National Heritage Week

Clondalkin takes part in this years National Heritage Week

National Heritage Week is coordinated by The Heritage Council and its aim is to build awareness and education about our heritage thereby encouraging its conservation and preservation.

Each year, during the last week of August, many national and hundreds of local community organisations participate by organising events throughout the country. Many of the events that take place during the week are free and the programme highlights the abundance of great work that is carried out in all communities in Ireland to preserve and promote our natural, built and cultural heritage.

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National Volunteering Week 12th - 18th May

This is National Volunteering Week, a week when everyone in Ireland is encouraged to give volunteering a try. Here's your volunteering opportunity. Next Saturday morning (17th May) Clondalkin Tidy Towns with a number of local groups; agencies and  businesses will be working in the following areas:

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St. Josephs 6th Class visit Mount St. Josephs Graveyard

The pupils of 6th class in St. Josephs together with their teacher Paul and assistants Marie and Ann revisited Mount St.Josephs Graveyard on Monastery Road last Friday and planted daffodils in the graveyard.

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Tidy Towns Results 2013

The 2013 TidyTowns results are finally here!!

I am delighted to announce that Clondalkin Tidy Towns won two awards at todays SuperValu Tidy Towns awards in the Helix in DCU. We were awarded an Endeavour award for the best improvement in points in Dublin South County and also awarded 3rd in Dublin South County behind Lucan and Terenure. We won €1,000 in total for both prizes. We scored a mark of 212 out of a possible 400 which is an increase of a massive 10 points over last year.

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Derelict Site - Former CB Packaging Site, Ninth Lock Road

A planning application was lodged with SDCC on 27/05/2013 for the building of a new supermarket, 3 retail units, 120 space carpark and a link road from New Nangor Road. We have been told that this application is being submitted for Aldi. We welcome this news as the area in question has been derelict for a number of years.

Details of the application are below. The closing date for submissions on the plans is 1st July 2013.

Retail/commercial development (3,099sq.m. gross floor area) comprising supermarket with ancillary off-licence sales area (net retail sales area of 1,288sq.m.), 3 no. retail units (totalling 485sq.m. gross floor area) and office (687sq.m. gross floor area) fronting Ninth Lock Road; a link road and new junctions on the Ninth Lock Road and New Nangor Road is proposed to connect these roads and provide access to the 120 surface car parking spaces serving the proposed development; this road is as previously approved under Reg. Ref. SD09A/0306 (Bord Ref. PL06S.236791); permission also sought for demolition of the existing substation (28sq.m.) and provision of new substation, bin store, delivery/service areas, plant room, signage, lighting, landscaping and associated site and development works; a site is reserved for a future building fronting the new access road.

National Volunteering Week 2013

National Volunteering Week is an opportunity to shine a light on the inspiring work of volunteers and highlight the value and impact of volunteering to Irish society. Whether you’re an individual, a company or an organisation, everyone can take part in National Volunteering Week and it's easy to get involved

We've all got something to give so if you have skills to share, a few hours to spare or you're looking for a new challenge, why not give volunteering a try? Clondalkin Tidy Towns is making an appeal for volunteers to join us on Tuesday 14th, Thursday 16th, Saturday 18th or Sunday 19th May for a special Volunteering Week Clean up in Clondalkin village and surrounding areas. So come along and join in with our preparations for the National Tidy Towns competition and help us in our efforts to restore pride in our historic village.

The group meets every Tuesday & Thursday evening at 6.30pm and Saturday and Sunday mornings at 10am in Tuthills carpark. All are welcome