The Traveller Accommodation Unit manages traveller related issues including traveller accommodation needs, the management / control of halting sites and dealing with illegally parked traveller caravans. The unit is supported in its work by the Traveller Accommodation Consultative Committee whose members are drawn from housing officials, public representatives and representatives of the travelling community.
At the request of the Minister of the Environment, Community and Local Government, under the Housing (Traveller Accommodation) Act, 1998, a new Draft Traveller Accommodation Programme 2014 – 2018 was prepared. This was subsequently adopted by Cork City Council at the Council meeting held on Monday the 27th of January 2014. Please see the attached link to download a copy of the adopted Programme -
The St. Anthony's Park group housing scheme in Hollyhill was officially opened on Monday the 15th June 2015. It replaced the former 12 bay St. Anthony's Park halting site which was also in Hollyhill. The new St. Anthony's Park group housing comprises of sixteen units consisting of seven houses and nine bays. As part of the development a Community Building was also constructed.
Traveller Accommodation Unit,
Cork City Council,
Telephone: (021) 4924474 / 4924751 / 4924016
Office Opening Hours: 9.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. Monday - Friday