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

ET School Traffic and Mobility Report

ET SCHOOL TRAFFIC AND MOBILITY Report The Department of Education & Skills have appointed a Design Team to deliver a number of Interim Schools in specific areas. These interim schools are intended to provide facilities until such a time as the permanent school for that area is constructed. For this proposed development, the proposed duration … Read more

Rathcoole residents challenge approval for 204 housing units

Rathcoole residents challenge approval for 204 housing units  BreakingNews IRELAND  Local residents in Rathcoole, Co Dublin have taken a legal challenge aimed at overturning planning approval for a development that includes 204 residential units  14/01/2021 | 16:05 PM  ANN O’LOUGHLIN  Local residents in Rathcoole, Co Dublin have taken a legal challenge aimed at overturning planning approval for … Read more

Winifred Mabel Letts (1882- 1972)

Winifred Mabel Letts (1882- 1972) was a poet, novelist, and playwright married to William Verschoyle of Saggart. (She is buried in Rathcoole Churchyard). (Article by Mervyn Ennis, Saggart Heritage group) Check out our Heritage page to read more

Slievethoul and Lugg walk

Slievethoul Trail The Four Districts Area has many walks that one can enjoy. The first walk is the Slievethould Trail, in the Slade Woods. It has many entrances which makes it easy to access.   Coolmine Covert The second one is the Coolmine Covert. You can access it from Lugg Road and walk through to … Read more

Strategic Housing Development for Rathcoole Opposite Peyton Estate

Strategic Housing Development for Rathcoole Opposite Peyton estate   A notice was placed on lands opposite Peyton Estate, dated the 16th July  Virtus project managers indicating the intention of Romeville ltd. (A Stanley company) to make a submission to an Board Planeala directly to allow their previous proposed proposal for housing opposite Peyton to proceed, … Read more