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

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…


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…


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…


Outdoor Movies in the Park

Once again, “Outdoor Movies in the Park” will take place in The People’s Park, Dún Laoghaire this year, for three days on Saturday, Sunday and Monday the 4th, 5th and 6th of June 2011. The films’ start times are 3pm, 5.30pm and 8.30pm each evening. The series, which presents free screenings of popular classics and…


DLRCoCo Integration Strategy

Invitation to have a conversation about intergration in Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown Development of DLRCoCo Integration Strategy 2012-2015 • Are you someone from a minority ethnic or immigrant background? • Do you live in Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown? • Would you like to tell us about your experience, views and opinions on living in the Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown? • Would…


Bloomsday in Dún Laoghaire – 16th June 2011

The Dún Laoghaire Business Association and the Glasthule traders have joined forces this year to promote “Bloomsday” on June 16th. The following events have been organised: 1. The Road-Train that has been operating on the East Pier, to journey from the Harbour to Sandycove and back down Georges Street to Bloomfields Shopping Centre and then…