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Monday 27 March 2023 Dublin: -4°C

# Louth County Council

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# Water
Urgent appeals for water conservation made in several counties
Irish Water said the public should conserve water while temperatures increase.
Local councillor Colm Markey is set to be Ireland's newest MEP - but who is he?
Colm Markey will replace Mairead McGuinness as an MEP.
# rebuilding ireland
Families still 'in limbo' despite Minister's assurance home loan scheme funding 'will be honoured'
The Housing Minister said he does not know why Louth County Council has decided not to issue loans that are already approved.
# Homelessness
'They are not in secure tenancies': Debate in the Dáil over who should be categorised as homeless
Minister Murphy was asked to make a statement following a row last week over hundreds of adults and children being removed from the March homeless figures.
# Homelessness
Council told by Housing Department not to include people it says are homeless in monthly figures
Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy announced earlier this week that a number of local authorities had been miscategorising people as homeless.
# Louth
Seriously ill homeless man granted leave to challenge Louth County Council over housing
The council has told the man it will not provide him with assistance because he was not habitually resident in the State.
# sligo and drogheda
'There will be people lying in doorways and parks this Christmas': Homelessness in regional towns
There has been a 100% increase in the number of people registered as homeless in Co Louth in the last two years.
# Louth
Council investigating after 'hundreds of tonnes' of waste reported in illegal dump
Concerns have been raised over the quality of the water supply in Dundalk as a result.
# no breakthrough
Last Traveller families to be evicted from Louth halting site today
Four families still remain on the site.
# Dundalk
Council evict number of families from Louth halting site
Gardaí enforced an eviction notice at the illegal halting site at Woodland Park, Dundalk, this afternoon.
Local authorities haven't collected over €355 million owed to them
In 2012, arrears increased by €33 million, or approximately 10 per cent, compared to 2011, where rates arrears came to €323 million.
# Building Bridges
New bridge linking Louth and Down gets planning permission
The 660 metre bridge will cost in the region of €18 million. It’s hoped, however, that the majority of this money can be obtained from the EU.
# Building Bridges
Taoiseach backs plan to rename bridge after Mary McAleese
Senator Jim D’arcy has called for Boyne Bridge to be renamed after the former president and says he has the support of Enda Kenny.
New €430 million ski slope for Louth 'to open next year'
The first phase of the planned development in Co Louth could be up and running next year with the man behind the project having big ambitions to create an entire leisure, retail and entertainment experience.
# Dáil Éireann
Sinn Féin finance spokesman explains retirement decision
Arthur Morgan will quit politics to go back into the turbulent world of business, he says, leaving the “stuffy” Dáil behind.