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BLACKROCK, BOOTERSTOWN &
STILLORGAN NEWS 2019:
DEVLIN TO CONTEST THE NEXT GENERAL ELECTION IN DÚN LAOGHAIRE
Cormac was selected by the members of Fianna Fáil to contest the next General Election. Cormac polled exceptionally well as a first time candidate in the last General Election attracting over 4,600 first preference votes. Cormac remains focused on tackling the issues facing constituents across the Dún Laoghaire constituency. You can follow his campaign by signing up to receive his eBulletin (news and information specific to your area) or on Facebook / Twitter. Alternatively, if you would like to get involved in the campaign, you can volunteer here
FIND OUT WHAT EVENTS ARE HAPPENING IN YOUR AREA
Cormac keeps local residents informed of events and activities taking place within their area. Click here to view a list of these events and if you woud like to know about these (and more) in advance, click here to sign-up to receive Cormac's eBulletin,
DOWNLOAD CORMAC'S WINTER CONSTITUENCY NEWSLETTER
You can read and download Cormac's Winter constituency newsletter by clicking here
All residents should check to make sure that their details are correct on electioral register by visiting checktheregister.ie. If you have recently moved into the area, changed address or have turned 18 years old then you should print off the required form by clicking here, have them stamped at your local Garda station and send them to Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown. If you have any questions, please call the Franchise Section of the Council on (01) 205 4880
CHRISTMAS TREE RECYCLING & COLLECTION SERVICE
Click here to download a helpful guide on where you can recycle your Christmas tree and get information on bring centres in our area. Members of Cuala GAA are raising money for Habitat for Humanity so they're willing to collect and recycle your Christmas tree for as little as €5. You can call or text Alex, Cillian, Eoin/Louie on 087 299 7192 to arrange it.
DO YOU REQUIRE FUNDING FOR YOUR SOCIAL ENTERPRISE?
If so, €1.6m has been allocated to a new Social Innovation Fund in Ireland (SIFI). The objective of the fund is to find and back social enterprises that have developed a project that will add to the social and economic fabric of their community by way of social impact. A simple Stage 1 application is required before Friday 25th January 2019. Find out more by clicking here.
GET INVOLVED & JOIN
THE EU BEACH CLEAN-UP DAY - SUNDAY MARCH 24th & MAY 11th
Join either (or both) of the EU Beach Clean-Ups on Sunday 24th March at 12pm at the Killiney DART station car park & also on Sunday 11th May @ 12pm at Seapoint Beach. You can find out more information here by visiting my website by clicking here
BUS CONNECTS LAUNCH CONSULTATION ABOUT IMPROVED BUS & CYCLE LANES
DO YOU NEED TO REPORT A BLOCKED GULLY? DO IT HERE...
Several residents have reported to Cormac that while they have reported blocked gullies in the past, some of them haven't been unblocked. If you know of a blocked gully that needs to be cleared / unblocked by the Council, then you can report it here
COUNCIL GRANTS OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS UNTIL THURSDAY 18th APRIL
Cllr Devlin is advising all community, arts & business groups to consider applying to the Council's Grants Scheme (Round 2) which is open for applications until Thursday 18th April. To find out more information please click here and to read the guidelines click here. For more information, please call (01) 205 4700 or email email@example.com
DEVLIN RAISES CONCERNS ABOUT LOCAL GOAHEAD BUS SERVICES
Fianna Fáil Councillor Cormac Devlin spoke to the Dublin Gazette about the regular complaints that he is receiving from local commuters about problems that people are experiencing in relation to the GoAhead bus services in the area. Click here to read more
STRATEGIC HOUSING DEVELOPMENT (SHD) PLANNING APPLICATION LODGED FOR
232 APARTMENTS ON THE LEISUREPLEX SITE, STILLORGAN
A SHD application to build 232 build-to-rent apartments (109 2 x Bedrooms & 113 x 1 Bedrooms apartments & 10 Studio apartments) ranging in height from 4-8 storeys along with 2 retail (shop) units and 4 units for restaurant/café use on the Leisureplex site in Stillorgan. You can view thes plans by clicking here. If residents wish, they have until Thursday 19th September to make an observation which they can make directly An Bord Pleanála at a cost of €20. If you would like to discuss this or any other issue with Cormac please click here
The Council has published a revised drawing of a proposal to reconfigure the White's Cross junction in Blackrock. This follows consultation with representatives, residents and Gardaí. Click here to view the proposed new layout (August 2019)