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Santry River Restoration and Greenway Project consultation to be held next week

NEWS IN BRIEF: Dublin City Council is to host a series of public consultation events on the Santry River Restoration and Greenway Project, next Thursday and Friday, September 8-9.

All of the consultation events are in the morning and afternoon midweek.

The project, which the council said is being planned in agreement with Fingal County Council and the National Transport Authority, aims to restore the river in order to address the high levels of existing flood risks.

As part of this, the council sees the river as a potential backbone for green infrastructure while providing for the walking and cycling greenway as well as what it calls sport to cultural and recreational possibilities.

On its portal for the project, Santryriver.ie, Dublin City Council said: “This is an introductory event to have your say and to allow us to capture your feedback. This will be an ongoing process as this project moves from concept design to planning approval through to construction.”

The council added: “This event will be split into four areas, with each slot looking at a different section of the river. Weather permitting a walk along sections of the river will also take place to allow on site discussions.”

DateTimeAreas to be discussedConfirmed Location
8th September10:00Raheny, The Coast to Malahide RoadArea 1 & 2 on the map belowSt John The Evangelist, Tonlegee Road, Coolock , D05 P0A8
 14:30Malahide Road to Clonshaugh RoadArea 3 on the map belowCoolock Library, Barryscourt Road, D17 C950
9th September10:00Clonshaugh Road to M50Area 4 on the map belowCoolock Library, Barryscourt Road, D17 C950
 14:30M50 to SillogueArea 5 & 6 on the map belowCrowne Plaza Hotel, Northwood Park, Santry, Dublin 9, D09 X9X2
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