DEVLIN ADVISES WATSON RESIDENTS' ABOUT TWO NEW PLANNING APPLICATIONS
Fianna Fáil Councillor, Cormac Devlin has advised residents at the Watsons Residents' Association meeting that the deadline for two large planning applications impacting on their area close on Friday 15th January. For more click here
COUNCIL OFFERING FREE HAZARDOUS WASTE SERVICE
Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County Council are offering householders a free hazardous waste collection service on Saturday 9th January in Eden Park Recycling Centre, Glasthule. For more click here
IF YOU AREN'T REGISTERED TO VOTE, DOWNLOAD THE FORM
If you have recently turned 18 or have changed address, please download the supplementary form and ensure you have your say in the up-coming General Election. Click here to download the form
DUBLIN BUS & THE COUNCIL ANNOUNCE PLANS FOR SALLYGLEN ROAD
Councillor Cormac Devlin is informing local residents about the proposals for 6 bus stops along the Sallyglen Road for the newly re-directed #7 bus (every half hour) along this road. To have your say on these bus stops, please click here. The deadline is Wednesday 6th April.
NEW DOG MICROCHIP LEGISLATION COME INTO FORCE
As a reminder to all dog owners, as of the end of March, you're now legally obliged to ensure that your dog is micro-chipped. If not, you face a fine of up to €5000. Each chip holds the contact details of the owner and a unique 15 digit code for each dog. A certificate of registration is issued and is required for the transfer of ownership into the future. For more information click here
VOLUNTEER TO HELP - CLEAN UP OUR COASTS!
Why not take part in the #2MinuteCleanUp of your local beach. You can join by registering your details with An Taisce and take part in the Clean Coasts 2016 campaign. Just click here
CREMATORIUM PROPOSAL NEXT TO SHANGANAGH CEMETERY, SHANKILL
Council officials from Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County Council have unveiled plans for a crematorium next to the existing Shanganagh Cemetery in Shankill. The plans are available for viewing here. You can make a submission for free. If you have any questions please contact Cormac.
The Council is proposing a new traffic plan for Monkstown Village. Cllr. Devlin has welcomed aspects but believes that local residents, businesses and road users will have issues with elements of it. Please view the plans, the deadline for submissions is Wednesday 27th April. Click here to view the plans.
HSE SEEKING APPLICATIONS FOR NATIONAL LOTTERY GRANTS
FOR GROUPS WORKING WITH THE ELDERLY:
The deadline for applications is Friday 27th May and they can be downloaded by here
DEVLIN REQUESTS COUNCIL TO TACKLE KILLINEY BEACH DERELICT SITE:
Cllr. Devlin has requested the Council to write to the owners of White Cottage, Killiney Beach to instruct them to clean-up and secure their site. The site which was subject to planning permission in 2004 & 2009 has been idle for nearly 15 years. To read more please click here.
COUNCIL PROPOSES CHANGES TO PEDESTRIAN & CYCLE
FACILITIES ALONG WYATTVILLE ROAD
The Council has launched a public consultation on proposals set to improve cycle and pedestrian facilities along the Wyattville Road (dual carriageway). Members of the public have until Wednesday 1st June to make a free submission. Click here to find out more
BLACKROCK PARK MASTER PLAN DUE OUT IN SEPTEMBER:
In reply to a question, the Council confirmed to Cormac that the details of the revised Master Plan (previous one 2007) for Blackrock Park will be published in September. It will then go out on public consultation. If you would like to be kept informed on this plan, please sign up to his e-bulletin.
DEVLIN OFFICIALLY OPENS NEW HOUSING FOR SENIOR CITIZENS:
An Cathaoirleach of Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County Council, Councillor Cormac Devlin had the honour of officially opening 34 x 1 bed apartments in Rochestown House, Sallynoggin recently. The refurbished, larger, brighter and energy efficient units are extremely well designed. To read more, click here
DEVLIN VISITS CONSTRUCTION SITE OF NEW HOUSES IN DÚN LAOGHAIRE:
Cllr. Cormac Devlin, An Cathaoirleach of Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County Council went to visit the construction of 4 new houses at St. Michael's Terrace, Dún Laoghaire. Click here for more
PUBLIC CONSULTATION LAUNCHED FOR MERRION GATE / ROCK ROAD INTERSECTION:
Cllr. Devlin is advising commuters to have their say on the proposed Merrion Gate / Rock Road plans. The National Transporation Authority (NTA) have published plans to up-grade this junction. All submissions are free and must be made before Friday 16th December at 5pm. For more click here
CORMAC TAKES ON THE "A DAY IN MY WHEELS" CHALLENGE
An Cathaoirleach, Cllr. Cormac Devlin took local Dalkey resident, Seán O'Kelly on his challenge to spend a day in a wheelchair. The challenge saw them travel on public transport between Dalkey and his college in Blackrock. You can read the article by clicking here