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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Boil Water Notice

Boil Water Notice issued for customers supplied by Leixlip Water Treatment Plant This is the official press release received by Cllrs and media outlets at 6.13pm this evening. Any news source providing anything else is doing so “off script” and my advice is to follow the official notice first. 22 October 2019 – Irish Water and …

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Waterstown Park

Waterstown Park was recently awarded the coveted Green Flag for the management of the park that promotes increased use by people while protecting the biodiversity of the area. We now have the chance to give it another award, the people’s vote. Click the link here and give it a vote http://greenflagaward.org/park-summary/?park=3600

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Candidates

Nominations for Election to South Dublin County Council 2019 – 2024 are now closed. You can view the full list of officially declared candidates here The Notice of Poll is the official list of candidates as they will appear on the ballot paper you receive on election day. Vote for The Independent Candidate – Hard …

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Register to Vote

If you live in Ireland and you are over 18, you CAN vote in local elections but you MUST be registered. You can get the forms here https://www.voter.ie/ Just fill in the relevant form, get it stamped at your local Garda station (Bring ID & proof of address if you have it). Post or hand …

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Local Election Map

You will have heard by now the Palmerstown / Fonthill local electoral area is a new addition to South Dublin County Council after the Vote on May 24th 2019. You can view a copy of the map here Vote #HardWorkingHAYES No.1

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