Veterinary Services -About us

The Veterinary Services Section carries out a range of duties involving Veterinary Public Health and Animal Control & Welfare:

 

Veterinary Services Section and Food Safety Duties

Louth County Council provides food safety duties under a service contract with the Food Safety Authority of Ireland.

The County Veterinary Officer and a ‘Temporary Veterinary Inspector’ (TVI) are responsible for the inspection and supervision of Louth’s abattoir (slaughter house) and small meat manufacturing plants – SMMPs (which cook/ prepare/ wholesale meat products)

Further information on the Food Safety Authority of Ireland is available at www.fsai.ie

Details of establishments under the inspectorate of LCC are listed below:

 

Registered   Premises

LH102

Darver Meats

Darver, Readypenny, Louth

Louth

Activities that do not require approval

Bovine/ Ovine

 

Abattoir and SMMPs (small meat manufacturing plants)
Approval_NumberPremises Trading NameAddressPrimary Business TypeActivitySpecies
2829Arcross Foods Ltd T/A McCreesh MeatsRock Road BlackrockSmall Meat Manufacturing PlantCold Storage

Bovine (Young Animals)

Porcine

Poultry

CuttingPorcine
Meat Products (not ready to eat)Porcine
2786Ashbrook Foods LtdBallinloughlan Knockbridge Couty LouthSmall Meat Manufacturing PlantCutting

Bovine

Ovine

Porcine

Minced MeatPorcine
Mincing

Bovine

Ovine

2334Coyle Vacpack LtdCoyle Vac Pac Coes Road, DundalkSmall Meat Manufacturing PlantCutting

Bovine

Ovine

Porcine

Poultry

2323Des SavageThe Grove Abattoir The Grove CarlingfordSlaughterhouse

Slaughtering

Bovine

Ovine

2306Dromena FoodsBrewery Road CastlebellinghamSmall Meat Manufacturing PlantCuttingBovine
2818Failte Foods Limited T/A Morgan MeatsArdaghy omeathSmall Meat Manufacturing PlantCutting

Bovine

Bovine

Ovine

Porcine

Poultry

Meat Products (not ready to eat)

Bovine (Adult Animals)

Minced Meat

Bovine (Adult Animals)

2309Firren FoodsDrogheda Road Blakestown ArdeeSmall Meat Manufacturing PlantCutting

Porcine

Poultry

Meat Products (not ready to eat)

Bovine (Adult Animals)

Porcine

Poultry

Meat Products (ready to eat)

Bovine (Adult Animals)

Porcine

Poultry

2717MV Foods LtdCoe's Road Industrial Estate DundalkSmall Meat Manufacturing PlantCutting

Bovine

Ovine

Porcine

Poultry

Meat Products (not ready to eat)

Bovine (Adult Animals)

Ovine

Porcine

Poultry

Mincing

Bovine

Ovine

Porcine

2308P & A QuinnAvenue Rd DundalkSmall Meat Manufacturing PlantCuttingPorcine
Meat Preparations (not ready to eat)Porcine
Meat Products (not ready to eat)Porcine
2915Stela FoodsUnit 2, Greenhills Business Park DroghedaCold store (animal origin exposure)Cold Storage

Bovine (Adult Animals)

Fishery Products

Ovine

Porcine

Poultry

Cutting

Bovine (Adult Animals)

Fishery Products

Ovine

Porcine

2302Tavanamore MeatsTavanamore Hackballscross DundalkSmall Meat Manufacturing PlantCutting/BoningBovine
2563Tony Kieran Ltd.Unit B Old Coes Road DundalkSmall Meat Manufacturing PlantCutting

Bovine

Fishery Products

Poultry

 

 

Animal Control & Welfare

The dog warden service operates a state of the art Animal Compound in Dromiskin, Co. Louth. The facility has 16 indoor, individual, heated kennels from where it bases its activities under the Control of Dogs Act 1986, and also 4 big stables for housing larger animals taken in under the Control of Horses Act 1996 or the Animals Act 1985.

Pound Contact No: 042 9324140

 

To view dogs at the pound: www.louthcoco.ie/en/Services/Dog-Pound/

To buy your dog licence on-line: https://ereceipts.louthcoco.ie/

 

Useful Links:

Dog Control Overview: www.citizensinformation.ie/en/environment/animal_welfare_and_control/control_of_dogs.html

Statistics on Stray Dog Population in Ireland & Operation of Pounds: www.environ.ie/en/LocalGovernment/DogControl/

Guide to best practice in building and operating kennels:

www.environ.ie/en/Publications/LocalGovernment/DogControl/FileDownLoad,24691,en.doc

www.environ.ie/en/Publications/LocalGovernment/DogControl/FileDownLoad,24692,en.doc

Horse Control Overview: www.citizensinformation.ie/en/environment/animal_welfare_and_control/control_of_horses.html

Meat Plants approved by Local Authorities: www.fsai.ie/uploadedFiles/Food_Business/LA_approved_premises.pdf