Rathcoole section of the New Draft 5 year development plan

Citywest/Saggart/Rathcoole/Newcastle The Citywest/Saggart/Rathcoole/Newcastle neighbourhood is located 13 Km west of Dublin City Centre, forming the central western part of South Dublin County, part of Dublin City Suburbs and the wider Metropolitan Area. Click here to read more. Table of content: Introduction and context Core Strategy and Settlement Strategy Natural/Cultural and Built Heritage Green Infrastructure (GI) … Read more

N7 Rathcoole Pedestrian Bridge

N7 Rathcoole Pedestrian Bridge report on poor condition update – Repairs now promised by TII   Dear Deputy Higgins, I refer to your email of 22 June 2021 on behalf of residents of Rathcoole, Co. Dublin, regarding the above. The position in relation to your enquiry is as follows. At the outset I should clarify … Read more

Rathcoole Community Centre Upgrade Fund

Rathcoole Community Centre Upgrade Fund We urgently need your help to help fund our ongoing operations and provide assistance for upgrade works to the Rathcoole Community Centre. Your generous donations to our community-owned, non-profit, Rathcoole Community Centre over the last 40 years have been able to help our community in many more ways than most … Read more

2021 AGM Online

2021 AGM Online Apply to attend the AGM! The AGM date is approaching. Apply now to attend our Zoom AGM meeting and vote! Apply by the 23rd of April. AGM info: Date: 27th of April Time: 7:30 P.M. Place: Zoom To raise any issue or suggest any idea for the Agenda please email us at: … Read more

New Book Now Available!

New book now available, check out our Books section here! Mercer’s School Rathcoole & Castleknock Click here to read the book.

Slade Valley Ancient Road walk

Slade Valley walk    The Ancient Slade Road.   By Tom Mansfield       Think of a time when no road existed from the Embankment to Crooksling to near Brittas.   A time when there was no road from the Craddle to the Craddle /Slade Road.   The ancient Slade road connected Tallaght and Saggart to Blessington via Boherboy to Brittas.   With the building of Downshire and Glenareen Bridge it became a Coach Route.   … Read more

Colemanstown, Blackchurch

Colemanstown, Blackchurch Mud Cottage, a casualty of progress. One of the casualties of progress, in terms of the current road works on the Dublin-Naas Dual Carriage [N7], was a little mud-walled cottage which nestled just below the level of the road a few hundred yards north of the Athgoe junction at Colmanstown, Co.Dublin. Read more