Kevin O’Higgins plaque vandalised

Disgusted to see that the plaque commemorating Kevin O’Higgins near the place where he was assassinated in 1927, at the corner of Booterstown and Cross Avenues, was vandalised last week, for the second time since it was unveiled by An Taoiseach. Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council has ordered a replacement, but consideration will have to be…

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Cycling news

Greenway leaflets – DLRCoCo has produced two cycling leaflets for two mainly off–road routes in the County. These are the Slang River Greenway (Dundrum to Marlay Park) and the Sandyford Cycle Route (Leopardstown Road to Drummartin Link Road). The leaflets provide details of key features along the route including the route length and cycling time,…

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Demolition of Blackrock Baths

I am very disappointed by the decision of the County Manager to carry our demolition works at Blackrock Baths. This has been presented to councillors as a fait accompli without any option for repair or renovation. DLRCoCo does not own Blackrock Baths, merely the lease; Treasury Holdings is the freeholder. You can read the press…

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Dalkey Library to re-open

Following refurbishment over the past couple of months, Dalkey Library will re-open from today 30th July. The refurbishments made to the building include: – addition of a garden area leading from the Junior Library (a great space to sit and read) – installation of self-service kiosks for the public – replacement and upgrade of the…

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Closure of Brookfield Terrace

Brookfield Terrace, Blackrock will be temporarily closed to through traffic from next Monday the 23rd July until Friday the 28th September 2012, to facilitate restoration works – a traffic management plan will be in operation and local access will be maintained at all times.