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Outrage as students to be shuttled 10km to Tallaght instead of current local Lucan school from September

Parents in west Dublin have been left outraged after being told their children will have to be bussed from Lucan to Tallaght to attend secondary school from September. The board of management of Griffeen Community College issued a...

Department of Education backtracks on plans to move Griffeen Community College 10km away from Lucan to Tallaght after local outrage

Plans to re-locate a Lucan community college to a different school 10km in Tallaght have been backtracked by the Department of Education. It follows an intense backlash by parents, students and locals to the changes which were due...

60th International Liffey Descent descends on Lucan.

Major event supported by South Dublin County Council’s tourism brand Dublin’s Outdoors Ireland’s iconic canoe marathon race, the Liffey Descent, celebrates the 60th race this year and the international event takes place this...

Zappone announces confirmation of extra €56K for local childcare

Twelve local childcare providers are receiving €56,600 in funding to support their work with children of school going age in the latest grants announced by Dublin South West Independent Minister Katherine Zappone. The money is be used to improve the...

Glenasmole NS among the winners of SDCC Christmas Decoration Competition 2016

Last Thursday (15th December) the Mayor of South Dublin County, Cllr Gus O'Connell presented the winners of the SDCC Christmas Decoration Recycling Competition with their prizes in County Hall and the 5th and 6th class children of Glenasmole mole...

Council urges people to park (their bikes) and ride (the bus)!

South Dublin County Council is urging people to ‘Park’ their bike and ‘Ride’ the bus as part of an initiative, called the N4 Cycle scheme. The initiative is in conjunction with BikeLocker.ie who have installed a number of bike lockers in Lucan. This ‘Bike2Bus’ initiative...

SDCC opens Fairy Trail in Lucan

South Dublin County Council (SDCC) has partnered with The Irish Fairy Door Company once again to create a magical woodland fairy trail, this time in Lucan Demesne. The interactive fairy trail was officially opened by Mayor Sarah Holland on July...
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