Archive for the category: ‘Docklands’

9. 5. 2014

Binchy urges Dubliners to ‘Think Pink’ and support Giro D’Italia

Councillor Kieran Binchy is encouraging Dublin residents to ‘Think Pink’ and support the Giro d’Italia when the great cycling race comes to the city on Sunday. Dublin is preparing to welcome thousands of fans from across the globe when the Giro’s third stage finishes just outside Merrion Square. “The Giro d’Italia in Dublin is so much more than just a […]

20. 4. 2014

VIDEO – Binchy presents his vision for a better Dublin at his public meeting

  Pembroke South Dock candidate, Councillor Kieran Binchy would like to thank everyone who attended his public meeting, with guest speakers former Taoiseach John Bruton and Eoghan Murphy TD. Councillor Binchy informed the meeting of the main local issues he has been working on since becoming a councillor in 2011. These include opening up the marina in the Docklands as […]

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 […]

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

South Docklands Campshire Works 2014 with new cycle track

Cllr. Kieran Binchy has welcomed the plans to construct a flood protection scheme along the southern campshires of the River Liffey in 2014, and will work with local residents along City Quay and Sir John Rogerson’s Quay to ensure that the works meet the needs of the local community. The flood protection will extend from Butt Bridge to a point […]

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 […]

29. 1. 2014

HIGH TIDE ALERT 29th January 2014

A series of very high tides is due to occur starting this Friday- January 31st, continuing over the weekend until Monday, February 3rd. Early indications are that the tides due at 11.30 am on Friday and at 12.18pm on Saturday will be particularly high. An accurate forecast of the high tide level for Friday should be available tomorrow morning.   […]