Tag: speeches

NAMA should review development bonds for community gain

Fine Gael TD for Dublin North Deputy Alan Farrell has called on NAMA to review the possibility of working with County Councils to dispose of development bonds to allow developers complete work on unfinished open spaces earmarked for public or amenity use. “Public open spaces are not an asset. They can’t be sold for commercial gain and therefore have no…

Revised Emergency Water Notice – Fingal County Council December 27th – January 4th.

Fingal County Council have just issued the following (3pm): Due to unprecedented demand on water supply across the Dublin region (a combination of some burst pipes due to the thaw, and also an increased demand by householders/businesses), reservoir levels across the region are at critically low levels.  In order to secure the reservoirs it is necessary to increase water restrictions…

Missed Green Bin Collections

Greyhound, via Fingal County Council have informed me that following the recent volumes of snow, several Green Bin routes have been missed by Greyhound. The following information was provided to me this afternoon. If your collection was missed between Monday 21st and Tuesday 22nd December Greyhound apologises to customers whose Green Bin collection was missed due to the severe weather…

Severe Weather Warning – What the Council are doing.

Fingal County Council have issued the following information notice regarding a severe weather warning issued by MET Eireann. The following steps are being taken in the Fingal area with regard to the Weather Warning this weekend: We are protecting the following areas with sandbags. These areas have been prone to flooding problems in the past:  Slipway on Strand Road, Sutton…

Fingal Update – Fingal Development Plan 2011 – 2017 & other matters

As you may be aware, Fingal County Council have been meeting every Tuesday and Wednesday for the last number of weeks to deliberate on the county development plan. As part of this process, I would like to bring a number of items to your attention. Swords/Malahide Greenbelt: Several Councillors attempted to zone the little remaining lands between the two towns…