Michael Davitt plaque

Today, I attended a ceremony in Ballybrack village to dedicate the obelisk there to the memory of Michael Davitt, founder of the Land League, who lived close by. Davitt’s first monster meeting took place in Irishtown in South Mayo in 1879 and he stayed in my great-great-grandfather’s house, nearby in Doonmacreena Bridge, that night.

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Traffic calming measures on Killiney Hill Road

BACKGROUND   In 2008 a report of traffic calming was commissioned by DLRCC. The Prioritisation of Traffic Calming Schemes in the Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council Area Report assessed various roads throughout the county, and a priority ranking was developed to identify the schemes most in need of traffic calming where funding could be identified.…


DLRCoCo eco-summer school

Children 5 years and older are invited to attend the first ever Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council Eco-Summer School at Archbishop McQuaid National School, Loughlinstown Drive, Ballybrack, from 5th to 9th July 2010   Activities include bird box making, exploring local wildlife, growing your own plants and many other fun activities.   The cost for the…