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[3 Feb 2015 | One Comment | ]
Local TD Derek Keating delivers Lucan’s third Post Office

Derek Keating TD has succeeded in his three and a half year campaign to deliver a third Post Office for Lucan. The new Post Office will be based at Eurospar and will add to the growing range of services becoming available at Ballyowen Castle Shopping Centre…

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[8 Jan 2015 | 3 Comments | ]
Local TD Derek Keating unveils plans for newly proposed Primary Care Centre for Lucan

(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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[23 Sep 2014 | 2 Comments | ]

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 …

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[11 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]

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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[29 May 2014 | No Comment | ]
Esker Celtic FC – Cup Winners!

I was delighted to visit Esker Celtic FC recently who just won the cup! In the photo you’ll see Team Manager Paul Cleary and some of the Esker…

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[29 Jan 2014 | No Comment | ]
Minister agrees to meet Lucan schools to review prefab crisis

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 …

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[19 Jan 2014 | No Comment | ]

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 …

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[7 Nov 2013 | No Comment | ]
Good Luck to the Lucan Sarsfields! Congratulations to Lucan hurler Peter Kelly!

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.

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[3 Nov 2013 | No Comment | ]
Inaugural ESB Charity Soccer Challenger – photo and details

On Friday night 25th October 2013, I was honoured to Captain the Oireachtas Soccer Team in the ESB Charity Soccer Challenge held at the Aviva Stadium. This was a cross-party event to fundraise for Temple Street Hospital and Concern. Whilst I won’t be the first Lucan person to play at the Aviva Stadium…

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[25 Sep 2013 | No Comment | ]

Dail system fails Lucan residents says Keating and I was not supported by other TDs !