Saturday Recycling @ Grangegorman

For years I have worked to get Dublin City Council to open their waste depot in Grangegorman on Saturdays. I am pleased to inform you that from Saturday 15th June the Recycling Centre will now open to the public from 10.00am to 4pm. Saturday opening will remain in place throughout the Summer months and the…

Grangegorman Road Works

The first phase of the Site Infrastructure and Public Realm aspect of the Grangegorman Project is due to get underway at the beginning of September. This major project covers the whole Grangegorman site and consists of the laying of all utility services, major earthworks and development of the public realm- paths, roads, green areas, lighting,…

Grangegorman Demolition

The Grangegorman Development Authority has advised me that the Demolitions Contractor, McCallan Bros., is due to move onsite on Monday 27thMay to carry out Tranche 1 of the demolition of several old buildings on the Grangegorman site.  Residents living close the campus had concerns regarding the location of a waste compund and I have raised this…

Grangegorman Demolition

The Grangegorman Development Authority has advised me that the Demolitions Contractor, McCallan Bros., is due to move onsite on Monday 27thMay to carry out Tranche 1 of the demolition of several old buildings on the Grangegorman site.  Residents living close the campus had concerns regarding the location of a waste compund and I have raised this…

Grangegorman Roadworks

The Grangegorman Development Authority has advised that Sierra the contractor will be carrying out Investigative Roadworks in the Grangegorman area commencing on Wednesday 3rd April 2013 in Grangegorman Lower. The work consists of opening up trial trenches on parts of the road at a time and then closing it again. The road will not be…

Grangegorman Roadworks

The Grangegorman Development Authority has advised that Sierra the contractor will be carrying out Investigative Roadworks in the Grangegorman area commencing on Wednesday 3rd April 2013 in Grangegorman Lower. The work consists of opening up trial trenches on parts of the road at a time and then closing it again. The road will not be…

Free Electrical Recycling

Following my previous request to Dublin City Council for a free electrical waste collection they recently advised me that WEEE Ireland will do a collection on Saturday 9th February from 10.00am-4pm in Naomh Fionbarra GAA Club.  This is a great opportunity to get rid of that old kettle,toys, tv, radio or any household item with…

Community Grants Deadline

REMINDER DEADLINE APPROACHING Dublin City Council is currently accepting applications for funding under their Community Grant Scheme. Key priorities for funding 2013 are community development, social inclusion, children and young people, digital inclusion, integration, marginalised groups and local issues.  To download an application please click here.  Please note that the closing date is 5pm Thursday…

Car break-ins

I was woken early one morning recently by our friendly postman who noticed that our car had been broken-into over night.  Now to be totally honest they didn’t actually “break-in” because the car had been left “unlocked” (don’t ask who is to blame for that, needless to say I am admitting nothing).  They had gone…

Planning Applications

As a member of the Board of the Grangegorman Development Authority I welcome the recent applications to Dublin City Council for planning permission to commence works under the Strategic Development Zone process. As a City Councillor I have raised residents concerns with Dublin City Council regarding traffic and access and I am seeking a commitment…