I have been contacted by many residents along the Number 4 bus route, concerned about the proposed changes to the bus network as part of the BusConnects, Dublin Area Bus Network Redesign.
A public consultation on the BusConnects plan is currently open and runs until the end of this month.
Continue reading BusConnects – Have Your Say!
This morning brought the great news that €40 million is available to develop sports infrastructure around the country with a new round of Sports Capital grants. This scheme has proved very successful in getting much needed funding to clubs across the constituency in recent years and I hope it will benefit many more this year.
Continue reading Sports Capital Grants Scheme 2018 Announced
Was honoured to share Pearse College student Michael's results with his wife Leonie. Michael returned to education and sat his Leaving Cert to progress his career and to be a role model for his 14 year old son, and for a new arrival due in just a few months. Huge congratulations to Michael and Leonie! #leavingcert #lifechanging #future
Posted by Mary Mitchell O'Connor TD on Wednesday, August 15, 2018
This morning I visited Pearse College in Crumlin to meet with some of the students receiving their Leaving Certificate results. Was honoured to share Michael’s results with his wife Leonie. Michael returned to education to progress his career and to be a role model for his 14 year old son and for the new arrival due in just a few months. Huge congratulations to Michael and Leonie!
Congratulations to all the students receiving results today, especially those across the Dun Laoghaire constituency. Your future is bright.
I fully appreciate the tremendous dedication and courage all students have shown in completing their Leaving Certificate, and particularly those who have returned to education. I wish you all the very best with your next phase.
Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council have an open public consultation on Local Property Tax in the County. This consultation closes on Wednesday 15 August.
To have your say, please visit https://dlrcoco.citizenspace.com/finance/copy-of-local-property-tax-2019/
Whilst I am disappointed that Clonkeen College lands couldn’t be retained in their totality, I am relieved that after protracted legal wrangling, and the fear of large legal costs ratcheting up for the school, a legal settlement has been reached between the Board of Management of Clonkeen College and the Christian Brothers.
Continue reading Clonkeen College Update – Statement from Minister Mitchell O’Connor
Deansgrange Library will pilot the “My Open Library” initiative, announced by the Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring, Minister Mitchell O’Connor was delighted to confirm.
Continue reading Deansgrange Library to pilot “My Open Library” initiative – Min. Mitchell O’Connor
It is with profound sadness that I learned of Monica Barnes passing last evening. Monica was the most wonderful, warm hearted woman and represented our Dun Laoghaire constituency so ably. She was articulate, sincere, and passionate about the advancement of women.
Only last week when I spoke to her, she was excited and enthusiastic about coming to our next DunLaoghaire Constituency meeting and celebrating Votáil 100. She was also due to participate in an event tomorrow for Fine Gael women of the “Class of ‘83”.
I have the lovely memory of meeting three generations of the Barnes family a few short weeks ago: Monica, Sarah and her granddaughter Ailbhe. It was clear how much of Monica’s energy and passion has been passed through the generations.
I offer my deepest condolences to the Barnes family.
Speaking in Seanad Éireann on Tuesday 24th April 2018, on the National Inventory of Architectural Heritage, Minister Mary Mitchell O’Connor, TD for the Dun Laoghaire constituency, confirmed that a substantial inventory of the architectural heritage of Dun Laoghaire Rathdown had been completed for Glencullen, Shankhill, Cabinteely and Foxrock areas.
Continue reading National Inventory of Architectural Heritage in Dun Laoghaire Rathdown
The inclusion of Phases I & II of the redevelopment of the National Rehabilitation Hospital (NRH) in Project 2040 is great news for the future of the hospital, Minister Mary Mitchell O’Connor has said.
Continue reading Multi-million Euro Investment in National Rehabilitation Hospital as Phases I & II included in Project 2040 announced