[23 Nov 2015 | No Comment | ]
Crime and the Home Security Checklist Challenge

The most frequent topic of conversation with residents lately is the number and frequency of incidents of criminal behaviour, including burglaries and attempted burglaries, anti-social behaviour and drug related incidents…

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[28 Jul 2015 | No Comment | ]
€20m investment announced to expand and replace bus fleet

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Mid-West, Derek Keating, has welcomed the allocation of an additional €100 million for Transport, Tourism and Sport, €20 million of which will go towards expanding and replacing the bus fleet.

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[21 Jun 2015 | No Comment | ]
Official opening of Esker Educate Together National School

Derek Keating TD attended at the official opening of Esker Educate Together National School (ETNS) on Tuesday 17th June. The official opening was performed by the Minister for Education, Jan O’Sullivan. Derek is pictured with Colette Kavanagh, School Principal. A great day for the School and all that contributed in any small way to the project. A Flash Mob emerged from the entire pupil body and they performed “Mr. Blue Skies” by the ELO.
It was a brilliant performance and was so well concealed it looked spontaneous.Derek Keating TD is delighted …

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[21 Jun 2015 | No Comment | ]
Uncertainty looms over Avoca Handweavers Lucan plans

Local TD Derek Keating has expressed his concern that there is now uncertainty over the plan by Avoca Handweavers to open a retail store at the former Foxhunter site adjacent to Hermitage Park Estate. Having achieved all the necessary planning permission the construction phase was expected to have led to Avoca being open by March 2015.
The original plan was that the store would be open since March last and would create about 50 jobs. It is understood that difficulties have arisen with other investors who acquired the site in partnership …

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[21 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]

Deputy Derek Keating speaks during the second stage of the Gender Recognition Bill on Tuesday the 5th of March 2015…

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[12 Feb 2015 | No Comment | ]
Keating outlines Irish delegation’s stance on Crimea ahead of OSCE Parlimentary Assembly

I will travel to the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly (PA) in Vienna on 18th February where a new Russian representative to the PA will be appointed. The candidate is Ms Olga Kovitidi who represents Crimea…