Works on Seapoint Avenue

  On two occasions during recent years vehicles have accidentally left the road on Seapoint Avenue, demolished railings and ended up on or adjacent to the DART line. In view of the significant safety risks raised by these incidents, the Council applied to the National Roads Authority to make funding available to carry out a…


Works on Avoca Avenue

This week (4th-8th October 2010), from 8am to 6pm, there will be traffic lane and footpath restrictions in place to facilitate the dishing of footpaths on Avoca Avenue. A stop/go shuttle system will be in place from 9am to 4pm.

Congratulations to EnviroCom 2010 Finalists

The EnviroCom Awards are offered by the County Development Board to recognise and honour Dún Laoghaire Rathdown’s private and public organisations engaged in outstanding and innovative environmental management.   The 2010 EnviroCom Finalists: Waste Prevention Engaging Communities in an Environmental Project >50 Employees Baxter Healthcare, Deansgrange 3M, Carrickmines Bank of Ireland Operations Centre, Cabinteely DELL,…


Closure of Killiney Hill Road

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council has made an order to temporarily close sections of Killiney Hill Road on a phased basis from 3rd August to 15th October 2010 inclusive.   The closure is to facilitate roads restoration and ancillary works. A Traffic Management Plan will be in operation and diversions will be signposted. Local and pedestrian…


Drainage on Cross Avenue/St. Margaret’s

Earlier this year, residents of Cross Avenue and St. Margaret’s brought to my attention that the footpath on Cross Avenue near the entrance to St. Margaret’s was flooding regularly after heavy or prolonged rain.   Similarly, residents in St. Margaret’s showed me where the drains at the end of the road were almost totally blocked.…


Safety works on Grove Avenue

Extensive re-surfacing works were carried out on Grove Avenue in August/September. I have been pushing the Council hard to include these works in the 2010 Roads Programme as a matter of priority since the condition of the Avenue had become so bad.   Last May, I spent two hours with two senior engineers from the…