February News Wrap-Up

28 Feb 21

News Wrap Up from February 2021

Architects Appointed for Lucan Village Works

South Dublin County Council has appointed DHB Architects to design public realm enhancements in Lucan Village. 

Read more about the plans for Lucan by clicking here.

Seachtain na Gaeilge

Seoladh féile ar líne SnaGÁCT an 15 Feabhra le Méara Chomhairle Contae Bhaile Átha Cliath Theas, An Cmlr. Ed O’ Brien. Reáchtálfar an clár idir 1-17 Márta. 

SnaGÁCT online festival was launched officially on 15 February by Mayor of South Dublin County Council, Cllr Ed O’ Brien. The programme will run from 1– 17 March. 

Le haghaidh tuilleadh faisnéise agus leis an mbileog a íoslódáil tabhair cuairt ar Bileog SnaG2021.

Over €20m Awarded for Sustainable Transport Plans

The National Transport Authority (NTA) has awarded South Dublin County Council €20,705,000 to spend on active travel, walking and cycling measures. This is an increase from €8.9m awarded in 2020 and will be used to deliver the Council's Cycle South Dublin programme of work. 

Read more here.

Local Enterprise Week 2021 Launched

Mayor Ed O’Brien and founders of Artisan Pizza Cliona Swan and Gianpiero De Vallier together with Council officials launched he Local Enterprise Office South Dublin Line up of events for ‘Local Enterprise Week 2021’. The programme opens on Monday 1 March.

Find out more about what's on by clicking here.

Annual Service Delivery Plan 2021

The 2021 Annual Service Delivery Plan (ASDP) has been delivered to elected members at the February’s Council meeting. The purpose of the ASDP is to identify the key services that South Dublin County Council intends to deliver to the public during 2021. 

You can download a copy here.

Tymon Park Intergenerational Centre

South Dublin County Council’s capital budget has provided €1.29million for an Intergenerational Centre at Tymon Park. The current concept plan develops an idea of a multi-use facility that is adaptable to a variety of purposes, such as age-friendly and community groups.

Find out more by clicking here.

€300k Have Your Say

South Dublin County Council has given a commitment in the 2021 Annual Service Delivery Plan to holding the next edition of €300k Have Your Say this year.  

Click here for more on what's next for €300k Have Your Say.

Innovation Quarter, Tallaght

The Council were updated on plans for the new Innovation Quarter in Tallaght, or IQ Tallaght as it will be called.

Read more on these exciting plans for Tallaght.

Community Grants

A total of 149 applications for South Dublin County Council's Community Grants programme in 2020 saw over €227,000 awarded to several community and voluntary groups. 

Find out more by clicking here.

Between the Red Lines

Between the Red Lines, a spin-off series of events from the Red Line Book Festival brought a brand-new programme of Irish voices in February.

Find out what happened through here.