Local Councillor Charlie O’Connor has welcomed confirmation from the Council that provision has been made by the Chief Executive in the 2017 budget for the carrying out of small improvement works in parks and open space areas around the county.
The list is as follows and was confirmed at the January meeting of the Tallaght Area Committee:
Scheme type Location Cost estimate Origin of request
Pitch improvements Tymon Park/Colaiste de hIde €40,000 Members rep
New pathway Tallaght Leisure C to Jobstown Park €20,000 Internal
Drainage works Butler McGee/St Marks GAA pitches €40,000 Request from club
Public lighting Alderwood + Virginia Heights €15,000 Members rep
Park improvements Seating in Kiltalown Park €5,000 Members rep
New footpath Lanndale Lawns to Ambervale €20,000 Members rep
Hedge planting Kilnamanagh from Belgard Road €12,000 ACM item
According to Charlie O’Connor these works will be welcomed by the communities involved and he added that he will be asking the Council to ensure that they are carried out as soon as possible.