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Second outbreak of Avian Influenza (H5N1) in Co. Monaghan

HSE Public Health Area A (Cavan, Louth, Meath, Monaghan and North Dublin) are urging the public not to touch sick or dead wild birds, following confirmation of a second outbreak ...
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Irish Water launches public consultation on its plans to provide more secure and sustainable water supply

Irish Water today begins a three-month public consultation on the draft Regional Water Resource Plan – North West (RWRP-NW). The plan sets out options for providing a more secure, reliable and sustainable ...
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LMETB receives €11 million Government investment for it’s Dundalk Training Centre

On Thursday 17th November 2022 Minister Simon Harris TD visited the Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre of Excellence in Dundalk to announce an €11 million investment in the centre. In addition, ...
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Eurochambres Publish 30th Annual Economic Survey

Business confidence for 2023 is even lower than the Great Financial Crisis, and the Covid-19 pandemic according to the 30th annual Eurochambres Economic Survey. Concerns about affordable access to energy ...
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Louth Craftmark Winter Weekender

Louth Craftmark have announced their forthcoming Winter Weekender will be taking place all across the county from Thursday 24th to Sunday 27th November. The Winter Weekender will feature a calendar ...
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Statutory Sick Pay Factsheet

Peninsula Ireland have put together a factsheet (attached) for employers on the new Statutory Sick Pay Scheme that is coming into effect from 1st January. You can read this via ...
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Introduction of the Do Not Originate Protocol

Consumers are being defrauded of money, as well as being inconvenienced, confused, and threatened by nuisance communications e.g. scam phone calls. Consumers are also being manipulated into providing sensitive personal ...
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Public consultation meeting for PEACEPLUS funding for the Dundalk area

Louth County Council’s Peace Office are hosting a public consultation meeting for PEACEPLUS funding for the Dundalk area. This meeting will be held at 7pm -9pm on the 16th November ...
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Become a water steward

Irish Water is calling on companies of all sizes to apply for its Water Stewardship Programme, a training programme which helps organisations lower their water use, thereby reducing operating costs ...
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New Solid Fuel Regulations

The new solid fuel regulations have been signed into law and can be accessed here. More information on the new regulations, including updated FAQ documents specific to Producers/Importers, Retailers, Householders ...
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Record numbers attend the Chamber Business Awards

A record crowd attended the Louth Business Awards organized by Dundalk Chamber of Commerce in the Carrickdale Hotel on Saturday the 22nd October. The annual event is now a high ...
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Orange Rainfall Warning – Updated

Further thunderstorms with intense lightning strikes with some disruption. Affected Regions: Dublin, Kildare, Louth, Meath, and Wicklow Valid: 13:58 Wednesday 19/10/2022 to 17:00 Wednesday 19/10/2022 ...
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New Cyber Education Programme

This new programme is aimed at both part-time and full-time employees. Trainees will need to have a PPS number to access this training for free. The first phase of the ...
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Online Retail Scheme Deadline

The final claim date for the Online Retail Scheme is 4th November 2022. By this date you will need to have incurred and paid for all approved expenditure and submitted ...
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National Broadband Plan – Update

The Department of the Environment, Climate and Communications have published an update on the National Broadband Plan roll-out. As of 30 September, over 20,000 premises across the country are now ...
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Sustainable Consumption Pledge

The European Commission's Directorate-General for Justice and Consumers are calling for companies to join the Sustainable Consumption Pledge. The Pledge is a voluntary commitment for companies that put sustainability at ...
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Post Budget meeting with Minister

Michael Gaynor and Paddy Malone met with Minister for Finance last week after the Budget in Drogheda. While Dundalk Chamber welcomed the Budget in general, we did voice our concerns ...
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Clean Coasts and Irish Water urge the public to ‘Think Before You Flush’

Irish Water and Clean Coasts are urging the public to continue to ‘Think Before You Flush’ as a recent survey has revealed that more than 27,000 people living in Louth ...
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Irish Water working to restore water supply to customers in Castlebellingham, Dunleer and Annagassan

Irish Water and Louth County Council are working to maintain water supply to customer following an operational issue at Greenmount Water Treatment Plant resulting in depleted water levels in the ...
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Energy supports: Budget 2023

The Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment’s Budget package is designed to help businesses of all sizes with their rising energy costs and to make them more sustainable through longer ...
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