Monthly Archives: May 2017

Phase 2 Expansion of 30km/hr Slow Zones in Dublin City Creating Calmer and Safer Communities

Dublin City Council announces the Phase 2 expansion of the 30km/hr Slow Zones in certain urban areas and residential estates in the following areas: Sandymount, Crumlin, Drimnagh, Raheny, Artane, Donaghmede, Drumcondra, Glasnevin and Phibsborough with effect from midnight on Tuesday, 30th May, 2017. The Phase 1 expansion to the 30km/hr Speed Zones in the city…

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Tenancy Protection Service successfully protects over 3,000 households at risk of losing their tenancy in the Dublin region

The four Dublin Local Authorities and Threshold today (May 23rd) officially launched the public awareness campaign for the Tenancy Protection Service (TPS) which encourages people to contact the service when their tenancy is at risk. Since the launch of the service in June 2014, a total of 3,160 households had their tenancy protected. The TPS…

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Fingal County Council to develop The Shackleton Gardens

The Shackleton Gardens at Beech Park, Clonsilla, have been transferred into public ownership and Fingal County Council intends restoring the Gardens and opening them to the public as an important visitor attraction and tourism asset in Dublin 15. A €415,000 development plan has already been approved and will commence shortly. The Gardens are widely regarded…

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300K Have Your Say – Public Vote 22nd to 26th May 2017

South Dublin County Council would like to thank everyone in the Adamstown, Lucan and Palmerstown areas who submitted an idea for the €300K- Have Your Say Initiative. The Participatory Steering Group considered all of the submissions before putting forward a recommended shortlist of 17 ideas for the public vote. The Steering Committee have responded to…

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Green Schools Picnic, The People’s Park, Dún Laoghaire

A Green Schools Picnic is being held in the People’s Park, Dún Laoghaire to celebrate the bestowing of the 100th Green Schools Award to a Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown School.  From 10am – 11am, on Friday 26th, DLR Schools are invited to bring their Green Flags to use as picnic blankets to enjoy the sunshine whilst listening…

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Council welcomes more jobs for Dublin Enterprise Zone

Fingal County Council has welcomed the recent jobs announcement by Mallinckrodt and Designer Group following the opening of their new facilities in the Dublin Enterprise Zone. Mallinckrodt, one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies, opened its new €95m Global Device Engineering Facility at College Business &Technology Park in Blanchardstown and announced the creation of 45…

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dlr announces 2017 Tidy Schools Champion!

dlr has announced St. Laurence’s Boys National School, Stillorgan, as the winners of the 2017 Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown Tidy Schools competition. St Laurence’s, last year’s runners up, created a prehistoric garden filled with ancient looking plants and a pizza garden full of plants used in pizza toppings. They also installed a new frog pond in an…

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Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown and Chengdu Agree Strategic Cooperation Agreement

Cllr. Cormac Devlin, Cathaoirleach of Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown joined his counterpart Dr. Luo Qiang, Mayor of Chengdu at a special ceremony where a Memorandum of Understanding between the two municipal authorities was signed. The agreement was adopted during the 2017 Chengdu Global Innovation and Entrepreneurship Fair (GIEF). Over 600 people, including four Nobel prize winners, Chinese…

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