January 2016 - Traveller Accommodation Programme
The Housing (Traveller Accommodation) Act, 1998 provides that traveller specific accommodation be provided where needed. Traveller Accommodation Programmes are statutory programmes adopted in this regard.
The following are previous programmes adopted;
Traveller Accommodation Programme 2009-2013
Traveller Accommodation Programme 2005-2008
The following is the current programme which is for the period 2014-18;
Traveller Accommodation Programme 2014-2018
Louth County Council intends to make amendments to the Traveller Accommodation Programme 2014-2018 and is seeking submissions in this regard.
Submissions can be made to email@example.com or in writing to Mr Joe McGuinness, Director of Services, County Hall, Millennium Centre, Dundalk, Co Louth.
The Closing Date for receipt of submissions is 4.30pm on Friday 7th July 2017
For the Draft Programme, please click on the link below:
Draft Traveller Accommodation Programme 2014-2018 - Variation 1 (Review of Programme)
Local Traveller Accommodation Consultative Committee
It also provides for the establishment of a Local Traveller Accommodation Consultative Committee to oversee the preparation, implementation and review of any accommodation plan.
The current committee is made up as follows:-
Councillor Liam Reilly, Chairman
Joe McGuinness, Director of Housing
John Lawrence, Senior Executive Officer
Arja Cullen, Social Worker
Cllr Kevin Meenan
Cllr Dolores Minogue
Ms. Mary Matthews, Traveller Rep
Mr. Pat Ward, Traveller Rep
Mr. Bernard Kenna, Traveller Rep
Ms. Daphne Boyle, Traveller Support Group
Traveller Accommodation Committee Minutes
A number of locations have been designated as Prohibited Areas under Section 31 of the Local Government (Sanitary Services) Act 1948. These are located at:-