Community Smoke Alarm Scheme 2014

  • A further roll out of this Scheme now taking place.
  • Under the Scheme, Leitrim County Council will, with the assistance of the voluntary and other sectors arrange for the supply of two ten year self-contained smoke alarms.
  • Scheme targeting private houses not covered by any other measures.
  • The cost of purchasing the alarm is funded by the Department of the Environment, Heritage and Local Government while all other costs are funded locally.
  • Alarms are being procured by Leitrim County Council and are battery operated and have a ten year battery life.
  • Nominations are being invited from anyone, who thinks this scheme applies to their household or who wishes to nominate a household who they feel should be considered under this scheme.
  • The alarms will also be available through the Leitrim Development Company  in conjunction with Warmer Homes Scheme.
  • If you feel you qualify for the Warmer Homes Scheme you should contact Leitrim Development Company directly and also discuss the Smoke Alarm Scheme. 
  • As the scheme is in conjunction with the Warmer Homes Scheme it will be jointly examined as part of the assessment process
  • The Scheme provides for the supply of the alarm to the applicant/recipient only and does not provide for installation.
  • Nomination forms include a section for completion by the nominee confirming their agreement to their nomination. This section must be completed in all cases where the nominee is being put forward by a third party.
  • Nomination Forms and full particulars for scheme can be obtained from the links below.


Nomination Forms

Nomination Form 2014.doc (size 56.3 KB)

Nomination Form 2014.pdf (size 101.1 KB)

Or Contact

Michelle Reynolds

Planning, Community & Economic Development

Leitrim County Council,

Aras an Chontae,


Co. Leitrim,

by telephoning (071) 9620005, Ext.526

by email to


Closing Date for return of nomination forms is Thursday, 29th May 2014

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