The Traveller Accommodation Unit of the Housing Department is responsible for the housing needs of the Traveller Community within the Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown area.

The Council is committed to providing high quality Traveller specfic accommodation in our County. For more information on our Traveller Accommodation Programme please see the Related documents section of this page

Under the Housing (Traveller Accommodation) Act, 1998, the Council is required in consultation with travellers and the general public to prepare and adopt a five year Traveller Accommodation Programme. 

FAQS

It is Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council’s policy  to provide Traveller Specific Accommodation for the county’s indigenous Travelling Community.  If you wish to apply for Traveller Specific Accommodation, you can contact the Traveller Accommodation unit at 01 2054700 or email travellers@dlrcoco.ie.

The Traveller Accommodation Unit works in conjunction with the Local Traveller Accommodation Consultative Committee representative of County Councillors, Travellers and Traveller Representatives as required under the Housing (Traveller) Accommodation Act 1998. This Committee advise the Council on all matters relating to travellers and in particular their housing needs.

Link to LTACC

https://www.housing.gov.ie/housing/special-housing-needs/traveller-accommodation/dun-laoghaire-rathdown-county-council-local

Link to STAG

https://www.southsidetravellers.org/

Tenants of Grouped housing and Halting site bays may contact the Traveller Accommodation Unit at 01 2054838 or email travellers@dlrcoco.ie.  Tenants are advised to consult their Tenant Handbook prior to contacting the Traveller Accommodation Unit.

The dlr Traveller Interagency Steering Group is set up to co-ordinate services by all agencies that provide services to the Traveller Community. It is representative of manages in Dún Laoghaire-Rathdwon County Council, Housing Service Executive, Garda, Department of Education, Department of Social Protection, VEC and County Development Board.

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