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Donabate Portrane Garda Clinic.Joint Policing Committee meeting 3/12/21.I am pleased to confirm following further representations that I and others made today at the Joint Policing Committee both in writing and directly at todays meeting with An Garda Siochana, Chief Superintendent Curran, Superintendent Barry and the recently appointed Inspector for Swords Garda Station Brian Clune have confirmed that they are once again going to pilot a Garda Satellite clinic to serve the communities of Donabate Portrane. This will be an Evening clinic to allow for greater foot fall and will operate from Donabate Portrane Community Centre where both a safe and private space can be provided. Dates for when the Satellite clinic will become operational to be confirmed but it will be in the coming weeks.The new community policing service will be advertised extensively locally and I would encourage all in our local community to strongly support this initiative by An Garda Siochana when it commences. My thanks to Inspector Clune, Sgt Ferguson and the Community Gardai for their continuous and ongoing commitment to policing of the Donabate Portrane peninsula which will continue alongside the new Garda Satellite clinic. Gardai have also applied for some Youth initiatives to cover the Donabate Portrane area and if successful this will also be rolled out with more information on the youth programme in the coming weeks. ... See MoreSee Less
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Donabate Portrane Community Council has been sent aerial photographs of a significant archaeological investigation that is currently underway in Donabate. The research is being conducted in Ballisk as part of preparation of the planning application for Ballymastone. We have asked the Chief Executive of Fingal County Council to clarify the nature of the findings of the significant archaeological dig. ... See MoreSee Less
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Donabate Portrane Community Council
Donabate Portrane Community Council is extremely disappointed and concerned about the very limited scope of the oral hearing proposed by An Bord Pleanála which will only concern possible impacts on the railway line and on the protected views from Malahide.An Bord Pleanála appears to be ignoring the many serious and significant issues which Donabate Portrane Community Council raised in respect of this most unsuitable and disproportionately high density development, which will cause irreparable damage to the protected Special Area of Conservation and the species which live in and use this area.If An Bord Pleanála ignores the very serious issues pertaining to this site, our community will continue to fight any attempt at progressing this development including, if necessary, by way of judicial review through the courts. ... See MoreSee Less
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Update on Corballis East Strategic Housing DevelopmentWe have been informed by An Bord Pleanála that an Oral Hearing will be held for the Corballis East SHD.Details of the hearing will be made available to us shortly.The decision on Corballis East will be made by February 1st 2022.David Fletcher, Chairperson of Donabate Portrane Community Council stated “Thanks to everyone across all of the community for their continued support. It is clear that we are speaking in one voice, that is being heard loud and clear by the planning authority.” ... See MoreSee Less
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