The Irish Times – 13/04/2010

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…

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The Irish Times – 08/04/2010

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…

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Sunday Business Post – 18/04/2010

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…

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DLRCoCo & Leinster Rugby to bring rugby to the community

DLRCoCo and Leinster Rugby have formed an exciting new partnership to teach rugby skills to girls and boys throughout the County.   12,000 young people aged between 5 and 19 will directly or indirectly benefit from the programme, which targets local clubs and communities throughout Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown.   This new initiative expands upon an already…

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Killiney Hill Road safety measures

The Council is proposing to implement road safety measures on Killiney Hill Road at the junction with Military Road and on approach roads.   The proposed scheme includes traffic calming measures on Killiney Hill Road on the north side of the junction with Military Road, between the speed alert sign at Villa Marie, and Military…

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Road works on the N11 at The Rise

From Tuesday 6th to Sunday 11th April 2010, maintenance and rehabilitation works will be carried out on the pedestrian footbridge over the N11 at the junction with the Rise next to Coláistí Éoin 7 Iosagáin. The cycle lane and footpaths will be diverted to facilitate the works and the inbound bus lane will be closed…

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Black bin collection notice for Easter Weekend

Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County Council will not be collecting black bins or bags.on Good Friday (2nd April) and Easter Monday (5th April).   Householders are asked to put their black bins or bags out on the week before or the week after the above bank holidays.   The green bin collections will be in accordance…

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