DEVLIN KEEPS RESIDENTS INFORMED ABOUT WATER SUPPLY IN GLASTHULE/SANDYCOVE:
County Councillor, Cormac Devlin has endeavoured to keep local residents informed about the on-going problems with water supply in the area. Councillor Devlin is inviting residents who are intersted in receiving up-dates from him to submit their details on his website by clicking here
To view Council up-dates click here or call: 2054800 (Until 4pm) or 6778844 (After 5pm)
DEVLIN CRITICAL OF REMOVAL OF TREES AROUND FORMER GOLF CLUB LANDS
Local Councillor Cormac Devlin has criticised the developers of the former Golf Club lands and the Council's area planners for not retaining more trees on the lands. In early March, tree surgeons moved in to cut down hundreds of mature trees that surrounded the perimeter of the former Golf Club lands causing annoyance and up-set to surrounding local residents. Cllr. Devlin stated that he is "not only concerned about the lack of protection afforded to the mature trees however I am also particularly concerned for the wildlife (foxes, squirrels and birds) who now have no where to go and a plan must be put in place to rescue these animals." For more on this story, read the Evening Herald article
BEN DUNNE GROUP PROPOSES GYM & ALL WEATHER PITCHES ON HUDSON ROAD FIELD
Cllr Devlin attended a meeting of local residents interested in learning more about the proposal by the Barkisland Developments (Ben Dunne Group) to build a gym & 6 all weather 5 - a side football pitches along Hudson Road (formerly Presentation Brothers) field. Cllr. Devlin explained that included in the plan were 249 ground level car parking spaces and a trim-trail (walking track) on the boundary of the site all in the planning proposal (D10A/0087). All residents welcome to make submissions at a cost of €20 per submission. UP-DATE: APRIL 2009 - APPLICATION WITHDRAWN BY APPLICANT
DEVLIN WELCOMES €1.5m FUNDING FOR YOUTH CAFÉS:
Councillor Cormac Devlin welcomes the announcement by Minister Barry Andrews TD for funding for €1.5m for Youth Cafés across Ireland. For more click here
COUNCIL LAUNCHES PLAN TO UPGRADE & IMPROVE TO "THE METALS"
Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County Council has launched a public consultation programme for potential improvements to "The Metals" as part of the Governments Sustainable Travel Policy “SmarterTravel” initiative. The Smarter Travel Project Fund set up by the Department of Transport is designed to allocate €3 million annually to initiatives that will increase the use of various public transport nodes. Locally "The Metals" walkway provides a link between Dún Laoghaire and Dalkey with 10 junctions at various roads along its length (approximately 3.5km). To view the proposals and make comment, please click here
DUBLIN BUS PROPOSE "DUBLIN WIDE NETWORK REVIEW"
Local Councillor, Cormac Devlin has expressed some concern about the new Dublin Bus Network Review for local bus services. For more click here
SANDYCOVE PAY & DISPLAY SCHEME SET TO BEGIN
Councillor Devlin advises residents and businesses alike of the Council intention to begin the Pay & Display Scheme (between Burdett Avenue and Ballygihen Avenue on 11th October 2010.
At the November Area Committee meeting, local Councillor, Cormac Devlin suggested that the attached plan for flood relief in Glasthule goes out on public consultation. He said he was all too aware of the serious and extensive damage that flooding has done in the local area and sought assistance from the Council and the Government for better flood relief measures. The plans will be on display in County Hall and a report on the issue is available by clicking here