It is a long term plan of Irish Rail to close the level crossings on the Maynooth line. The attempt to close the Porterstown Road level crossing was a test of the residents’ appetite for such closures. The community was very clear in its objection to that proposal. We have recently been informed of the […]
The committee has been working hard to establish a good relationship with Fingal County Council Operations department. While the FixYouStreet.ie web site is a convenient way to report issues to Fingal County Council, there is no follow up after the initial acknowledgement of the issue. We ask that residents report issues to the committee via […]
We have all noticed longer intervals between grass cuttings so the committee visited the Fingal County Council Operations Depot in Coolmine Industrial Estate to discuss solutions. The first thing we did was get them to bring out a Road Sweeper. They swept Riverwood Drive, Glen, Chase and Copse. We discussed plans to develop the plants […]
The committee met Jack Chambers, Fianna Fail local election candidate, on Monday evening. We briefed him on our long and active history and raised our concerns about the lack of Garda presence and response, access to school places for Riverwood children, lack of response of councillors to emails, maintenance issues with the open space area […]
The proposed Porterstown Road pedestrian bridge can only happen if the public right of way is extinguished. Submissions for this part are due to email@example.com by 4:30pm on Friday 13th December 2013. For those that oppose the road closure this is the important date. To make a submission about the proposed pedestrian bridge they must […]
Fingal County Council are planning to close Porterstown Road at the level crossing and build a pedestrian bridge. There will be a public meeting on Monday 25th November at 8pm in St. Mochta’s National School, Clonsilla.
Frank attended the Fingal Joint Policing Committee (Fingal JPC) in Ongar Community Centre on Thursday 17th October 2013. Attendees: Superintendent Kelly Sergeant Vincent Connelly (Community Gardai, Blanchardstown) Sergeant Nicola Dunphy? (Community Gardai, Blanchardstown) P.J. Howell (Director Of Environment, Economic and Social Development, Fingal County Council) Ruairí Ó Dúlaing (Parks Division, Fingal County Council) Minutes: All […]
A new Dublin Bus shelter was built recently on Diswellstown Road. It is for bus stop 7031, for the city bound 37 route. The shelter’s planning application was seen by one of the committee who contacted Clear Channel (the advertising company that maintains bus shelters) to express concern that the shelter would block the cycle […]
In only a few months the planting by Fingal County Council at Riverwood Glebe has really filled out. Compare the photos to that taken in June, shortly after they were planted. The plants chosen are a favourite of bees and butterflies. When the photos were taken there was 8 Red Admiral butterflies on one plant. […]
Fingal County Council finally planted the low herbaceous plants on the closed rat run between Riverwood Glebe and Chase. This completes the work to close the rat run that began in February.