Luas parking levy changes “legally questionable” without consultation

A councillor says the move to reduce development levies for car parks is “legally questionable” without public consultation. Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council is to reduce development levies on temporary ‘park and ride’ car parks along the Luas line B1 extension to Cherrywood by 75%. Councillors voted for the change at the council’s monthly meeting last […]

Gardai appeal for shooting witnesses

Gardai are seeking the public’s help after a shooting in Dublin this morning left a man in critical condition. The 38-years-old man and his 17-years-old son were shot at 8.25am as they were leaving Grianan Fidh, Aikens Village, between Sandyford and Stepaside, Dublin 18. Both were taken to St St Vincent’s University Hospital. “Gardai have arrested […]

Sandyford sports facilities welcomed

Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council plans to start work on a new sports facilities in Moreen Estate, Sandyford this month. “Work will begin on these facilities this month and they will be fully operational by the time the fine weather returns,” said Cllr Neale Richmond (Fine Gael) for the Glencullen-Sandyford Ward. He said the council is […]

Dublin ‘Blue Line’ video and map

A €33m bus rapid transit route called Blue Line is being proposed between Sandymount and Sandyford in south Dublin. It is promoted by Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council and supported by Sandyford Business Estates Association, St Vincents University Hospital, University College Dublin and State broadcaster RTE, which are all located along the route. It will interchange with Stillorgan and Kilmacud stops on the Luas […]

Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown increases parking charges

Prices are to rise at Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council’s off-street car parks from next month. The council says in order to meet the European Commission’s requirement that 21% Vat be charged on council services it will increase the charges for off-street car parks, while on-street parking will be kept at the current price. Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown […]

Testing begins on Luas Cherrywood

Testing is starting on an extended section of the Luas Green Line from Sandyford to Cherrywood, overhead electric wires are now live and trams are to start test runs. Opening of the line to public use is due in October. The Railway Procurement Agency said the test phase will include trams moving between Sandyford and […]

Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown hand out grants

Business support grants of €124,000 were assigned by Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council on Monday night.

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