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# louth-county-council - Friday 21 June, 2019

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.

# louth-county-council - Tuesday 8 May, 2018

'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.

# louth-county-council - Thursday 3 May, 2018

Council told by Housing Department not to include people it says are homeless in monthly figures Exclusive

Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy announced earlier this week that a number of local authorities had been miscategorising people as homeless.

# louth-county-council - Friday 18 August, 2017

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.

# louth-county-council - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

'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-county-council - Friday 21 October, 2016

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.

# louth-county-council - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

Last Traveller families to be evicted from Louth halting site today

Four families still remain on the site.

# louth-county-council - Friday 15 January, 2016

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.

# louth-county-council - Monday 31 March, 2014

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.

# louth-county-council - Wednesday 17 October, 2012

New bridge linking Louth and Down gets planning permission Building Bridges This post contains videos

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.

# louth-county-council - Friday 18 November, 2011

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.

# louth-county-council - Monday 18 April, 2011

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.

# louth-county-council - Wednesday 10 November, 2010

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.