Meeting with officials from Dublin Bus

At this stage, I have made a number of representations to Dublin Bus regarding the company’s new schedule and the change to the 46A and other routes. I am very aware of the frustration of residents of Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown with Dublin Bus and I agree that there has been a marked and regrettable lack of…

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Leisure services in Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown

Monkstown, Glenalbyn, Meadowbrook and Loughlinstown have all been awarded the White Flag presented by Irish Leisure and Amenities Management, recognising that attained and maintained the highest standards of excellence. Monkstown Bluepool and Meadowbrook were awarded the Gold Standard for Disability provision.

Luas Cherrywood extension

The Luas Green Line extension (Line B1) has been extended to Cherrywood and was opened on the 16th of October to everyone. The new 7.5km line will add over 2 million passenger journeys a year to the Luas network and nine new stops after Sandyford: • Central Park • Glencairn • The Gallops • Leopardstown…

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Up grade of junction between Stradbrook & Deansgrange Roads

The junction between Stradbrook Road and Deansgrnage Road is being upgraded for safety and capacity reasons. The main changes will be as follows: • There will no longer be a right turn onto Stradbrook Road from Deansgrange Road when driving towards Blackrock; • There will be a filter light for traffic coming from Blackrock direction…

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Draft Electoral Register 2010/2011

The 2010/2011 draft electoral register will be published on Monday 1st November 2010. It can be inspected in County Hall in Dún Laoghaire, the County Council offices in Dundrum, and at all public libraries. You can also check if you are registered to vote on-line, by going to eapps.dlrcoco.ie/ereg. Remember, we don’t know when the…

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New charges for off-street car parks in DLR

With effect from 1st July 2010, Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council must add 21% VAT to the price of parking in off-street car parks*. In order to meet the cost, charges on these car parks have been increased. All current charges for on-street parking remain the same. The car parks and new scale of charges are…

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BlueLine – proposed Southeast Dublin Rapid Transit Service

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council in association with University College Dublin, St. Vincent’s University Hospital, RTÉ and the Sandyford Business Estates Association, has announced a proposed Southeast Dublin rapid transit service: BlueLine. BlueLine will run from St. Vincent’s University Hospital (Nutley Lane) to the Sandyford Business Estate via University College, Dublin. It will offer a high…

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Maurice Nelligan RIP

I was really very saddened to hear of the death this morning of Maurice Nelligan, one of Ireland’s great surgeons and healers. Maurice attended the September meeting of Dún Laoghaire Fine Gael to talk about the health service. I recall that he was in great form that night and he gave us a very interesting…

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