Ballsbridge

Dublin 4 Educate Together

I have been supporting the efforts of the Dublin 4 Educate Together start up group to get a new school set up in the Sandymount, Ringsend and Irishtown area. Demographics indicate that there will be a need for a new school by 2014 and it is crucial that local parents have as broad a choice as possible when deciding which school to send their children to. On Tuesday 23rd of October we had a very productive meeting with my constituency colleague Minister

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Dodder View Cottages mark flooding

  Dodder View Cottages and Ballsbridge residents marked the flood last years, which forced 80 residents out of their homes due to water damage, with a commemorative knitted flood barrier.    Local residents worked with artist Martina O’Brien to create a knitted replica flood wall, measuring 45ft long by 8ft wide.    The knitted wall was created to highlight local residential support for Dublin City Council’s proposals to improve

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