Archive for the category: ‘Sandymount’

23. 10. 2015

Dodder Greenway Cycle Route Update

RPS Group have recently been appointed by Dublin City Council to carry out the options development, preliminary design and the statutory planning process for a 7.5km section of the River Dodder Greenway, from Sir John Rogerson’s Quay at Forbes Street to the boundary with South County Dublin at Orwell Park. The overall route is referred to as the River Dodder […]

14. 6. 2015

Update on Community Liaison Forum for Poolbeg Incinerator

Question to the Chief Executive Council Meeting 8th June 2015 Q.126 COUNCILLOR KIERAN BINCHY To ask the Chief Executive for an update on the formation of a community liaison forum for the Poolbeg incinerator.   CHIEF EXECUTIVE’S REPLY: Membership: The committee shall comprise 10 members having an independent chairperson, 3 local community representatives, 3 elected members of Dublin City Council, […]

6. 3. 2015

MARCH 2015 – Update regarding Sandymount Flood Defence Scheme

Scheme Background Information   Following the coastal flooding in the past few years in the Sandymount area, Dublin City Council are investigating the construction of a flood defence scheme at Sandymount. The flood defence scheme will have an impact on the promenade and beach at Sandymount. There are various flood defence options being considered in relation to the scheme. Prior […]

14. 12. 2014

Poolbeg Chimneys Conservation Update

Cllr. Kieran Binchy recently joined with other Councillors on Dublin City Council to start the process to list the Poolbeg Chimneys on the Poolbeg Peninsula as a Protected Structure.   A protected structure is a structure that a planning authority considers to be of special interest from an architectural, historical, archaeological, artistic, cultural, scientific, social or technical point of view. […]

23. 11. 2014

Speed Limits on Residential Streets

Cllr. Kieran Binchy is campaigning for lower speed limits on residential suburban and urban streets. The current limit of 50km/h might be suitable for main roads, but on residential streets that are not designed for through traffic, a lower limit of 30km/h should be available to be applied by the City Council if the residents  so wish. Cllr. Binchy therefore […]

16. 11. 2014

Bath Avenue Sli na Slainte

Cllr. Kieran Binchy is delighted that after many years of hard work by the Bath Avenue Residents Association on the issue, a decision has been made to proceed with the proposed Londonbridge Slí na Sláinte as proposed by the Bath Avenue Residents Association.   The proposed route was walked by reps from SE Area Office, BADRA, SAMRA, IHF and Sandymount […]

16. 11. 2014

Tree Pruning in Dublin 4

Cllr. Kieran Binchy (Fine Gael) recently submitted a question at the South East Area Committee Meeting, asking the Area Manager to cut back street trees on the following streets where they are obscuring street lights, and where the trees are from private gardens ensure that the owners cut them back: Park Avenue, Sydney Parade Avenue, Ailesbury Road, Simmonscourt Road, Eglinton […]

28. 5. 2014


I am honoured and delighted to have been elected to represent the people of Pembroke South Dock on Friday the 23rd of May as a Fine Gael Councillor. I would like to thank all of those who helped and supported me throughout the long and busy campaign, and of course my sincerest thanks to those who voted for me.   […]

16. 5. 2014

VIDEO: Pembroke South Dock candidate Kieran Binchy presents his vision for a better Dublin

  Pembroke South Dock local election candidate Councillor Kieran Binchy (Fine Gael) has launched his campaign video, outlining his vision for a better Dublin. In the short video, Kieran highlights some of the improvements he has successfully campaigned for in your area.

13. 5. 2014

Who is Kieran Binchy, and why vote for Kieran in Pembroke South Dock?

An interview with your local Fine Gael councillor in Pembroke-South Dock Q: Where did you grow up? Kieran: I grew up in Charleville, Co. Cork with my sister and two brothers. Growing up in a small town where everyone knew each other and there was a great mixture of people was a brilliant apprencticeship for representing Pembroke-South Dock, which is […]