Fairview/Marino

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 […]

Update on Fairview Footbridge

Latest plan is to do a full refurbishment of the existing bridge rather than remove it… Report to North Central Area Committee – October 2010 Updated Report on Improvement Options for Fairview Park Footbridge Further to the Roads & Traffic Department’s report to the North Central Area Committee in July 2010 on the Fairview Park […]

Bin Replacement on Griffith Avenue

Question to City Manager             City Council Meeting 06/09/2010  Q129.            COUNCILLOR NAOISE O’MUIRI  Can the Manager please organize to have a litter-bin placed near the bus-stop on the southern side of Griffith Avenue across the road from the entrance to the Charlemont Estate?  CITY MANAGER’S REPLY: Waste Management Services installed a litterbin at this location […]

Marino – Philipsburgh Avenue Update

I was contacted by the local residents association RE some planning concerns regarding the fast-food outlet operating on Philipsburgh Avenue – the follow-up/response from Planning Enforcement is detailed below. Question to City Manager             City Council Meeting 06/09/2010 Q126.            COUNCILLOR NAOISE O’MUIRI Can the Manager ask Planning Enforcement to follow up on the following issues […]

Issues with Fairview Footbridge

On foot of concerns raised by local residents in lower Marino I’ve been lobbying the traffic dept in City Council to undertake a detailed examination of the bridge. Finally managed to get the item on the Agenda for the City Council area meeting in July. The related report certainly highlights some issues that will need […]

Ó Muirí Welcomes Open Doors at Marino Library

Cllr. Naoise Ó Muirí Dublin City Council- Marino Ó Muirí Welcomes Open Doors at Marino Library Fine Gael Cllr. Naoise Ó Muirí has today (Wednesday) welcomed the decision made by the public sector trade unions to reverse the current work-to-rule restrictions and re-open the doors of Marino public library. “After months of intensive lobbying on […]

Fairview Park Playground Update

Excellent presentation given by the DCC Parks Dept on progress on the Fairview Park improvements project (including the playground). Fairview Doc Updated Plan June 2010 The last page of the attached gives a schematic of the current preferred design.  Timeline looks like the following: Request for tenders – July 2010 Tender assessment – August 2010 […]

Marino Library Re-opens

Glad to confirm that after much lobbying by myself and others Marino Library re-opened its doors to the public last Friday. Previous posts outlined the (flawed) reasoning behind the closure of the libary as part of an ongoing campaign of industrial action by IMPACT.  The campaign is now suspended and some refurbishment works have been done […]