Articles in the Lucan Category
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 …
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.
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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Dail system fails Lucan residents says Keating and I was not supported by other TDs !
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Following a Dáil question on the 16th April, to the Minister for Transport regarding south Lucan’s Railway station, Local TD Derek Keating learned today that due to economic circumstances the National transport authority has decided not to open the station as planned this year. This is another example of the last Fianna Fail governments economic policy that has ruined many communities.
I am sadden by this news as I have perused the opening of this facility for the residents of South Lucan and Clonburris Clondalkin for some time.
The CEO Mr Gerry …