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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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[19 Jan 2014 | No Comment | ]

Local Fine Gael TD Derek Keating has called for former chief executive of CRC, Paul Kiely, to return the pension pay-off he received when he left the organisation in June 2013. As today  it was revealed that Mr Kiely was given a €740,000 retirement pay-off after he left his post. The deal included €200,000 tax free, €273,336 which was taxable and €268,689 paid into Mr Kiely’s pension fund.
“It is increasingly clear that the charitable funds raised in good faith by CRC volunteers were used as a slush fund for the …

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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.