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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: http://www.e-tenders.gov.ie/search/show/search_view.aspx?ID=NOV182037 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 […]

Newsflash – Update on St Pauls Swimming Pool Site

On the 19th of August Dublin City Council issued a request to MKN Developments to respond on a whole range of issues under 10 separate headings as follows: Additional Information Request for Sybil Hill  The applicant had up to 6 months to respond to this request, otherwise the application becomes invalid. If DCC receive a response then […]

Update on road widening works @ junction of Brookwood Ave/Howth Rd/Sybil Hill

Question to City Manager               City Council Meeting 14/06/2010 Q106.  COUNCILLOR NAOISE O’MUIRI Can the Manager outline the costs of the road-widening being undertaken at the Howth Rd/Brookwood Avenue/Sybill Hill junction? Can the Manager outline (a) start date and (b) completion date for the works specifically at this junction. CITY MANAGER’S REPLY: The contract costs are […]

Contentious proposal for former St Pauls swimming pool site

A planning application has been lodged by a private developer for the lands encompassing the former St Pauls swimming pool on Sybil Hill. The proposal includes a number of apartment blocks ranging from 4 storey to 8 storey in height. This in my view is over-intensive development of the site, particularly in the context of […]

Q&A on St Annes Park Allotments

Draw to take place on 21st June 2010 at 12 noon. How many allotments are available?   85- 90 How many people have applied?   There are 559 applicants How many people will be picked?      Names will be picked and 10 extra that will be called upon if the original successful candidate options out. What is the Council’s policy […]

Rose Festival 2010 – 16th-18th July

The annual Rose Festival will take place on St. Annes Park this year from the 16th to the 18th of July. The International Trials will take place on Friday the 16th and Sunday the 18th will be the family day. Once of DCC’s best events and well worth attending…!