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Headline, Lucan, News, Press Release »
(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.
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.
Clondalkin, Headline, Press Release »
Fine Gael TD for Dublin Mid-West, Derek Keating, has welcomed the announcement by Olympic silver medallist and Clondalkin native, Kenneth Egan, to that he is to run for Fine Gael in the upcoming local elections in the Clondalkin Local Electoral Area.
“Kenneth is well used to going into battle. Although he is new to politics I believe that he will do well because he is well respected in the Clondalkin area. When I met with him recently I was genuinely impressed by his commitment to young people in Clondalkin, an area …
Local TD for Lucan, Deputy Derek Keating, (after raising a Special Notice Question in the Dáil on the crisis at two of Lucan’s largest national schools, St. Thomas’s and Scoil Áine Naofa) Minister Ruairí Quinn has agreed, at Derek Keating’s request, to meet with the School representatives along with Deputy Keating’s fellow TDs, Robert Dowds and Joanna Tuffy on this Wednesday 5th Feb, at 7pm.
The following is the contribution in the Dáil on Wednesday 29th by Deputy Derek Keating which secured this meeting.
“During my 15 years as an elected public …
Headline, Lucan, Parliamentry Questions, Support education »
Local TD for Lucan, Deputy Derek Keating, has today raised a Special Notice Question which was agreed by the Ceann Comhairle on the crisis at two of Lucan’s largest national schools, St. Thomas’ Junior National School and Scoil Áine Naofa Senior National School.
Minister Ruairí Quinn has agreed, at Derek Keating’s request, to meet with the School Boards and school representatives.
The following is Deputy Derek Keating’s Speaking Note from the Dáil today:
I wish to thank the Ceann Comhairle for giving me the opportunity to raise this very urgent matter.
Minister Cannon, as …
To use a young person’s expression, “I am blown away” with the rang of research, says Keating
As a member of the Oireachtas Committee on Education & Skills, I was delighted to share in the pride of those young scientists from Clondalkin, Saggart, Newcastle, Palmerstown and Lucan who presented their findings and research at the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition. This year the 50th anniversary. I was delighted to attend with the Minister for Sport Michael Ring TD.
With over 2,000 projects from around the country and 550 selected to take …
Congratulations to Lucan hurler Peter Kelly from Hillcrest who wins a GAA All Star. I continue to be so excited with the wonderful success of all our Lucan sport groups, but especially this weekend’s Dublin Senior Hurling Final. As a No.1 fan and supporter, I am delighted to join in the best wishes expressed by all public representatives.