Clontarf – Update on Taking In Charge Of Vernon Wood

Initiation of process approved at Area Committee yesterday… Ref: RH 4414/2010         Date 24th November 2010       Proposal to initiate the procedure for the taking in charge of Vernon Wood, Vernon Avenue, Clontarf, Dublin 3 A request was received from the owners/occupiers to initiate procedures for the taking in charge of the above estate. It is intended […]

Update on Clontarf Flood Protection Project

Great to see that Dublin City Council has finally gone to tender for construction of the Clontarf Flood protection scheme and the new watermain contained within: It involves the laying of 5km of large diameter water mains (ranging in size from 400mm to 600mm diameter) and for the construction of approximately 3km of flood mounding and walls […]

Latest on Clontarf flood alert – Monday 1.32am

Dublin City Council is pleased to announce that the threat of flooding from the high tide and weather conditions at midnight on 7th November has passed without major incident. There were some local incidences of water breaching the walls at Clontarf at the Wooden Bridge and at Marine Road, Sandymount. The road closures in Sandymount at […]

Update on Fairview Pedestrian Bridge

Report to North Central Area Committee – November 2010 Fairview Park Footbridge Further to our reports to the North Central Area Committee of July and October 2010 on the Fairview Park footbridge, the Roads and Traffic Department propose to retain the existing pedestrian over-bridge in its current form, including for the retention of the existing […]

Sutton-to-Sandycove Cycleway & East Wall

There is intensive lobbying going on this weekend both for and against the proposed new bridge across the Tolka to carry cyclists (and pedestrians) into the East Wall area on their way to the Samuel Beckett Bridge.

Prospecting for Oil in Dublin Bay?

Only joking…! If you look hard you’ll see a Drilling Rig out in Dublin Bay just off Poolbeg. The appearance of the Rig heralds the start of site investigation works associated with the building of an under-sea tunnel that will carry the water treated by the extension to the Ringsend Wastewater Treatment Works.