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Louth County Council Fire covers a broad range of functions ranging from Fire & Rescue cover to Fire Prevention.

Fire cover throughout the County is provided by both wholetime and Retained Firefighters (i.e. firefighters who work their own careers and are summoned for emergency duties through a paging system). The fire stations serving the  County are as follows:

  • Drogheda Fire Station – both wholetime and Retained personnel
  • Dundalk Fire Station – both wholetime and Retained personnel
  • Carlingford Fire Station – Retained personnel
  • Dunleer Fire Station – Retained personnel
  • Ardee Fire Station – Retained personnel

Overall Management and Administration of the Service, Fire Prevention and certain Building Control functions are carried out by Fire Officers and Administrative staff.


Fire Service Contacts

OPERATIONAL/EMERGENCY QUERIESDrogheda Fire Station 0419832222
Dundalk Fire Station 0429334666
FIRE PREVENTION/BUILDING CONTROL QUERIESFire & Building Control Section, Louth County Council
Email: Fireoff@louthcoco.ie or BuildingControl@louthcoco.ie
LOUTH COUNTY COUNCIL0429335457 or LoCall 1890202303

Our Staff

Chief Fire OfficerMr. Eamon Woulfe
Senior Assistant Chief Fire OfficersMrs. Sheila Broderick, Mr. Joe Lumsden
Assistant Chief Fire OfficersMr. Philip O’Brien, Mr. John Cummins
Building Control OfficerMs. Bernadette McArdle
Civil Defence OfficerMr. Chris Connolly


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Opening Hours

  • Motor Tax
    Dundalk & Drogheda 09:30-16:00
    Closed 3rd Wednesday of each month until 11.00am
  • All other offices
    9am through lunch to 5pm