Minutes of the meeting of the Dundalk Cycling Alliance

21st January 2015

1/         Attendance

  • Liam, Tony, Ollan and Pat. With apologies from Nadia and Fiona.

2/         Minutes

The minutes of the 10th Dec 2014 meeting were read. Tony proposed and Ollan seconded their adoption. They were duly adopted and signed.

3/         Matters arising

  • Ollan agreed to invite a new member to join the DCA.

4/         Website.

  • Tony reported no change.

 5/         Finance

  • Liam gave a tax clearance certificate and a bank statement to Ollan to be forwarded to Fiona.

 6/         Cooley Cycle Route

  • A joint application from Louth CoCo and the N&MDC may be made to connect Cooley to the cycle lane near Newry.

 7/         Dundalk Cycle Lanes

  • Ollan will give a copy of his submission to some members of Louth CoCo with reference to including cycle lanes in the Louth county development plan.

8/         AOB

  • A Drogheda group is anxious to connect Drogheda to the Bru na Boinne Interpretation Centre.
  • A local TD is seeking funds to link the Navvy bank in Dundalk to Blackrock by a cycle lane via the embankment behind the rifle range. Blackrock Tidy Towns will be approached to meet the members of the DCA over coffee with a view to obtaining their help in lobbying for a cycle lane to join Blackrock to Dundalk.

9/         Next meeting

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


Liam Kieran

Chair DCA.