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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 !

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[25 Jul 2013 | No Comment | ]
New Post Office for Lucan confirmed!

On Wednesday evening 24th July 2013, An Post confirmed to me that it is NOW advertising for and seeking expressions of interest from retail stores for the New Lucan Post Office South of the N4. The closing date for receipt of applications is Wednesday 21st August at 5pm…

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[29 Apr 2013 | No Comment | ]

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 …

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[4 Apr 2013 | No Comment | ]
NEW LUCAN POST OFFICE:

NEW LUCAN POST OFFICE: I am pleased to confirm, following the campaign I initiated, a NEW POST OFFICE has now been approved for Lucan. I have pursued this since being elected to Dáil Éireann. The new Post Office will compliment the existing and established Post Offices in Lucan village and Dodsboro that continue to provide excellent services. I am delighted to have delivered this new service for ALL Lucan residents, as a result of the massive support I received from thousands of residents, the details of which I presented to …

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[26 Mar 2013 | No Comment | ]

Deputy Derek Keating today called on the new Manager of South Dublin County Council to immediately examine the houses in Block A at Foxford Court, Lucan, Co. Dublin, as the 14 duplex properties are reportedly at risk of becoming another Priory Hall putting lives at risk.