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[14 Jan 2014 | No Comment | ]

Local TD, Derek Keating, is delighted to confirm that provision of €80,000 to design a priority cycle route from Celbridge to Palmerstown along the N4 corridor has been made under the Sustainable Transport Grant system by the Minister for Transport. A further €20,000 has been provided to review the traffic sustainability on the R136 outer ring road to examine the provision of bus stops, crossing locations and a cycle network from the Newcastle Road Roundabout and the N4 access. I am optimistic that the reviews will yield results.
This €100,000 is …

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[14 Jan 2014 | No Comment | ]

Local TD, Derek Keating, can confirm that the Minister for Transport has made provision of €80,000 to design and plan the completion of a cycle lane from Liffey Valley Shopping Centre via the Fonthill Road and through the Village of Clondalkin to the Belgard junction.
“I welcome the provision of this money to South Dublin County Council for design and planning purposes.
This Government is committed to doing everything possible to enhance road safety, contribute to better facilities for those who choose to …

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[18 Dec 2013 | No Comment | ]

Fine Gael TD Derek Keating says that it is astonishing that the Fianna Fáil leader, Micheál Martin TD, would give a televised address on exiting the bailout without acknowledging that he was a senior Minister in the Fianna Fáil Government which caused the economic crash and led Ireland into the Troika programme and left only 5 months money in Ireland’s till.

Parliamentry Questions »

[17 Dec 2013 | No Comment | ]

I welcome the Government’s commitment to the protection of whistle blowers and am delighted that Stewarts Hospital is working with the Health Information and Quality Authority, HIQA, to address these particular issues.

Job creation, Press Release »

[17 Dec 2013 | No Comment | ]

Fine Gael Dublin TD Derek Keating welcomed the latest Live Register figures from the Central Statistics Office (CSO), which show that the number of people out of work in the Dublin area has dropped by 5,398 over the last 12 months.