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31 July 2022
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Political notes

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Politicians please note

Due to pressure of space, each representative is limited to 150 words in their report (including name and contact details).
Please keep reports relevant to Lucan
Please note: Wednesday 10pm is the weekly deadline.


Cllr. Shane Moynihan, Fianna Fail

Ph: 087 7840898
Twitter: @shanemoynihan
Instagram: cllrshanemoynihan

Clonburris funding:
Pleased to learn from the Minister for Housing that the Government has decided to approve funding of 186.3m euro for infrastructure investment for the new Clonburris SDZ - ensuring sustainable, liveable and connected communities for the area which will host homes for 8,700 families.

Recycling of electrical goods:
Recycle IT ( a community recycler accepting and recycle all types of electrical, electronic, and pure metal equipment. They want to explore the possibility of free collections for electrical goods for residents of apartment blocks in our area. If you are interested in such a collection, please get in touch.

Hermitage Park extension:
Congratulations to the SDCC Public Realm staff for erecting new entrance gates at the Hermitage Park extension - they definitely enhance it. The gates are handmade by Council staff - making them all the more special.


Derren O Bradaigh, Sinn Fein

Mobile: 087-2136345
Twitter: @DerrenBrady1

Crash Barrier - Outer Ring Road / Adamstown Roundabout - Update:
Following an accident at this location in early June, the pedestrian safety rail was repaired on the 20th June. This followed my representation to the Council. The actual crash barriers are now scheduled for replacement, with the necessary works scheduled to be completed by the end of August.

Baile Adaim OR Maigh Arnai?
I’ve been raising for some time now - thankfully those in the Traffic Section, SDCC have been very helpful and have confirmed any signs incorrectly reading Maigh Arnaí will now be amended to Baile Adaim.

Destruction of 12 Trees - Castle Road, Lucan:
Like so many, I was angered to learn of the wanton destruction of 12 newly planted trees on the Castle Road outside Fforster and Castle Riada estates on the night of Friday 15th July.