Liam Cosgrave

I had the pleasure of meeting former Taoiseach and Dún Laoghaire Fine Gael TD, Liam Cosgrave, in Blackrock College on Tuesday evening for the launch of Finola Kennedy’s biography of Frank Duff.

You can find out more about Frank Duff – A Life Story, by Finola Kennedy, here: http://www.continuumbooks.com/authors/details.aspx?AuthorId=153415&BookId=160655

Changes to Dublin Bus Routes

Changes to Dublin Bus Routes 5, 7, 7a, 7b, 7d, 8, 11, 11a and 11b Dublin Bus/Bus Átha Cliath has announced that, as part of its Network Direct programme, revised routes for the 7, 7b, 7d, 8 and 11 from Sunday 26th June 2011. It is claimed that these services will provide bus passengers with…

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Traffic news for Dún Laoghaire: 25th June-1st July 2011

Metals up-grade The junction of Marine/Crofton/Queens Roads continues to undergo resurfacing and alignment works with new public lighting and tree planting. A new signalised pedestrian crossing point will be provided outside Dún Laoghaire DART Station and greater pedestrian areas with wider pavements and a public space will be provided outside the Pavillion shops on Queen’s…

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Christmas Market on ‘The Metals’

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council is looking for proposals from interested parties to hold a Christmas Market on ‘The Metals’, Queen’s Road, Dún Laoghaire. Please contact Aidan Blighe for more information before 5pm on 5th July 2011 – telephone (01) 204-7024 or e-mail ablighe@dlrcoco.ie.

Traffic news for Dún Laoghaire – 18th-24th June 2011

Metals up-grade The junction of Marine/Crofton/Queens Roads continues to undergo resurfacing and alignment works with new public lighting and tree planting. A new signalised pedestrian crossing point will be provided outside Dún Laoghaire DART Station and greater pedestrian areas with wider pavements and a public space will be provided outside the Pavillion shops on Queen’s…

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Cathaoirleach’s Awards 2011

The annual Cathaoirleach’s Awards Ceremony took place in County Hall on the 9th of June 2011. The 3 prestigious Awards were formally presented to the Dublin & Wicklow Mountain Rescue Team; Dún Laoghaire Sailing Volunteer Group and Stars of Erin GAA Club Dublin & Wicklow Mountain Rescue Team celebrated its Silver Jubilee in 2009. The…

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Declan Costello RIP

I was very sorry to hear, this evening, of the death of Declan Costello. To a large extent, it is the ideas advanced by Costello in The Just Society, that underpin why I chose to join Fine Gael over a decade ago. He was an original thinker and a person dedicated to equality and the…

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