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Re: DLRCoCo

Postby Rocker » Wed Jul 16, 2014 3:46 pm

Matthew 25:40

And the King shall answer and say unto them, Verily I say unto you, Inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done it unto me.
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Re: DLRCoCo

Postby Sinead » Wed Jul 16, 2014 6:22 pm

Grammer, I have to agree with you on this, they should sort out their own
back yard before interfering in anyone else's.
It is bad that the young man is in prison for such a long time but he and his
sisters knew what they were getting into when they went to Egypt. Irish
law does not apply outside our jurisdiction but taxpayers pay a lot to
sort out the problems of such young men and women.
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Re: DLRCoCo

Postby Micheál » Wed Jul 16, 2014 9:01 pm

Rocker wrote:Matthew 25:40

And the King shall answer and say unto them, Verily I say unto you, Inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done it unto me.


Welcome to the list Matthew!

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Re: DLRCoCo

Postby Rocker » Thu Aug 07, 2014 6:01 pm

We are working our way through the DLRCoCo Summer Heritage programme.

Today at 2p.m saw us standing outside the Martello Tower on Killiney Hill. How many times have I driven past that doorway and wondered what it was like inside.

here is a photo and details
http://www.photopol.com/martello/no7.html

The gate was opened and the beautiful sea vista was there before us...wow. The guide then started the tour. I have to say she was the most informative guide who took her time with the various age group of the assembled masses.First there was the tour of the outside , the history of martello Towers in the area, the renovation and restoration of the Tower etc. The detail and work of the restoration! Then inside at the basement they have a video show and some remarkable paintings and pictures of the 1800's. Up and up we went each room more remarkable than the one below. till we got on the roof....spectacular. Get there to visit if you can.

A remarkable achievement by Mr Niall O'Donoghue.
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Re: DLRCoCo

Postby grammer » Thu Aug 07, 2014 11:43 pm

wuu wuu wuu wuu wuu wuu
Good on you rocker
Keep us up to date on all your trips through the Summer Heritage tours with what to see and most importantly which ones to miss :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
Ps. dont forget to bring your camera next time. :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: DLRCoCo

Postby Rocker » Tue Aug 12, 2014 9:45 pm

Rocker wrote:As i am normally the first one to moan about the inactivity of our council I am delighted to read in the Southside people that Dún Laoghaire councillors have backed a call for the immediate release of Ibrahim Halawa the young Irish born who has been in prison in Egypt since last August. No book of evidence has been presented and he has not been charged with any offence.


Poor boy is still detained in terrible circumstances

http://www.newstalk.ie/Irish-teenager-t ... gypt-today
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Re: DLRCoCo

Postby Navanman » Tue Aug 12, 2014 10:39 pm

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I suspect there is more to this than meets the eye.



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GRAFFITI

Postby Rocker » Wed Aug 13, 2014 11:57 pm

Graffiti has got out of hand in the Boro.
Do you care?
Do you want to live in a dump?
It is my responsibility and Your responsibility to stop these mindless defacers.

http://www.dlrcoco.ie/newsevents/latest ... 36,en.html
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Re: DLRCoCo

Postby Rocker » Thu Aug 14, 2014 10:40 am

Thanks to Jemser i went looking arount the Council site today and found this great podcast topic...Great if you miss any event or book launch etc..

http://www.dlrcoco.ie/library/librarypodcasts.htm
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Re: DLRCoCo

Postby Rocker » Tue Oct 28, 2014 6:04 pm

Grants

Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County Council Grant Schemes
http://www.dlrcoco.ie/aboutus/councilde ... ntschemes/

The 2015 DLR Grant Scheme is now open.
Introduction
Closing Date
Guidelines
Applications
Contact Details
2014 Dlr Grant Scheme
Introduction
The purpose of the Scheme is to provide financial assistance to individuals, groups and organisations engaged in projects, events or developments at local or county level. The emphasis of the scheme is on providing a diverse range of funding for projects from Events, Sports and Heritage to Community, Arts and Business.
The Council endeavours to encourage the development of as broad a range of local community activities and services as possible. This ensures that the limited financial resources available are used to the maximum benefit of the community at large.
Anyone interested in applying for funding under the 2015 Scheme can download the relevant applications below. Please ensure you read the 2015 DLR Grant Scheme Guidelines to ensure you qualify for the grant you are applying for.

Closing Date
The closing date for applications is Monday the 3rd November 2014.

Guidelines
2015 DLR Grant Scheme Guidelines (Word - 240kb)
2015 DLR Grant Scheme Guidelines (pdf -116kb)
Applications
2015 Application - Art Access Grants (Word - 126kb)
2015 Application - Arts Grant (Word - 124kb)
2015 Application - Business Area Promotion Grants (Word - 107kb)
2015 Application - Community Grants (Word - 167kb)
2015 Application - Environment Grants (Word - 125kb)
2015 Application - Event Grant (Word - 128kb)
2015 Application - Heritage Grants (Word - 130kb)
2015 Application - Sports Grants (Word - 167kb)

2015 Application - Art Access Grants (pdf -143kb)
2015 Application - Arts Grant (pdf -55kb)
2015 Application - Business Area Promotion Grants (pdf -226kb)
2015 Application - Community Grants (pdf -242kb)
2015 Application - Environment Grants (pdf -233kb)
2015 Application - Event Grant (pdf -223kb)
2015 Application - Heritage Grants (pdf -225kb)
2015 Application - Sports Grants (pdf -416kb)

