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Eirgrid are at Stage 2 of the Public Consultation process in their planned upgrade of the Electricity Network in the Lucan-Clondalkin area at Grangecastle.
There are a number of benefits that will accrue to the residents along the existing overhead cable route between Adamstown and Tullyhall. The current proposal is to remove 10 pylons along that area, including the eyesore at Adamstown, not that the others are pretty but due to the particular proximity of peoples’ homes there. Pylons are an emotive issue as well as a visual interference and people …
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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 …
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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(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 …
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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.
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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 …
Derek Keating has today called on the Insurance Industry for a review of home insurance given that Lucan had no major floods after the past 2 weeks of Red and Yellow Alerts from Met Eireann. Met Éireann has lifted a Yellow Wind Alert that had been put in place.
Widespread gales with gusts of up to 109km/h affected many areas across the country over the past weeks and along with cloud bursts and stormy weather. However, the extensive flood attenuation works carried out in Lucan following the major flooding event …