community devastated over player wills development approval

Community ‘devastated’ over Player Wills development approval

An Bord Pleanala’s decision to give the go ahead to the proposed co-living development at the old Player Wills building in Dublin 8, has been described as “devastating,” by local residents. The project, which is being proposed by US-based property developers Hines, will see the…

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south dublin county council launches 2021 2015 pollinator action plan

South Dublin County Council launches 2021-2015 Pollinator Action Plan

South Dublin County Council has announced the launch of its Pollinator Action Plan 2021-2025.  The Pollinator Action Plan is based on the All-Ireland Pollinator Plan and “it sets out a broad range of actions that South Dublin County Council has committed to over the next…

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disappointment at decision to dissolve digital hub

Disappointment at decision to dissolve Digital Hub

The Digital Hub Development Agency (DHDA) has expressed disappointment over the decision of the Government to dissolve the Agency. The decision has come following a recommendation by the Minister for Environment, Climate & Communications. Since its establishment in 2003, The Digital Hub has helped contribute…

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rnli launches mayday for funds as figures show dublin lifeboat crews rescued 163 people last year

RNLI launches Mayday for funds as figures show Dublin lifeboat crews rescued 163 people last year

The RNLI is launching its Mayday Mile fundraiser as the charity’s rescue figures for 2020 show that volunteer lifeboat crews at its lifeboat stations in Dublin launched 145 times and brought 163 people to safety. The RNLI operates three lifeboat stations in the county at…

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eoghan murphy resigns seat as td for dublin bay south

Eoghan Murphy resigns seat as TD for Dublin Bay South

Eoghan Murphy has resigned his seat as Teachta Dála for Dublin Bay South. The former Fine Gael TD, who has served in the Dáil since 2011 as a TD, Minister of State and as a Cabinet Minister, wrote to the Ceann Comhairle of the Dáil…

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lda publishes masterplan for dundrum central project

LDA publishes masterplan for Dundrum Central Project

The Land Development Agency (LDA) has today published a Draft Masterplan for the development of 1,259 homes, extensive community infrastructure and substantial publicly accessible green spaces on the Central Mental Hospital site in Dundrum.  While the tenure mix is yet to be confirmed by Government…

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teachers had to intervene when father started hitting son court heard

Teachers had to intervene when father started hitting son, court heard

By Fiona Ferguson Teachers had to intervene between an 11-year-old child and his father when the man started hitting the boy after he was called to the school, a court has heard. CCTV of the incident in which the teachers intervened as the father punched…

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councillor dismay at sdcc window and door replacement programme

Councillor dismay at SDCC window and door replacement programme

Sinn Féin councillor for Palmerstown Derren Ó Brádaigh has expressed concern following replies he received from South Dublin County Council relating to the window and door replacement programme to existing council housing stock. Councillor Ó Brádaigh said: “Recently I had a question regarding progress on…

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constance markievicz remembered in sandyford on 105th anniversary of the rising

Constance Markievicz remembered in Sandyford on 105th Anniversary of the Rising

Dublin Rathdown Sinn Féin representative Shaun Tracey laid a wreath at the Constance Markievicz monument in Sandyford on Saturday to mark the 105th anniversary of the 1916 Rising. Mr Tracey was joined by Dundrum Sinn Féin rep Sorcha Nic Cormaic and Stillorgan Sinn Féin representative Gráinne…

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southside td calls on sinn fein to face up to its past

Southside TD calls on Sinn Fein to ‘face up to its past’

Dún Laoghaire TD Jennifer Carroll MacNeill has said it is time for Sinn Féin ‘to face up to its past.’ The Fine Gael Deputy also blasted Mary Lou McDonald as she called on her to ‘lead from the front.’ “With her recent remarks in relation…

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