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[21 Jun 2015 | No Comment | ]
Official opening of Esker Educate Together National School

Derek Keating TD attended at the official opening of Esker Educate Together National School (ETNS) on Tuesday 17th June. The official opening was performed by the Minister for Education, Jan O’Sullivan. Derek is pictured with Colette Kavanagh, School Principal. A great day for the School and all that contributed in any small way to the project. A Flash Mob emerged from the entire pupil body and they performed “Mr. Blue Skies” by the ELO.
It was a brilliant performance and was so well concealed it looked spontaneous.Derek Keating TD is delighted …

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[21 Jun 2015 | No Comment | ]
Uncertainty looms over Avoca Handweavers Lucan plans

Local TD Derek Keating has expressed his concern that there is now uncertainty over the plan by Avoca Handweavers to open a retail store at the former Foxhunter site adjacent to Hermitage Park Estate. Having achieved all the necessary planning permission the construction phase was expected to have led to Avoca being open by March 2015.
The original plan was that the store would be open since March last and would create about 50 jobs. It is understood that difficulties have arisen with other investors who acquired the site in partnership …

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[21 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]

Deputy Derek Keating speaks during the second stage of the Gender Recognition Bill on Tuesday the 5th of March 2015…

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[12 Feb 2015 | No Comment | ]
Keating outlines Irish delegation’s stance on Crimea ahead of OSCE Parlimentary Assembly

I will travel to the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly (PA) in Vienna on 18th February where a new Russian representative to the PA will be appointed. The candidate is Ms Olga Kovitidi who represents Crimea…

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[31 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]

Thank you to the residents and groups of Dublin Mid West who have contacted me during the last term…

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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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[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 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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[9 Jan 2013 | No Comment | ]

Here’s a brief look at just some of the people I was fortunate to meet, and some of the events I attended throughout 2012. With 2013…