Occupation of Finglas Apartment block

At the December Local Area Committe meeting, Finglas Councillors were informed that the empty block at Prospect Hill, Finglas which has been ear marked for social housing for some time will soon be allocated. I am concermed that any further occupation of this site could delay that. Unlike Apollo House, I can see no positive…

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UNVEILING OF FINGLAS 1916 MONUMENT

UNVEILING OF FINGLAS 1916 MONUMENT On Saturday 12th November 2016 at 11.30 am, there will be an unveiling of the Finglas 1916 monument. The monument is located on Seamus Ennis Road (on the green between St. Canice’s Boys and Girls schools). The event will be attended by the Lord Mayor of Dublin, local public reps…

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The Pride of Finglas remember Brig. Dick McKee and the 95th anniversary of Bloody Sunday.

The Pride of Finglas – We had a fantastic day in Finglas today at the Finglas Remembers Dick McKee Event. I was so proud to see all the different groups and individuals come together to remember a local hero but also to show our community in such a positive light. We have one great asset…

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Finglas Remembers Dick McKee

Working with Finglas Tidy Towns, Finglas Historical Society, Finglas Village Renewal and Paul Callery of the Dublin Brigade Irish Volunteers we will be commemorating Dick McKee and the anniversary of his death this November. People of Finglas and beyond are invited to a community commemoration which will take place at 1pm after mass on Sunday…

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Second planning application for Jamestown Road

A second planning application has been lodged for a site on the north end of Jamestown Road beside Hamptonwood. The Application reference 3628/15 relates the following site at the Former Mouldpro International Site, Jamestown Road & Poppintree Park Lane West, Finglas, Dublin 11 Description A mixed use development (total GFA c. 36,292.5 sqm) ranging in…

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McAuliffe welcomes Finglas ‘Safe disposal’ campaign for unused medicine

As part of Finglas Community Safety Week, the Finglas Cabra Local Drug & Alcohol Task Force today launched its ‘Safe Disposal Campaign’. The campaign aims to increase public awareness of the risk of accidental poisoning, overdose, inappropriate sharing of medicines, and potential damage to our environment, resulting from unused/out-of-date medication in the home. In collaboration…

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Protecting Local Green Spaces

At the City Council meeting to consider the development plan, the City Manager  agreed to my motion to rezone four green areas in Fingals, which currently allow for development. They will now be zoned Z9 Amenity/Open Space Lands/ Green Network They include the two green space at Clune Road / Seamus Ennis Road as you…

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