South Dublin County Council

Local Community Development Committee

The South Dublin County Local Community Development Committee (LCDC) was established in 2013 for the purposes of developing, coordinating and implementing a coherent and integrated approach to local and community development in the County. The LCDC brings together local authority members and officials, representatives from State agencies, the Local Development Company, and the Public Participation Network.

There are 19 members of the South Dublin LCDC. The current membership includes:

LCDC Membership Representative & Sector
Anna Lee Community
Prof. Mary Corcoran Department of Sociology, NUI Maynooth
Prof. Joe Barry Trinity College Centre for Health Sciences, Tallaght Hospital
Larry O’Neill SDC Partnership
Peter Byrne South Dublin Chamber
Justin Byrne Public Participation Network 
Doreen Carpenter Public Participation Network 
Ronan Leydon Public Participation Network 
Stephen Dunne Public Participation Network 
Maurice Walsh Public Participation Network 
Greg Tierney Crosscare Youth Services
Cllr Paula Donovan Councillor
Cllr Kieran Mahon Councillor
Cllr Sarah Holland Councillor
Padraig Rehill                          Health Service Executive
Deirdre McKeon Dublin and Dún Laoghaire Education and Training Board
Vacant Department of Social Protection
Colm Ward Local Enterprise Office
Billy Coman South Dublin County Council

Local Economic and Community Plan

A 6 year Local Economic and Community Plan was prepared by the LCDC and the Economic Development Strategic Policy Committee following an extensive consultation process in 2015.  The plan covers the period 2016 – 2021. A copy of the plan including the action plan for 2016 can be viewed here.

SICAP (Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme)

The Local Community Development Committee was responsible for awarding the first SICAP contract, covering the period 2015 - 2017. Information about the work of SICAP, funded by the Department of Environment, Community and Local Government can be found at  Following a competitive process South Dublin County Partnership have been appointed. The annual value of this contract is currently €2 million per annum.  

For more information please contact Andrew Lane, on 01 4149270 or at

Dublin Rural LEADER 

Dublin Rural LEADER Website

Public Participation Network

Public Participation Network



Related Documents

Local Economic and Community Plan 2016-2021
Document type: Publications - pdf