Healthy Ireland - Louth

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Healthy Ireland Fund 

Healthy Ireland, A Framework for Improved Health and Wellbeing 2013-2025 is the national framework for action to improve the health and wellbeing of Ireland over the coming generation. Pobal administer this fund on behalf of the Department of Health.

In 2016, the Government approved the creation of a Healthy Ireland Fund with an initial allocation of €5 million approved in Budget 2017 to establish and support the implementation of Healthy Ireland programmes and projects in a variety of settings.

The primary aim of the fund is to support innovative, cross-sectoral, evidence-based projects and initiatives that support the implementation of key national policies in areas such as obesity, smoking, alcohol, physical activity and sexual health.

Vision for Healthy Louth -  is where everyone can enjoy physical and mental health and well-being to their full potential, where well-being is valued and supported at every level of society and is everyone’s responsibility.

This supports the overall vision of Louth's Local Economic and Community Plan (LECP) 
‘Louth will be a prosperous, proud, safe and inclusive county where people want to live, work, visit and invest, and where there is equal opportunity for all’.

Socio Economic Profile - Louth