• The December photo shows how far work has progressed with about 15 machines working on it. The marine works, including 2 public slipways, should be complete in June this year. The harbour will not open to the public this year as considerable work must be done on the land side. The walls are solid blocks […]

  • Councillor Derek Mitchell thanks the Wicklow Council crews who have gritted the roads for the last 17 nights, including Christmas Day and St. Stephen’s Day. This work is usually unseen by most people as it often involves gritting the roads from 8 pm to 2.30 am. This is the longest cold spell in recent years […]

  • The IDA presented its plan for its 80 acre site to Greystones Town Council on Wednesday. They intend to develop the section next to Charlesland by putting in a road next January and seeking tenants. The next section they intend to sell off to a developer of Industrial sites and at Mill Road they want […]

  • A recent meeting of Wicklow County Council was told that the sewerage plant at Greystones was at capacity and new development could not be allowed until it was extended. In February 2008 the Council applied to the Minister for Environment, John Gormley (Green Party) for €2m under a standard grant programme (The Serviced Land Initiative). […]

  • In the Spring Irish Rail told the Town Council that they would provide more DARTs and have them at a regular time after each hour, called a ‘clock face timetable’ in October. I enquired when these would happen and was told that the disruption caused by the bridge collapse at Malahide had delayed this. Irish […]

  • At a recent Community Liaison meeting it was announced that the marine works for Greystones Harbour, including 2 Public slipways, would be completed by June 2010 which is about 4 months later than hoped. Sispar, the PPP partner of Wicklow County Council, are working late into the evening to complete this work.

  • At Mondays meeting of Wicklow County Council the officials proposed to sell a strip of land next to Willowmere Apartments, at the top of Redford Park, to the builder of the apartments. In the years ahead this junction needs to be improved as it will get much busier and I insisted that an objective to […]

  • Fine Gael’s Spokesperson on Local Government, introduced a Motion in the Dail to freeze Business Rates which was opposed by the Government and Labour.

  • At Mondays meeting of Wicklow County Council the officials proposed to sell a strip of land next to Willowmere Apartments, at the top of Redford Park, to the builder of the apartments. In the years ahead this junction needs to be improved as it will get much busier and I insisted that an objective to […]

  • In the Spring Irish Rail told the Town Council that they would provide more DARTs and have them at a regular time after each hour, called a ‘clock face timetable’ in October. I enquired when these would happen and was told that the disruption caused by the bridge collapse at Malahide had delayed this. Irish […]