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Business Restart Grant

22 May 20 South Dublin County Council now taking applications for €250m Restart Grant Minimum grant of €2,000 and maximum grant of €10,000 Businesses reopening under Phase 1 and Phase 2, and those who have stayed open since the crisis hit, encouraged to apply now Online Application Forms available on local authority websites for Micro …

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Fassinages Site Palmerstown

South Dublin County Council own the land directly opposite the Old Beehive restaurant on the Old Lucan road, Palmerstown. The site is to be developed into 4 one-bed houses for older people on the Council housing list. The full plans will be made available for the public to have their say. I will be supporting …

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Older Person Alarms

The Senior Alert Scheme is funded through the Department of Community and Rural Affairs. The objective of the Seniors Alert Scheme is to encourage community support for vulnerable older people in our communities through the provision of personal monitored alarms to enable older persons, of limited means, to continue to live securely in their homes …

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Vincent Byrne Site Palmerstown – Important Documents

Following on from tonight’s online meeting to discuss the plans, I am sharing some important documents you should read to inform your opinion of this development. 2018 Refusal Developer response to An Bord Pleanala 2020 Planning Report 2020 Master plan Map 2020 Traffic assessment 2020 The website with all documents pertaining to the development is …

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Vincent Byrne Site Overdevelopment

The owners of the Vincent Byrne site in Palmerstown have submitted a planning application to An Bord Pleanala to build-to-rent 250 apartments. Put simply, this is 53 fewer apartments than the 2018 application which was refused by An Bord Pleanala because it was “monolithic”. You can view the 2018 refusal HERE This time the development …

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The Story of Water

Irish Water reveals the story behind the challenges facing public water infrastructure in new documentary Research commissioned by Irish Water and conducted by B&A indicates that 44% of the Irish public admit they ‘know nothing or not very much’ about the work carried out by Irish Water and almost 80% of those surveyed say that they …

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South Dublin County Council Budget 2020

At the annual budget meeting of the council this week, the majority of Councillors voted to adopt the budget as it was presented to us by council management. The budget is presented each year, which means things can (and likely will) change each year. Here’s a few snippets below. Figures Total spend for 2020 will …

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Strategic Policy Committee (SPC)

Each Councillor must be a member of at least one SPC. Within an SPC you will become a member of one or more working groups / sub committees as the need arises. An SPC is is designed to give Councillors and sectoral interests the opportunity to help shape policy within the council and to provide …

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