• ‘I’m delighted that Greystones Public Realm Plan won the Highly Commended Award at today’s Irish Landscape Institute awards ceremony.  We were beaten by  Ait Urbanism ‘North East Inner City Greening Strategy ‘(Dublin) .   The Galway Public Realm Plan came in third. I’d like to thank the Greystones 2020 Group for all the work and public […]

  • The Media Campus has applied for permission to build a large, 73,000 sq.m, film studio on land is Greystones. The planners have asked for ‘further information’ effectively a request to redesign some non fundamental aspects: Delgany Greenway. They have to redesign to allow this along the Three Trout Stream as the original plans did not. […]

  • The European Parliament has voted to abolish roaming charges within the EU by 2015. ‘I welcome this as these have been very expensive and the uncertain amount inhibits using your phone when abroad’. By July 2014 mobile phone users will pay maximum charges of 19 cent per minute to make a voice call, 5 cent […]

  • The interim harbour was opened to the public on the 5th November. This consists of two public slipways, also beach launching facilities, boat compounds for the Sea Scouts, Rowers, Divers, Sailors and Anglers. The South Harbour Wall and the beach are now available for walking, opening it up for all to use. Cllr. Mitchell said […]

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  • I have been canvassing for No. 1 votes and some people asked what I had done for Newcastle:

  • The 2,000th block (out of a total of 5,000) of the seawall was laid at Greystones Harbour on the 21st May. This marks almost the halfway point in constructing the seawall. Two shifts will be worked until midnight, over the Summer to try to complete the seawall before the Winter storms.

  • Simon Harris and Councillor Tom Fortune have been on the radio suggesting it wont be completed for 15 years, wanting firm information and whinging. Both of them campaigned to reject this visionary harbour project and they should check the facts before making these statements spreading alarm.   The harbour works are running about 4 months […]

  • Greystones won the award for the most livable community in the world, under 20,000 people at a UN competition held in China. Congratulations to Cllr Grainne McLoughlin who initiated and led the bid for the award.

  • (photo at bridge) This is a great walk but must be improved before it can be used by more people. My second priority as Cathaoirleach is to get a plan together. The rail track must be fenced off from the walking path and a path welded onto the side of 2 rail bridges for safety […]