Wednesday, 29 March 2017

Zion Parish Sale on Saturday 1st April 2017

Zion Parish Sale will take place on Saturday 1st April from 10.00am to 2.00pm at the High School, Zion Road, Rathgar.

Traffic may be heavy on Bushy Park Road.

For more information about what's on offer at the sale, read Zion Parish Notices.

Tuesday, 28 March 2017

Proposed New Tea Rooms For Bushy Park - Plans Available For Inspection

Dublin City Council has submitted a planning application to construct a new Tearoom and upgrade the existing bandstand with ancillary landscape works at Bushy Park. The proposed new building will include a dining area, servery, kiosk, outdoor dining, external terrace, kitchen and store, public toilets and baby changing facilities.

Plans can be inspected at the council offices at Wood Quay and also at Terenure library from now until 4 May. The planning documents and designs are not yet available on line but should be within a few days - they should be available at the planning section of DCC website - click on "search for a planning application" (and then a second time!) and enter in the "planning reference" box the reference 2480/17. When available the plans and further details should appear in the "view documents" tab.

Any observations to the plans must be submitted to DCC by 4 May.

Friday, 17 March 2017

Proposed Cycling "Quiet Way" - Public Meeting

Dublin City Councillor Dr. Paddy Smyth (FG) has proposed a cycling and pedestrian “Quietway” from Donnybrook to Kimmage aimed at prioritising cyclists and pedestrians in a safer environment by avoiding heavily trafficked roads.  The proposed route includes Corrib Road, Ashdale Road and the south side of Brighton Square. More details including a map can be found at the Irish Cycle website here:

A feasibility study commissioned by Dublin City Council can be downloaded here (pdf file).

There will be a public meeting organised by local residents in Rathgar who are concerned about possible traffic implications. This will be held at:

Parish Hall, Church of the Three Patrons
Rathgar Road (junction with Leicester Avenue)
Tuesday 28 March at 7.30pm

Wednesday, 1 March 2017

Garda Alert - Handbag Snatchers in the Area

ALERT Handbag snatchers and house break-ins.

Gardai want to know if you see 2 or 3 young men loitering or in a car driving around in suspicious manner. They have been in Bushy Park Road, Rathdown and around the park and are still around. They are suspected of a number of recent incidents.

Please call the Gardai IMMEDIATELY if you see these men - dial 999, or Terenure Garda station on 01-666 6400.