The ‘Check it Fits’ Roadshow will be visiting Nutgrove Shopping Centre, Rathfarnham, Dublin 14, on Saturday 8th May 2010. Come along between 10am and 5pm, in your car, with your car seat and child, to Nutgrove Shopping Centre, where the experts will make sure your child is safe. Advance Pitstop will also be…Details
From 12th to 23rd April 2010, between 10am and 4pm, there will be lane restrictions at various locations on Kill Lane and Abbey Road to facilitate surface ponding repair works. Two-way-traffic will be maintained at all times.
Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council published its Draft Final Report of the “Review of Cycling in Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown” in February 2009 (see the full document here). You can also view the National Cycling Policy Framework 2009 here. The Council is about to publish “County Cycling Policy – Cultivating a Cycling Culture”, which will act…Details
Meet at the main Killiney Beach car park at 10am. Litter pickers, gloves and bags are provided.
For further information contact the Council’s Beaches Section on (01) 205-4748
A series of nature walks and talks have been organised by Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council to celebrate Biodiversity Day (22nd May) and the International Year of Biodiversity. All events are free and open to members of the public. Saturday 15th May: A bat walk in Cabinteely Park – join the Council’s Biodiversity Officer…Details
Call to prioritise infrastructure to boost jobs by Michael O’Regan EMPLOYMENT Barry Ward (Blackrock, Dublin) said that real and effective regulation could not be measured by the numbers of forms filled in or boxes ticked. The businesses hurt most by that kind of regulation were small enterprises, he added. “While…Details
Letters to the Editor The Irish Times, 16th July 2009 Criminal Justice (Amendment) Bill Madam, – I read with dismay the ill-informed views of Michael J McCann (July 9th) on new criminal justice legislation and the motives of criminal lawyers in writing to this paper. As long as we in Ireland couch…Details
Council votes to rezone land at Carrickmines for retail by Fiona Gartland Councillors in south Dublin have voted to begin a variation to rezone land for retail development in Carrickmines despite a ministerial order directing them not to increase retail in the area. Minister for the Environment John Gormley directed councillors on…Details
Councillors plan to overturn south Dublin zoning decision by Fiona Gartland Councillors in Dún Laoghaire, south Dublin, are to attempt to overturn a zoning decision taken by them last month at the direction of the Minister for the Environment in the latest battle over retail development in the area. The Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown…Details
Councillors under pressure to rezone land for retail schemes 18 April 2010 by Niamh Connolly, Political Correspondent County councillors in south Dublin are coming under ‘‘enormous pressure’’ from developers in relation to rezoning land for retail developments, a local councillor has claimed. Aidan Culhane, leader of the Labour Party group on Dun…Details