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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Rebuild the Silver Bridge

I’m delighted to hear this bit of news given to Cllrs today. The Silver Bridge, The Guinness Bridge, The Ironer… Whatever you call it, it’s part of the heritage of Palmerstown and deserves to be preserved and eventually brought back into public use. This was one of the projects I helped with in the last …

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Tree Maintenance Programme

Have you noticed old trees being cut down and stumps left in the ground? Have you noticed new trees being planted around your community? South Dublin County Council operates a 3-year rolling programme of tree maintenance.  In line with the Council’s Tree Management Policy 2015-2020 “Living With Trees”, the focus of the Tree Maintenance Programme …

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Setting up a Neighbourhood Watch Scheme

 RESIDENTS ASSOCIATION & NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH NETWORK MEETING Date – Tuesday March 26th 2019Venue – Glashaus Hotel, Belgard Sq W, TallaghtTime – 7pm  Are you a member of a Residents Association (RA) or Neighbourhood Watch Scheme (NW) and would like more information on cyber crime or would your group like information on setting up a RA or NW …

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18 Bus Timetable

From Sunday March 24th, the 18 bus timetable is changing. This coincides with the privatisation of this route to be operated by GoAhead Ireland on behalf of the National Transport Authority. You can view the new timetable here

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Playground For Palmerstown

In 2017 South Dublin County Council piloted a Participative Budgeting scheme in the Lucan/Palmerstown electoral area. Participative Budgeting is an innovative concept that give residents and local tax payers an opportunity to directly influence how a sum of money from the County budget will be spent. Palmerstown was chosen from a hat (literally) and 160 …

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Planning permission REFUSED

An Bord Pleanala decision***Planning Permission REFUSED*** Thanks to the Riversdale/Riverview/Old Lucan Road Residents group for the update this morning that An Bord Pleanala have refused permission for the overdevelopment of the Vincent Byrne Site in #Palmerstown. As one of the campaigners against this development, I would like to thank all of those who lodged appeals …

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Planning Objection

Palmerstown Village is effectively a cul de sac with too many cars and not enough parking. I have been very clear in my intention that all planning applications that may cause worsen this congestion should be objected to until South Dublin County Council address the urgent need for a grade separated junction at Kennelsfort road …

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