Contact Details
Phone: +353 1 204 7024
Email: grantschemes@dlrcoco.ie
Address: Grant Scheme Section
Environment Dept
Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council
Level 3, County Hall
Marine Road
Dún Laoghaire
Co. Dublin

2014 DLR Grant Scheme
For details of the grants awarded under the 2014 scheme, please see the minutes of the relevant Council meetings through the below links:
2014 Round 1 – February Council meeting
http://www.dlrcoco.ie/meetings/2014/COCOFeb14.pdf
2014 Round 2 – April Council Meeting
http://www.dlrcoco.ie/meetings/2014/COCOAPR14.pdf
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Re: DLRCoCo

Postby Rocker » Tue Dec 23, 2014 11:21 am

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snapped this stained glass window over the door of the Town Hall.
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Re: DLRCoCo

Postby Denis Cromie » Tue Dec 23, 2014 1:16 pm

That's brilliant Rocker,in all the years I was in there I never noticed it. wuu wuu
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Re: DLRCoCo

Postby Rocker » Thu Jan 07, 2016 1:19 pm

I'm putting this in this topic as well as events just to cover all angles.

Local Arts Development - Public Meetings
Dún Loaghaire-Rathdown County Council Arts Office is currently working on a new Arts Development Policy for the County. This policy will guide the Council’s work in local Arts until 2020.
The Arts Office would like to hear your views so have organised two public consultation meetings, one in dlr LexIcon, Dun Laoghaire on Tuesday 19 January at 6.30pm and another in the Mill Theatre, Dundrum on Wednesday 20 January at 6.30pm.
There is no need to book in advance to attend. All are welcome.
For more information please contact the Arts Office on 01 236 2759 or email arts@dlrcoco.ie
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Re: DLRCoCo

Postby Rocker » Sat Apr 02, 2016 8:55 am

The Spring into Heritage FREE TOURS are now on until 29th May.

Get details on their website http://www.dlrcoco.ie/newsevents/latest ... 58,en.html
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Re: DLRCoCo

Postby Rocker » Thu Jul 14, 2016 11:46 am

Great news

On Saturday July 23 rd there is aFREE hazardous household waste collection at the recycling centre on Eden Road, Glasthule.

Time to clear out all the paint cans, aerosoles,batteries, thinners you name it look at the website.
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Re: DLRCoCo

Postby Strum » Thu Jul 14, 2016 10:58 pm

Rocker wrote: Great news


More expensive computer parts, motors in washing machines, metal etc dumped. Your rubbish is worth a fortune. Boycott the bin collectors! :D
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Re: DLRCoCo

Postby Rocker » Fri Jul 15, 2016 11:33 am

Well I'll be going anyway! the place is choc a blok with cans and old sprays not to mention empty paint cans. hellllo
Form an orderly Queue behind me :D :D
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Re: DLRCoCo

Postby gingertom » Fri Jul 22, 2016 9:26 pm

When is the county council starting a building programme to meet demand for social housing?
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Re: DLRCoCo

Postby Toss » Fri Jul 22, 2016 9:57 pm

gingertom wrote:When is the county council starting a building programme to meet demand for social housing?


As soon as they finish knocking down perfectly good council houses in order to accommodate swimming pools hellllo
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Re: DLRCoCo

Postby gingertom » Fri Jul 22, 2016 10:04 pm

Toss wrote:
gingertom wrote:When is the county council starting a building programme to meet demand for social housing?


As soon as they finish knocking down perfectly good council houses in order to accommodate swimming pools hellllo


Hi Toss.I wonder if there is more income from a swimming pool than the provision of housing?......less responsibility?
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Re: DLRCoCo

Postby Toss » Fri Jul 22, 2016 10:18 pm

gingertom wrote:
Toss wrote:
gingertom wrote:When is the county council starting a building programme to meet demand for social housing?


As soon as they finish knocking down perfectly good council houses in order to accommodate swimming pools hellllo


Hi Toss.I wonder if there is more income from a swimming pool than the provision of housing?......less responsibility?


and we have a winner :lol: .......... anything but whats actually required as far as I can see, even multi million euro Wii Boxes are given priority ;)
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Re: DLRCoCo

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Re: DLRCoCo

Postby Rocker » Sun Jul 31, 2016 12:54 am

I'm having mixed feelings about the Cherrywood development. We went to a public meeting last year when the new crowd took over the project and they were all bells and whistles and "wait till you see the great public spaces" etc but, what will the houses and flats look like ??
Here is an article about one portion of the site
http://www.irishtimes.com/business/comm ... -1.2532273

I'm dreading the disruption getting on to the M50 while the work on building the roads goes on and then the disruption with the building of the houses. There will be no views from Wyattville when the units are built and coming from the M50 the units will take away the views of the sea.

Hines Cherrywood Development Fund
http://www.solocheck.ie/Irish-Company/H ... any-551433

Interesting reading about ICAV here,
http://www.irishfunds.ie/news-knowledge ... -kong/icav
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Re: DLRCoCo

Postby grammer » Sun Jul 31, 2016 7:20 pm

Rocker you cant stop progress -It may not be to our liking but-
Houses and apts are the future -back and front gardens are consigned to history-----
The Cherrywood juction is a nightmare anyway -If you listen to the evening news) so having extra trucks going backwards and forwards on the M 50 wont make much difference-I'd say they will only use it off peak.
I for one look forward to thousands of apts and parks being built there ( :roll: :roll: )as long as there are rules and regulations in place.
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Re: DLRCoCo

Postby Rocker » Tue Dec 13, 2016 6:18 pm

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