{meta} Agenda for South Central Area Committee on Wednesday 21st October, 2020, 3.00 pm


Venue: Online Zoom Meeting

Contact: Cora Roche  Email: cora.roche@dublincity.ie

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Minutes of Meeting held on 16th September 2020 pdf icon PDF 225 KB

Additional documents:


Questions to the Director of Services South City pdf icon PDF 282 KB


Environment and Transportation Matters pdf icon PDF 52 KB

1.    Minutes of the Traffic Advisory Group held on the 7/10/20 in relation to Traffic Matters in the South Central Area.

2.    Traffic Service Request Status Report at 15/9/20 and 5/10/20.


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South Central Area Matters pdf icon PDF 351 KB

1.    Part VIII Planning Application for retention of the existing use of the former Parish Centre, 12-14 Carman’s Hall, Dublin 8.

2.    Update report on St. James Linear Park.

3.    Report on Public Domain and Community Initiatives for the Halloween period in South Central Area.

4.    Nomination of one member to the South Inner City Drugs & Alcohol Task Force.

5.    Nomination of one member to St. Teresa’s Gardens Regeneration Board

6.    Nomination of one member to Dolphin House Regeneration Board

7.    Nomination of one member to the Inchicore Regeneration Consultative Forum

8.    Nomination of one member to The F2 Centre and Enterprise Board

9.    Nomination of one member to the New Children’s Hospital  Residents Project Monitoring Committee.

10.  Nomination of one member to the Commemorations and Naming Committee

11.  Director of Service’s  Report.


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Culture, Recreation & Economic Matters pdf icon PDF 644 KB

1.    Sports and Recreation report for October 2020 – South Central Area



Planning & Property Development Matters pdf icon PDF 136 KB

1.   Proposed disposal of fee simple interest in a site at the former St. Michael’s Estate, Inchicore, Dublin 8.

2.   Proposed disposal of a fee simple interest in a site at 51a Old Kilmainham, Dublin 8.


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Emergency Motions


October 2020 Motions



21st October 2020


M.58    Councillor Hazel de Nortúin

Given that:

- to date there is no progression on the development of the Grand Canal cycle path program between Portobello and Bluebell and;

- due to the ongoing public health crisis people are being encouraged to walk and cycle to school/work rather than use public transport and;

- there has been calls from residents and public representatives alike for the installation of safe pedestrian crossings at Herberton and Suir road bridges for the past six years at least


The South West Inner City and South East Area Committees agree that, as a matter of urgency, pedestrian crossings will be installed at these locations by Dublin City Council as part of the Covid-19 roads and traffic works being carried out to facilitate social distancing and public health and safety during the pandemic.


M.59    Councillor Maire Devine

That this Area Committee acknowledges the 2020 Year of the Nurse and Midwife, as designated by WHO and erect a Míle Buíochas on billboards adjacent to the largest hospital, St James’s and other suitable healthcare sites in the South Central Area.


M.60    Councillor Tina MacVeigh

In order to deal with the perpetual problem of litter caused by illegal dumping and bin bags being left out too soon before collection, this Area Committee agrees to:

·         Initiate an initiative to crack down on illegal dumping and premature placing of bins in the area of the Liberties that use bagged waste collection service

·         Issue a communication to residents to inform them of same, the responsibilities of residents in regard to the timely placing of waste for collection, the responsibilities of waste management companies as to the collection of waste

·         Enforcement of penalties for bagged waste left out prematurely or waste not collected as scheduled by waste management companies.


M.61    Councillor Daithí Doolan

That the Area Committee congratulates the Bluebell Environmental Group for the immense work they have done in collecting rubbish and removing weeds in Bluebell and that Dublin City Council will work with them to continue improving the quality fo life for Bluebell residents.

M. 62   Councillor Hazel De Nortúin

This Area Committee supports the recent established group Ballyfermot Anti-Racism Network. This group aims to make Ballyfermot an inclusive and diverse welcoming area to those living and moving into the area.


M.63    Councillor Maire Devine

That this Area Committee agree that the works due to take place at the 40 Steps would include the steps being used to highlight historical events/dates.  The steps link 2 areas of great historical significance and the steps would be an ideal way to highlight this.


M.64    Councillor Tina MacVeigh

A group of residents who live in the environ of the Pimlico Green have, in response to escalating levels of noise, disturbance emanating from fireworks, bangers, fires lit and damage to the public domain, come together to develop a series of proposals to the local authority. In light of this, this Area Committee agrees  ...  view the full agenda text for item 8.