Southside People – 2nd December 2010

Residents slam council over new parking zones SOUTHSIDE residents have slammed their local authority for failing to consult with them on new changes to residential parking permits. Residents in Dun Laoghaire had been able to buy an annual parking permit for e40, which allowed them to park anywhere in Dún Laoghaire. However, Dun Laoghaire Rathdown…


Water up-date

Residents are advised that as of 7pm tonight and Friday and Saturday of this week, the Council is reducing the severity of water pressure reductions across the County. This should significantly reduce the impact on businesses and households for the weekend.

This will continue to be reviewed by our water engineers on a daily basis

FG selection convention

At the general election selection convention in the Stillorgan Park Hotel this evening, Fine Gael Head Office directed the Dún Laoghaire constituency to select two candidates – one man and one woman. When the votes were counted, Sean Barrett came first, I was next and Mary Mitchell-O’Connor was third. In accordance with the directive, Sean…


Up-date on bad weather

I have tonight spoken to the Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Manager about gritting and snow ploughing the on/off ramps of the M50 & M11, where local people will be aware that there has been huge disruption. This is the responsibility of the National Roads Association (NRA), but the Manager has agreed to offer to carry out…