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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 …
Deputy Derek Keating speaks during the second stage of the Gender Recognition Bill on Tuesday the 5th of March 2015…
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(Deputy Derek Keating and Architect Tom Duffy)
A major step forward in the planned new Primary Care Centre for Lucan is happening this week with the lodgement of an application for planning permission with South Dublin County Council. The proposed Primary Care Centre for Lucan represents a €5m investment which will bring badly needed jobs to Lucan, both in the construction phase and when the Centre is up and running.
Located at Ballyowen, the proposed Centre will add to the hub development already in place at the Shopping Centre and will have …
I was delighted to attend a recent Fundraising Event and to continue supporting the great work of Aspen Counselling. Previously I had assisted in securing the €20,000.00 Grant to assist with Aspen’s vital services and am glad to announce that they have been successful in receiving a further grant of €5,000.00 from the National Lottery Fund under the Department of Children and Youth Affairs.
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Three years ago I introduced the Lucan Primary Care Centre project for Ballyowen Castle Shopping Centre. The purpose of this initiative is to provide the people of Lucan with a multi-million euro Primary Care facility that will include a full range of medical services: GP, Nursing, Dental, Social Work, Speech and Language Therapy, Physiotherapy, Counselling, Occupational Therapy, Dietician, Psychology etc. – Lucan’s very own Mini Hospital. Following the last three years of work, the Contracts for our Primary Care Centre have now been signed, pre-planning consultation meetings have taken place …
3 years ago I started the campaign for the 3rd Post Office in Lucan. An Post acknowledged this campaign by agreeing to a 3rd Lucan Post Office. A long process began to determine which retailerwas awarded the contract. This process stalled but following my repeated representations, An Post has now agreed to re-commence the process. I will continue to keep local residents posted on this important matter.