THE ANNUAL WORKSHOP
Information will be provided below as it becomes known on the proposals for our next workshop to be held in January, 2019.
Please follow the links below to read reports on some of the previous workshops:
- 2018 Workshop: Mental Health Care in Louth 1918-2018 and Beyond.
- 2017 Workshop: Housing And Homelessness: Falling Through The Cracks
- 2016 Workshop: Water - Guaranteeing A Safe Supply
- 2015 Workshop: Leadership and Participation: Community Development and the Demise of Local Government
The 2018 Winter Workshop was held on Saturday 27th January, 2018 at the Strand Hotel, Omeath. The topic for the 2018 Workshop was Mental Health Care in Louth 1918–2018 and Beyond.
The full list of speakers was as follows:
- Lisa Butterly, historian
- Dennis Pringle, geographer
- Jim Walsh, Irish Advocacy Network
- Sean Crudden, secretary IMPERO
Following the speakers, the Workshop broke up into three groups to discuss the following topics before reporting back to a concluding round table session:
A more detailed report of the Workshop is provided here. Some photos from the Workshop may be viewed here.
- Sean Brosnan (money advisor, Money Advice and Budgeting Service) : Insolvency, and the repossession of homes by banks, etc. in the private housing sector;
- Niall Hayden; and
- Michael Challoner.
A full report is presented here. Pictures of some of the participants at the 2017 Workshop may be viewed here.
THE 2016 WORKSHOP
These were some of the questions discussed at the 2016 Workshop 2016 where Ollan Herr was the guest speaker. A full report is presented here. Some photos from the Workshop may be viewed here.
THE 2015 WORKSHOP
The theme for the 2015 Workshop held on Saturday 24th January at 2pm in the Strand Hotel, Omeath was "Leadership and Participation: Community Development and the Demise of Local Government."
The 2015 workshop took place against a background of major ongoing reforms in Local Government. For some background information on these reforms please visit our Local Government page.
A full report of the meeting appears here.
Geraldine Kieran, Liam Kieran, Anne Muldowney and Dermot Mooney at the 2015 Workshop