Minutes of the meeting of the Dundalk Cycling Alliance

25th February 2015

1/         Attendance

  • Liam, Tony, Ollan, Pat and Fiona.

2/         Minutes

The minutes of the 21st Jan 2015 meeting were read. Pat proposed and Tony seconded their adoption. They were duly adopted and signed.

3/         Matters arising

  • There were no matters arising.

4/         Website.

  • Tony reported no change.

 5/         Finance

  • Councillor Mark Dearey ( The Green Party) has donated €300 to the DCA. Fiona will send Councillor Dearey a letter thanking him for the donation.

 6/         Cooley Cycle Route

  • It was noted that N&MDC has been successful in allocating money to start the Middle Bank project.
  • Progress was also noted in attempts to source funding for the extension of the project into ROI towards Omeath.
  • Ollan suggested that he and Liam meet Barry Woods of LCC in relation to Interreg Funding for the Cooley Cycle Lane.

 7/         Dundalk Cycle Lanes

  • The meeting hoped that LCC could prepare cycle lane routes in Dundalk which can be classified as shovel ready to take advantage of funding becoming available.

8/         AOB

  • Liam thanked Pat for his email about the proposed cycle lane form Drogheda to the Bru Na Boinne site.
  • Tony pointed out the need for more signs to show where cycle lanes were. These cost approximately €200 installed.
  • Ollan said that Tony’s map of Dundalk Cycle lanes modelled on the London Tube Map had been emailed to the LCC.

9/         Next meeting

The next meeting will be held on Wednesday 25th March 2015 in Liam’s home from 20:00 to 21:30 hrs.


Liam Kieran

Chair DCA.