ruairí Ó Murchú. The Sinn Féin TD was speaking during a debate on the Personal Injuries Resolution Board Bill 2022. He said he broadly welcomed the bill, […]

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Full STEAM Ahead for Louth Science Festival 2022

Louth Science Festival (LSF) is back for its fifth year: bigger and better than ever. Supported by Louth County Council and Science Foundation Ireland (SFI), Louth Science Festival (7th – 20th November) is a fun, educational and exciting community festival. According to SFI research, Louth is a low intervention county in terms of STEAM participation, […]

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Women in Institutions Were “absolutely failed!” – Ó Murchú

The experience of women and children in institutions in Dundalk was laid before the Dáil last week by Sinn Féin TD Ruairí Ó Murchú. He was speaking during the debate on the second stage of the controversial Mother and Baby Institutions Payment Scheme Bill. He outlined the ‘historic involvement of Louth County Council’ for placing […]

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Crime Louth

Dundalk Shooting Condemned

The shooting of a man at Woodbury Gardens in Dundalk last night has been condemned by Sinn Féin TD Ruairí Ó Murchú who spoke to neighbours and Gardaí at the scene shortly after the incident. The Dundalk deputy said the ‘consensus is that the victim is a well-regarded and quiet man who had been living […]

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Crime Louth

Shooting in Dundalk Co.Louth

Gardaí were at the scene of a shooting incident that occurred at approximately 8:10pm on Saturday, 29th October, 2022, in the Woodbury Gardens area of Dundalk, County Louth. One man was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The scene was preserved for technical examination. No arrests have been made at this time. Investigations are […]

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Update on Public Realm Works at Westgate Area of Drogheda

At the October Meeting of Drogheda Borough District, in Governors House, Millmount, Elected Members were given an update on planned works to the Westgate Area of Drogheda from the Public Realm team of Louth County Council. Members were advised that the Louth County Council project, which is funded by the Urban Regeneration Development Fund, will […]