Regeneration of Dundalk town centre given go-ahead by Louth County Council

The proposed plans are available to be viewed by the public in the town hall

Tia Clarke

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Bridge St Traders

Traders on Bridge St in Dundalk pictured just before Christmas 2017

A planning and development notice for Dundalk town centre is now available for the public to view in the town hall. 

The notice says: "Louth County Council hereby gives notice of its intention to carry out public realm improvement works located generally along Clanbrassil St, Church St, Bridge St, Linenhall St, Northgate St, Fairgreen Rd at junctions with Market St, Yorke St, Patrick St, John St, The Laurels and Wolfe Tone Terrace. 

The plans are available to view in the Town Hall 

The proposed plans for these areas include improvement to footpaths, "the provision of an urban public open space with wider footpaths, planting and seating between the Saint Nicholas Church of Ireland and the Saint Nicholas Roman Catholic Church", improved pedestrian crossings and the inclusion of street furniture and public art. 

Speaking to The Dundalk Democrat, Joanne Lavelle, spokesperson for St. Nicholas Quarter (Bridge Street Community & Traders Area Regeneration Group) said: "We are very excited to have a look at the plans. And we would encourage everyone to pop into the town hall and have a look." 

Louth County Council received €4.4 million in funding for the regeneration of Dundalk town centre .

The project is co-funded by the Irish Government and by the European Regional Development Fund. 

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