Archive for the category: ‘Ringsend’

19. 4. 2014

Register to vote before the 6th of May, Binchy urges Dublin residents

Cllr Kieran Binchy is calling on any Dublin resident who is eligible to vote in the upcoming local elections but who has not yet registered, to ensure they are added to the supplementary register.   “There is still time to get your name on the supplementary register if you are not already registered to vote. You can easily check if you’re registered […]

17. 4. 2014

Dog fouling in Ringsend Park and Stella Gardens

Responding to concern from residents and walkers, Councillor Kieran Binchy requested the Dublin City Council manager to send the city litter wardens on a regular basis to Ringsend Park and Stella Gardens, to enforce the law on dog fouling, and to add Stella Gardens to the cleaning rota for the specialist dog dirt cleaning machines. Councillor Binchy – Fine Gael […]

15. 4. 2014

Binchy encourages Ringsend/Irishtown residents to sign up for Our Town Fun Run

Councillor Kieran Binchy is giving his full backing to the Ringsend/Irishtown Our Town Fun Run and is encouraging residents to sign up. The 5km Fun Run is part of a nationwide Our Town initiative  ’to help communities regenerate themselves from within by restoring the sense of pride and loyalty that is such a strong part of Irish life and culture’. It takes […]

14. 4. 2014

Binchy fights to enforce organic waste collection in Portobello and Ringsend ‘bag’ areas

Councillor Kieran Binchy has addressed complaints from residents in Portobello and Ringsend relating to problems with organic waste collection in ‘bag’ areas. Responding to residents’ concerns, Cllr Binchy – as Fine Gael candidate for Pembroke South Dock in the upcoming local elections – demanded a report from the Dublin City Council manager on the implementation of Storage, Presentation and Collection […]

14. 4. 2014

Binchy tackles speeding on Strand Road

Councillor Kieran Binchy is committed to reducing speeding on Strand Road, Sandymount, in the interests of the safety of residents, walkers and cyclists.     Cllr Binchy – a Fine Gael candidate for Pembroke South Dock in the forthcoming local elections – recently proposed a motion (together with two fellow councillors) to Dublin City Council recommending that the €11,000 made […]

11. 4. 2014

Binchy listens to your concerns – and gets results

Cllr Kieran Binchy is committed to addressing your concerns at a neighbourhood, local or city-wide level. If you have a problem that needs fixing, a query you want answered or an issue you want raised, please contact Cllr Binchy (details on home page). These are some of the issues the Pembroke South Dock candidate has tackled in recent weeks:

8. 4. 2014

Binchy welcomes flood defence data insurance initiative

Councillor Kieran Binchy has welcomed the announcement that the Office of Public Works will share flood defence data with Insurance Ireland. The OPW will provide Insurance Ireland with data on all completed OPW flood defence schemes; insurers will take this information into account when assessing exposure to flood risk within these areas, from 1 June 2014.

25. 3. 2014

Dublin community groups to benefit from Public Area Enhancement Scheme

€105,000 for Dublin City Council   Cllr Kieran Binchy has welcomed the announcement of €105,000 in funding to Dublin City Council to support community groups to enhance their areas. The funding comes as part of a €3 million Public Area Enhancement Scheme announced by Minister for Environment, Community and Local Government, Phil Hogan TD.

3. 3. 2014

Bin collection simplified by new Dublin City Council Bye-Laws

Cllr. Kieran Binchy has welcomed the news that Dublin City Council has finally passed bye-laws controlling the days on which waste collection companies can collect the bins from households of the city. This is aimed at putting an end to the free-for-all regime under which each bin collector was collecting on different days from the same street, so that you […]

5. 2. 2014

Waterways Ireland Anti-boat and Anti-barge Bye-laws

The following is the text of the letter submitted by Councilor Kieran Binchy to Waterways Ireland as part of that organisation’s consultation with the public about its proposed new bye-laws. More information available here. A copy of the letter has also been sent to Minister Jimmy Deenihan. Dear Sir/Madam, As the Fine Gael Councillor for the area that includes the […]