Weekly update – 31 January

Community Council meeting Wednesday next 3rd February, 8.00 p.m. Parish Centre. All are welcome, especially those who may be willing to join us on regular basis and get involved.Some items which came up at recent NRCC meetings and Police Forum requesting DCC and Garda assistance.

i) insufficient time at traffic lights outside Church – reply as follows from DCC. 

“The pedestrian crossing was monitored and the pedestrian gets 6 seconds green man time, followed by 14 seconds amber time to cross, a total of 20 seconds to cross the Navan Road. ” traffic@dublincity.ie Ph. 01-2222251

ii) Divisional traffic unit report from a Supt. Blanchardstown Garda – “we visited Kempton Estate several days at commuter times and observed no parking offences; nor any traffic breaking lights on Navan Road ” 2 NRCC officers were told of 2 separate incidences in December of red lights being broken with near misses for pedestrians in both cases. 

iii) “Speeding on Ashtown Road – we completed a number of speed checks before and after 9.00 a.m. and the average speed was approximately 30/40 mph (speed limit at this location is 80 K mph”. We are aware that traffic moves at snail pace on Ashtown Road before and after 9.00 a.m., as there are 10 level crossing closures between 8.30 and 9.40am. We will inform Gardaí. Blanchardstown_DS@garda.ie Ph. 6667000 

 

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Navan Road Community Council

Navan Road Community Council was set up in 1968 to help bring together community groups and sporting groups, so that they would have one voice when trying to get things done in the community. These days the NRCC lobbies Dublin City Council and local representatives in relation to issues such as traffic, planning and policing to name a few.

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