In 2020 Louth County Council has income of €117.3m or €910 per person. This is where it comes from:

Rates(€35.44m or 30.2% of Budget)

Charges levied on the owners of commercial properties based on their value.


Equalisation Fund(€2.19m or 1.9% of Budget)

Local Property Tax (LPT) top-up payments for authorities with lower LPT bases

Equalisation Fund:

Local Property Tax(€7.68m or 6.5% of Budget)

Discretionary Local Property Tax (minus LPT Self-Funding - see Grants & Subsidies where applicable)

Local Property Tax:

Goods & Services(€33.40m or 28.5% of Budget)

Charges, fines and levies for certain council services


Non-Principal Private Residence Charge:


Local Authority Contributions:

Agency Services & Repayable Works:

Library Fees/ Fines:

Recreation/ Amenity/ Culture:

Fire Charges:

Landfill Charges:

Commercial Refuse:

Domestic Refuse:

Sale/ leasing of other property/ Industrial Sites:

Planning Fees:

Irish Water:

Parking Fines/ Charges:

Housing Loans Interest & Charges:

Rents from Houses:

Grants & Subsidies(€38.63m or 32.9% of Budget)

Grants and subsidies received from central government to fund specific local activities and services.


Business, Enterprise and Innovation:

Agriculture, Food and the Marine:

Justice and Equality:

Transport, Tourism & Sport:

Arts Council:

Library Council:

Education and Skills:


Employment Affairs and Social Protection:


Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht:

TII Transport Infrastructure Ireland:

Rural & Community Development:

Communications, Climate Action & Environment:


Enterprise Ireland:

Children & Youth Affairs:


Housing and Building:

Road Transport and Safety:

Water Services:

Development Management:

Environmental Services:

Recreation and Amenity:

Agriculture, Education, Health & Welfare:

Miscellaneous Services:

LPT Self Funding: