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BLACKROCK, BOOTERSTOWN,
STILLORGAN & DEANSGRANGE 2018 NEWS:
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General News of 2018
REGISTER TO VOTE, DOWNLOAD THE RELEVANT FORMS HERE
If you have recently turned 18 or have changed address, please download the relevant forms here to ensure that you're on the register. Click here for more information
January 2018
January 2018
MY INCOME AS A COUNCILLOR ON DÚN LAOGHAIRE-RATHDOWN COUNTY COUNCIL:
To view my Council salary and other payments for 2017 click here. I was elected as An Cathaoirleach of Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council (June 2016 - June 2017). As a Councillor for the Dún Laoghaire, I severe on several committees such as; the Dalkey Heritage Company, the Health Service Executive (HSE) Regional Health Forum, the Asscociation of Irish Local Government (Standing Council). For a complete listing of the committees and organisation that I sit on, view my profile page.
DEVLIN SELECTED BY FIANNA FÁIL TO CONTEST THE NEXT GENERAL ELECTION

The members of Fianna Fáil voted to select Cormac to represent the Party at the next General Election. Cormac polled exceptionally well as a first time candidate in the 2016 General Election attracting over 4,600 first preference votes. Cormac remains focused on the issues facing constituents across the Dún Laoghaire constituency. You can follow his campaign by signing up to receive his eBulletin (news and information specific to your area) or on Facebook or Twitter. Alternatively, if you would like to get involved in the campaign, you can volunteer here
January 2018
COUNCIL SEEKS PUBLICS VIEWS ON ITS DRAFT LITTER PLAN 2018-2020
Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council is inviting submissions about their Draft Litter Plan. There's a short online survey that you can complete or you can make a free submission before Friday 12th January for more information please click here
January 2018
FREE CHRISTMAS TREE RECYCLING
The Council has listed the various locations that householders can avail of recycling facilities across our County, especially free Christmas tree drop-off points. You can view the locations, times and dates by clicking here
January 2018
PLANNING APPLICATION SUBMITTED FOR FORMER BLAKES & ESMONDE MOTORS SITES
A significant planning application has been lodged with An Bord Pleanála for the redevelopment of the former Blakes & Esmonde Motors site, Stillorgan (Ref: L ABP-300520-17). The proposal is to build a mixed use development of student accommodation units (179 units with 576 beds) plus 103 apartments with private balconies / terraces on all elevations (24 x 1 bed units, 70 x 2 bed units & 9 x 3 bed units). The reaminder of this site will include a student gym, study spaces, communal lounges and 907 sq.m. of retail / restaurant / café / co-working space and a community sports hall (297.6 sq.m). To see the plans and for more information, please click here
January 2018
IRISH WATER GETS APPROVAL FOR NEW 80m STILLORGAN RESEVOIR PLANS
An Bord Pleanála have given approval for a new reservoir for Stillorgan area. The project will secure a sustainable supply of water for more than 200,000 people living in south county Dublin. For more click here
January 2018
HAVE YOUR SAY ON THE NEW DRAFT LOCAL AREA PLAN (LAP)
FOR STILLORGAN DURING THE PUBLIC CONSULTATION PHASE
The Council has announced 4 Information Days for the residents and businesses of the Stillorgan area regarding their new Draft Local Area Plan (LAP) for Stillorgan. You are invited to view the maps and documents online or attend any of the 4 Information Days planned. The deadline for submissions is Friday 23rd  February and for more information please click here
January 2018
EMERGENCY NIGHT WORKS AT THE JUNCTION OF THE
ROCK ROAD & BOOTERSTOWN AVENUE
The Council has advised that due to the loss of water pressure and disruption to the water supply in the Booterstown area over the last number of days, they must carry out emergency works which will result in the closing of the inbound carriageway along the Rock Road from 9pm - 6am on Wednesday 16th January. There will be a shuttle lane on the outbound carriageway for the duration of these works. If you have any queries, please call (01) 205 4800 or after 5pm (01) 677 8844 or email traffic@dlrcoco.ie or click here to see the traffic plan.
January 2018
MAKING DÚN LAOGHAIRE-RATHDOWN AN AGE FRIENDLY COUNTY
Read more about Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown's commitment to making our County an
Age-Friendly area. You can download the Directory of Services & Organisations for
Older Persons in our area by clicking here
January 2018
TAKE PART IN THE DLR WINTER OF HERITAGE EVENTS
The Council's Heritage section has organised several talks and tours of local historic sites. Between now and 18th Februrary there will be several free talks and events planned. I would encourage you to take part in some of them. Find out more and download the programme here
January 2018
REPORT FROM BREWERY ROAD SCHEME PUBLIC CONSULTATION PROCESS
In July/August 2017, a public consultation process was undertaken by the Council regarding their proposal to improve the junction of Brewery Road / N11. 13 submissions were made and  the Council has made the following modifications; 1) A ‘stay left-to-go-right’ road marking will be added to the mouth of Farmleigh Avenue with its own cycle detector. 2)  A cycle link to the small access road from the N11 3) A cycle link to St Brigid’s Church Road from the cycletrack on the N11 & 4) The trees removed for the upgrade will be replaced. Read the full report,here.
February 2018
DEVLIN WELCOMES NEW CLUB HOUSE FOR NEWTOWN PARK TENNIS CLUB
"It is wonderful news for all club members of Newtown Park Tennis Club that progress is being made and contracts have now been signed to construct a new club house at Springhill Park, Blackrock. I know that this has been a long time coming. This will be a wonderful, local facility and I am delighted that work will begin very shortly." said Cllr. Devlin. For more click here
February 2018
The Road Safety Authority Issue Advice for Orange & Red Status Snow Warning
Click here for some practical advice issued by the Road Safety Authority (RSA) for making your vehicle snow-ready and driving on icy/snow covered roads. Click here to read the advice.
June 2018
COUNCIL TO RESURFACE & CLOSE MONKSTOWN ROAD (JULY - OCTOBER)
I have been advised that Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council intends to close  Monkstown Road from 7th July until 30th October to facilitate the resurfacing of the road and footpaths along this road. To view a map of the proposed traffic disruptions click here or contact the Council about these works directly on (01) 205 4375 or by email traffic@dlrcoco.ie
Sept 2018
COUNCIL GRANTS OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS UNTIL FRIDAY 19TH
All Community, Sporting, Arts, Senior Citizen and Business groups are invited to make an application for a dlr Grant. You are invited to make multiple applications under various headings. To find out more click here or to view the guidelines, click here. All applications must be made online and you can download an easy guide here. For more information, please call (01) 205 4700 or email info@dlrcoco.ie
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October 2018
REGISTER TO VOTE BEFORE SUNDAY 25th NOVEMBER
If you have recently moved into the area or have recently turned 18, you have until Sunday 25th November to get onto the new electoral register for 2019/2020. You can check if you're already registered by clicking here and if you're not registered, you can download the necessary forms by clicking here or by emailing Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council
or by calling (01) 205 4880
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